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Throwback Thursday: We’ve Got the Music In Us!

Music is a time honored tradition at Augustana College, and over half of the current student body is involved in music in one way or another. This tradition is a bigger part of our campus history than people might realize. … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday: “Over There and Over Here”

During this time of year it is important to remember those we love and those we have lost. We especially feel grateful for those who have died serving our country. We all feel the impact of their sacrifice every day, … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday: “Augie Wants Football!”

Welcome to the tradition of American Football! If you grew up in a household like mine, your fall revolved around the NFL game schedule. It’s hard to imagine a time without football, but this could have been a very real … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday: The “Spirit of Augustana” Returns for Another Homecoming

Homecoming at Augustana is without a doubt one of the most exciting and most looked-forward-to events in the fall. Homecoming is a time-honored tradition of inviting alumni back to campus as well as showing our full school pride with our … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday: New Hats on Campus!

Welcome back to Augustana College! Anyone strolling through campus during these summer days may have noticed that Fall Term has commenced yet again. First year students are welcomed on campus a week before the rest of the student body returns at … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday: Down with the Slough, up with the Theatre!

‘Tis the musical month of May! Orchestra, Band, Choirs all clamor in sound. As of last year a new sort of concert came to Augustana – Sloughfest! Fostering the spirit of a large, outdoor music festival, Sloughfest returns this year … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday: Royalty Calls!

It’s April at Augustana! Spring has students already worried about midterms, but excited about the term’s activities and the upcoming summer. Augustana’s atmosphere always feels lighter as the temperatures begin to rise, and students can finally wear shorts and t-shirts … Continue reading

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