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Poobah fraternity suspended during student protest

Poobah fraternity suspended during student protest

Olivia Doak February 22, 2020

The Dean of Students Office suspended the fraternity Phi Omega Phi (Poobah) on Friday, Feb. 21 due to violations of Augustana’s code of conduct policy. The decision to suspend the fraternity resulted...

Students gather at the Brew on Thursday, Feb. 20 to discuss what they want administration to do about Phi Omega Phis misconduct during rush weekend, Feb. 7-9. Photo by Kevin Donovan

Students call for administrative action against Poobah

Jordan Cone February 20, 2020

More than 20 students gathered in the Brew by the Slough today, Feb. 20, to discuss actions they wish to be taken by Augustana College administration against the fraternity, Phi Omega Phi (Poobah), whose...

Title IX bias report filed against Poobah

Title IX bias report filed against Poobah

Natalie McMillan February 20, 2020

By Natalie McMillan and Jordan Cone A Title IX bias report was submitted to the college Feb. 11 against Phi Omega Phi fraternity following a rush activity that included a slideshow containing the body...

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