Cory Aragon, Associate Professor in Concordia’s Philosophy Department, is leaving at the end of the academic year for a position in California. Aragon’s new job is at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, also known as Cal Poly Pomona. Aragon has taught at Concordia for three years. He replaced retired professorContinue Reading

Rest in peace, Coffee Stop espresso machine This week the espresso machine in the Coffee Stop, perhaps over-burdened by the increasing late-semester demands of the student population it serves, stopped working. I first heard the news when I attempted to order a medium mocha Tuesday afternoon. The barista sheepishly toldContinue Reading

During my time as a Cobber, I have allowed most changes made to furniture arrangements and eating implements in Anderson Commons to pass me by with little comment. Perhaps I grumbled at first when they began to replace the angular black bowls with the round white bowls last year, andContinue Reading

Speaker shares lessons learned through years of activism From Philadelphia to Calcutta to Baghdad, Christian peace activist and author Shane Claiborne has been advocating against injustice around the world for nearly 20 years. Claiborne visited campus last Tuesday for a lecture and discussion, sponsored by Concordia’s Forum on Faith andContinue Reading

Concordia played host to several world-renowned musicians this past Saturday for the 24th annual Day of Percussion, which brings professional percussionists to campus to provide clinics and perform with students. Among this year’s clinicians was Chester Thompson, best known for stints drumming with 1970s and 80s progressive rock group Genesis,Continue Reading