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Greek Life faces unexpected challenges due to pandemic

Greek Life faces unexpected challenges due to pandemic

Aaron Hanania March 15, 2021

Pledging is a foundational aspect of Augustana College’s Greek Life. It is a ceremonial tradition in which active members of a sorority or fraternity bond with new members over a four-week period. This...

Family week conducted virtually

Maria Fernanda Rubi October 2, 2020

Due to COVID 19, this year’s Family Week was led virtually. The event is known for allowing parents to familiarize themselves with their children's new home and to see them succeed in their new life...

Featured graphic by Carly Davis

Rethinking “essential”

Carly Davis May 13, 2020

Social distancing measures are indisputably wearing on all of us, and hanging out with your hometown friends six feet apart in a parking lot isn’t going to make you feel better long-term. As many of...

Faces of Resilience (part 2 of 4)

Faces of Resilience (part 2 of 4)

Jordan Cone May 12, 2020

During these uncertain times, the Observer has teamed up with Farrah Roberts, director of student well-being and resiliency, to launch the Faces of Resilience project, which spotlights members of the Augustana...

Faces of Resilience (part 1 of 4)

Faces of Resilience (part 1 of 4)

Jordan Cone May 7, 2020

During these uncertain times, the Observer has teamed up with Farrah Roberts, director of student well-being and resiliency, to launch the Faces of Resilience project, which spotlights members of the Augustana...

EDITORIAL: We need to create emotional space in our bedroom-sized campuses

EDITORIAL: We need to create emotional space in our bedroom-sized campuses

April 6, 2020

As students, our weeks consisted of classes, social time, study time, organization time, rest time and meals. That’s not the case anymore. With Distance Learning, all separations of time and purpose...

The Observer wants your participation during Quaran-Term!

March 29, 2020

We at the Observer are committed to encouraging public engagement and discourse now more than ever as we practice social distancing. With that in mind, we would like to invite you to submit story ideas,...

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