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Striving to destigmatize abortion through Zines

Katherine Hogan March 12, 2019

The night of Thursday, Mar. 7, Augustana College hosted a Zine making workshop in Centennial Hall.  A Zine is a self-published collection of text and/or images, usually photocopied or otherwise printed...

Alumni exhibit artistic achievements at ATMA

Alumni exhibit artistic achievements at ATMA

Shanela Ranaraja September 3, 2018

The Augustana Teaching Museum of Art (ATMA) is buzzing with conversation. Visitors wander through the Centennial Hall Galleries, lingering before certain pieces or returning to their favourites. There...

The “Juvenile in Justice” exhibit was a collaboration between the Figge Art Museum and Augustana. The author, Richard Ross, has a background of studying situations where juveniles are living in situations where they have been tried as adults. The exhibit included a collection of pieces putting a face to the children (some as young as seven years old) who are in these circumstances.
Photo by Linnea Ritchie.

Artist attempts to bring justice to juveniles

March 18, 2015

According to the American Correctional Association, the average cost to incarcerate a juvenile for a 9 to 12 month period is between $66,000 and $88,000. It’s facts like this that artist Richard Ross...

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