The 2011 Writer’s Festival will begin next Wednesday, Oct. 5 when three award-winning writers from the Twin Cities area visit campus classrooms. Poet Tim Nolan, author of “The Sound of It,” fiction writer Peter Geye, author of “Safe from the Sea,” and Star Tribune senior book editor Laurie Hertzel willContinue Reading

Wayne Besen was walking through a store with his parents when they saw a stand selling tapes with the sign “Gay and Unhappy?” “That’s you!” his parents said. “But I’m happy,” Besen replied. “No you’re not—take it,” they said. Besen took the tape and listened to it. He described itContinue Reading

The 2011 Mr. Concordia was crowned at the ceremony which also served as a show in the Centrum on Jan. 22. Contestants in this pageant were judged by answers to two interview questions, their performance of a unique talent and their exhibition of Cobber spirit. Sophomores Aubrey Stromberg and AshleyContinue Reading

Late-night talk show host Jimmy Kimmel hosted a “National Defriend Day” for Facebook users on Nov. 17—a day that gives you the freedom to delete the creepers on Facebook who friended you after one semester of class together and feel guilt-free doing it. According to a recent Washington Post article,Continue Reading

It’s Tuesday afternoon, and miraculously your chemistry class got out a few minutes early. You scoot across the ice to Knutson as quickly as you can because you know the 12:10-12:50 lunch rush is worse than Wal-Mart on Black Friday. As you enter Knutson, Anderson Commons in sight, your pathContinue Reading

Most Cobbers on campus are familiar with Campus Entertainment Commission through events such as “Beach Blanket Movie,” which brought “Toy Story 3” to campus on the first day of class this year. CEC events like this one have become popular in the Concordia bubble as a way to meet upContinue Reading