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  • Submitted Photo. Members of the forensics team show off their awards after their competition at Minnesota State University - Mankato and Gustavus Adolphus College on Oct. 16. The speech team took first place.

    Speech Team Places First

    The Concordia College speech and debate team is dominating competition this year.  Both teams have had impressive performances in recent tournaments, and on Oct. 15 and 16 at Minnesota State […]

  • Photo by Ryan McCaughtry. Freshman roommantes Mitch Fades and Ryan Paulson show off their product, a grilled cheese sandwich. The two sell and deliver to East Complex residents.

    Students Run Grilled Cheese Business

    The smell wafts down the hallways of East Complex, enticing anyone nearby to call them up. Stomachs growl as the aroma of melted cheese and butter distracts studying students. As […]

  • Submitted Photo. Alan Bjerga, agricultural reporter for Bloomberg News, recently published a book about food prices and world hunger.

    Alumnus Publishes Book, Addresses Global Commodities Market

    Some students who spend time in the Maize might think about the fries they ordered or the Twins game on the flat screen or the printer jam that is causing […]

  • New Assessment Methods

    Each year, incoming freshmen take one of several exams to assess different aspects of their experiences coming into college. For upperclassmen, these assessments took place during freshmen orientation. However, this […]

  • Cobbers Provide Flood Relief

    Cobbers Provide Flood Relief

    From a distance, it might have been mistaken for a wall of mud. But step closer and hear the hum of the sump pump hose, see the dismal brown yard […]

  • Bobby’s Sports Banter

    Bobby’s Sports Banter

    This Halloween season, there were many things haunting Minnesota Vikings football fans: a dreadful 2-6 record; the possibility of not getting a new stadium and moving away lingering overhead like […]

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    Out With The Old, In With The New

    This Letter to the Editor was submitted by Kelsay Peterson, Dining Services Nutrition Assistant at Concordia College. In June 2011, First Lady Michelle Obama and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack unveiled […]

  • Big Fifteen Conquer Chicken Challenge

    Big Fifteen Conquer Chicken Challenge

    Their outing to the Moorhead Buffalo Wild Wings was not spur of the moment. When fifteen cobber men from the Concordia Band arrived at the popular sports restaurant on October […]

  • Herman Cain’s Sudden Rise to the Top

    I’m shocked.  I woke up one day and saw that the man famous for being a former CEO of Godfather’s Pizza and repeatedly saying “nine-nine-nine” has made it to the […]

  • The Friend Draft

    “Katelyn, how do you know everyone?” “Katelyn it takes you an hour to do anything.” “Katelyn, seriously, you talk to everyone.” These things are all true. Freshman year I lived […]