On March 13 and 14, Concordia students, both international and Minnesota natives, voluntarily visited Washington D.C. for National Advocacy Day to talk to their legislators about issues concerning the international community. National Advocacy Day is an event organized by the Association of International Educators that grants college students across theContinue Reading

Students plan to bring National organization to campus Concordia students may soon see a new student organization on campus–but this one will have a familiar name. Seniors Liam Nuhring and Ian Lane are working to start a Concordia chapter of the National Rifle Association this year. The organization is inContinue Reading

The most important news in higher education this week comes out of rural Virginia. Sweet Briar College, a historic women’s college, announced it would close over the summer. Liberal arts colleges across the country are stunned. I have no personal connection to Sweet Briar, but I feel compelled to reviewContinue Reading

HILT visits California, D.C. This year, two High Impact Leadership trips set off to their destinations over spring break. One trip went to Washington D.C. to learn about environmental policy, while the other went to California to learn about sustainable agriculture and organic farming. Both groups came back filled withContinue Reading

Philosophy Colloquium addresses body image woes Students leaned forward in their desks, faces scrunched in deep thought. Professors scratched their head, then scribbled a note down as Dr. Michelle Lelwica, religion professor, talked about her research on how and why humans depict their bodies. Buck, her dog, sauntered around theContinue Reading