On Thursday, Feb. 1, Concordia played host to the Langston Hughes Project, a multimedia undertaking bringing Langston Hughes’ 12-part epic poem “Ask Your Mama: 12 Moods for Jazz” to a jazz quartet, videography, and narration. The performance was directed and narrated by Dr. Ron McCurdy, a professor of music inContinue Reading

When posters bearing the words “IT’S OK TO BE WHITE” appeared on campus last Halloween, Student Government Association responded by hosting a public forum to allow members of the Concordia community to discuss their reactions. In the months since, SGA has hosted forums on topics such as “Supporting Racial Diversity,”Continue Reading

Walking by the Centrum on Tuesday, Jan. 30, one could hear a sound never heard before on Concordia’s campus: the sound of a student-performed opera, backed by orchestra. Performing the first act of Johann Strauss’ “Die Fledermaus,” Concordia students sang and acted alongside the Concordia Orchestra. Music professors David HamiltonContinue Reading

  If you are wondering what it takes to become Mr. Concordia, just ask senior Tyler Eliason. Eliason, who represented Concordia Theatre at the annual all-male pageant, won the judges’ hearts (and the corncob crown) on Saturday, Jan. 27. But the competition means more than any prize for both theContinue Reading

Sometimes it feels as though it is impossible to have an intelligent conversation with someone about hot-button topics. This is likely due to strongly held beliefs that manifest through emotional outbursts, disrupting the conversation and preventing further discussion. The emotional outbursts are more than likely directed at people who doContinue Reading

After a six-year hiatus, the Concordia mock trial team held their first meeting on Monday, Jan. 22. The team has been rebuilt with support from the political science department; the division chair of the humanities, Dr. Vincent Arnold; and the Assistant District Attorney for Clay County, Lori Conroy. Concordia CollegeContinue Reading