This article was written by Jacob Amos, a contributing writer for The Concordian. Almost everyone has at least one of those frustrating friends with the innate ability to do what appears to be as little work as possible while still churning out grades reflective of a student that does nothingContinue Reading

Whether it’s Christmas carols, well-known advertisements, or time-honored grumblings about losing the “reason for the season,” December is a time of refrains. Here’s just one to think about: “It’s a busy time of year.” In almost every corner of Western society, December tends to wind up as the time whenContinue Reading

About this time every semester, faculty members leave their classrooms for a few minutes to allow students to answer questions about their performance and experiences with the course. While the process of evaluating faculty is widespread and encouraged by academic divisions and departments, the instructions and background information about theContinue Reading

For as long as I can remember, I’ve always looked forward to the winter holiday season. It seems like each year as the calendar rolls around to December, the atmosphere just becomes electric. People’s moods change, the number of random acts of kindness exponentially increases and there’s an overall senseContinue Reading

Memorial Auditorium is filled with college musicians as they rehearse for the 2011 Concordia College Christmas Concerts. The opening song begins with four choirs surrounding the crowd. On the second song, their cue comes, and they rush to the risers on stage. Gordon Moe runs to Männerchor and snaps hisContinue Reading

Social Justice’s annual Hunger Banquet, which was held Nov. 19, brought students together to learn about and discuss the ever-present issues of hunger and homelessness. The event centered around a meal which varied depending on which group guests were seated at. Entering guests were asked to draw a slip ofContinue Reading

Their thermostat reads 64 degrees. As outside temperatures drop, and the dead cold days of winter quickly approach, Concordia students Jen Buchanan and Lauren Tjaden set the thermostat in their off-campus house very low in order to save money on their heating bill. “Our house is very old, so theContinue Reading

A special gift for Concordia College students has been shipped all the way from California to raise holiday cheer. For years, the annual poster sale has brought in excess funds for the Student Involvement Council, which hosts the sale in order to raise money for their own organization. For theContinue Reading