After 83 years, Concordia Christmas Concerts may seem like a predictable and unvarying tradition and a permanent fixture of the holidays in Minnesota. This year, however, audiences may notice a couple changes: a new director for one of the choirs, a new artist for the Christmas Concert mural, and camera
The Moorhead Area Public Schools operating levy referendum did not pass in the school board special election Nov. 3. According to the District 152 website after the voting polls closed on election night, community members voted no 4,195 to 4,078 yes. Publications released by Independent School District 152 assert that
Eric Schmidt was in bed in his south Moorhead apartment one night when he heard a noise that sounded like water running in the kitchen. He had to see what was making this noise. Leaving his girlfriend in bed, Schmidt crept out of the room and made his way to
Cobbers for PACODES hosted the 2009 Fargo-Moorhead WalkSUDAN Saturday, Oct. 3, to raise awareness and funds for a library in the Panyijiar County of southern Sudan. Walking with a megaphone, group members sang out “they walked to live,” while the rest of the group responded “we walk to give.” The
Concordia welcomed three award- winning writers to campus for its 11th annual Writer’s Festival from Sept. 30 to Oct. 2. Author Nathan Jorgenson, journalist Bill Ward, and poet Margaret Hasse took part in readings, made guest appearances in classes, taught master classes, and participated in discussions during the three-day event.
Dear Flood Fighter, I just wanted to write you and tell you how proud of you I am. No one told you that you’d spend a week filling, passing, and stacking. That’s not why you came here. But that didn’t stop you. When you heard the news of the flood,
Flat, fast, friendly, and fun. 2009 will be the fifth year of the Fargo marathon and several members of the Concordia community are gearing up for the May 9 races that include a 5K Fun Run/Walk, the relay marathon, half marathon, and full marathon. This year, the course starts at
Obama was elected the 44th president of the United States. History will be made once again on Jan. 20, 2009, with the beginning of Obama’s term in office. “I feel honored to have been part of such a historical election and to be a part of the group that helped
The Capitol Christmas Tree, also called “The People’s Tree,” made a stop in Fargo on Nov. 13 on its trip to the front yard of the United States Capitol in Washington, D.C. The Capitol Christmas Tree has been a tradition since 1964 when then Speaker of the House John W.
A panel discussion at NDSU on Oct. 30 entitled “Obsession: Radical Islam’s War against the West” brought together the topics of Islamophobia, or intolerance of Islamic people, and xenophobia, or intolerance of foreigners. After controversy created when The Forum inserted a 60 minute DVD advertisement entitled “Obsession” into its daily