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Dean Campbell to retire this year

Natalie Spahn March 29, 2018

“To see how this community – whether it was a residence hall floor, or a team, or a professor and some people in a class – to see those people come together and support a student and to get them...

Jason Hartley plays the guitar while Jareen Hardin leads the Community Choir at the 2018 Community Celebration and Musical Tribute to Honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Photo by Maria Do.

Time is Now for MLK

Natalie Spahn January 18, 2018

On the 50th anniversary of the death of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. students and citizens of the quad cities gathered in Centennial Hall to celebrate his life and messages on Saturday, January 13. The celebration...

GSA to reschedule the Solidarity Walk

GSA to reschedule the Solidarity Walk

Natalie Spahn December 8, 2016

Around 20 people trudged through the snow on Sunday at Evald Great Hall to attend an unofficial solidarity walk after the official walk was canceled due to the weather conditions. The Augustana Gender...

Large donation helps start new program

Natalie Spahn December 1, 2016

Augustana College is accepting $1.5 million from the John Deere Foundation to help start a new Data Analytics program, which plans to launch as early as 2018. This past month, the John Deere Foundation...

National Coming Out Day

Natalie Spahn October 20, 2016

Members of Augustana Gender and Sexuality Alliance came out to the Brew and helped celebrate National Coming Out Day on Oct. 11. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., the GSA members set up a table in the Gerber Center,...

Before It Happens Here Meeting on Diversity

Natalie Spahn October 6, 2016

In response to the protest this past Saturday, students, faculty, and alumni met in the Oasis room at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday to talk about diversity, transparency, and change at Augustana College. Leaders...

Presidential debate viewing party

Natalie Spahn October 6, 2016

Over 100 people showed up to watch the first presidential debate of 2016 in Hanson Hall on Monday, Sept. 26. The College Democrats, the College Republicans, and the Politics Club all co-hosted the viewing...

Delta Chi Theta fundraiser

Natalie Spahn September 29, 2016

The Delta Chi Theta Sorority raised about $2,500 for a local animal shelter during their annual Car and Dog Wash charity event on Sept. 18. The event took place at Centennial Hall parking lot from 12:30-3:00...

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