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English and creative writing student groups

Black Squirrel Productions
A still frame from a Black Squirrel Productions video.

Unabridged

Unabridged is Augustana's club for English and creative writing majors. Every two weeks the group meets for English major coffee hours or to sponsor campus-wide events like Yoga for Writers, a book vs. movie club, Cards Against Humanity games, end-of-term Write-Ins, or workshops on job seeking and applying to grad schools.

President: Allyson Jesse

Vice President: Sabrina Hill

Advisor: Meg Gillette

SAGA

SAGA is Augustana's art and literary magazine. Published once a year, the student-run magazine accepts student submissions of poetry, fiction, and artwork, including drawings, paintings, and photography. The SAGA staff also organizes poetry slams, readings and a yearly gallery walk featuring student art work.

Advisor: Rebecca Wee.

Black Squirrel Productions

Black Squirrel Productions is an interdisciplinary film society that provides an opportunity for students to make movies and develop multi-media portfolios.

Advisor: Kevin Carton

paul olsen

Coach and professor Olsen retiring after 51 years

Legendary Augustana men's cross country/track & field head coach Paul Olsen will retire at the end of the 2017-18 school year.

Alyssa Froehling

A poet is on her way

An interview with Alyssa Froehling ’17: poet, prize-winner and proofreader (for now)

Rebecca Kelly

Summer in the Cities: Interns on the job

From accountants to artists, Augustana students found professional internships in the Quad Cities this summer.

River Readings: Brian Turner

Brian Turner is the author of two poetry collections, "Here, Bullet," which won the 2005 Beatrice Hawley Award, the New York Times “Editor’s Choice” selection, the 2006 PEN Center USA “Best in the West” award, and the 2007 Poets Prize, among others; and "Phantom Noise," which was shortlisted for