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Augustana celebrates the miracle of Hanukkah

The miracle of life, existence, and perseverance is the miracle of Hanukkah. This is the message that spread through the Hanukkah party held this Sunday, December 10 by Augustana’s Hillel chapter. First-year Julian Pacheco has been working to revive the Hillel chapter on Augustana’s campus. In doing so, he was…

Holiday spirit through strings of lights

Lights are strung at 3312 7th Ave for the holiday season. Seniors Cassidy Foley and Dana Burhorn decorated their off campus home to show off their Christmas spirit. With upwards to 12 strings of lights and an inflatable penguin, Foley and Burhorn tried to compete with their neighbors who also…

Nelle Conley, a journey to Kenya

It takes a special person to dedicate a piece of their future to a high school of girls that they have never met, in a country very far from home. It takes someone like Nelle Conley, a senior Music Education major at Augustana, who is ready to embark on a…

West Africa Term, expanding cultural knowledge

Many people have pre-conceived notions of cultures they have never been exposed to, however not all these stereotypes may turn out to be true. Sometimes talking to someone completely different from you can make you realize that you are just alike. That is what Dr. Dan Corts, professor of Psychology,…

Pro Fair offers multiple career opportunities for both Augustana and St. Ambrose Students

On Thursday September 21st Augustana held Pro Fair, had over 50 companies in attendance, and invited students from both Augustana and St. Ambrose to come participate. According to Lisa Slater, the Office Coordinator of CORE, Pro Fair has been around for many years and started with St. Ambrose and Augustana…

Augie alumna makes a Splash in Rock Island

Rock Island’s new store, Splash, is helping people make time for some home spa pampering with their several bath time favorites. The owner, Christiana Headley, Augustana class of 1997, is ready to help people in the Quad Cities show themselves a little self-love. Splash opened in early June and is…

Juniors navigating the kitchen

Augustana juniors are in their first few weeks of navigating the kitchen and some of them are embracing the adventures of cooking. For juniors, living in an apartment means a new level of independence to buy and cook their own food. Some students have found that cooking for themselves is…