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Sophomore John Flannery playing piano at the Denkmann Building on Friday, Nov 5, 2021.

Augie pianist plays his way through the semester

Charlie Roiland and Hannah Knuth November 13, 2021

John Flannery, Augustana sophomore and gifted pianist sits next to me at the brew. His bags have been thrown on the floor and chairs, prepared to go to his next event after just coming from his sophomore...

Día De Los Muertos: The celebration of life and connecting the dead with the living

Payton Willis November 5, 2021

Día De Los Muertos is the celebration of life and connecting the dead with the living. Instead of mourning, death is celebrated and families have the opportunity to remember the good aspects of their...

College and caffeine:  An unhealthy relationship with work

College and caffeine: An unhealthy relationship with work

Giselle Barajas October 17, 2021

Your schedule’s jam packed, you’re running late to class and you’re so exhausted but won’t be back in your bed for another 12 hours. You’re too tired to walk down the Olin stairs, so you decide...

Three lessons I’ve learned throughout the pandemic

Bethany Abrams May 4, 2021

It has been over a year since the first COVID-19 lockdown in the United States, and it is almost the end of the school year. Living through the pandemic for some of my senior year of high school and all...

Progressing climate change to affect future of Augustana

Martha Tomesen January 24, 2019

As climate change progresses, Augustana College and students could be affected in multiple ways.   Problems noticeable in the Midwest today include the increasing of hot, humid days, more heatwaves,...

Seasonal Drinks at the Brew.

Seasonal drinks highlighted at Augie

October 20, 2016

With the beginning of every season comes distinct weather conditions. We heed  these forecasts in order to make dress, transportation, and, of course, beverage decisions. While nightlife lends itself...

Republic of Lights performs music from their album “Go Rococo” at The Brew on Aug. 29.
Photo by Andrew Skalak.

Review: Republic of Lights illuminates the stage

September 3, 2014

As the first week of classes came to a close and the long weekend began, Republic of Lights illuminated the stage while performing a mix of indie rock and pop songs. Students excitedly packed into The...

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