There are some people who believe Minnesota has only two—albeit unequally distributed—seasons: hot and humid summer and nostril-freezing winter. But here in the Red River Valley, we acknowledge two short-lived bridges to those unpleasant times: flood season and the wonderful, picturesque autumn. As we transition from the dog-days to theContinue Reading

Last week, Libby Larsen, music composer and Grammy Award winner, visited Concordia to share her experience in creativity. Larsen spent her residency here, rehearsing her music with players and attending the performance of her pieces. The concert on Sept. 27 included Larsen’s 2005 piece “Sifting Through the Ruins.” This featuredContinue Reading

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

Looking around at the Global Education Expo two weeks ago, it was easy to see the important place Global Education holds for Concordia’s students, faculty and administrators, and many take for granted the numerous international programs the college offers. What most people on campus don’t realize, however, is how farContinue Reading

“Nothing beats a Disney classic” is what one movie-goer said after seeing “The Lion King” in brand new 3-D technology. There is always some hesitation when an old favorite gets a new twist, but the subtle yet charming updates make this show worth the extra cash. The first thing IContinue Reading

Rhombus Guys, the popular Grand Forks pizzeria, has opened a new location in Downtown Fargo, offering one-of-a-kind pizzas and an excellent dining atmosphere. It all started in 2000 when two guys just out of high school built a smoothie stand. But one day, co-owner Aaron Hendricks stood back and lookedContinue Reading

In the summer of 2011, Concordia’s Emergency Response Team opted to have a second Code Blue emergency phone installed on the north side of campus near Park Region Hall. The first Code Blue emergency phone was installed in 2006 between 12th Avenue and Memorial Auditorium. Code Blue primarily provides emergencyContinue Reading