Concordia students will no longer be able to download free music from Ruckus, an online music service geared toward college students as a legal alternative to piracy. The site has ceased its operation. Bruce Vieweg, associate vice president for academic affairs and chief information officer, sent out an e-mail toContinue Reading

Author and illustrator Derek Anderson visited Concordia last week and gave three presentations on the Carl B. Ylvisaker Library mezzanine to students, faculty, and community members. Anderson is the illustrator of the children’s books such as “Gladys Goes Out to Lunch,” “Over the River: A Turkey’s Tale,” and the popularContinue Reading

Sophomore Kristin Halley remembers the first few weeks of freshman year as being incredibly stressful. “I was fortunate enough to know a lot of upperclassmen,” she said. “But so many kids come in blind.” Halley is now a student mentor for The Office of Student Success and Retention to helpContinue Reading

Dr. Marcus Borg, an American biblical scholar, author, and former Cobber, presented a lecture Dec. 4 entitled “Telling the Story of Jesus Today” for Religion 100 students and the community. Borg was born in Fergus Falls, Minn., but spent his childhood in Park River, N.D. and attended high school inContinue Reading

Video games, computer games, card games, board games, and even foam weapons games. Where can a Cobber find all of this fun? The Concordia Gaming Club meets every Thursday night for any of the above. “[We play] almost everything,” said sophomore Ryan Kaiser. The Gaming Club meets every Thursday inContinue Reading

Oct. 31, 2008 is more than just Halloween for Cobbers. It is also Reformation Day at Concordia, marking the 117th anniversary of the college’s opening in 1891. Almost 120 years ago, Pastor J.M.O. Ness, Fargo druggist Lars Christianson and Pastor John. O. Haugen laid the foundation for the private liberalContinue Reading

While homecoming weekend brought many Cobber alumni back to campus, several of them stopped by The Concordian office to tell about how it used to be. The Concordian hosted a homecoming open house for alumni who worked on the paper during their time at Concordia. From 9:30 a.m. until noon,Continue Reading

Parking has been an issue for many years at Concordia, and the situation continues to worsen as enrollment increases and more vehicles arrive on campus. The school now has around 2,800 students enrolled and employs about 300 full- and part-time faculty while there are only an estimated 1,730 parking stallsContinue Reading