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Augustana’s Day of Giving pressures students to give them more money

Chloe Baxter March 18, 2023

Early in March, Augustana celebrated its annual Day of Giving, where it turns to alumni, parents of students and current students for financial support. Augustana is far from the only college to seek donations,...

Augustana fundraises for student services and environmental projects

Feven Zewdu March 16, 2022

Augustana’s largest fundraising event of the year occurred last week. On March 10-11, Augustana celebrated the Blue, Gold & Bold event, which is a charity event organized by the Office of Student...

What’s the deal with Elon Musk?

What’s the deal with Elon Musk?

Kyle King November 20, 2021

Elon Musk has recently sold 5.2 million shares of Tesla stock for a total of $5.8 billion. Is that what he did to save the world from hunger? Tesla also became the sixth company in history to reach a...

This wasn’t always Augie

Etta Brooks November 19, 2021

“This wasn’t always Augie,” raised conversations about how the land, which Augustana currently resides, was once occupied by indigenous people. This discussion was facilitated by the Multicultural...

How do sport teams get their funding?

Margaret Cecilio November 9, 2020

Augustana College has 28 varsity sports teams, each of which require funding in order to operate throughout the year. Budgeting for athletics is a constantly revolving process that tries to best cater...

Augustana College and Camp Kesem Participate in Giving Tuesday

December 7, 2017

On Tuesday, Nov. 28 Augustana College and Camp Kesem took part in a global day of giving called Giving Tuesday. This year was Augustana College’s second year participating in Giving Tuesday. According...

First-years create children’s coat drive

December 20, 2014

After volunteering with Opportunity Kicks Tutoring (OKT), first-year students Clare Stephenson and Anna Tegge were inspired to create a coat and winter clothes drive to donate to the children they tutor. OKT is...

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