The how and why behind canceling classes The Grumbles have started. As the wind starts to bite fingers and the ice tests our balance, many look forward to only two things: Christmas break and the rare Concordia snow day. But many wonder – how does Concordia decide to cancel classes? As theContinue Reading

Sustainable EcoHouse residents finding ways to spice up exterior Few people notice the brick box that is the Concordia EcoHouse – after all, it’s designed to be low-impact. In an attempt to create a more sustainable lifestyle, residents of the EcoHouse are planting an edible garden. The garden will occupyContinue Reading

Carus Lecture on racism could spark conversation Concoridia’s 2014 Carus lecture titled “Liberalizing Illiberal Liberalism” might stir up more than a crowd – at least, the Philosophy Department hopes so. Dr. Charles W. Mills, John Evans Professor of Moral and Intellectual Philosophy at Northwestern University, will conduct a lecture basedContinue Reading

Whether obligated or genuinely interested, Cobbers anxiously awaited the words of Dr. Juliet Schor as she took Memorial Auditorium’s stage with confidence Wednesday morning. In accordance to Concordia’s symposium theme of sustainability, Schor, Economics Professor at Boston College, spoke about the current state of the environment and how it willContinue Reading

Moorhead, MN – Four Concordia math majors recently entered into the Midwest Undergraduate Data Analytics Competition, taking home the gold. Sophomore Tom Dukatz and Seniors Bryce Frentz, Megan Menth and Erin Twohy represented Concordia, participating in the 24-hour frenzy of data analysis and representation. The MUDAC takes place at WinonaContinue Reading

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

Concordia student encounters Dalai Lama at Peace Prize Forum Moorhead, MN – Very few people can claim the Dalai Lama has snuck up on them. Concordia senior Anastasia Young recently returned from a trip to the Peace Prize Forum in Minneapolis, where she introduced the Dalai Lama before he spoke. Young receivedContinue Reading

Some winter-sick college students may have spent spring break lounging on the beaches of Florida, but members of the High-Impact Leadership Trip returned with more than bronzed bodies. The HILT is an annual student-organized trip that targets locations of social, economic and environmental struggle. This past spring break, 18 ConcordiaContinue Reading