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How old is too old to trick or treat?

October 31, 2019

You have probably noticed it as well...from the increasing appearance of scary decorations to the sales of candy at nearby drugstores, the signs all seem to signify one thing: “Spooky Season” and Halloween...

Augie students grabbing food in the Gerber Center Dining Hall on October 18, 2019.

Dine & Dash: Semester schedule shortens mealtime

Audrianna Schneider October 24, 2019

Campus communities are often united through one universal love: food. Food to a college student is freedom from the stress of classes – a break from the ever-running busyness that ensnares students’...

Stress, tears and financial fears affect student workers

Stress, tears and financial fears affect student workers

October 17, 2019

Pursuing an undergraduate education demands a significant time commitment. Yet, most students still choose to get part-time jobs, adding even more responsibilities to an already overwhelming schedule....

Graphic illustration by
Alyssa Duckett of the Observer Staff

Staff, students debate media influence on violence

Audrianna Schneider October 10, 2019

Our world today is surrounded by technology. We use it in schools, at work, at home, anywhere we turn, there’s a screen. While our technology is used in ways of work and school, we also use it to entertain...

Diversity plan takes step in the right direction

October 3, 2019

Dr. Monica Smith, the vice president of diversity, equity and inclusion, sent out an email to the entire population at Augustana College, announcing the then-newly created Diversity, Equity and Inclusion...

Matt Case, member of Sierra Club, applauds a speech on Friday, Sept. 20 in the lower quad.  President Bahls says Augie has made progress towards campus sustainability, but there is more to do. Photo by Mikaylo Kelly.

Campus community demands sustainability

Audrianna Schneider September 26, 2019

Augustana students have a powerful voice on subjects they feel need to be addressed. By forming a student-led “climate strike” rally on Friday, Sept. 20 at noon, Augustana students made it quite clear...

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