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Augie Esports member Evan Webber plays matches of Valorant at the Esports House.

First online and all gender varsity team- Esports

Stuti Shrestha November 18, 2021

Esports is a competitive sport which is played online. It has been a club for four years, but this year, it was launched by Augustana as the first all-gender varsity sport on campus. Director of esports...

Coach Martin Resner addresses his team after a warm-up drill during the team’s practice this past week at Backyard Bowl in Milan.

Womens bowling season starting up

Jannae Mehaffey November 4, 2021

This last weekend, the women’s bowling team had their first competition of the season. Senior Abigail Clark placed the highest on the team ending 23rd out of 143 bowlers. The team has been preparing...

Faces of Resilience (part 3 of 4)

Faces of Resilience (part 3 of 4)

Jordan Cone May 21, 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...

Roberts appearing at WVIK fundraiser event

February 8, 2014

NPR contributing senior news analyst Cokie Roberts will be visiting the Quad Cities on March 27. Roberts will be in attendance at a fundraiser for WVIK at Hotel Blackhawk. WVIK is the National Public Radio...

Support for smokers needed more than bans

September 24, 2013

It is not uncommon to walk past a fume of smoke while leaving a building. To some, the smell is nauseating, while to others, it’s just a side effect to a bad habit. The smoke and smell have made many...

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