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Augustana Vikettes perform their country dance during halftime of the mens basketball game against Caroll on Saturday December 1, 2018. Vikings won 68-56.

Vikettes dance into basketball season

Sarah Major December 6, 2018

The clock ticks down to zero and the Augustana men’s basketball team heads into the locker room for halftime. Some fans rise and head to the concession stand while most stay in their seats, watching...

Vikathon 2016

Vikathon 2016

December 4, 2016

Martini Swingers teaches classes for students

September 16, 2016

The Martini Swingers are back. The Swingers, a dancing club open to all Augustana Students, teaches a range of social dances every Sunday – regardless of whether you’ve been dancing for years or have...

UNYK’s spring showcase brings new energy, moves

UNYK’s spring showcase brings new energy, moves

April 21, 2016

UNYK held their annual spring show entitled “Dance the Night Away” last weekend on April 16.  After a day of perfect spring weather, people gathered together at Centennial Hall in a spirit of unity...

Augustana hosts Vikathon

Augustana hosts Vikathon

November 24, 2015

Augie Dance Company inspires kids

April 22, 2015

Augustana’s Dance Company aims to inspires girls to express themselves by taking full advantage of their freedom of expression. The group performed their spring show “Dance to Inspire” on April 18. The...

Hip-hop artist, Frank Waln will perform in hopes of spreading knowledge about indigenous people on Jan. 22. Photo provided by Frank Waln.

Hip-Hop Artist to spread understanding of Native American culture

January 22, 2015

Native American hip-hop artist and dancers will share their experience as young indigenous people in the United States. Frank Waln and the Sampson Brothers are coming to Augustana next week to perform...

UNYK prepares for fall showcase

October 16, 2014

Eleanor Nolan, UNYK vice president, and UNYK President Gabrielle Cuellar have been members of the multicultural dance troupe since their first years at Augustana. Nolan discusses her involvement with...

Preview: UNYK to perform year-end showcase

Preview: UNYK to perform year-end showcase

May 2, 2014

Emily Butts chose to choreograph the first dance of UNYK’s spring showcase to Rob Zombie’s hard rock song “Dragula.” The twist is that the dance is a jazz routine in order to mesh the two different...

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