While this past year has been entirely unusual, there are still several things that remain the same. Poverty continues to be a problem in the United States and has only gotten worse during COVID-19. Concordia’s Diversity Equity Inclusion Commission (DEIC) sought to understand poverty and its impact. In previous years,
Winter has hit full force in the Fargo-Moorhead area. Despite blue skies and sunshine, the temperatures have fallen below zero. Streets and sidewalks are often slick, and the snow keeps piling up. For many people, winter means staying home and watching a movie or curling up next to a fireplace
William Shakespeare wrote “King Lear” during a plague. “Frankenstein” and “Pride and Prejudice” both were written in extreme isolation. With film production facing many barriers during the COVID-19 lockdown, creators have had to adapt to the circumstances. Some works created under harsh circumstances became what defined the era. Netflix’s February
For accountants, it’s April 15. For Santa impersonators, it’s the whole month of December. For florists, it’s Valentine’s Day. Valentine’s Day is a day of flowers, chocolates and even stuffed animals. Businesses everywhere are rushing to make sure everyone feels appreciated on Feb. 14. Florists especially feel the heat during
Sometimes, the combination of a movie’s interesting premise, decorated starpower and promise of an interesting throwback experience sounds too good to pass up. Cue the first wide release of 2021, released in theaters and on HBO Max. New from writer-director John Lee Hancock (“The Blind Side,” “The Highwaymen”) comes “The
On Feb. 5, Concordia College will suspend classes in lieu of Wellness Day. Two organizers — Jason Askvig, biology professor and Laurie Dahley, field program coordinator — answered a few questions students may be having about this brand new program. The Concordian: What is Wellness Day?Dahley: Wellness Day is intended
Fall semester ended with a student push for more days off during the semester. After a petition and several faculty senate meetings, Concordia College made changes in favor of more breaks. On Friday, Feb. 5, we will live through one of those changes. Friday is “Wellness Day” for Concordia. Classes
Every aspect of life has been impacted by the pandemic, be it working from home or wearing a mask and distancing when in public. The same is true for theatre at Concordia. “The pandemic has killed most theatre,” said Katie Curry, the Theatre Art department’s costume designer and adjunct instructor.