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Education 340 Leads Kickball Game

This upcoming Saturday, October 21st, the Education 340 class here at Augustana is holding an event for students in the Education program, and for students with special needs in the Quad City area. The professor of the class, Dr. Bracke, explained the purpose and goals of this event. “The project…

A Day of Giving Brings In Donations

The 24-hour fundraising event that is Augustana’s 4th annual “A Day of Giving” took place on campus, in cities throughout the state, and even across the country on Apr. 19. A Day of Giving is a massive endeavor that took this year’s committee around five months to prepare for. Cameron…

Holi fosters community and education on campus

On Saturday, April 29, Augie International will be hosting the third annual celebration of the Hindu festival, Holi, here on Augustana’s campus. Holi, which is primarily celebrated in India and Nepal, is a festival that focuses on welcoming the spring and highlighting the love of the two Hindu deities Krishna…

Travel abroad highlights

  With international and off-campus study away programs, as well as Augie choice, given to every student, it’s apparent that Augustana College sees the invaluablity of travel. Students can apply to travel to an impressive amount of places like Jamaica, Rome, East Asia, Australia, and Spain. One of the most…

The Search for a New Provost continues

Augustana will choose a new provost and vice president of academic affairs, with current Provost Lawrence leaving at the end of the year to become president of Hollins University. Dr. Kathy Jakielski, professor and chair of communication sciences and disorders and head of faculty council, is heading the search with…

Go Gold Go Greek

Around 200 students kicked off the journey of Greek Life by attending the Recruitment Rally on Sunday, Jan. 15 at Centennial Hall and received more information on rush. All students who are not actively members of a sorority or fraternity are allowed to join. All chapters of Greek Life attended the…

Guerrilla Girls create legendary art

The anonymous art collective the Guerrilla Girls will feature in this winter’s Symposium Day, sharing their experience in the field of art and anonymous activism with Augustana students. The Guerrilla Girls were founded in 1985 in response to the gender imbalance of a Museum of Modern Art’s comprehensive contemporary art…

Campus prepares for holiday festivities

The drop in temperature didn’t stop students from partaking in holiday festivities over the weekend, with many students donning festive holiday outfits and embracing the cold weather, more often with a few drinks in their system for warmth. The unofficial holiday known as “Christmas Extravaganza” is widely celebrated on campus with…

Christmas at Augustana

According to Dr. Jon Hurty, an Augustana music director, “Christmas at Augustana has been the most well-attended on campus concert at Augustana since its inception about eight years ago.” The opening song of this year’s performance was “Alleluia, Venite Gaudete” which was sung in latin. The song was a combined…