Welcome to October. By the time this prints if it hasn’t snowed yet the only reason is we’ve been lucky and the weather gods have spared us another week. Even if this is your first year at Concordia, there’s little advice left to tell you at this point. You’ve figuredContinue Reading

With the passing of Carl Bailey, the man behind Concordia’s mission statement, we are reminded of the impact Concordia’s mission statement has had on the college. We’ve heard it: “The mission of Concordia College is to send into society thoughtful and informed men and women dedicated to the Christian life.”Continue Reading

Editor’s note: Technically, I’m supposed to steer clear of first person in these editorials because they are meant to represent the opinion of the Publication. But it’s almost the end of the year, and I’ve already broken that rule a few times, and it’s late, and I’m graduating in aContinue Reading

At first I didn’t notice what was different in the campus organizations I was involved in. Like many small, creeping changes in campus climate, it began slowly: a three-week dip in the number of people who came to meetings, then a general lack of responses when questions were asked. MyContinue Reading

One of the wonderful things about Concordia is the spirit of the liberal education that thrives here: the fostering of critical thinking, the value of broadening the mind, the entertaining of many different ideas and viewpoints. But sometimes it is easy for people who value all of these things toContinue Reading

With deadline approaching and writer’s block and just a few hours of sleep clouding my mind, I was trying to find my way back to that golden road of righteousness: productivity. I was doing what anyone would do when facing impending due dates: I was reading the webcomic XKCD (Fine,Continue Reading

Earlier this week, the United States woke up to news that three Jewish schoolchildren and one adult had been gunned down in France. At the time this editorial was written, the shooter had not yet been caught, but it was suspected that it was the same man who shot twoContinue Reading

As a woman, I felt the need to respond to Pat Ross’ piece in last week’s issue ironically commenting on the role of men in making women’s decisions. First, I want to say that I am pro-woman. I interned with a feminist organization over the summer, and I do notContinue Reading

We let certain people get away with a lot in the name of entertainment, so when radio host Rush Limbaugh went into theatrics during his argument against Sandra Fluke’s advocacy of health-insurance coverage of contraceptives, no one should have been surprised. However, the heedless way he launched into an all-outContinue Reading