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OBScast – The Augustana Observer Podcast – Talking with Caleb Drew – Ep. 4

Chris Ray March 16, 2022

Podcast producer Chris Ray discusses student dedication on the court and in the classroom with Caleb Drew.

OBScast – The Augustana Observer Podcast – Talking with Vuong Tien (Jay) Nguyen – Ep. 3

Chris Ray March 1, 2022

Podcast producer Chris Ray sits down with Vuong Tien (Jay) Nguyen to discuss the how cuisine and culture intertwine.

Religion in society

Religion in society

Najiah Osborne November 27, 2021

In America, religion shapes the morals and values that people have. God is mentioned nearly 200 times in the United States constitution. The government relies heavily on religion for social control. Many...

Tuition increase is sensible, but to what extent?

Tuition increase is sensible, but to what extent?

Kyle King November 27, 2021

On Nov. 11, Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Administration Kirk Anderson released an email to students informing them that the comprehensive fee to attend the college for 2022-2023 will increase...

Students need legitimate breaks of five or more days

Zach Blair November 27, 2021

This upcoming week, the week of Thanksgiving, holds in store a five-day break for Augustana students, providing adequate time for them to blow off some steam and relax from demanding classes. But the five-day...

Students celebrate Thanksgiving break on and off-campus

Janey Locander & Carly Davis November 27, 2021

With the first semester officially winding down in just a matter of weeks, students eagerly await the time off for Thanksgiving. However, not everyone celebrates or has the opportunity to head home. Out-of-state...

Tea talks on Native American history

Krystina Slack November 26, 2021

For the last 12 years, Augustana has had a lecture series called Tea Talks. The Tea Talk lectures have covered a wide variety of topics. The most recent talk on Nov. 17 titled “No Man’s Land,” given...

“Christmas at Augustana” with COVID-19

Connie Krupa November 26, 2021

After a one year break due to the unfortunate outbreak of COVID-19, a very special tradition is returning: Christmas at Augustana! In previous years, the musical talent of Augustana comes together to put...

Vikettes and cheerleading celebrate senior day

Nick Gainey November 25, 2021

The Augustana Vikettes dance team and the cheerleading squad both celebrated senior day on Nov. 6, at the final home football game against Elmhurst. The seniors from both squads, along with their families,...

Cross Country ends their season with unexpected results

Stuti Shrestha November 25, 2021

The 2021 CCIW Championship was a success for both the men’s and women's cross country team. On Nov.13, everyone performed their best but Michael Gille was the only player to enter the NCAA cross country...

Augustana junior Matt Hanushewsky looks to attack the rim during Tuesday’s game against Saint Mary’s on Nov. 16

So, how do student athletes balance studies and sport?

Abhib Lal Amatya November 25, 2021

As finals week is approaching, student-athletes might have to make slight changes to the way they create a balance between sports and studies. First-year basketball player Mikey Hamilton handles these...

Thanksgiving: returning to normal while still taking precautions

Zain Shrestha November 24, 2021

Many students from Augustana visit their families and go on a vacation during Thanksgiving. Despite students’ excitement about going home for the break, the campus clinic said this might threaten college...

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