Gender identity and how it affects a student’s inclusivity is not an issue many face while attending traditional colleges or universities. Many feel their gender is one of the few things considered for anything besides who their freshman roommate is or what dorm they are placed in. However, for the
This Letter to the Editors was submitted by Will Merickel, a Sophomore at Concordia College. Recently, President Obama has brought forth a $3 trillion deficit reduction plan that would take around a decade to go into full effect. The deficit reduction proposal would cut benefits toward Medicare beneficiaries and military
This Letter to the Editors was submitted by Mary Kate Sershen, a Senior at Concordia College. “What’s in a credit score?” “Where does a credit score come from?” “Why does it matter?” A credit score is a number, between 300-850, that serves as an indicator of a person’s “creditworthiness.” Put
This post was written by Bruce Vieweg, Dean of Students at Concordia College. I am finally able to celebrate the end of DADT – Don’t Ask Don’t Tell – that policy adopted by the military to ‘tolerate’ non-heterosexual individuals by asking them to ‘live a lie’ and to ‘keep lots
We recently came upon the tenth anniversary of September 11, 2001, a day that has defined our generation in ways that we are still realizing. But how has it defined us? That day, each of us heard the news and reacted in our own private way, but as a generation
It’s a girl! It’s a boy! These words which may be a blessing for new parents can be a curse for a transgendered person. Sadly, gender is medicalized; someone in a white doctor’s coat points at you and says, “You have a penis therefore we are going to make you
Recently, my attention was drawn to the Concordian because of an article regarding Faith for Life, a quarterly publication put out by Fargo Baptist Church.
Last Saturday the New York Times ran a story titled, “Give Up Familiar Light Bulb? Not Without Fight, Some Say.”
Well, here we are in the seventh week of RecycleMania, and I for one am getting frustrated. Concordia is currently in 259th place in the Per Capita Classic category- Gustavus, St. John’s, St. Ben’s, and St. Thomas are all way ahead of us.
Editor’s note:This article was published as part of an April Fool’s Edition of The Concordian A wise man once said, “If you can’t go under, you must go over.” In matters concerning its toilet paper orientation, Concordia fails time and again to heed this sage advice. In bathrooms across campus, it