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Augustana College Students Attends Womens March on Washington. Photo by Alia McMurray

Augustana represents in Women’s March in D.C.

January 27, 2017

Out of the 600,000 people who protested and marched in Washington D.C on Saturday, 56 were from Augustana College and had ridden on a 15 hour bus ride to participate in the march. These students and faculty...

(From Right to Left) - Lexi Ferguson, senior, Hannah Mccandleuss, senior, Hannah Morrison, senior, Katie Brown, senior, and Morgan Sexton, sophomore, traveled to the march from Lindsay Morrison College in South-Central Kentucky. Photo by Ryan Jenkins.

“Why We March”: Protests get personal

January 22, 2017

As hundreds of thousands marched on Washington D.C., Jan. 21, men and women from around the world marched together in solidarity. While the overall message of the protest was in response to the inauguration...

Julie Buisson of France (left) and Jane Cody of Maryland (right) hand out hats as part of the Pussyhat Project at the Womens March. Photo by Lu Gerdemann.

Pink hats make statement in March on Washington

January 22, 2017

Thousands marched on Jan. 21, 2017 to ensure that the rights of women do not regress. In a sea of people, pink hats were spotted almost everywhere. An organization called "The Pussycat Project" was created...

Photo by Ryan Jenkins.

Men attend the March on Washington

January 21, 2017

"I can't stand Trump," Josh Bennett said as he stood out in the cold waiting for the Women's March on Washington rally to begin on Jan. 21, 2017. Bennet came to Washington, D.C. from Pittsburgh, PA. "Republicans...

Amy Francisco of Alexandria Virginia makes her way through the crowd and heads over to the entrance for people with disabilities before the start of the Rally on Jan. 21.
Photo by: Ryan Jenkins

Women’s March welcomes disabled the D.C. way

January 21, 2017

A historic number of protesters gathered in America's capital for a march for women's rights on Saturday, Jan 21. For many, this required all kinds of planning. People traveled from all over the world....

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