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Festival highlights international students

International faculty members and students will have the opportunity to represent their country during one of the events at the International Street Fest. Augustana will host the festival, featuring multicultural food, performances, a fashion show, bingo and a showing of the Olympic opening ceremony on Friday. The Office of International…

Preview: Orchestra to play Mozart Quintet

The Quad City Symphony Orchestra (QCSO) and WVIK Augustana Public Radio have collaborated on a new Signature Series, beginning with a performance by the Mozart Quintet. Chamber music will be played by members of the QCSO at Wallenberg Hall on Jan. 26 at  3 p.m., and broadcasted by WVIK, ensuring…

Preview: Campus celebrates Mexican holiday

Latino and Hispanic social awareness group Latinos Unidos partnered with the Office of Multicultural Services to host their third-annual Tribute to Our Lady of Guadalupe, a Mexican holiday that honors the figure more commonly known as the Virgin Mary. The festivities will take place Dec. 10, starting at 7 p.m.…

Preview: Student talents showcased

Singing, dancing and joking their way across Centennial stage, Augustana students will prove they have talent at the Homecoming Talent Showcase on Oct. 9 at 7 p.m. There are over a dozen acts in this year’s Talent Show that will range from group acts to single acts and from hip…

Putnam Museum celebrates Princess Diana

Royalty is in the Quad Cities  from Sept. 14 until Jan. 5. “Diana: A Celebration” is on display at the Putnam Museum in Davenport. This is the traveling exhibit’s last stop in the Midwest. It contains dozens royal artifacts from the late princess.  A major part of the exhibit focuses…

Magician Mat Franco tricks audience into laughs

Magician Mat Franco, who was voted Campus Activities Magazine’s 2013 Best Male Performer, proved to the Augustana community why he deserved that title. His surprisingly comical show, which took place on August 31, kept the audience thoroughly entertained and laughing throughout his whole performance. “I thought [the show] was awesome,…