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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...

Staying on campus over breaks: Voices of international students

Priyanjana Chaudhary and Lexi Woodcock November 25, 2022

As the holiday season approaches, many students are packing their bags and getting ready to head home, but not all students are this lucky. Many international students must stay on campus over breaks....

Cristina King, Miss Nationwide 2022 - keynote speaker at the event.

Students Observer Transgender Day of Remembrance

Krystina Slack November 25, 2022

The day after Arun Gandhi spoke to the Augustana community about the value of nonviolence, the Office of Student Inclusion and Diversity hosted an event that stressed the damage violence has had on the...

Black feminism illuminates classics field

Priyanjana Chaudhary and Carly Davis November 18, 2022

On Nov. 10, Dr. Shelly Haley, the Edward North chair of classics and professor of africana studies emerita at Hamilton College, gave an online presentation on the perspective of a Black woman in a field...

Quad Cities Pride in Memory Project teaches Augie students about an underrepresented community

Krystina Slack October 28, 2022

Oral histories are a great way to see and understand what was happening to a person during a specific time period. For many people, oral histories are more personal. For the Quad Cities Pride in Memory...

CSD offers new disability minor in spring

Priyanjana Chaudhary October 21, 2022

The communication sciences has a new minor. The disability minor was presented at Wallenberg Hall on Oct. 14 by Dr. Cathy Webb, assistant professor of communication sciences and disorders and chair of...

Uppsala University provides a new perspective

Krystina Slack October 21, 2022

On Saturday, Oct. 15, seven faculty members and one student presented “Sweden as Our Classroom: Partnerships with Uppsala University and Beyond.” With the inauguration of a new president came a series...

Students dance the Caribbean Night away

Lexi Woodcock October 7, 2022

Latinx Unidos and the Multicultural Programming Board hosted Caribbean Night on Friday, Sept. 30 in the Lindberg lobby. With virgin drinks in hand, students danced the night away while learning about the...

Sophomore Grisma Niraula hosts the Nepali Student Organization table at the Campus-Wide Diversity Celebration on Friday, April 29, 2022.

You belong here: Celebrating diversity

Kayla Palliser May 6, 2022

From “Take Back The Night” to “Filipino Culture Fest,” student and faculty coordinators worked hard to showcase the importance of diversity with a week of activities bringing education and celebration...

Event host Gavinya Wijesekera(left) meets with Grisma Niraula(middle) and Arnav Shrestha(right) discussing what is presented on their table at the International Street Festival.

International Street Fest Represents Multiple Cultures

Connie Krupa April 8, 2022

The Global Engagement Team (GET) put on an important event called the International Street Fest. This event took place on Thursday, March 31 at 6:00 p.m. in the Gavle rooms.  The International Street...

Easing the mandate eases communication

Easing the mandate eases communication

Charlie Roiland March 18, 2022

The removal of the mask mandate, especially in schools, can be both a terrifying and liberating experience depending on the person. For immunocompromised and disabled students who may be at a higher risk...

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