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The Augie bubble trouble

Rojeena Thapa May 20, 2023

Students spending most of their time on campus and in the surrounding area form a very narrow perspective of the world in a phenomenon known as the college bubble. This is especially true for the students...

From struggle to success: Augustana men’s tennis finds winning formula

Bibhu Lamichhane May 2, 2023

The men’s tennis team is looking strong as they head into their conference competition. With a current record of 10-5, the team had a month-long win streak earlier in the season and is looking to get...

The argument for a pay raise for international students

Rojeena Thapa April 29, 2023

11.9% of the student body at Augustana College are international students, which brings diverse perspectives and experiences to the campus across the globe. However, from a student’s perspective, moving...

President Emeritus, Steven and Jane Bahls Create Nelly Cheboi Scholarship

Brock Clark April 26, 2023

Former President Steven Bahls and wife Jane Bahls recently introduced the Nelly Cheboi Scholarship, created to assist international students with financial need who demonstrate positive determination,...

Break schedules leave students feeling torn

Rojeena Thapa March 25, 2023

We all have been counting down the days until spring break since the beginning of the semester.  For many of us, spring break is a highly anticipated time of year, a chance to relax, unwind and enjoy...

Campus bursts with Holi colors on March 21, 2023.

Holi showers students with a colorful custom

Lexi Woodcock March 24, 2023

On Tuesday, March 21, vibrant colors covered the lower quad. Hosted by the Global Engagement Team (GET), Holi is the Hindu festival of colors. Open to all members of campus, students were given an opportunity...

Sangeetha Rayapati, Mayor of Moline, in a meeting with Alexandra Elias, President and CEO of Renew Moline, at her city hall office.

Brunch and Bloom cures the hunger for empowerment

Victoria Campbell March 18, 2023

HerCampus, alongside the Office of Student Inclusion and Diversity (OSID), hosts Shades of Beauty during women's history month to celebrate the diverse Augustana community. This year, the event will take...

International students now welcomed into master’s program

Priyanjana Chaudhary February 24, 2023

International students may now be admitted to Augustana College’s master of science in speech-language pathology program. In Nov. 2022, Augustana College was approved by the government to enroll international...

Staying on campus over breaks: Voices of international students

Priyanjana Chaudhary and Lexi Woodcock November 25, 2022

As the holiday season approaches, many students are packing their bags and getting ready to head home, but not all students are this lucky. Many international students must stay on campus over breaks....

Augustana promotes international perspectives

Anh Bui November 23, 2022

According to the government website dedicated to the week, International Education Week (IEW) is a joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education to promote programs...

Election Day for College Students?

Hailey Glasnovich November 12, 2022

Election Day is one of the most important days of the year for citizens to have an impact on the state and national scale.  A lot of Augustana College students do not vote. According to the Augustana...

Campus kitchen prepares for the holidays

Campus kitchen prepares for the holidays

Najiah Osborne November 12, 2022

As the holiday season approaches, students look forward to spending time with friends and family. Thanksgiving, the holiday in which people gather, give thanks and eat, is one that international student...

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