Bishop Whipple. Many know the name, but what about the story? Bishop Whipple is not only a building on Concordia’s campus, but is also the name of the first Episcopalian Bishop of Minnesota. Whipple was also a major advocate for Native American rights. Concordia’s first building was named after BishopContinue Reading

A Resident Assistant (RA) is described as many things: friend, mentor, rule-enforcer. When asked what words came to mind at the mention of an RA, students responded with words like “caring,” “flexible” and “dedicated.” On Oct. 28, the multi-faceted Residence Life staffs of Concordia, Minnesota State University–Moorhead and North DakotaContinue Reading

The following article was published to www.concordianreviews.blogspot.com on Sunday, Oct. 21 2012 by contributing writer Andreas Rekdal. Concordian Reviews is a blog that provides Cobbers with the opportunity to have their work published and read by fellow students in an easy-going forum. Check it out for reviews of everything fromContinue Reading

It was a lovely weekend to fly. Temperatures were in the high 80s, the sky was sunny and cloudless, and 20 Cobber freshmen became pilots on the weekend of Sept. 29-30. These students are in professor Scott Olsen’s inquiry seminar “Adventure, Exploration and Risk.” The class not only teaches aboutContinue Reading

A world record was broken in 2010 when an explorer circumnavigated the Arctic Circle in a mere 80 days. Thorleif Thorleifsson visited Concordia’s Campus on Tuesday, October 9 to discuss his adventure and to reflect on his first-hand experiences with the Arctic melting. An environmental counselor from the Royal NorwegianContinue Reading

The religion department recently sponsored a film series to prepare students for the Thompson Lecture featuring Mazin Qumsiyeh on Oct. 25. It has been three years since the last Thompson Lecture, which honors the memory of Dr. Joseph Thompson, a Concordia College graduate who worked with the Lutheran World FederationContinue Reading