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Zack Horve May 13, 2022

Editor’s note: The author is a representative of the campus group Young Democratic Socialists of America (YDSA). Here, he expresses his views on labor at Augustana. When the Young Democratic Socialists...

International students face obstacles working on-campus jobs

Etta Brooks May 13, 2022

When the majority of international students come to campus, the first job that they seek is the dining service student worker position, according to first-year Ethiopian student Beamlak Abdisa. “I...

Special collections records absent in discussion of labor rights

Special collections records absent in discussion of labor rights

Aubrey Lathrop May 13, 2022

Every day of the week, millions and millions of people clock in and out of work. The United States relies on every type of job under the sun to keep the gears of life turning and moving forward. On a local...

CAs form bonds

Krystina Slack May 13, 2022

Opinions Column. One of the best things I have ever done is becoming a Community Advisor (CA) here at Augustana. Being a CA has given me many opportunities and allowed me to meet and work with amazing...

Letter to the editor: YDSA

May 13, 2022

Editor’s note: This piece was submitted by the Young Democratic Socialists of America (YDSA).  Dear Editor, We deserved to go home for spring break. After so many assignments, papers, lectures...

Discrimination remains present in hiring

Discrimination remains present in hiring

Charlie Roiland May 13, 2022

Opinions Column. When people apply for a job, they hope to at least get an interview. They send in their resume and anxiously await a phone call or an email telling them if they are moving onto the...

Tenured Dr. Austin Williamson presents on universal emotions on March 8 at Evald room 314.

Students play a key role in their professors’ tenure process

Kayla Palliser May 13, 2022

Augustana currently prides itself on having 116 tenured faculty members in its collection of 197 full-time faculty. Tenure is a complicated and multilayered process where faculty members are assessed...

Time is money (and we have neither)

Time is money (and we have neither)

Carly Davis May 13, 2022

When I was a first-year at Augustana, I heard anecdotally that our minimum wage would rise by a dollar every year with the rest of the state. Sure, we would be 75 cents behind, but it was progress. In...

Co-Editor-in-chief Olivia Doak listens to Managing Editor Carly Davis idea for the graphic design on March 14 at Old Main.

Balancing money and morality

Olivia Doak May 13, 2022

We all know that journalists are not in it for the money, and a college newspaper is no different. You don’t work at the Observer so that you can pay rent or afford groceries. We pay reporters by...

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