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Meditations from inside the trash can: hunting for pop-tabs

Meditations from inside the trash can: hunting for pop-tabs

Thea Gonzales October 10, 2019

I am waist-deep in a recycling bin while my friends are yelling at me to get out, but I heed not their words: this is pop-tabs competition week. In the bi-annual Greek tradition of a pop-tab collecting...

Freshmen Natalie McMillan and Kate Normoyle browse through Splash. Photo by Brady Johnson.

Augie alumna makes a Splash in Rock Island

September 21, 2017

Rock Island’s new store, Splash, is helping people make time for some home spa pampering with their several bath time favorites. The owner, Christiana Headley, Augustana class of 1997, is ready to help...

Augustana junior Haylee Walker prepares a signature latte at Miltown Coffee during her shift on Apr. 5, 2016. Photo by: Ryan Jenkins

Milltown Coffee offers escape from campus

April 7, 2016

When it comes to local Quad City businesses, getting Augustana students to leave the “bubble” and try new places is one of the biggest challenges local business owners and government leaders are facing. However,...

Review: Local restaurant Exotic Thai

January 27, 2016

For anyone looking for someplace new to eat in the Quad Cities that is both affordable and delicious without being the same dockets of food Items, definitely consider getting out to Exotic Thai. Right...

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