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SGA remains open for student participation
Kayla Hobbs March 22, 2023

The Student Government Association (SGA) has been established at Augustana to provide for students’ needs. SGA makes a big impact on campus because they are the bridge between our students and the faculty. SGA...

Campus schedule currently being revised
Jack Brandt March 22, 2023

On Tuesday, March 14, students and faculty received an email stating that the fall registration period has been moved back a week. According to the email, current juniors will now register in week 11,...

Campus buildings receive needed facelift
Gavin Nicoson March 22, 2023

Bergendoff and Sorensen are seeing changes inside and out as renovation projects on both buildings continue. Though the projects are happening right next to each other, they utilize different contractors...

Sangeetha Rayapati, Mayor of Moline, in a meeting with Alexandra Elias, President and CEO of Renew Moline, at her city hall office.
Brunch and Bloom cures the hunger for empowerment
Victoria Campbell March 18, 2023

HerCampus, alongside the Office of Student Inclusion and Diversity (OSID), hosts Shades of Beauty during women's history month to celebrate the...

Senior Isaiah Valentine, graduate Annette Schneider and senior Kate Martino at the Greek Council Meeting on Monday, March 6, 2023
αντιο σας: How to say goodbye in Greek
Victoria Campbell March 11, 2023

Greek life is often a place for students to find themselves. As new members of sororities and fraternities are joining, the seniors are preparing...

Quad City children get crafty with Kaleidoscope art classes at Augie
Allie Rial March 4, 2023

Art allows people of all ages to stretch their creativity and make something unique. For kids, the satisfaction of molding a favorite animal...

Ann Oakes and Bill Lavarone preparing to start a Mario Kart race.
Pledging for the Support Squad: Groups outside of Greek Life
Victoria Campbell February 25, 2023

As the school year gets busy, it becomes more difficult to balance social and academic areas of life. That anxiety can be managed by making mental...

Rebecca Montgomery hands a flower to senior Lilia Rangel at the P.E.O. table on International Women’s Day on March 8, 2023. Jan Riccio is also pictured.
What does International Women's Day mean at Augie?
Krystina Slack March 16, 2023

Anyone walking into the Gävle rooms on March 8 saw a room bustling with people walking around decorated tables dedicated to gender and equity....

Diversity and equity survey: How’s Augustana doing?
Priyanjana Chaudhary March 10, 2023

The Diversity and Equity Campus Climate Survey is a crucial tool utilized by Augustana College to gather data and opinions from students, faculty,...

A film of Lost Illusions and lost dreams
A film of Lost Illusions and lost dreams
Krystina Slack March 10, 2023

For the last few years, Augustana College has held an annual Francophone Film Festival every Thursday starting Feb. 16 and ending March 16. On...

Senior Titus Jilderda, left, and First Year Soryn Richter, right, rehearse a scene for the Small Mouth Sounds production at the Brunner Theater.
A silent play speaks volumes
K Vo March 10, 2023

The silent drama, “Small Mouth Sounds” will appear on the mainstage March 16-19. Written by Bess Wohl, the play features six troubled people...

Women’s water polo achieves fifth in the nation early on in the season
Sarah Villani March 17, 2023

Although the women's water polo season has just begun, they have already managed to join the top five in the nation after their tournament at...

Courtesy of Augie Athletics

Augustana mens swimming and diving team takes home the first CCIW conference title since 1982 when the team was under Coach Hollway. The team won with a score of 968.5 points, 138.5 points ahead of second place.
Team culture brings first CCIW win since 1982
Santiago Cuevas March 2, 2023

After 41 years, the Augustana men’s swimming and diving team claim their first College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin (CCIW) win at the...

Basketball at Augustana scores high throughout season
Molly Sweeney March 2, 2023

The men’s and women’s basketball teams at Augustana have finished their seasons, with records broken on both sides. For the first time...

Student athletes manage Greek life and academics
Sarah Villani March 2, 2023

Now that Greek rush season has begun, student athletes have to balance a lot of different activities, and some are adding Greek life on top of...

Christmas Activities
December 10, 2022

‘Tis the season to go shopping, see events, get some hot chocolate and take cute photos. Check out all of these locations on or around campus....

OBScast - The Augustana Observer Podcast - St. Patricks Day & Kavaunaugh’s
March 17, 2023

On this episode of the Augustana Observer Podcast, Podcast Director Jaren Smith sits down with Augustana senior and Kavaunaugh’s Hilltop Bar...

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