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

It’s very rare that I get to write an editorial addressed to one person. In fact, I never do it. This week, though, things happened that made it nigh irresponsible to not write such an editorial. I won’t go into details as to what this is about, but the personContinue Reading

Hey, You. Log off your Facebook, cease the tweeting, and power down your texting machine for about five minutes; I’ve got something I want you to hear (or read…I guess). If you are somewhere between 0 and 27 years old, or thereabout, you just may be part of what I’veContinue 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

Last year was a great year for tech. We got the iPad, a slew of new Android phones, Microsoft Kinect, and the first-ever availability of 3D technology to the general public. But soon all of that will be forgotten as new devices and technologies find their way into our hands.Continue Reading

Cell phones are capable of just about anything these days it seems. Instant E-mail and data, high-resolution cameras, video-streaming, Web surfing that’s close to a desktop browsing experience. And most of them are still capable of making phone calls too. If these standard features don’t do everything and more, there’sContinue Reading