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UNYK dancers wait in formation for music to begin on Nov. 20, 2022.

UNYK “Cherry Bomb” tops the Sunday

Allie Rial November 27, 2022

On Sunday, Nov. 20, the UNYK Multicultural Dance Troupe performed their show titled “Cherry Bomb” in Centennial Hall. With a crowd of students and relatives watching, the atmosphere was bubbly and...

The Ladies of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority perform at Howard University Homecoming Greek Step Show 2021.

Canceling tradition to prevent appropriation

Anh Bui October 12, 2022

Less than two weeks before its kickoff, an email from Homecoming Co-Chairs, senior Isabelle Jordan and junior Jared Slusher, was sent to the student body of Augustana College to announce the cancellation...

Dance Company performs their final number, The Sky is Finally Open, on April 10, 2022.

Dance Company’s “Kaleidoscope of Dance” bids farewell to seniors

Kayla Palliser April 22, 2022

On Sunday, April 10, Dance Company performed their spring show, “A Kaleidoscope of Dance.” This show offered the Dance Company a chance to showcase their work and celebrate the seniors in the group. In...

VIDEO: 35 quarantine activities for the frustrated Augie student

VIDEO: 35 quarantine activities for the frustrated Augie student

Kevin Donovan March 24, 2020

Although the threat of COVID-19 has called for the closing of many public spaces, we at The Observer feel that even though we are apart, what the virus cannot take away is our communities. Please enjoy...

Augustana celebrates African cultures with Afro Fest

Katherine Hogan April 17, 2019

On the night of April 13, Augustana’s African Student Association (ASA) held the second annual AfroFest.  Overall, ASA is a student group that strives to bring people together and share the culture...

UNYK Dance Troupe

William Sikich December 6, 2018

One of the many things that makes Augustana’s campus a unique place to learn is its numerous student-lead performing groups. One such group, perhaps among the lesser-known on campus, is the UNYK Dance...

Augustana Vikettes perform their country dance during halftime of the mens basketball game against Caroll on Saturday December 1, 2018. Vikings won 68-56.

Vikettes dance into basketball season

Sarah Major December 6, 2018

The clock ticks down to zero and the Augustana men’s basketball team heads into the locker room for halftime. Some fans rise and head to the concession stand while most stay in their seats, watching...

Martini Swingers teaches classes for students

September 16, 2016

The Martini Swingers are back. The Swingers, a dancing club open to all Augustana Students, teaches a range of social dances every Sunday – regardless of whether you’ve been dancing for years or have...

Hip-hop artist, Frank Waln will perform in hopes of spreading knowledge about indigenous people on Jan. 22. Photo provided by Frank Waln.

Hip-Hop Artist to spread understanding of Native American culture

January 22, 2015

Native American hip-hop artist and dancers will share their experience as young indigenous people in the United States. Frank Waln and the Sampson Brothers are coming to Augustana next week to perform...

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