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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...

Shades of magenta spotted near Andreen Resident Hall

An abundant campus: Augustana in the fall

Delaney Farwell October 8, 2022

For many students, fall is one of the most exciting times of the year at Augustana. In reality, every season here has its perks, but fall brings many unique events to Augie’s campus.  There are a...

Rape culture frustration ignites student-led protests

Rape culture frustration ignites student-led protests

April 27, 2019

In response to recent conversations about sexual assault, several students began a movement that gathered crowds of students, faculty and administrators to the steps of Old Main on Friday, April 26. Senior...

President Bahls' First Open Hour Brew Meeting Brings Discussion to Student Body

Thea Gonzales September 16, 2016

President Steven Bahls held the first of this year's out-of-office Brew by the Slough meetings on Thursday, Sept. 8. The idea of these open office hours started when President Bahls was a dean at...

Putting college in perspective

May 4, 2016

Being co-editor of the Augustana Observer has taught me so much, primarily that most Augie students don’t care about anything besides themselves, Greek events, alcohol and (usually around week 10) their...

Greek party registration encourages safe events

October 23, 2015

For more than a decade, Augustana Greek groups have had to follow policies in order to ensure limited risks at their social gatherings involving alcohol. One way of limiting the risks that college students...

Fundraiser reduces donation goal

April 16, 2015

The fourth annual St. Baldrick’s fundraiser event is this Friday, and the overall goal this year is down from last year. According to Augustana’s page on the St. Baldrick’s website, $9,537 has been...

The caption for this photo in the 1960 Augustana year book was “friendly belligerents wield pledge paddles over humble ‘freshies’ confessing to be ‘the lowliest scum of the earth.’”
Photo courtesy of  the Special Collections photo department.

Putting pledging in perspective

January 29, 2015

Augustana students who started informal rush earlier this month have little chance of being driven out into a cornfield and having to walk back to campus like some Augustana alumnae in the past. Pastor...

SGA welcomes new senator

March 21, 2014

Sophomore Matthew Stevens was appointed to the Student Government Association March 3 by unanimous voice vote. Stevens, now a senator for SGA, is a pre-medicine major, is a member of the Augustana Interfaith...

St. Baldrick’s raises money for cancer research

December 10, 2013

On Wednesday, Dec. 6, registration for the third Annual St. Baldrick's concluded. The event, hosted by Rho Nu Delta, will take place on Wednesday, April 16, 2014. Started in 2000, the St. Baldrick's Foundation...

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