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  • Graphic by Emilie Bowman.

    Wearing our hearts on our sleeves

    As I observe the current debate on same-sex marriage, two things keep coming to mind: Concordia’s mission and my own marriage. I remember seeing Concordia’s mission statement every day on […]

  • Graphic by Emilie Bowman.

    Realizing an academic right

    Concordia’s library keeps the hours typical of many college libraries, making it, tragically, perfectly average. For those students set on transcending average (or virtually any student majoring in Concordia’s reputably […]

  • Graphic by Emilie Bowman.

    African Student Union: rebranding Africa

    As we prepare to graduate from Concordia College, we leave with one mission in mind: to influence the affairs of the world through responsible engagement (to this end I am […]

  • Graphic by Emilie Bowman.

    Concordian Reviews

    The following article was published to on Sunday, Oct. 21 2012 by contributing writer Andreas Rekdal. Concordian Reviews is a blog that provides Cobbers with the opportunity to have […]

  • Goalie Ali Nelson, who got her 38th shutout in a game against St. Olaf last week, makes a save for the Cobber women’s soccer team. The team won the MIAC championship  title  this past Saturday.

    Women’s soccer takes MIAC title

    The Cobber women’s soccer team has ended their regular season with a bang as they look towards playoffs. The women beat St. Olaf last week, clenching the number one seed […]

  • Photo submitted. Bruce Vieweg, chief information officer and associate provost, smiles next to his office wall covered in programs from the music events he attended in 2011. Vieweg sends personalized messages to performers to praise them for their art.

    Vieweg starts his days early

    It’s 3:30 a.m. and Bruce Vieweg is intruding into your day. Judging by your C-port email inbox, this may look like an infrequent occurrence, but Vieweg voluntarily starts his day, […]

  • Photo by Jamie Telander. Mark Hanson addresses the campus community, challenging the audience to think about inter-religious dialogue.

    ELCA bishop visits campus

    Mark Hanson, presiding bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America, visited Concordia on Oct. 16 and engaged the community in discussion on what it means to be a college […]

  • Photo by Jamie Telander. Members of an informal pick-up basketball league gather in Memorial Auditorium for a scrimage. The group refers to themselves as “noonballers” and attracts a diverse array of Concordia faculty, staff and students as well as local community members.


    Every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, a group of men from Concordia and the community get together in Memorial Auditorium to play basketball over the noon hour. They call their weekly […]

  • Graphic by Emilie Bowman.

    Donors step up

    In times of change, members of the Concordia community–from students to the Board of Regents–stick together in support of the college. This has been true in the past, as when […]

  • Photo by Marisa Jackels. Heidi Thom poses next to the plane she flew at the Fargo Jet Center.

    Students take to the skies

    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. […]