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Workers drench Augie students in glow paint at the EDM Glow Party on Friday, Oct 21 2022.

EDM glow paint party lights up fall break

Priyanjana Chaudhary October 28, 2022

To add a spark to fall break and start off Halloween celebrations, The Office of Student Life (OSL) and Late at Night held an EDM glow paint party in the lower quad on Oct. 21.  This event was handled...

President Andrea Talentino gives a speech in the quad after being inaugurated as 9th president of Augustana College on Oct. 15, 2022.

Augustana inaugurates its ninth president

Brett Kuras October 19, 2022

On Oct. 15, President Andrea Kathryn Talentino was inaugurated as Augustana’s ninth president in 162 years since the school’s founding.  The inauguration took place on the Viking Plaza, where speakers...

Chi Omega Gamma at the Homecoming Sing competition on Thursday, Oct. 13.

Augustana students reflect post-Homecoming

Anh Bui October 19, 2022

Augustana’s annual Homecoming concluded on Sunday, Oct. 16 with the return of alumni. The theme was “Welcome to Hollywood,” and students participated in activities coordinated by the Office of Student...

Augustana fundraises for student services and environmental projects

Feven Zewdu March 16, 2022

Augustana’s largest fundraising event of the year occurred last week. On March 10-11, Augustana celebrated the Blue, Gold & Bold event, which is a charity event organized by the Office of Student...

Two members of Phi Rho take a commanding lead, smiling as their teamwork is paying off.

Augie hosts homecoming week post pandemic

Feven Zewdu October 13, 2021

Week 6 of the fall semester was eventful while homecoming celebrations took place. Events were planned by the Office of Student Life (OSL), such as the kick off and bonfire, the Regatta Race, Talent Show,...

How party culture on campus is normal

How party culture on campus is normal

Michelle Quinn November 21, 2019

Augie being a small, liberal arts college means a lot of things are different from other colleges. Particularly, party culture here.  “Party Culture” is what people make it. No matter what college...

Dead Poet’s Espresso, a local coffeehouse located at 1525 3rd Ave in downtown Moline, IL, serves up fresh brews, warm breakfasts and lunches daily. Open 6:30 am to 4 pm Monday through Saturday, Dead Poet’s Espresso is a popular and tasty choice for a local Fall date with your significant other.

Top five first date locations in the QC area

Abigail Johnson November 7, 2019

Fall has clearly begun and with it cuffing season. If you are unfamiliar with this term, cuffing season is a pop culture term for the period between fall and winter when people start seriously looking...

SloughFest aims to keep tradition alive

William Sikich April 16, 2019

Perhaps the biggest OSL event of the year, SloughFest, returns to Augustana on May 4 with an exciting new lineup. This time around, the OSL promises to deliver another full and worthwhile experience with...

Shades of Beauty

Shades of Beauty

Jordan Cone March 21, 2019

To combat societal standards of beauty placed on women and the pressures that are felt as a result of them, Augustana College hosted the first ever Shades of Beauty Summit. Ashley Allen, assistant director...

Interview with Tia Fuhr: Interim Assistant Director of OSL

Interview with Tia Fuhr: Interim Assistant Director of OSL

Thea Gonzales January 25, 2018

Q: Tell me about yourself. Where have you been and why choose to work at Augie?  A: My name is Tia Fuhr, pronounced like the number "four." I grew up near the Quad Cities in Andalusia, IL. I went away...

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...

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