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Black Lives Matter demonstration in response to bias incident

Black Lives Matter demonstration in response to bias incident

Thea Gonzales May 5, 2018

  Students gathered on the lower quad to listen to speeches and poetry in support of the Black Lives Matter movement on Friday, May 4. The demonstration was organized by first-year students Talaylah...

Coloring outside the lines: Conversation on Colorism

April 19, 2018

The Office of Multicultural Student Life (OMSL) hosted a conversation series to promote open discussion addressing the problems of colorism on Monday, Apr. 9. Program coordinators Stacie Gill and Nicholas...

Asian Night shares diversity

Asian Night shares diversity

Thea Gonzales December 15, 2016

Asian Night enlightened students and faculty alike about the importance of embracing Asian cultures through cultural food and dances on Saturday, Dec. 10 in the Gavle Rooms. As the Asian Student Organization's...

MMA redefines masculinity

October 14, 2016

The Multicultural Men's Association gave its members some food for thought during their meeting on Thursday, as they discussed topics on male privilege and shared perspectives on problems seen in society...

Diversity forum provides outlook in right direction

April 14, 2016

On Monday, April 11, President Bahls, Dean Campbell, Dean Lawrence and the Office of Multicultural Student Life hosted a diversity forum for students to come and give feedback on the president's diversity...

MCC clouded by bureaucracy, politics

March 20, 2015

Augustana’s Multicultural Club Council (MCC) is a student-led body on campus, ostensibly formed to allow the clubs that serve diverse groups in the student body to come together and provide a forum for...

Campus forum discusses racial justice

Campus forum discusses racial justice

December 2, 2014

A lack of empathy is one of the issues surrounding reactions to recent events in Ferguson, said Christopher Whitt, associate professor of political science, at a community discussion on Monday. “Justice...

Campus community addresses racism on social media

November 20, 2014

The Office of the Dean of Students is working to end online racism negatively reflecting the vision of the college after a series of racist messages were posted to the anonymous social media app Yik Yak...

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