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Seniors take leadership roles to support student life as they prepare for life after college
Gavin Nicoson April 13, 2024

Have you ever attended Sloughfest? Have you stopped by Gus’ Snack Bar between classes for a quick meal? Maybe you’ve requested information at the front desk of the library. Clubs, food, fun and academics...

Transforming the Quad Cities with “Moved by Waters”
Morin Windle April 12, 2024

On Thursday, April 4, Augustana hosted Emmy-Award winning directors Kelly and Tammy Rundle of Fourth Wall Films for a showing of their new film “Moved by Waters.”  “Moved by Waters” shows the...

OBScast - Student Investment Club
April 11, 2024

Multimedia Editor Jaren Smith and Co-host Dippi Sharma speak with the Student Investment Club Vice President Aaron Rogers to learn more about the club and how to invest money.

Seniors take leadership roles to support student life as they prepare for life after college
Seniors take leadership roles to support student life as they prepare for life after college
Gavin Nicoson April 13, 2024

Have you ever attended Sloughfest? Have you stopped by Gus’ Snack Bar between classes for a quick meal? Maybe you’ve requested information...

Brenda Barnes Leadership Academy provides empowering spaces by and for women at Augustana
Brenda Barnes Leadership Academy provides empowering spaces by and for women at Augustana
Gavin Nicoson March 23, 2024

“A gem of the Quad Cities” might describe any number of local businesses, restaurants, museums and more. But if a diamond is forever, if...

Haki Madhubuti speaks about his experiences as a leading poet, publisher
and educator in the Gavle Room 3 on March 5.
World-renowned poet and publisher speaks to campus
Kayla Palliser March 16, 2024

After a lifetime of breaking boundaries in the fields of poetry, publishing and education, Haki Madhubuti came to Augustana to share his life...

Skeleton Key Art and Antiques is the new location of The Artsy Bookworm.
The Artsy Bookworm closes storefront, opens doors to new possibilities
Gavin Nicoson March 9, 2024

Books, poetry, arts and crafts, handmade gifts, community events, volunteer work: The Artsy Bookworm positioned itself as a jack-of-all-trades...

Transforming the Quad Cities with “Moved by Waters”
Morin Windle April 12, 2024

On Thursday, April 4, Augustana hosted Emmy-Award winning directors Kelly and Tammy Rundle of Fourth Wall Films for a showing of their new film...

Kali Yuga experiments with music through chaos
Rae Barry March 22, 2024

Away from campus under the dim glow of neon signs and orange candles, Augustana’s improvisation ensemble, Kali Yuga, experiments with sound...

Augie Acres members clean out garden for new growth on March 17, 2024
Augie Acres grows with students
Celeaciya Olvera March 22, 2024

After the COVID-19 pandemic swept through the Quad Cities, Augie Acres is working hard to regrow their garden, as well as their community.   The...

Augie students enjoy their meals at the Community Iftar event hosted by the
Global Engagement Team in Lindberg on March 15, 2024.
Community Iftar provides space for student culture
Morin Windle March 22, 2024

Sitting in rows of tables adorned with tablecloths and vases of white flowers, students gathered together in the Lindberg commons as the sun...

Women’s golf swings to take back the night in preparation for fall season
Elisabeth Ruggiero April 11, 2024

The women's golf team is in full swing for their spring season. On April 19, the team will head to Millikin University to not only participate...

The Augustana College Women’s Softball team celebrates their win on April 6, against Milikin University. This victory was the first for Augustana over Millikin in five years, while they unfortunately lost in game two.
Softball team off to a great start
Medin Sehic April 11, 2024

On April 6, the softball team split two games between Millikin, which now has the team with a record of 9-7. While there have been some losses,...

Women’s water polo prepares to dive into championship play
Santiago Cuevas March 21, 2024

The women’s water polo team is looking to have a successful season, building on challenges from last season. On March 9, the Vikings beat the...

First-Year Sam Chapman-Rienstra attempts to catch a ball at practice.
Men’s lacrosse helps to set the expectation on the field
Elisabeth Ruggiero March 21, 2024

The men’s lacrosse team hosted their annual Set the Expectation game on March 20 against Clark College as a means to raise awareness about...

Lip Sync Battle
April 11, 2024

The OSL Multicultural Programming Board Special Events Committee Co-Chairs, Stephanie Nhi Le and Maya Smith hosted Augustana’s first-ever Lip...

OBScast - Student Investment Club
April 11, 2024

Multimedia Editor Jaren Smith and Co-host Dippi Sharma speak with the Student Investment Club Vice President Aaron Rogers to learn more about...

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