Augustana Observer

Augustana Observer

Augustana Observer

Harvest Foods regularly holds seminars and information sessions covering many aspects of a healthy lifestyle. Last Saturday residents of both Rock Island and Moline learned how to prepare their own essential oils. Scents such as peppermint, lavender, and moroccan oil are used to treat everything from menstrual cramps to sore joints.
Photo by Linnea Ritchie.

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Left to right: Seniors Chris Madison, Andrew Allabastro and Aaron Trost wait for the midnight premiere of “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” on Dec. 12.

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December 18, 2013

“The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug,” Peter Jackson’s second installment of “The Hobbit,” was the top movie at the box office last Friday, but is receiving mixed reviews. Jackson has received...

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