At the end of each academic year, Concordia hosts the Celebration of Student Scholarship (COSS), an opportunity for students to present their undergraduate research in the form of posters, presentations, performances, and exhibits. This year, with the move to online learning, COSS has also become a virtual event. COSS received
At the end of each spring semester, the art department puts together an exhibit filled with works made by seniors majoring in studio arts, art education, or graphic design. This exhibition typically coincides with the Celebration of Student Scholarship (COSS), with the gallery opening on the day as the event.
Until three weeks ago, most college students had no idea what Zoom was. Now, in the wake of COVID-19, many college students are using the video conferencing website to finish their semesters online. Concordia College started online learning on March 23, at first with the intent to come back to
For Concordia’s class of 2020, nothing ended as expected. Usually the end of senior year at Concordia brings commencement, a senior banquet and a swim in Prexy’s Pond, but this year, Concordia’s campus will be silent on the first days of May. For the graduating seniors, four years of hard
With the coronavirus pandemic causing colleges and schools to close, students of all ages are taking classes online, and it has impacted learning for all students. Students majoring in education have been affected not only as students, but teachers as well. Throughout college, education majors participate in multiple field experiences
For nearly three years, Cody McKesson, a junior at Concordia, has experienced little change in his education at Concordia College. Yet, each fall, McKesson is frustrated after receiving an email bearing bad news: Concordia is boosting its tuition. “My experience seems to stay the same,” McKesson said. “So, to me,
There is no denying that this abrupt new time of slowness and uncertainty is stressful and overwhelming. Adapting to new living conditions and taking on new responsibilities is a challenge no one expected. Our schedules have been completely derailed and our whole internal system is being rebooted. Beloved activities and
The following was sent to Concordia students on Monday, March 30, 2020, regarding partial refunds for housing and dining plans. Given the March 25th announcement from President Craft, Concordia will be processing campus housing and meal plan credits to student accounts by April 3, 2020. We have calculated the credit amount by
By Kallin Baarstad A new decade always brings some sort of excitement for everyone. With 2020 being the start and an election year, many people have fear installed as well. One fear that many could not have predicted is one that many consider “apocalyptic:” a new strain of the coronavirus.