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Equal rights is still a fight

Equal rights is still a fight

Aubrey Lathrop April 16, 2021

Women’s rights are not a new, radical concept by any means. In fact, women have been battling for better treatment and more representation in the United States since 1776, when Abigail Adams wrote a...

A chewed wire: Struggling students online

Brady Johnson March 26, 2021

This story is from the Observer’s Injustice and inequalities inside Augie magazine publication. Print March 2021. It has been a year since the pandemic gripped the world with its contagion. Educators...

LGBTQ+ athletes forgotten

LGBTQ+ athletes forgotten

Julie Lombardi March 19, 2021

This story is from the Observer’s Injustice and inequalities inside Augie magazine publication. Print March 2021. Editor’s Note: Gay athletes are not talked about much, and whether that’s because...

Ashanti Mobley speaks out through spoken-word

Ashanti Mobley speaks out through spoken-word

Olivia Doak March 17, 2021

This story is from the Observer’s Injustice and inequalities inside Augie magazine publication. Print March 2021. When she was 11 years old, Ashanti Mobley went with her siblings to the corner store...

Cultural houses struggle to increase attendance

Cultural houses struggle to increase attendance

Molly Sweeney March 17, 2021

This story is from the Observer’s Injustice and inequalities inside Augie magazine publication. Print March 2021. Augustana students celebrate their differences through events created by the various...

Graphic by Phoenix Agyepong.

Allies want real change

Giselle Barajas March 15, 2021

This story is from the Observer's Injustice and inequalities inside Augie magazine publication. Print March 2021. Augustana students embrace a culture of social justice activism on campus. From protests...

Allies need to be present

Allies need to be present

Michelle Quinn March 15, 2021

This story is from the Observer's Injustice and inequalities inside Augie magazine publication. Print March 2021. It is not hard to be an ally. But, there are important differences between performative...

Letter to the editor: SGA

Letter to the editor: SGA

March 13, 2021

Student Government Association President Kaitlyn Watkins and Vice President Peyton Couch submitted a letter to the editor about social injustice. Dear Augustana Community, It is undeniable that social...

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