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Special collections records absent in discussion of labor rights

Special collections records absent in discussion of labor rights

Aubrey Lathrop May 13, 2022

Every day of the week, millions and millions of people clock in and out of work. The United States relies on every type of job under the sun to keep the gears of life turning and moving forward. On a local...

Sloughfest celebrates end of finals week

Sloughfest celebrates end of finals week

Aubrey Lathrop June 9, 2021

Sloughfest will return to campus on May 21 after being canceled due to distance-learning last year. However, large crowds put people at risk of spreading COVID-19, so the event will look different than...

Solar panels arrive on campus

Aubrey Lathrop October 21, 2020

Solar panels will be installed on the rooftops of the PepsiCo Rec Center, Carver P.E. Center, Centennial Hall and Westerlin, according to an email sent from Augustana College to the campus community. Kai...

Dr, Yusef Salaam giving a speech during the event an Evening with Yusef Salaam, an event to commemorate Augustana’s 1969 Black Power Symposium.

Dr. Yusef Salaam speaks to a sold-out audience

Aubrey Lathrop March 11, 2020

Dr. Yusef Salaam is one of five men that were wrongly convicted of sexual assault in Central Park in 1989. Salaam spoke about his experiences at Centennial Hall on March 7 for a sold-out crowd. Salaam’s...

Overcoming voting barriers for the primaries

Aubrey Lathrop March 5, 2020

With the Illinois primary election coming up on March 17, various organizations at Augustana hosted voter registration events. Despite these efforts, many students are still intimidated by the voting process...

NAMI takes a stand for those with eating disorders

Aubrey Lathrop February 27, 2020

Augustana’s National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) organized a carpool program to take students to Amy’s Gift, an eating disorder support group in Davenport after several students expressed a desire...

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