On Jan. 20, I was one of the 1.8 million people that covered the National Mall in Washington D.C. to witness the inauguration of the 44th president of the United States, Barack Obama. The crisp, clear winter day will forever be engraved in my memory. It began when I wokeContinue Reading

Flat, fast, friendly, and fun. 2009 will be the fifth year of the Fargo marathon and several members of the Concordia community are gearing up for the May 9 races that include a 5K Fun Run/Walk, the relay marathon, half marathon, and full marathon. This year, the course starts atContinue Reading

Dr. Marcus Borg, an American biblical scholar, author, and former Cobber, presented a lecture Dec. 4 entitled “Telling the Story of Jesus Today” for Religion 100 students and the community. Borg was born in Fergus Falls, Minn., but spent his childhood in Park River, N.D. and attended high school inContinue Reading

Video games, computer games, card games, board games, and even foam weapons games. Where can a Cobber find all of this fun? The Concordia Gaming Club meets every Thursday night for any of the above. “[We play] almost everything,” said sophomore Ryan Kaiser. The Gaming Club meets every Thursday inContinue Reading

The Capitol Christmas Tree, also called “The People’s Tree,” made a stop in Fargo on Nov. 13 on its trip to the front yard of the United States Capitol in Washington, D.C. The Capitol Christmas Tree has been a tradition since 1964 when then Speaker of the House John W.Continue Reading

Veterans Day is a holiday celebrated each year by Americans who live all over the world. This year, many Concordia students and faculty members took time to think back on their experiences in the military and how those experiences changed them as members of the United States’ society. Senior MikeContinue Reading

Concordia seniors Brock Jas and Jeremy Welter, along with chemistry professor Darin Ulness, recently competed in the Northern States natural bodybuilding competition in Elk River, Minn. and brought back several trophies. Jas received first place in the collegiate division and second place in the novice division. Welter received second placeContinue Reading

A panel discussion at NDSU on Oct. 30 entitled “Obsession: Radical Islam’s War against the West” brought together the topics of Islamophobia, or intolerance of Islamic people, and xenophobia, or intolerance of foreigners. After controversy created when The Forum inserted a 60 minute DVD advertisement entitled “Obsession” into its dailyContinue Reading

Oct. 31, 2008 is more than just Halloween for Cobbers. It is also Reformation Day at Concordia, marking the 117th anniversary of the college’s opening in 1891. Almost 120 years ago, Pastor J.M.O. Ness, Fargo druggist Lars Christianson and Pastor John. O. Haugen laid the foundation for the private liberalContinue Reading