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English Language Learner Specialist Jacob M. Romaniello reads to Augie students at the Brew as part of the African American Read-In on Thursday, Feb. 24, 2022.

Why the African American read-in continues to be important

Krystina Slack March 4, 2022

February is Black History Month and many different offices, clubs and organizations on campus plan events and activities to celebrate different African American voices.  One of the ways the Reading...

Augustana hosts racial healing circles

Natalie McMillan April 16, 2021

The Office for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion has been hosting racial healing circles, which are conversations that students, faculty and staff take part in to share their experiences about common identity. So...

In 100 Words

February 6, 2016

“When people learn I’m from south of the Mason Dixon line, the immediate follow-up question is ‘Why don’t you have an accent?’ I appreciate the fact that your education has enabled you to surmise...

Old Main heating system to be repaired

January 18, 2016

Temperatures on the second floor of Old Main were cooler than other parts of the building on Monday as a result of a failed compressor in one of the building’s heating systems. Faculty and students were...

Council creates protest policy

March 21, 2015

Augustana’s first protest policy has been drafted by the Faculty Council, which  includes guidelines from which a protest is meant to accomplish. “Hopefully it’s read as encouraging of expressing...

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