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Augustana Observer

A laid pipe in the hole of the construction site.

Heating system is under construction

Anh Bui November 9, 2022

Augustana’s Viking Plaza, also known as the Lower Quad, has been under construction for the past few weeks. Specifically, construction has been focused on two main spots on campus: minor construction...

The Perfect Places to Study on Campus

October 7, 2022

With students one month into the school year, Corey Whitlock investigates the perfect places to study on campus.

Thomas Tredway, past president of Augustana College, recently passed away. Used with permission from the Augustana College website.

Remembering Augustana’s seventh college president

Molly Sweeney and Josie Hathaway April 20, 2022

Former Augustana College President Thomas Tredway died at 86 years old on April 10, 2022, after a brief illness, according to President Steve Bahls in an email sent out to the school.  Tredway, an...

Students fail to utilize the Thomas Tredway Library’s free resources

Zach Blair February 26, 2022

Augustana has a wide selection of resources that can be accessed by students, though sometimes, there’s a lack of knowledge when it comes to good offers the library provides. Unfortunately, rather than...

Are we coming back in the fall? Will sloughfest be rescheduled? Student questions answered

Are we coming back in the fall? Will sloughfest be rescheduled? Student questions answered

Olivia Doak May 15, 2020

Students voiced many questions about how Augustana will handle distance learning and the pandemic since it began two months ago. While the administration works constantly to send daily email updates answering...

Banned Books Week Celebration

October 6, 2016

While many of us remember having to read books such as The Catcher and The Rye in our lives, many of us don't realize the privilege it was to be able to read such a book. You see, while The Catcher and...

Inside the Archives: Special Collections provides more than just memorabilia

April 22, 2016

Thomas Tredway Library serves as a resource for students all across campus. Within its walls lies Special Collections. The seemingly small facility on the first floor is full of manuscripts, volumes of...

Library Space Exhibit

December 11, 2015

Thomas Tredway library has recently opened up a new exhibit titled "60 Years of Space Exploration: Past, Present, and Future" (for those wondering, yes, that is why that scary space suit that looks like a...

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