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Vikettes and cheerleading celebrate senior day

Nick Gainey November 25, 2021

The Augustana Vikettes dance team and the cheerleading squad both celebrated senior day on Nov. 6, at the final home football game against Elmhurst. The seniors from both squads, along with their families,...

Sankta Lucia: Relevant or not?

Sankta Lucia: Relevant or not?

Payton Willis November 19, 2021

Sankta Lucia is an annual event celebrated at Augustana at the end of November. This year, the event will be held on Monday, Nov. 29. Many students wonder exactly what Sankta Lucia is and why it is celebrated...

Día De Los Muertos: The celebration of life and connecting the dead with the living

Payton Willis November 5, 2021

Día De Los Muertos is the celebration of life and connecting the dead with the living. Instead of mourning, death is celebrated and families have the opportunity to remember the good aspects of their...

Celebrating in diversity and looking beyond Thanksgiving and Christmas at Augustana

Shanela Ranaraja December 6, 2018

With Christmas just around the corner and Thanksgiving last month, Augustana’s campus is awash with holiday festivities. Christmas trees are being lit, Christmas concerts given, festive dinners hosted...

Students celebrate Asian culture at Mid-Autumn Festival

September 21, 2017

The Asian Student Organization (ASO) hosted the Mid-Autumn Festival on Friday 15th September from 7-9pm in the Lower Quad and showed how it was celebrated all over the world. The Festival was attended...

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