It’s day seven of the government shutdown, and issues have yet to be settled. Still worse, many fear that the government shutdown is an ominous precursor to the eventual budget ceiling debate. Economists fear that not raising the debt ceiling, meaning that the United States defaults on its loans, would
Being a part of the Cobber community during this year’s Symposium, everyone was instructed to read Happiness: The science behind your smile by Daniel Nettle. It covers a wide range of effects that happiness and mental health have on our everyday life, such as just accepting that our mundane life
When Michael Wilson stepped onto Concordia’s campus for Orientation four years ago, he knew there would be a lot of white kids. But when he looked around at all the upperclassmen, he saw that white was the vast majority. Wilson, a senior and former president of Concordia’s Black Student Union,
Newly elected freshman class representatives Josh Mackner and Sara Juntunen and newly elected sophomore class representative Alex Gray are excited about the opportunities they will have to serve their classes this year. “I’ve been looking forward to running all summer,” Gray said. Class representatives are required to serve on either
A roomful of hands shot into the air when Minnesota legislators asked how many Concordia students in the room were carrying debt. As part of a month-long tour of 18 Minnesota Colleges, Minnesota legislators visited Concordia on Sept. 24 to understand student assets, resources and demographics through individual student stories.
The new Concordia Facebook phenomenon, Cobber Mingle, allows students to make anonymous posts about their romantic — and apparently even sexual — interests, hopes, dreams, and fantasies. From adorable little posts about some nameless cutie seen around campus to revealing sexual stories and downright forward propositions, it is definitely the
Improv has arrived at Concordia. Students of all majors can now join an on-campus, student-led improv group. Junior theatre major Anna Larranaga, founder of the group, led their first meeting last Tuesday. “Concordia didn’t have an improv group,” Larranaga said. “It was odd because it seems like a stereotypical college