I am writing this on September 11, 2010: nine years after the terrorist attacks that have come to define our generation. After 9/11, people in this country were angry, and understandably so. Back in 2001, the anger of some Americans was directed toward the wrong people. There was a lotContinue Reading

“Family Fun Since 1891” That’s the theme for this year’s Family Weekend, an annual tradition at Concordia College where families are invited to come visit their much-missed Cobbers and see what they’ve been up to for the past few weeks. This year, Family Weekend is being held September 17-19. ButContinue Reading

As a writer for the opinion section of The Concordian, I would like to start out the year with an idea that is somewhat unconventional. I would submit to you, dear reader, that my opinion is not important. To go further, I would say that neither is yours. By themselvesContinue Reading

You hear the stories all the time. Joe was in the grocery store in Chicago. He was just about to pay the cashier when a woman came up to him and said, “I saw the ring on your finger! You’re a Cobber?!?! Me too!” The two, both graduates of theContinue Reading

I arrived in Washington, D.C., last Saturday to begin my experience this fall with the Lutheran College Washington Semester program. In just the three days I have been here, I have been taken aback by the dynamic fusion of our nation’s history, heritage, culture and future that creates this city.Continue Reading

This past July an acquaintance of mine, Scot Reuter, was riding his bike down the streets of Minneapolis, as he often does. He doesn’t even own a car. After quite some time of relying on his bike as his main mode of transport, he had become very good at navigatingContinue Reading