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AC Staff Talent Show: Surprising!

Nick Bowen, Editor in Chief

November 18

Filed under Campus Life

I entered the pub, swarming with faces familiar and unknown, ordered myself a Guinness, located one of the few remaining chairs and sat myself down. Amongst the laughter and chatter, there was a sense of quiet anticipation....

Common Threads Shared

Savannah Hardin, Observer Contributor

November 12

Filed under Campus Life, Theatre & Arts

  On Friday morning of Homecoming weekend, five artists sat in the Art Fundamentals room and talked to students and faculty about their work.  There was one unifying thing about this panel: just like the students listening in, the artists had also attended Au...

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Roo Boo: A Spooky Gallery!

November 12

Global Learning for Kids

Madison Messinger, Observer Contributor

November 12

Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

  Wednesday morning at 8:00am I found myself staring not into the dead eyes of college seniors as usual but rather looking down at the eager, bouncing faces of Jefferson Elementary School students. Its about time I made the announceme...

World Aerobatics Over Sherman

Thomas Boyanton, Observer Contributor

October 31

Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

The roar of engines thundered overhead. Thousands of hours of practice came down to this very moment. Hearts were pumping as pilots from around the world took to the skies. It was the World Aerobatic Championship, the WAC, ...

New Faculty Spotlight: Mari Ewing

Madeline Akers, Observer Contributor

October 31

Filed under Campus Life

Professor Mari Elise Ewing may be the newest instructor of Environmental Studies on Austin College campus, but she is far from unfamiliar with the school; she graduated from Austin College in 2007, having majored in the field...

HEAT and THINK Jam Session: A Slam Dunk

Nick Bowen, Observer Contributor

October 31

Filed under Campus Life

On October 17th at 5 pm the organizations HEAT (Human Environment Animal Team) and THINK joined forces and hosted a poetry jam session outside on the green in front of Campus Police (considering the placement I was expecting...

Welcome to Mr. AC!

Charlotte Smart, Observer Contributor

October 28

Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

On Friday night, Phillip Friedman (class of ’16), clad in a navy blue evening gown welcomed the audience and three judges with a booming voice and broad grin to the annual event Mr. AC. The mock male beauty pageant come...

Greek Week: An Overview

Savannah Hardin, Observer Contributor

October 22

Filed under Campus Life

  This week, you’ve most likely noticed Greek groups at the tables by the pub, urging you to donate pennies to their jars and quarters and dimes to the others. The theme of this year’s Greek week is “Around the World”...

AC Garba 2013

Nikhil Jaisinghani, Observer Contributor

October 14

Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

On Sunday, October 6, the Indian Cultural Association (ICA) and the Hindu Students Association (HSA) held a Garbā dance in Mabee Hall in honour of the 2nd night of Navarātrī. The Garbā is special folk-dance from the Indian stat...

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