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Sophomore Sushmita Adhikari and First-Year Chau Tran shop for groceries for the upcoming Cultural Cooking Workshop on Nov. 15 at Jasper Mart.

Cultural market excursions offer off-campus cuisines

Fatima Martinez Gallegos November 24, 2023

As the sun shined its last rays of warmth down on the lower quad, students from all different backgrounds made their way up through the stairs of the Gerber where they stood outside waiting for their ride....

Augustana College Student Government Association Vice President Amen Bekele gives suggestions to First-Year My Ha at the “Global Voices” event in Gavle 3 on Oct. 31, 2023.

SGA improves on inclusivity and increases campus interaction

Gavin Nicoson November 11, 2023

Over the past several years, Augustana College has increased its international student population. As the school grows, so does the need to include more voices and representation in its student body.  On...

Augustana awarded for its diversity

Augustana awarded for its diversity

Jack Brandt October 25, 2023

For the fourth time, Augustana College has been recognized for commitments to creating a diverse campus. On Oct. 10, 2023, Augustana received the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) award,...

SGA to host international student town hall

Krys Lee October 18, 2023

The Student Government Association (SGA) will be hosting a town hall event for international students in the Gavle rooms. While the exact date of the event is not set in stone, it’s estimated to take...

Diversity, equity and inclusion empower students to embrace their culture

Gavin Nicoson October 7, 2023

Following the departure of Monica Smith at the end of the 2022-2023 school year, Augustana’s Office for diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) continues efforts to support student-led events, maintain...

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...

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