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Observer breaks own record at ICPA, takes home 19 awards

Observer breaks own record at ICPA, takes home 19 awards

February 23, 2016

The staff of the Augustana Observer broke their own record last weekend by winning 19 awards from the Illinois College Press Association (ICPA) in Chicago. Last year, the Observer staff won 18 awards...

Discussion, facts over propaganda

April 16, 2015

On April 13, walking across campus, for many, was a disconcerting experience. With the Right to Life campaign for Life Week present on the Lower Quad and in the Brew, the discomfort with the displays was...

Advisory council lacking in diverse representation

March 19, 2015

I’ve never been one to hesitate to be a representative of the student body. However, when debating accepting a position on the president’s advisory council, my decision to decline membership marks...

Change missing after protests

December 18, 2014

Before walking into Paul Croll’s American Race and Ethnic Relations course on Dec. 15, I witnessed the visual protest organized by students on campus. Walking past, I couldn’t help but feel the tension...

Symposium Day requires fresh start to be successful

October 2, 2014

Three years since the first Symposium Day, the question of having an alternative day of learning has had mixed reviews. Most students who participate in one session or fewer find no value in the day, while...

Observer wins 13 awards from ICPA

March 10, 2014

The Augustana Observer received 13 awards at the 31st annual Illinois College Press Association’s convention, which took place on Feb. 22.  The staff was recognized for their work in multiple categories...

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