Augustana Observer

Augustana Observer

Augustana Observer

By Annie Wheeler

Young voters can have a voice

Paige Sheppard March 12, 2020

Young people (ages 18-29) have historically been the most underrepresented age demographic in every election for decades, yet we are the ones who have to live with the consequences of our politics for...

Sanders delivers his speech on Friday, April 5. Sanders held a rally in Davenports River Center after announcing his campaign for president in 2020. Photo by Emily Jacobson.

GALLERY: Bernie Sanders Rally

Emily Jacobson April 6, 2019

Featured image: Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders held a rally in Davenport's River Center on Friday, April 5 after announcing his campaign for president in 2020.

SGA Presidential Candidates focus on important campus topics

Brittnany Nelson March 22, 2018

The Student Government Association (SGA) has once again entered into the presidential election season. Augustana students have their own expectations about what they want out of an SGA president: “someone...

President Bahls reflects on election results

Thea Gonzales November 26, 2016

In light of the recent election results, President Steve Bahls observed that this presidential transition was different in terms of the amount of fear and pain that students experienced and wanted to address...

Micheli Oliver, sophomore, discusses with Kai Swanson, special assistant to the president, the importance of ethnicity and family history in creating more global citizens. Photo by LuAnna Gerdemann.

Campus reflects on election results

November 14, 2016

On Sunday night, faculty and staff hosted discussions for dialogue in the main lounges of the dormitories for students in reaction to the outcomes of the election and how it will be taken in the Augustana...

Augustana hosting Early Voting on October 24th

September 22, 2016

Augustana will host early voting for the upcoming election on Oct. 24 from 8:30-4 p.m. by the Brew by Slough. Kai Swanson, Special Assistant to the President, and Rock Island County Clerk, Karen Kinney...

The Augustana Observer endorses Charlie Bentley and Sarah Funke. The pair is running for SGA president and vice-president  for the 2016-17 school year.

Official SGA Election Endorsement: Bentley ticket, first choice

March 23, 2016

Experience and action are two hallmarks that make Charlie Bentley and Sarah Funke our choice. The Augustana Observer is confident in their endorsement of these student leaders. Not only do Bentley and...

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