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Interior: Brii Petty (18) and a friend hang out inside their homemade blanket fort.

Finding peace in quarantine: guest columnist Brii Petty (’18)

March 28, 2020

It's been a little over a week since my job decided to close and we were told to self-quarantine. As someone who saw the base of her personality as an introvert with extroverted tendencies, I thought...

Phi Omega Phi needs to be disbanded

Paige Sheppard February 27, 2020

Yet again, Phi Omega Phi’s (Poobah) actions have been called to attention by the eyes of the entire school. Year after year this group of students proves they don’t know how to respect everyone on...

The Tribe Gets A Little Bit Bigger

Jack Weeks September 26, 2019

The Tribe of Viking Hall of Fame, one of the greatest honors an Augustana Alumni can receive is being inducted into this ever so exclusive club. The eligibility for nomination comes in five year integrals,and...

Senior Emma Nordmeyer bends down to write a message in chalk near midnight on Thursday, April 25. Members of the #MakeAChange movement chalked the lower quad, Old Main stairs and 7th avenue sidewalk. Photo by Thea Gonzales.

Students demand Title IX reform through upcoming demonstrations

Natalie McMillan April 26, 2019

After recent incidents involving sexual assault conversation occurred on campus, students are organizing a set of protests under the #MakeAChange for Friday, April 26. According to sophomore SophiaRose...

Building names depict Augustana’s lack of diversity

Montserrat Ricossa January 17, 2019

Augustana continues to build its diversity, increasing its multicultural population each year – this year raising it to about 20 percent. The diversity of students, however, does not seem to be reflected...

Alumni exhibit artistic achievements at ATMA

Alumni exhibit artistic achievements at ATMA

Shanela Ranaraja September 3, 2018

The Augustana Teaching Museum of Art (ATMA) is buzzing with conversation. Visitors wander through the Centennial Hall Galleries, lingering before certain pieces or returning to their favourites. There...

Freshmen Natalie McMillan and Kate Normoyle browse through Splash. Photo by Brady Johnson.

Augie alumna makes a Splash in Rock Island

September 21, 2017

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...

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