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English and creative writing student groups

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

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The purpose of this organization is to provide a space for college kids to interact with texts in a fun way since they are often overburdened with academic reading. We also just want to be a group for people interested in English, no matter their major.

President: Alex Bernheimer
Vice president: Katie Oestmann

Advisor: Meg Gillette
Phone: 309-794-7384

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

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