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Augie goes green

April 25, 2017

Augustana’s official colors are blue and yellow and this week, Augustana students celebrated with green. Augustana celebrated Green Week by having events everyday from Apr. 19-23. These events were hosted...

"This Changes Everything" Calls for Sustainable Changes on Campus

Thea Gonzales October 13, 2016

Students gathered in Hanson on Oct. 4 to watch "This Changes Everything," a 90-minute documentary exploring the dangerous global struggle between the economy and the increasing global temperature. The...

Augie Acres Brings Food and Discussion to the Table

Thea Gonzales September 29, 2016

Now on its eighth year as a student and faculty run project on sustainability, Augie Acres aims to continue growing as a garden and being a conversation starter in discussions about the environment and...

Augie Acres sells to the Davenport Freight House Farmers Market on every Saturday. Photo by LuAnna Gerdemann.

Augie Acres stays active during the summer months

July 26, 2016

The boiling sun has kept some indoors during these hot months, but not Augustana sophomores Clayton Wassilik and Eleanor Burnette, who are interning at Augie Acres this summer. Augie Acres is one of...

Cristina Tuser picks weeds at the Augie Acres. Photo by LuAnna Gerdemann.

Augie Acres takes advantage of warm weather

April 15, 2016

This morning the Augie Acres filled with students to prepare for planting day.

Linnea Ritchie
Senior Horus Cuevas works with Augustana facilities to collect recycling behind Westerlin Residence Hall Tuesday. Augustana is charged $225 per month for recycling.

College recycling program collects more trash

October 11, 2014

Most students take out the trash and recycling to the dumpster near their residence hall or TLA, but not many know what happens to the waste and recycled material after it is disposed. At 6 a.m. each...

Augie Acres cultivates more than just produce

Augie Acres cultivates more than just produce

September 2, 2013

Three months, two majors, and one acre represent senior Erek Bell’s summer internship at Augie Acres. The Geography and Scandinavian Studies major spent his summer toiling away, working for 20 to 30...

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