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  • Assessing Concordia’s handicap accessibility

    Assessing Concordia’s handicap accessibility

    As a Student Ambassador for the Admissions Office, I give tours of Concordia’s campus to prospective students. One of the things I’ve noticed while giving tours is how difficult it […]

     
  • What’s Russia really after?

    What’s Russia really after?

    For Ukraine, the crisis has no end in sight. Yet again, Russian tanks and troops entered Ukraine with bourgeoning numbers on the border. Coupled with countless incursions into sovereign territory, […]

     
  • Kung-Fu movies: Tacky or terrific?

    Kung-Fu movies: Tacky or terrific?

    Well, this is awkward. Nothing has been happening in the news with a few exceptions: there’s been Obama’s executive order protecting over 5 million illegal immigrants from deportation; we landed […]

     
  • Responding to ‘Butt-Barriers’ criticism

    Responding to ‘Butt-Barriers’ criticism

    Dear Ms. Eckberg, First off, thank you for responding to my article (I was beginning to think that no one reads it). I want to take a moment to respond […]

     
  • Why the longer breaks this year?

    Why the longer breaks this year?

    In years past, Thanksgiving Break has been Thursday through Sunday but this year students can look forward to having the Wednesday before Thanksgiving off as well. Ericka Peterson, a Concordia […]

     
  • Cobber ring means more than celebration portrayed

    Cobber ring means more than celebration portrayed

    How does a person become a Cobber? And how should their excitement over a ring be reflected online? In light of Cobber Ring Day, I found myself thinking over these […]

     
  • Uncovering snow days

    Uncovering snow days

    The how and why behind canceling classes The Grumbles have started. As the wind starts to bite fingers and the ice tests our balance, many look forward to only two things: Christmas […]

     
  • Student panel combats mental illness stigma

    Student panel combats mental illness stigma

    Wednesday night’s mental illness student panel hosted by Concordia’s Active Minds drew a crowd that required a switch to a larger venue not once, but twice to accommodate the turnout. […]

     
  • Seasons end with honors

    Seasons end with honors

    It is the time of the school year when fall sports are in the postseason, and no team would like to miss the playoffs or be done with their season […]

     
  • Why I will not be getting a Cobber Ring

    Why I will not be getting a Cobber Ring

    I couldn’t afford a ring at the time I attended Concordia, but I had plans to purchase one at some point in the future. However, after hearing of recent decisions […]