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ODK hopes to regain recognition through OSL

ODK hopes to regain recognition through OSL

Sylvia Hughes May 1, 2024

Augustana’s local chapter of Omicron Delta Kappa (ODK), a nationally recognized leadership honor society, will merge with the Office of Student Life (OSL) in the 2024-25 school year due to a loss of...

Women’s club soccer team revamped after pandemic

Sarah Villani October 20, 2022

Augustana women’s club soccer has been working to regrow their team since the pandemic. This year they have had to regain players again due to a huge loss over the past two years. “COVID knocked out...

Augustana fundraises for student services and environmental projects

Feven Zewdu March 16, 2022

Augustana’s largest fundraising event of the year occurred last week. On March 10-11, Augustana celebrated the Blue, Gold & Bold event, which is a charity event organized by the Office of Student...

How do sport teams get their funding?

Margaret Cecilio November 9, 2020

Augustana College has 28 varsity sports teams, each of which require funding in order to operate throughout the year. Budgeting for athletics is a constantly revolving process that tries to best cater...

Augustana Observer File Photo.

College ready to continue funding construction

October 6, 2016

Augustana president Steven Bahls said Tuesday, Oct. 5 that the college is ready to "release the emergency break" on funding campus construction projects. This comes after a halt to most construction projects...

Marissa Pezzopane gets off the student bus on the way to last years basketball tournament. (Observer File Photo)

SGA Grants OSL Transportation Funds

March 16, 2016

The Student Government Association (SGA) granted the Office of Student Life (OSL) $6,000 during their meeting on March 10th. The OSL, represented by Jenna Jenson and Anna Walsh, made a short presentation...

Opinion: Too much of budget being distributed to too small number of groups

September 13, 2015

With the recent release of student organization budget totals by the Student Government Association (SGA), a surprising number appeared: $31,185, which is the total funds distributed to four distinct groups...

SGA plans to be more student focused

SGA plans to be more student focused

September 3, 2013

The first Student Government Association meeting this year was changed up a bit compared to previous meetings. A new Senator orientation was added where Senators were acquainting some of the new Senators...

Problems unfixed: Obama’s new education ideas

September 3, 2013

President Obama has recently devised of a plan in hopes of lowering the costs and raising the quality of higher education. The Obama administration believes it can control the quality of education with...

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