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Update: Community safety alert

Update: Community safety alert

December 8, 2022

In an email sent to students, Public Safety issued an update that local police have found the suspect believed to have left notes around Augustana’s campus. According to the email from Public Safety,...

Community safety alert

Community safety alert

December 8, 2022

In an email sent out to students, faculty and staff, Public Safety issued a notice that they are “aware and taking action” against notes left around Augustana’s campus. According to the email from...

Correction to physical edition of the Nov. 17 Observer issue

November 21, 2022

On Issue 2 of Vol. 122 of the Observer, published Nov. 17, a spelling error was present on the cover of the physical edition of the paper. A name was incorrectly spelled as “Ghandi.” The correct spelling...

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Augustana increases tuition by 3.85%

November 9, 2022

Around 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 9, Kirk Anderson, chief financial officer and vice president of administration announced the tuition increase for the 2023-2024 school year, in an email sent out to...

Student workers receive increase in hourly pay

Student workers receive increase in hourly pay

Brett Kuras October 17, 2022

On Oct.17, Kirk Anderson, Augustana’s chief financial officer and vice president of administration sent an email to the student body informing them of a wage increase for on-campus jobs. The increase...

Augustana President, Steven C. Bahls, speaks at the ribbon cutting ceremony for the new extension to the Hanson Hall of Sciences at Augustana College on Tuesday, Sept. 3. Photo by Ian Murrin.

The Hanson expansion is now open to students

Olivia Doak September 3, 2019

On Tuesday, Sept. 3 the addition to Hanson hall of science opened for classes with a celebratory ribbon cutting ceremony. The 22,000 square foot addition has a unique circular design and many new features,...

Students gather to look at the pink crosses in the pro-life clubs display on Monday, April 1. Each of the 911 crosses signifies an abortion performed at Planned Parenthood each day. Photo by Emily Jacobson.

Pro-Life group demonstrates on quad

Thea Gonzales April 1, 2019

Representatives from Augustana's pro-life group stood in the quad and passed out cards to students on Monday, April 1. With a display of pink crosses signifying the 911 abortions done everyday at Planned...

Vandalism reported in Evald Hall

Thea Gonzales February 24, 2018

Developing story: check out augustanaobserver.com for the latest details. NEWS BRIEF: A campus incident report sent through email on Friday, Feb. 23 announced "extensive vandalism" in Carlsson Evald Hall....

Sexual assault task force established

Thea Gonzales February 14, 2018

Developing story: check out augustanaobserver.com for the latest details. NEWS BRIEF: The Augustana administration has responded to campus calls for action by updating the faculty, staff and students...

Members of the Augustana community march across 5th Ave. from the Thomas Tredway Library to the Quad City Botanical Center on Saturday, Feb. 3 for the event “Take Care of All of Us: Bringing Survivors’ Voices into the Light,” Photo by Tony Dzik.

Augie community walks together to “Take Care Of All Of Us”

Brady Johnson February 4, 2018

Developing story: check out augustanaobserver.com for the latest details. NEWS BRIEF: The Augustana community came together to support survivors who want to speak out and add their voices to the discussion...

International SGA involvement grows

Rachel Leman April 26, 2017

The Student Government Association Senate for the 2017-2018 school year is officially set following an email announcement on Saturday. Most senate elections this year had equal amounts of candidates and...

New App Helps Clubs on Campus

New App Helps Clubs on Campus

February 2, 2017

Augustana College is introducing the Check I’m Here app for student organizations to help them market their clubs to the student body. On Monday and Tuesday of week eight, student organization leaders...

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