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  • Making ‘cents’ of the new year

    Second semester is both exciting and stressful for all college students. We are just getting back from Christmas break where we spent money on gifts for family and friends and […]

     
  • Three resolutions, one house

    This is the time of year when you head to Olson for an afternoon run on the treadmill and find every single exercise machine taken. When the salad line at […]

     
  • Paying it forward

    Children from a local child care center are the subject of this year’s Pay It Forward fundraiser. Pay It Forward started four years ago when State Bank gave each of […]

     
  • FaceTime isn’t Ready for Primetime.

    Cell phones are capable of just about anything these days it seems. Instant E-mail and data, high-resolution cameras, video-streaming, Web surfing that’s close to a desktop browsing experience. And most […]

     
  • It’s that time of year…

    Textbook buying is a task every student has to tackle, and one many have managed to maneuver for the benefit of their bank accounts. Some book-buying strategies are more cost […]

     
  • Redefining productivity

    For much of my college experience, I’ve been far too preoccupied with a very narrowly defined notion of “productivity.” My involvement in scheduled activities like work, school and tennis practice […]

     
  • The Beatles Come to iTunes

    Until a few weeks ago, you couldn’t buy the music of the world’s most recognized rock group online. While brick-and-mortar stores have carried their music since they struck fame in […]

     
  • Cobbers Say ‘I Do’

    Dress fittings, flowers, invitations and guest lists are among the many details involved in planning weddings today. Cobbers have been marrying Cobbers for many years, but each journey to saying […]

     
  • Still need Christmas present ideas?

    Shopping during the Christmas season can be tricky, especially on a student schedule and budget, so here’s a guide to help you on your holiday shopping endeavors. We’ve broken gifts […]

     
  • The trouble with TOMS

    Concordia students frequently do great charitable work for the campus community, the Fargo-Moorhead area, and the world, but one philanthropic trend on campus that I don’t understand is the TOMS […]