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Name That Emergency Turn-Around

Augustana College

Augustana College has a new centerpiece. Students returned from summer break to find an improved, larger quad in the lower half of campus, with the school's iconic "A"  covering the center. 

As a result of the expansion of the Hanson Hall of Science the fire department asked for either a fine lane through central campus or a turn-around for emergency vehicles - the college chose a turn-around.

To name the new quad, the school took suggestions, and sent out a poll that received more then 1,200 votes from students, faculty, staff, and alumni. 

The winner will be announced at Augustana's Homecoming on Saturday.

A native of Detroit, Herb Trix began his radio career as a country-western disc jockey in Roswell, New Mexico (“KRSY, your superkicker in the Pecos Valley”), in 1978. After a stint at an oldies station in Topeka, Kansas (imagine getting paid to play “Louie Louie” and “Great Balls of Fire”), he wormed his way into news, first in Topeka, and then in Freeport Illinois.