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Senior Alison Lawrence, majoring in Biology and Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies,
presents her work on May 10, in Old Main 117.

Seniors present research at Celebration of Learning

Krystina Slack May 19, 2023

At one point or another, almost everyone is going to have to present their work or their research to a group of people. Some audience members could be familiar with your topic, while others may not. Because...

Students race to use meal swipes

Celeaciya Olvera May 19, 2023

As it comes to the end of the school year, students are running low on energy and are yearning to get done with classes. In the following week, there are still resources that students need to be taken...

Sylvia Hughes’s Gross stands between Kaden Micklos’s Balas and Noah Johnson’s Noah.

Augie wraps up theater productions for the year with “The Memo”

Allie Lewis May 19, 2023

The Augustana Department of Theatre arts presented its performances of “The Memo” on May 11-14. This rounded out Augie’s theatre productions of the 2022-2023 school year.  “The Memo” was...

First years Bri Clark, left, Diana Dethloff, center, and Carrie Uddenberg, right play a game of bean bag toss during Sloughfest at Augustana College on May 6, 2023.

Eighth annual Sloughfest music festival rocks Augustana

Allie Lewis May 12, 2023

On Saturday, May 6, Augustana held its eighth annual music festival: Sloughfest. The event was highly anticipated campus-wide and highlighted both student performers and headliners. Students from First-Years...

Cover art for the APEP Poetry Book. Photo courtesy of Dr. Sharon Varallo.

APEP poetry blooms from behind bars

Lexi Woodcock and Mary Kate Hughes May 5, 2023

Raw expressions of anger, hopelessness, fear, love and nostalgia fill the pages of incarcerated students’ notebooks. With no computers in the prison, students of the Augustana College’s Prison Education...

African artifacts for sale at the Diversity Week
celebration on April 28, 2023.

OSID honors diversity week in Gävle rooms

Allie Lewis May 5, 2023

On Friday, April 28, Augustana held its annual Diversity Week celebration. The Augustana Office of Student Inclusion and Diversity (OSID) was at the forefront of this event and gave a great opportunity...

Students recount their study abroad experiences

Krystina Slack May 5, 2023

Studying abroad is something many college students participate in to expand their worldview. Since the COVID-19 pandemic, many study abroad programs have been canceled or postponed. Now that the world...

Campus art museum under new management

Celeaciya Olvera May 5, 2023

Augustana College is known as a small liberal arts institution with a wide variety of areas to study from the medical field to the fine arts. Recent construction work at Augustana has caused buzz within...

Spencer Warfield (center), Maya Pagel (left), and Jessa Simon (right) performing at the God of Vengeance rehearsals.

“God of Vengeance” deserves a standing ovation

Celeaciya Olvera April 28, 2023

Content warning: sexual harassment and violence The empathic drama “God of Vengeance” is the second student-directed production led by senior Synth Gonzalez. The show will be performed in the Brunner...

Lainey Terfruchte at the costume shop on Thursday, April 20, 2023.

A day in the life of a costume shop worker

Allie Lewis April 28, 2023

Augustana’s theater program never fails to amaze its audiences on stage, but behind-the-scenes workers are the backbone of these productions. Those working in the costume shop keep the actors looking...

Seniors showcase their last artwork at Augustana

Krystina Slack April 28, 2023

After days, hours and years of expressing their artistic passion at Augustana, the seniors in the art, art history and graphic design departments are ready to present their work in this year’s Senior...

The SVF-Vättern College Choir performs together inside Wallenberg Hall on April 13, 2023.

Vättern College Choir gives Augie a symphony of Swedish culture

Celeaciya Olvera April 20, 2023

As an institution, Augustsana prides itself on giving students and organizations platforms to express their backgrounds and spread information to the Augustana Community. On April 13, the Scandinavian...

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