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50 years of Black Student Union

50 years of Black Student Union

Thea Gonzales October 4, 2018

Decades after its founding at Augustana in the spring of 1968, alumni are coming home for the 50th anniversary of Black Student Union (BSU) on homecoming weekend, Oct. 5 and 6. At a time of national unrest...

SGA Awards $6,575 to three on campus groups

February 5, 2015

SGA reached a quorum this week due to improved attendance from SGA members, granting a total of $6,575 to three on campus groups. Campus Ministries received the bulk of the contingency money after being...

Campus forum sheds light on racial issues

January 21, 2015

During a social justice campus forum on Wednesday, Crystal Gray, Black Student Union interim vice president, discussed the micro-aggressions she hears on Augustana’s campus. Micro-aggressions are acts...

Ask Augie: Why does Ferguson matter?

December 2, 2014

Monday night found students, faculty and community members joining together to discuss recent events in Ferguson, Mo. Sponsored by Black Student Union, Campus Ministries, Interfaith Understanding and Multicultural...

Miss Navy & Gold sets students up for confidence

October 9, 2014

For its third year, the Miss Navy and Gold pageant was held on Sept. 26. The pageant theme this year was ‘Invoke The Beauty Within’. All contestants were Augustana students, and this year's winner...

Miss Navy & Gold sets students up for confidence

October 9, 2014

For its third year, the Miss Navy and Gold pageant was held on Sept. 26. The pageant theme this year was ‘Invoke The Beauty Within’. All contestants were Augustana students, and this year's winner...

GSA proposes transgender accomodations

September 18, 2014

The Augustana Gay Straight Alliance recently approached Dean Evelyn Campbell and the Office of Residential Life with constructing a new set of policies that would better accommodate transgender students...

Benson, Funke elected SGA president and vice president

April 9, 2014

The student body elected Richard Benson and Megan Funke president and vice president for student government in 2014-2015 after two days of voting last week, winning by 261 votes. After getting the call...

Benson, Funke provide professionalism, peace of mind

Benson, Funke provide professionalism, peace of mind

March 27, 2014

After a weekend of campaigning, Student Government Association (SGA) presidential and vice presidential candidates took the stage in a debate Monday night. Senator Darien Marion-Burton and running mate...

Benson, Funke run against Marion-Burton, Gray in upcoming SGA election

March 23, 2014

Presidential and vice presidential candidates for the Student Government Association (SGA) will be participating in a debate regarding student life and community engagement on Monday at 7 p.m. in the Gavle...

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