Former Dean of Students Raymond Ou formally informed the campus of his resignation in a mass e-mail to the Concordia community on Dec. 14, and on Dec. 20, Bruce Vieweg was named the Interim Dean of Students. Ou gave his resignation notice to Provost Mark Krejci shortly before the campusContinue Reading

Children from a local child care center are the subject of this year’s Pay It Forward fundraiser. Pay It Forward started four years ago when State Bank gave each of their full-time employees $1000 to give to the organization of their choosing. One employee chose to give their share toContinue Reading

Refugees fleeing war-torn countries have a difficult time communicating and understanding differences in culture and daily life. Concordia students are engaging in service learning activities that help clarify simple activities like grocery shopping and going to the library. Communication Studies and Theater Arts Professor Hank Tkachuk’s Intercultural Communication course usesContinue Reading

When it comes to literacy in children, the doctor knows best—Dr. Suess, that is. America Reads is a federally funded work-study program started by the Clinton Administration in an effort to improve literacy rates in kids, said Jess Almlie, assistant director of student leadership. It is designed to work withContinue Reading

Fargo-Moorhead residents have volunteered to save the community from floods, but this week volunteers will build a house. A Moorhead family, the Grommeshes, will hear the excited, well-recognized “Move that bus!” from ABC-TV’s “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition,” and Cobbers are going to be a part of it. Bill and AdairContinue Reading

The 40 Days for Life campaign, which started Sept. 22 and extends until Oct. 31, aims to pray and fast to end abortion. However, people in the community have varying beliefs on this national campaign. 40 Days for Life, which started in 2004, currently takes place in over 200 locationsContinue Reading

Homecoming 2010 is not a typical homecoming. Concordia favorites, like the bonfire, concert, and football game, are still a part of the tradition, but the Homecoming Committee has added or altered activities that highlight this year’s theme, “Cultivate, Celebrate, Cherish.” To cultivate new experiences, the Homecoming Committee created the “HomecomingContinue Reading