Earlier this year, the University of New Hampshire released a “Bias-Free Language Guide” that denounces the use of many potentially offensive terms. Some of these politically incorrect terms include “elders,” “poor people,” “homeless people,” “obese people,” “able-bodied people,” and “blind people.” Instead, “people of advanced age,” “people who lack theContinue Reading

Always intersecting An aspect of environmental sustainability that people often overlook is the link between environmental sustainability and issues relating to basic human rights. A general set of basic human rights can be found in the United Nations’ Universal Declaration of Human Rights (1948), a document that has served asContinue Reading

The new Concordia Facebook phenomenon, Cobber Mingle, allows students to make anonymous posts about their romantic — and apparently even sexual — interests, hopes, dreams, and fantasies. From adorable little posts about some nameless cutie seen around campus to revealing sexual stories and downright forward propositions, it is definitely theContinue Reading

Last semester, the college issued a vision for sustainability, stating it “will embrace a concern for sustainability that is rooted in the responsibility to ensure the environmental, economic, and social health of the college and of our global community.” This year, students have petitioned to go disposable water bottle freeContinue Reading

With the passing of Carl Bailey, the man behind Concordia’s mission statement, we are reminded of the impact Concordia’s mission statement has had on the college. We’ve heard it: “The mission of Concordia College is to send into society thoughtful and informed men and women dedicated to the Christian life.”Continue Reading