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.” PutContinue Reading

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 lotsContinue Reading

This past weekend, I decided to run some errands. I needed really exciting things, like laundry detergent and deodorant. A simple task within itself, just life or death essentials. I made my list, checked it twice, and decided to head to the Fargo Target. Nothing against the Moorhead one, IContinue Reading

  Since its release in April 2010 the iPad has sold more than 15 million units worldwide, seen some serious hardware upgrades in its second generation and gobbled up more than 75 percent of tablet PC sales. Along with the iPhone, Apple has used the iPad to forever transform theContinue Reading

On a small scale, and in a perhaps unremarkable way, it may be strangely serendipitous that Family Weekend happened to fall on this particular weeked this year. This weekend, some cobbers are welcoming visiting relatives to campus to share a glimpse into what college life is like for them. Others,Continue Reading

Starting into my second year as a pre-health professions student, and my third year at Concordia, I’ve learned several things, chief among them gaining the ability to refer to a group of people as Cobbers without breaking out laughing (Trust me, it’ll come). So Cobbers, let me tell you somethingContinue Reading

Hey kids, this is Katelyn, your neighborhood fabulous person who also happens to love all things Harry Potter. No joke. If there were a Harry Potters Anonymous, I would be all up in it. In fact, I secretly make comparisons between almost everyone I meet and who they would beContinue Reading

Life is a series of accepting things you never thought you would be old enough to face. Going to college, losing a loved one, becoming an aunt or a parent–these are events that we all know will happen in the distant future to the older, more mature versions of ourContinue Reading

On Tuesday, author Colum McCann opened Concordia’s 25th Faith, Reason, and World Affairs Symposium with a plenary session about the necessity of optimism in art. Among other things, he spoke about the importance of being in touch with the reality of what is going on around us: “It helps toContinue Reading