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Letter to the Editor: take the HEDS Climate Survey

March 6, 2020

Dear Observer Editors, We are writing today to encourage all students to take a moment and share their thoughts and perceptions in the HEDS Climate Survey.   This survey provides valuable insight into...

Campus Voices: we want to hear from you

Thea Gonzales September 27, 2018

If there's something that moves you, we want to hear about it. Whether it's a letter to the editor, submissions of art, or ideas for stories we might cover in the future, we want to hear what's on your...

Letter to the Editor

May 4, 2018

To whom it may concern, In the most recent published special edition of The Observer, a sexual assault victim's story not only specifically mentioned our fraternity, Phi Mu Alpha, but also placed blame...

Letter to the Editor: No human is illegal

September 28, 2017

When The Augustana Observer delved into the topic of DACA last week, seeing the terminology used in several articles was very discouraging. The term “illegal immigrant” is absolutely incorrect...

Letter to the editor: Words mean everything

September 14, 2017

Alex McLean offers his 7 September column (“Conservative, not conniving”) mostly as a plea to avoid generalizations. As an example, he concedes that “not all Democrats are Antifa members.” Yet...

Letter to the Editor: Kellyanne Conway

April 6, 2017

Last Thursday, March 30, the Observer published an article titled, “Kellyanne Conway disappoints feminists,” written by Ila Mostafa. The article dealt with Conway and her role in the Trump administration,...


October 22, 2016

Earlier this month, we all learned of a private conversation, caught on tape, between two tv personalities, one of whom is now running for President. This conversation included one man boasting about sexual...

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Letter to the editor: Trump's Islamaphobia is damaging nation

April 7, 2016

By: Jackie Jastrzebski Donald Trump is everywhere, and with him comes an extreme case of islamophobia. The media can’t seem to leave this outrageous man alone and in turn they’re forcing Americans...

Letter to the Editor: Improvements made to printing

May 7, 2015

This letter is to briefly respond to Ryan Silvola’s editorial, “Printing costs not as Augie advertised” from the April 30 issue of the Observer. Ryan mentioned having printed 3,122 pages; if so,...

Letter to the Editor: Life week somber event

April 17, 2015

Life Week is a somber, yet celebratory series of events and displays put on by Augustana Right to Life. We seek to raise awareness for the pro-life movement and what it stands for, namely the idea that...

Letter to the Editor: Life Week inadequately addresses problem

April 17, 2015

The first time I heard about “Life Week” was my freshman year. As someone who supports the right for people to choose whether they want to be a parent or not, I felt a bit bothered by the emails and...

Letter to the Editor: Pledging period

April 2, 2015

Administration and Greek Life changed the pledging hours for this year’s pledge classes, but unfortunately, in my opinion, they failed to address the real problem. A sorority pledge is responsible for...

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