Concordia students will no longer be able to download free music from Ruckus, an online music service geared toward college students as a legal alternative to piracy. The site has ceased its operation. Bruce Vieweg, associate vice president for academic affairs and chief information officer, sent out an e-mail toContinue Reading

Author and illustrator Derek Anderson visited Concordia last week and gave three presentations on the Carl B. Ylvisaker Library mezzanine to students, faculty, and community members. Anderson is the illustrator of the children’s books such as “Gladys Goes Out to Lunch,” “Over the River: A Turkey’s Tale,” and the popularContinue Reading

On Feb. 7, the Hip Hop Summit took place in various buildings on campus in collaboration with Concordia’s Hip Hop Congress and Intercultural Affairs. The day started with a panel discussion at 1 p.m. with other members of the Midwest hip hop community. There were also three workshops held atContinue Reading

Sophomore Kristin Halley remembers the first few weeks of freshman year as being incredibly stressful. “I was fortunate enough to know a lot of upperclassmen,” she said. “But so many kids come in blind.” Halley is now a student mentor for The Office of Student Success and Retention to helpContinue Reading

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