Though Concordia opted against the supposed “1-3-3-1” schedule, talk of the academic calendar has only increased. Concordia’s Student Government Association recently held a voting/poll system in the Atrium to gauge students’ support of the “1-3-3-1.” They also gathered input on the idea of a “4-3-1” schedule consisting of a “normal”Continue Reading

For those that may not have been at the open forum last Wednesday to discuss the controversial change to the academic calendar, I figured it would be helpful to have a recap. There were more than 200 students in attendance, each one seemingly armed with a question in hand. Unfortunately,Continue Reading

Proposed academic calendar change draws criticism from student survey, forum In response to Concordia students’ feedback regarding the proposal to move the school to a 1-3-3-1 academic calendar, Student Government Association has drafted a report for administrators to consider. SGA submitted a recommendation Wednesday that asked administrators of the collegeContinue Reading

I have kept from hijacking this opinions section with my own ideas for an entire academic year, but I can’t be quiet anymore. I am scared. More than that, I am very, very frustrated. Maybe that frustration has something to do with senior slide, but more than that it hasContinue Reading

The pros and cons of an academic calendar change Concordia College could be one of the first colleges in the nation to implement a new type of academic calendar. Eric Eliason, dean of the college and vice president of academic affairs, has written a proposal to change the current “4-4”Continue Reading