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Augustana celebrates African cultures with Afro Fest

Katherine Hogan April 17, 2019

On the night of April 13, Augustana’s African Student Association (ASA) held the second annual AfroFest.  Overall, ASA is a student group that strives to bring people together and share the culture...

West Africa Term, expanding cultural knowledge

December 7, 2017

Many people have pre-conceived notions of cultures they have never been exposed to, however not all these stereotypes may turn out to be true. Sometimes talking to someone completely different from you...

Students withdraw from Africa program due to Ebola

October 20, 2014

Kristen O’Malley planned to study in Ghana as a part of the Africa study abroad trip this spring, but news of the Ebola outbreak led to her withdraw from the program. “I signed up to participate in...

Augie Wells to provide cleaner drinking water in Africa

October 13, 2014

Augie Wells is planning to raise enough money to build two wells in Africa. It will send the money to Water to Thrive, an organization dedicated to raising awareness about the need for clean water and...

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