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UNYK Dance Troupe

William Sikich December 6, 2018

One of the many things that makes Augustana’s campus a unique place to learn is its numerous student-lead performing groups. One such group, perhaps among the lesser-known on campus, is the UNYK Dance...

Augustana students at the rally on Sunday. Many staff, students and alumni came to listen. Photo by Kevin Donovan

Quad Cities anti-hate rally spreads inclusive message

September 5, 2017

Residents from both sides of the Mississippi gathered to take a physical stand against discrimination in the Quad Cities on Sunday, Aug, 27 at 4 p.m. at Schwiebert Riverfront Park in Rock Island. Students...

UNYK’s spring showcase brings new energy, moves

UNYK’s spring showcase brings new energy, moves

April 21, 2016

UNYK held their annual spring show entitled “Dance the Night Away” last weekend on April 16.  After a day of perfect spring weather, people gathered together at Centennial Hall in a spirit of unity...

Augustana Observer File Photo.

Bahls discusses diversity improvements

April 14, 2016

President Bahls opened the diversity forum on Monday fully ready to answer questions and take suggestions. The meeting was relatively productive, with plenty of constructive criticism and comments, regardless...

Bahls helps address cultural diversity

Bahls helps address cultural diversity

February 5, 2016

A group of students and administration sat down to have a discussion on diversity and inclusion on campus last Thursday night. Of the people present in the discussion were: President Steven Bahls, Samuel...

Multicultural and International Service Offices Home to Three New Employees

September 3, 2015

The Multicultural and International Service staff has increased over the past year. New staff members include Hilary Charles, Danny Kim, and Michael Rogers. Charles serves as the Area Coordinator for Andreen,...

Campus differences need more student discussion

September 4, 2014

Walking across Augustana’s campus, returning students may have noticed the new banners on their way to class. Each “difference” banner proclaims a positive message. Glancing at them, I would never...

Editorial: Unchecked privilege leads to discrimination

May 1, 2014

Recent events on Augustana’s campus have caused an ongoing issue to surface, not only concerning the multicultural incidents, but the factors that lead to discrimination, such as race, religion, sexual...

Carnival joins Spanish and French clubs

Carnival joins Spanish and French clubs

April 30, 2014

The French and Spanish clubs held a multilingual carnival Friday with games ranging from a flan-eating contest to a three-legged race to bocce ball. French Club president Maissie Giacovelli said at least...

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