Photo courtesy of Lisbeth Salander (Rooney Mara) and Mikael Blomkvist (Daniel Craig) investigate and sift through many documents to try to solve a 40-year-old murder in a scene from "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" directed by David Fincher.

‘Dragon Tattoo’ brings action, suspense, and surprises

Lisbeth Salander kicks ass. That’s essentially how “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo” trilogy by Steig Larsson can be summed up. The same holds true for the Swedish films and […]


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  • Photo by Rachel Torgerson. Michelle Killoran '01, VP of Finance for Scheels, talks to a student during the Fuel the Fire conference for LeadNow on Jan. 21.

    LeadNow workshops fuel the leadership fire

    This article was written by Jamie Offerdahl, a contributing author at The Concordian. Fuel the Fire’s winter leadership conference took place Jan. 21. Two hundred seventy registered students attended this […]

  • A Cobber sunrise

    Yes. I have talked about working my desk, and I always refer to it as “my” desk. Know why? I am the 3:00 a.m. – 6:00 a.m. desk creature. I […]

  • Photo by Rachel Torgerson. Senator Al Franken shares his opinions on college education and student debt in a metting with Campus Democrats Jan. 10. Franken is researching what changes can be made to lower the cost of education in the United States.

    Franken meets Campus Dems

    Sen. Al Franken opened with a question at the Jan. 10 conversation with members of the Campus Democrats. After he asked how many students in the room work while also […]

  • Colleges and gun violence

    The weekend before finals, a murder/suicide occurred on the campus of Virginia Tech that left a campus police officer dead. Campus officials hunted for the killer while the school remained […]

  • Photo by Rachel Torgerson. Senior Ashley Dedin admires some of the work done by faculty member Mike Marth of Concordia's art department, during the Annual Faculty Art exhibition Jan. 17.

    Concordia art faculty shine

    A weathered key protecting a lost secret, the pronged-ends of a fork, a worn pencil that has seen many pages and the hinges of doors no longer swinging—a rather uncommon […]

  • Photo by Brandon King. Chad Ouellette unloads food from Sysco. Dining Services signed on with Sysco as a new distributor August 1st.

    DS contracts Sysco

    When students bite into the Maize French fries or line up for Thanksgiving dinner, they’re probably not thinking of the quality, the sustainability or about the reputation of the provider. […]

  • Melting pot or not?

    People often say the United States is a melting pot, a place where immigrants arrive and accept a new, “exceptional” identity, that of an American.  In this melting pot, people […]

  • Photo courtesy of One of the most iconic scenes of "Beauty and the Beast" features Belle and the Beast dancing to the title song  of the film.

    Beauty and the Beast in 3D

    Tales as old as time never get old. And that’s exactly the case with Beauty and the Beast, which many of us grew up with. Disney recently re-released this 1991 […]

  • Photo by Olivia Gear. Fresh snow covers the construction site for the Offutt School of Business. The school recently announced the addition of a new auditorium, which will open with the school of business this fall.

    Offutt School announces new auditorium

    On Thursday, Jan. 12, Concordia College announced the inclusion of the Barry Auditorium to the Offutt School of Business set to open in the fall of 2012. The addition, named […]