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A trip to Chicago supports cultural diversity

Jack Brandt November 16, 2022

On the weekend of Nov. 11-13, a group of students and faculty traveled to Chicago as part of an event put on by the Multicultural Programming Board (MPB). During the trip, they visited cultural sites such...

Supreme Court threats to affirmative action endanger campus diversity and opportunity

Chloe Baxter November 12, 2022

Colleges across the United States have been free to use affirmative action in admission decisions to contribute to campus diversity, but recent Supreme Court arguments jeopardize this.  Brittanica...

Sophomore Grisma Niraula hosts the Nepali Student Organization table at the Campus-Wide Diversity Celebration on Friday, April 29, 2022.

You belong here: Celebrating diversity

Kayla Palliser May 6, 2022

From “Take Back The Night” to “Filipino Culture Fest,” student and faculty coordinators worked hard to showcase the importance of diversity with a week of activities bringing education and celebration...

Stalls being set up during the International Womens Day event at Gavle rooms on Tuesday, March 8, 2022.

Augustana creates goal to #BreaktheBias

Zain Shrestha March 16, 2022

Augustana hosted its first ever International Women’s Day fair on Tuesday, March 8th at the Gerber Center.  The fair was advertised as a way to celebrate diversity, equity and inclusion. There were...

Augustana preserves history with QC Pride Memory Project

Anh Bui October 27, 2021

Kathy Bowman, a member of Quad-Citians Affirming Diversity (QCAD), created The Quad Cities Pride Memory Project to remind people of the importance of respect for differences and tolerance for diversity....

LGBTQ+ students find faith despite past prejudices

María Fernanda Rubí March 19, 2021

This story is from the Observer’s Injustice and inequalities inside Augie magazine publication. Print March 2021. Augustana College’s Lutheran religious affiliation welcomes all students, regardless...

The Importance of Identity

The Importance of Identity

Celeaciya Olvera March 12, 2021

We all attempt to discover ourselves at a young age. Whether it is playing on the playground at recess with friends or distancing ourselves from the loud noises. There is comfort in the atmosphere we put...

African week enables celebration and education

African week enables celebration and education

Molly Sweeney October 30, 2020

The African Student Association (ASA) celebrated African Week from Oct. 18-23 with a variety of activities around campus. Due to COVID-19, the celebrations looked a bit different than previous years, but...

Activism in athletics: what student-athletes are doing to promote social justice

Anjelica Ortiz October 9, 2020

Ever since the death of George Floyd, people all around the world have been protesting and calling for justice for lives lost at the hands of police. This has sparked outrage among the general public,...

Diversity award given to Augie

Lan Anh (Rosie) Ong September 24, 2020

For the second year in a row, Augustana is named as a Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award recipient in the week of Sept. 8.  Last year, for the first time, Augustana College was presented...

Bringing diversity to Greek Life is a good idea

Stuart Lombard March 12, 2020

A group of Augustana students have been preparing to bring real diversity to Greek Life. They are holding meetings to bring national fraternities and sororities to Augustana. We need them to succeed –...

Augustana Receives Award For Diversity and Inclusion

Dina Marin October 10, 2019

The Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (OSID) announced on Sept. 19 to the Campus Community that Augustana College received the 2019 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT...

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