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  • Graphic by Emilie Bowman.

    The principles of Peterson’s taped comments

    It’s not often a Congressman publicly calls organizations which previously endorsed him “extremists.” Tuesday, however, when noted Democratic candidates Collin Peterson, Al Franken, Kent Eken and Ben Lien came to […]

  • Concordia student secretly records Peterson comments

    MOORHEAD, Minn. (AP) — Democratic U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson isn’t backing down from his secretly recorded comments that an anti-abortion group that recently pulled its support was “extremist.” Concordia College junior Kate Engstrom […]

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    Rethinking opinions: a response to Jacob Amos’ Oct. 5 2012 article

    I don’t need to call the recent article by Jacob Amos a, “paradox”, “oxymoron”, “nonsensical” or even, “downright stupid”, I will simply call it– wrong. It is wrong because Mr. […]

  • Photo by Mary Henning. The hedge near the president's house is an invasive species.

    Invasive hedge in president’s yard

    The hedge at the president’s residence is an invasive species. Buckthorn, the plant in question, is an invasive species classified as a restricted noxious weed by the Minnesota Department of […]

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    Music vs. Athletics; comparing differences in department budgets

    Concordia’s music and athletic departments get a significant amount of attention around campus. As a liberal arts school that emphasizes involvement, students may wonder if there is much difference between […]

  • The appeal of the sweater

    The appeal of the sweater

    One week a year. They come out of hiding on Sunday evening and make their way around campus until the following Sunday afternoon. The maroon button-up sweaters have been worn […]

  • Graphic by Emilie Bowman.

    Provost title may change

    The search is on for a new provost for Concordia College as Mark Krejci steps down from this position. According to Judith Ward, one of two consultants hired for the […]

  • Graphic by Emilie Bowman.

    Secular students propose club

    The Concordia Secular Student Community submitted its intent to be an official student organization September 26th, starting the one- to two-month process for recognition. Controversy looms large over the group […]

  • Photo by Mary Henning. Joel Leeman and Stephanie Barnhart were crowned this years’s homecoming king and queen.

    Coronation kicks off homecoming week

    This week Concordia remembers its roots. Concordia welcomed in the 2012 homecoming week with the annual coronation ceremony on Tuesday evening. Joel Leeman and Stephanie Barnhart were crowned king and […]

  • Graphic by Emilie Bowman.

    A plane talk

    Well hello teeny-tiny Cobber babies! It is homecoming, and this week is crazy! We have alumni of all types coming to our Cobberland home. Students who just graduated and people […]