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Last Week’s Poll Results: Sandwiches

Gabe Castrillon, Opinions Editor

March 4, 2020

In last week's poll, we asked you about your sandwich restaurant preferences. Subway received the most votes at 7, making it the favorite! Which Wich and Jersey Mike's tied for a close second at 5 votes each. This week,...

AC Votes: Primary Candidates

Gabe Castrillon, Opinions Editor

March 3, 2020

Today, members of the Observer staff asked AC students who they were voting for in today's primary elections. We set up a posterboard and asked passers-by to place a sticker under the name of the candidate they intended to vote for....

Poll Results: Cookies!

Poll Results: Cookies!

February 19, 2020

Opinion: Are the Kurds the New Mujahadeen?

Gabe Castrillon, Opinions Editor

October 30, 2019

Over 40 years ago, in 1978, the Soviet Union led a coup in Afghanistan to set up a communist government, beginning what would become another decade long proxy war between the Soviets and the United States. A group of Afghan freedom...

Sandwich Semantics: A Classification of the Hot Dog

Gabe Castrillon, Opinions Editor

October 9, 2019

The views and opinions expressed in this article are the writer's own and do not necessarily represent the newspaper as a whole.    The question is known to many, but the answer is known to few: Should a hot d...

Recap: Public Health Symposium

Gabe Castrillon, Opinions Editor

September 29, 2019

Thursday, September 26, a Public Health Symposium was held, featuring Dr. Steven Pounders. Pounders, an alumnus of Austin College, is an HIV specialist based in Dallas who was a leader in the field during the HIV outbreak in the...

New Vaping Rules Implemented on Campus

Gabe Castrillon, Opinions Editor

September 23, 2019

Thursday, September 12, new rules restricting the use of e-cigarettes (also known as "vapes") were put into effect on campus. The Student Affairs office sent out a flyer via e-mail stating that "vaping of any kind is prohibited ...

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