In two weeks, I will graduate from college. (I wrote that sentence not because it is particularly newsworthy or relevant to the remainder of this letter, but simply out of hope that the act of typing out its words would make them feel more real. It did not.) Earlier thisContinue Reading

Dr. Max Wayne Richardson, long-time professor of political science at Concordia College, passed away Oct. 31, 2017, in his hometown of Lubbock, Texas. Those who worked with and learned from Richardson will miss his Southern drawl, quick wit, and incomparable intellect. Richardson joined Concordia’s political science department in 1990, servingContinue Reading

The journey of Jon Leiseth, Minister for Faith and Spirituality in Action Jon Leiseth’s first voyage into South African culture came not by plane or boat, but by the words of playwright Athol Fugard. Fugard is internationally renowned for his depictions of life in apartheid South Africa. When Leiseth wasContinue Reading

As part of Concordia’s latest step toward sustainability, offices across campus are going green. The Green Office Program was implemented this fall under the guidance of Sustainability Coordinator Samantha Westrate. Funds for the program come from a private grant recently received by the college, part of which called for aContinue Reading

Concordia Theatre’s annual fall musical, “Big Fish,” swims to the stage this Friday – and the fictitious fish is not all that promises to be larger-than-life. Based on Daniel Wallace’s 1998 novel and Tim Burton’s 2003 film, “Big Fish” centers on the relationship between traveling salesman Edward Bloom and hisContinue Reading