Potter prequel proves ‘fantastic’ addition to wizarding world

Originally published by the Augustana Mirror on December 8, 2016

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is not a Harry Potter movie. There’s no mention of the boy who lived, that infamous scar or those flying snitches (golden or otherwise). A passing remark concerning Albus Dumbledore is the only taste we get of Hogwarts and its magic.

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Ethical clothing brands offer alternative to fast fashion craze

Originally published by the Augustana Mirror on November 17, 2016 

Imagine the scene at stores like H&M and Forever 21 on Black Friday. Hundreds, maybe even thousands of people huddle around the entrance to the popular clothing stores waiting to find the ultimate deal on this season’s trendiest pieces of clothing.

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Augie Access builds job skills, friendships

Originally published by the Augustana Mirror on October 6, 2016 

Freshman Michael Cooper doesn’t like to get up early. Every morning from his room in Stavig Hall, he sets his alarm for 7 a.m. to make it on time for his 8 a.m. computer science class. Depending on the day, Cooper goes to two or three classes, eats lunch in the Commons and then goes to work out at the Elmen Center or spend time with friends.

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Oh My Word brings style back to snail mail

Stamps and stationary sit in neat piles atop bright-hued tables, hand-crafted cards shout out happy birthday and congratulatory messages from the shelves that line the walls and even a mailbox rests in the corner.

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Introducing “Uniquely Sioux Falls”

One of my favorite things about being a college student in Sioux Falls, SD is finding all the unique places this city has to offer. Just like any town, Sioux Falls boasts a plethora of restaurants, coffee shops, tourist destinations and shopping options, but the places I enjoy most are those off the beaten path.

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