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Seniors capture art through a personal lens

Charlie Roiland May 6, 2022

After months of hard work, senior art and art history majors are ready to present their final projects. The senior inquiry projects will be on display in the Augustana Teaching Museum of Art beginning...

Guests and members of the Augustana community admire work at the Augustana Faculty Art Show in Centennial hall on April 8, 2022.

Faculty Art Show returns for a limited time only

Krystina Slack April 15, 2022

Every three years, the Augustana Teaching Museum of Art has a Faculty Art Exhibit. This is one of those lucky years. The opening of the Faculty Art Exhibit was on April 8, 2022. All of the art is beautifully...

Preserving Swedish culture through art

Kayla Palliser October 11, 2021

Like a fossil in amber, resin artwork has the ability to preserve tiny treasures for years. The Swenson Swedish Immigration Research Center hosted its first Nordic-inspired craft workshop on Saturday,...

The Phantom Thieves are back to steal hearts in Persona 5 Strikers

The Phantom Thieves are back to steal hearts in ‘Persona 5 Strikers’

Phea Gonzalez March 24, 2021

"Persona 5 Strikers" brings together the Phantom Thieves for an all new adventure. The set-up is simple: after going back to your hometown after the events of the first game, you’re back in Tokyo for...

Using the least while making the most (out of quarantine)

Using the least while making the most (out of quarantine)

Thea Gonzales April 24, 2020

Happy Earth week! If you’re anything like me, you’re going stir crazy during these difficult times and struggling to make the most out of your situation as shelter-in-place is extended in Illinois...

Dead Poet’s Espresso, a local coffeehouse located at 1525 3rd Ave in downtown Moline, IL, serves up fresh brews, warm breakfasts and lunches daily. Open 6:30 am to 4 pm Monday through Saturday, Dead Poet’s Espresso is a popular and tasty choice for a local Fall date with your significant other.

Top five first date locations in the QC area

Abigail Johnson November 7, 2019

Fall has clearly begun and with it cuffing season. If you are unfamiliar with this term, cuffing season is a pop culture term for the period between fall and winter when people start seriously looking...

Mesh, 2015 is one of the installations by Canadian artist Mia Feuer on display in the Totems of the Anthropocene exhibit at the Figge Art Museum in Davenport, IA. The gallery is located on the fourth floor of the building and will run until December 29th, 2019.

Figge Art Museum showcases new exhibit

Abigail Johnson October 3, 2019

The Figge Art Museum opened up their latest exhibit, “Mia Feuer: Totems of the Anthropocene,” on Sept. 21, which consists of works by Candian artist Mia Feuer. The exhibit will run until Dec. 29. According...

GALLERY: SACK Recital

GALLERY: SACK Recital

Alia McMurray April 5, 2019

Photographs by Mikaylo Kelly.

“Us” brings a fresh take to the Doppelgänger tale

Collin Schopp March 27, 2019

The doppelgänger tale is a story that film has touched on before. On the heavier end of the scale, they could view Denis Villeneuve's excellent “Enemy” or Richard Ayoade’s “The Double.” If you’re...

Junior Stephie Benito sings as the Jazz Ensemble’s featured vocalist on Friday, Feb. 1, 2019 in Centennial Hall.

Augustana Jazz Ensemble

Alia McMurray February 4, 2019

The Augustana Jazz Ensemble performs on Friday, Feb. 1, 2019 in Centennial Hall. The theme of the evening was “Latin feel” and included music from mambos, fiesta tunes, and Portuguese bossa nova. 

James Blake “Assumes Form” in 2019

Collin Schopp January 30, 2019

There is no denying that 2018 was a great year for music, but it was also a tumultuous one. Predictably, another year of America approaching peak political polarization generated another year of music...

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