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Gamma Alpha Beta holds 34th Buckethead Event

Jordan Cone March 29, 2018

On Saturday, Mar. 24, Gamma Alpha Beta (GAB) held their 34th Buckethead Event. Buckethead is a campus-wide event held in the District at The Smoking Dog Pub. The goal is to raise money for Camp Kesem....

Augustana College and Camp Kesem Participate in Giving Tuesday

December 7, 2017

On Tuesday, Nov. 28 Augustana College and Camp Kesem took part in a global day of giving called Giving Tuesday. This year was Augustana College’s second year participating in Giving Tuesday. According...

Camp Kesem fundraising continues

Collin Schopp October 6, 2016

The abrupt decrease in temperature during Saturday's Homecoming football game changed Camp Kesem's plan to fundraise with Kona Ice. "We will have a table set up at the football game and we will be handing...

Student groups affected by College Center closing

December 18, 2015

Multiple student groups and organized events have been relocated from the College Center to other buildings as a result of the ongoing renovations. Due to the closing of the Wilson Center, many groups...

Students jump in slough for Camp Kesem

May 8, 2014

Augustana students have been jumping in the campus slough the past couple weeks for Camp Kesem. Students have been jumping in cold water in an act dubbed a "polar plunge," raising $5 per person who jumps...

Gamma Alpha Beta donates $3,000 to Camp Kesem

Gamma Alpha Beta donates $3,000 to Camp Kesem

April 16, 2014

The social fraternity Gamma Alpha Beta (GAB) donated $3,000 to Camp Kesem Monday. Buckethead, the annual fundraiser hosted by the GABs, raised $2,600 in donations. The remaining $400 was donated from yearly...

College focus on charity, not booze

March 20, 2014

The upcoming Gamma Alpha Beta Buckethead Fundraiser on March 29th is the 30th anniversary of the event, and proceeds are being used to fund Augustana’s chapter of Camp Kesem. The idea of the event is...

Camp Kesem Trivia Night raises $2,673

February 19, 2014

Camp Kesem Augustana raised $2,673 at its second annual Trivia Night on Feb. 8 for camp this summer. Augustana students organized fundraisers throughout the night. Trivia Night is one of the larger fundraisers...

Camp Kesem hosts “Celebrity Scoop Night”

December 12, 2013

Camp Kesem Augustana partnered with Maggie Moo’s Ice Cream and Treatery to host a “Celebrity Scoop Night” fundraiser on Monday, Dec. 9. The “Celebrity Scoop Night” is a fundraiser that allows...

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