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Lauren Mainz/Observer Staff
After more than 11 inches of snow covered campus on Sunday, facilities services employees worked diligently to clear the way for students and faculty to walk to class. Joe Scifo, director of facilities, says facilities services’s goal when it snows is to have all roads, walkways, stairs and loading docks cleared within 24 hours.

Snow day protocol different at nearby college

February 15, 2015

More than a foot of snow dropped onto the Augustana campus last week and although other colleges in our area suggested their students and faculty take precaution and stay home, Augustana decided not to...

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...

Medical amnesty yet to be offered

September 28, 2014

The negative effects of underage drinking have decreased at St. Ambrose University in Davenport as a result of the medical amnesty policy, said Timothy Phillips, dean of students. Augustana has yet to...

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