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Ultimate Frisbee hosts tournament

From the hours of 10pm to 6am on the night of January 27th the ultimate frisbee team hosted their first ever tournament in PepsiCo recreation center. The Augustana Stonecutters team took third place that evening. “We have this tournament overnight because its the only time that we can have the…

ACES begins new service

In December 2017, ACES began a new service of transporting students to Aldi. Earlier in the year, Campus Cupboard got in contact with Chief Tom Phillis and the four directors of ACES with a proposal to begin a new service on campus that would provide students with the opportunity to…

Sexual Assault: Change has to come

Two weeks ago, I wrote a story explaining why the mass female power displayed at the 2018 Golden Globes was so important. A few weeks before that, Cristina Tuser, another Opinions writer for The Observer expressed the necessity of listening to the Hollywood stars that had been coming forward about…

“America first” should put Dreamers first

Just last week, the government shut down on the anniversary of Donald Trump’s first year in office. Democrats and Republicans could not come to an agreement regarding immigration, which kept them from passing a budget for the new year. After three days, Congress was able to come to pass a…

“In the Next Room (or The Vibrator Play)” starts conversation through use of comedy

This past Friday, January 26th, was the opening night for “In the Next Room (or The Vibrator Play”, a comedy that the Augustana theatre program has been working on for the past several months. According to Dr. Jennifer Popple, director of the play, “In the Next Room” takes place in…

Mortar Board Seeks to Test Knowledge and Get Recognized

On Monday, Jan. 22 at 6 p.m., in Gavle Room 3 the Augustana Mortar Board hosted the first ever ‘Are You Smarter Than An Augie Student?’. President of the Mortar Board, senior Selena Romano said, “This was the first time Mortar Board has done an event like this and my…

“The Post” review

The media’s ability to criticize the decisions of politicians has always played an important role in keeping the American government in check, and this has only become more prominent as technology has advanced and political tensions risen in recent times. As a result, the release of Steven Spielberg’s historical drama,…

Olsen, an Augustana Legacy

This article was written by guest reporter, Clayton Sommers Paul Olsen has had many experiences, but the one that changed Augustana’s track and field coach forever came the first time he hunted. On an early, cold fall morning in Minnesota when he was 10 years old, Olsen shot across the…