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

While homecoming weekend brought many Cobber alumni back to campus, several of them stopped by The Concordian office to tell about how it used to be. The Concordian hosted a homecoming open house for alumni who worked on the paper during their time at Concordia. From 9:30 a.m. until noon,Continue Reading

Parking has been an issue for many years at Concordia, and the situation continues to worsen as enrollment increases and more vehicles arrive on campus. The school now has around 2,800 students enrolled and employs about 300 full- and part-time faculty while there are only an estimated 1,730 parking stallsContinue Reading

This spring break, many Concordia students will take their education outside of the classroom by going on exploration seminars to far-off locales. However, Dr. Gretchen Harvey and Dr. Joy Lintelman have a new proposal for your spring break plans. The history professors have planned the pilot “eco-seminar,” entitled ‘Greenjustice inContinue Reading

Concordia was one of 18 schools chosen to lead the first phase of a national initiative called “Core Commitments: Educating Students for Personal and Social Responsibility.” It focuses on questions about ethical responsibility, the revitalization of student social responsibility and student preparation to fulfill roles as global and local citizens.Continue Reading

Emergency communication has become an important issue on college campuses across the nation, especially after the Virginia Tech shooting on April 16, 2007. Virginia Tech officials did not alert students until two hours after the first 911 call reporting a shooting at a residence hall. Additionally, they only notified studentsContinue Reading