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Augustana Observer

Putting college in perspective

May 4, 2016

Being co-editor of the Augustana Observer has taught me so much, primarily that most Augie students don’t care about anything besides themselves, Greek events, alcohol and (usually around week 10) their...

Senior Eleanor Nolan and Clarissa Thompson, assistant director of student employment and campus internships, strike a few yoga poses on the Quad. Thompson lead a yoga and meditation session for the Day of Self-Care.
Photo by LuAnna Gerdemann.

Day of Self-Care brings emotional health to campus

October 8, 2015

Students gathered to view The Hunting Ground, a documentary focused on sexual assault on U.S. campuses, on Oct. 5. Salon talks, forums, and guest speakers on this topic aren’t new to Augustana’s campus....

Volleyball players Rachel Butters and Taryn VanEarwage write messages on shirts as part of the Clothesline Project during Symposium Day on Sept. 17.
Photo by LuAnna Gerdeman.

Augustana to host events promoting sexual assault awareness

October 1, 2015

Augustana College will host two events on Oct. 5 to promote awareness for sexual assault and gender-based violence. These events are The Clothesline Project and a showing of the 2015 documentary “The...

(Left to right) sophomores Crystal Gray and Denzel Woodall and junior Vicky Gillon chain themselves together to protest racial injustices.

Students use duct tape and chains to protest injustices

December 15, 2014

With duct tape over their mouths and paper chains around their wrists, eight Black students, with the help of 13 others, protested racial injustice in four locations on campus Monday. Nine students encircled...

UNYK prepares for fall showcase

October 16, 2014

Eleanor Nolan, UNYK vice president, and UNYK President Gabrielle Cuellar have been members of the multicultural dance troupe since their first years at Augustana. Nolan discusses her involvement with...

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