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Sloughfest celebrates end of finals week

Sloughfest celebrates end of finals week

Aubrey Lathrop June 9, 2021

Sloughfest will return to campus on May 21 after being canceled due to distance-learning last year. However, large crowds put people at risk of spreading COVID-19, so the event will look different than...

Are we coming back in the fall? Will sloughfest be rescheduled? Student questions answered

Are we coming back in the fall? Will sloughfest be rescheduled? Student questions answered

Olivia Doak May 15, 2020

Students voiced many questions about how Augustana will handle distance learning and the pandemic since it began two months ago. While the administration works constantly to send daily email updates answering...

Editorial: COVID19 cant take away our community

Editorial: COVID19 can’t take away our community

March 23, 2020

It was only two months ago when mentions of Coronavirus (COVID-19) first appeared in the footnotes of a New York Times morning briefing. Within two months, the virus spread past its origins in Wuhan, China...

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...

Music festival back after 60 years

April 29, 2015

A small idea becomes a large reality. On May 2, Augustana will be hosting the first SloughFest. The festival will consists of numerous bands and activities for students to participate in. Sophomores LaSalle...

OSL sets date for spring music fest

March 31, 2015

Sloughfest, a music festival that will take place in the Lindberg Stadium, has set a date for May 2. It will be the first music festival of this size that the college will host in decades, with major artists...

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