The Student News Site of Augustana College

Augustana Observer

Augustana Observer

Augustana Observer

Augustana kicks off the holiday season

Augustana kicks off the holiday season

Brittnany Nelson December 6, 2018

Augustana students, family, alumni and faculty kicked off the holiday season with the annual ‘Christmas at Augustana’ celebration and a Christmas Dinner on Saturday, Dec. 1. Augustana has been hosting...

Students continue work to better Title IX

Brittnany Nelson October 18, 2018

By the end of this term, the Title IX Task Force will be dissolving while the Title IX Student Advisory Committee continues The Title IX Task Force on Sexual Assault Response and Prevention was created...

Fresh Films brings a taste of Hollywood to Augie

Brittnany Nelson October 4, 2018

On Wednesday Sept. 29th, Fresh Films held a premiere of this year's projects. Fresh Films was created by Kelli and Estlin Feigley. Fresh Films started out as a small production company that received a...

OMSL Becomes OSID with new Vice President of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Brittnany Nelson September 20, 2018

The start of a new school year brings changes within the Office of Multicultural Student Life (OMSL) as it becomes the Office of Student Inclusion and Diversity (OSID). In the middle of last year’s Spring...

Augustana hosts small conversations in hopes of big change

Augustana hosts small conversations in hopes of big change

Brittnany Nelson April 26, 2018

On April 20 in Gavle room 3, Augustana was host to the Quad Cities Big Table Talk. This event brought students, faculty and staff of Augustana together with community leaders and neighbors. A few elected...

Turnover with SGA leaders

Brittnany Nelson April 19, 2018

In the wake of the Student Government Association (SGA) election, junior Brendan Walker has resigned as senator due to “social circumstances” in the group. In an email, Walker said that he didn’t...

(left to right) Current Vice President Courtney Kampert, President elect Adam Gronewold, Vice President Elect Belle Hartman and current President Allan Daly meet to discuss upcoming senatorial elections and go over the transition of office. Photo by Kevin Donovan

SGA President and Vice President Elect are Ready to Get Started

Brittnany Nelson April 12, 2018

The results are in and the new Student Government Association (SGA) President and Vice President for next year will be juniors Adam Gronewald and Belle Hartman. Voting took place during week five, and...

SGA holds presidential debate

Brittnany Nelson March 29, 2018

Augustana students came out to hear what the two presidential teams had to say and get their questions answered by the candidates at the The Student Government Association (SGA) debate. It was held on...

SGA Presidential Candidates focus on important campus topics

Brittnany Nelson March 22, 2018

The Student Government Association (SGA) has once again entered into the presidential election season. Augustana students have their own expectations about what they want out of an SGA president: “someone...

The Ups and Downs of Local Greek Life

Brittnany Nelson March 15, 2018

Greek Life is a common part of the college experience, with almost every college in the United States having either local or national chapters. At Augustana, about 40 percent of the student body is involved...

Mortar Board Seeks to Test Knowledge and Get Recognized

Brittnany Nelson January 28, 2018

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...

The making of Symposium Day

Brittnany Nelson January 25, 2018

Wednesday, Jan. 17, Augustana students had the luxury of not having any classes, as well as many opportunities to attend different sessions for winter term’s Symposium Day. The theme for this term was...

Load More Stories