Rape Culture

Rape Culture

The United States is still a country that protects rapists and sexual abusers. America has made great strides in the last 50 years toward true gender equality, but we’re still […]


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    Zach Lipp, Christoffer Birch-Jensen, Matt Gantz and Levi Bachmeier signed up for the Startup Weekend event expecting 54 hours of serious work committed to ideas that would significantly influence the […]

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    Alumni return for gaming club’s annual event

    Seven out of the last eight years Kayse Kruschke, a 2009 Concordia graduate, has returned to the Concordia campus for one thing— the Game-A-Thon. Kruschke was not alone. Nearly 25 […]

  • Photo by Olivia Gear. Nicole Kippen, Breana Voss, Rachel Lindgren, Kathryn Erickson and Jenna Marie Seery giggle on stage during the production “Five Women Wearing the Same Dress,” a senior thesis project directed by Missy Hildebrandt.

    Six players, five women, one dress

    “Anything else, Miss Missy?” the stage manager asked as she looked up at the director sitting in a middle row of the audience. The director didn’t need any more tasks […]

  • Submitted photo. Women’s soccer at head coach Dan Weiler at work with the team during a practice session. Weiler announced on March 5 that he would be stepping down as head coach to take a position with the Christopher Newport University women’s soccer team in Newport News, Va. Weiler began his new job on March 17.

    Soccer coach steps down

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    Registration goes smoothly

    Registering for spring semester classes last fall left many students and faculty members frustrated with the Banner system. This time around, Chief Information Officer Bruce Vieweg and Registrar Erica Peterson […]

  • Photo by Beth Meemken. “Society’s Image,” a mixed media art piece by Kate Hammero.

    Students showcase art

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  • Graphic by Emilie Bowman.

    No end in sight

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  • Graphic by Emilie Bowman.

    Heart and soul

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  • Graphic by Emilie Bowman.

    Work and patience can help students study abroad

    Leaping across the ocean—to another world, to another way of talking, to another way of dressing and to another culture—seems so far away, but with some work, help and patience, […]