Let me introduce myself. My name is Katelyn, and I wear glasses. I have had glasses since I was two. Yep, that’s 16 years. So you can understand when I say that the beautiful frames and lenses are a huge part of my life. You can see glasses on justContinue Reading

When it’s below zero outside and you’re tracking through a foot of snow, it’s sometimes hard to appreciate life. I’ve got a list of some fabulous things to keep you toasty through the rest of the winter months regardless of the temp outside. Man Beards – Forget clean-shaven. This year,Continue Reading

You know who you are. You spend hours working on your computer without giving it a break. You have an unlimited text messaging plan on your phone and you’ve used T9 so much the letters on your keys have worn off. You treat your tech with disrespect and are mostlyContinue Reading

It’s that time of the school year where, for the second time, you begin to take stock of which of your teachers has the most strict attendance policy, and figuring out how many you can miss before your grade takes an immediate turn for the worse. It’s that time ofContinue Reading

Today, fellow students, I offer you a challenge. If you do not like the opinions you see on this page, write your own. The Concordian accepts submissions from all students, so take some time, think about what is important to you and submit a letter or column via the onlineContinue Reading

Last week, Patrick Ross wrote about how confusing the parking system at Concordia. As a solution to the problem, he proposed that Parking Services start charging for parking and remove designations from student lots, so all students could park in all lots. I would argue that our parking system isContinue Reading

As my friends and I were eating dinner and venting at DS after a particularly obnoxious jazz rehearsal, I noticed something that would have surprised me had I heard it before I came to college. We were complaining about Concordia’s free parking. Just so you understand, I am not aContinue Reading

The 2008 film “Taken” is a typical thriller. It has beautiful women, a dramatic kidnapping, and a heroic figure swooping in to save the day. You might even walk away from the movie with warm, fuzzy feelings of happiness and security, not even noticing the serious problem portrayed in theContinue Reading

As you have surely heard by now, on Saturday morning, Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.) was shot in the head at a meeting with her constituents outside Tuscon. In addition to the congresswoman’s injuries, six others were shot and killed, ranging from a federal judge to a nine-year-old girl. A dozenContinue Reading

This semester, consider giving your Concordia education a practical application through sustained service in the Fargo-Moorhead community. There are many organizations and entities in the area that could use the help of college students like us. You may already have a lot on your plate, but volunteering a couple hoursContinue Reading