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Is the proposed Tiktok ban really necessary?

Is the proposed Tiktok ban really necessary?

Kayla Hobbs April 27, 2024

Picture this: you are exhausted from your day of school and extracurriculars, and the world seems heavy on your shoulders. All you want to do is kick back and relax to drown out all the noises of life.  That’s...

College extracurriculars are burnout palooza

College extracurriculars are burnout palooza

Kayla Hobbs April 20, 2024

If I had one piece of advice to give the students on campus, it would be to fill your free time with things you enjoy. This can include a sport, a club or even joining Greek Life. But as a person who is...

OBScast – Romantic Comedies

March 9, 2024

Podcast Co-host Dippi Sharma talks with sophomore Kayla Hobbs about romantic comedies and comfort movies. Sharma and Hobbs discuss their favorites and what qualities can make for a good romantic comedy.

Roundel Run wraps up 2023-2024 school year

Roundel Run wraps up 2023-2024 school year

Kayla Hobbs May 17, 2023

Roundel Run is a service event this year at Augustana College that advocates for kids with cancer this weekend. Roundel Run is a fundraising event hosted by Rho Nu Delta (Roundel) to raise money for the...

Davenport residents react to flooding

Kayla Hobbs May 10, 2023

On April 23 2023, the streets of Davenport began to flood due to snowmelt further up the Mississippi in Minnesota and Wisconsin. This flood affected the residents' way of life due to the blockage of pathways...

Gallery: UNYK

Linh Tran May 7, 2023

Students at Augustana College march down 38th St. for the “Take Back The Night” rally on April 30, 2023.

“Take Back The Night” educates campus

Kayla Hobbs May 3, 2023

Content Warning: Discussions of sexual assault prevention Students on Augustana’s campus came together to support survivors of sexual assault by marching together in an event called “Take Back The...

Photo courtesy of Augustana College.

There’s a new provost in town!

Kayla Hobbs April 12, 2023

In July 2023, Dr. Dianna Shandy will officially be the new provost on Augustana’s campus. She specialized in anthropology and worked as a former associate provost at Macalester College in St. Paul, MN. Dr....

Senators at the SGA meeting on Thursday, March 16, 2023.

SGA remains open for student participation

Kayla Hobbs March 22, 2023

The Student Government Association (SGA) has been established at Augustana to provide for students’ needs. SGA makes a big impact on campus because they are the bridge between our students and the faculty. SGA...

Safe Zone training helps unite the campus

Kayla Hobbs March 15, 2023

Numerous training have begun at Augustana College, to encourage community education on sensitive topics. On Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2022, the first session of the Safe Zone training took place in the Black...

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