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Saga to Celebrate 80th Volume

This Sunday, April 30th, Saga will release the 80th volume of their magazine. This publication features poetry, prose, and art created by members of the Augustana community. Contrary to popular belief, Saga is not a club but rather a publication that seeks to create a community of artists here on…

Banned Books Week Celebration

While many of us remember having to read books such as The Catcher and The Rye in our lives, many of us don’t realize the privilege it was to be able to read such a book. You see, while The Catcher and The Rye is one of the most read…

Novelist to share stories of atomic bomb

With the implementation of the atomic bomb in the 1940s, life was changing drastically for everyone. Historical novelist TaraShea Nesbit recounts this time through a group of women who were impacted by the changes every day. Nesbit will share the stories from her novel, “Wives of Los Alamos,” to Augustana…

Review: Augustana graduates share stories of Midwest life

“The Stories We Tell” is an anthology of different literature pieces all originating from the Quad Cities area. For those who are studying History, English, or whose roots reside in the Quad Cities, may find this book to be quite interesting, as it is another source that shatters the myth…

Lamb-Shapiro to analyze self-help culture

Author Jessica Lamb-Shapiro is coming to discuss her newest work, a plunge into the self-help industry of America. Augustana’s River Readings will host Lamb-Shapiro, as she talks about her new book, “Promise Land: My Journey Through America’s Self-Help Culture.” On Jan. 27, Lamb-Shapiro will take the stage at the Wilson…

English Professor releases memoir

Camping illegally in the ruins of Tikal National Park, located in Guatemala, English Professor Kelly Daniels had no choice but to bribe the ranger to escape being arrested with two of his fellow travelers that he met the week before. Daniels discusses this adventure and many more in his over…