o start off my first blog post here, I’ll introduce myself. My name is Emma Connell, and I’m a junior majoring in political science and philosophy. I’ve been interested in politics and government since I can remember, and I grew up in a very strongly Democratic household. I continue toContinue Reading

Cobbers recently received news of Concordia College’s Student Government Association (SGA) stating their opposition to the MN Marriage Amendment. If passed, the MN Marriage Amendment would define marriage as between one man and one woman. Regardless of which side SGA decided to come out on, this passed resolution reflects poorlyContinue Reading

Next week’s election has been a long time coming, that’s for sure. For more than a year we’ve watched politicians parade past the grandstand of the American voting public. We’ve watched as potential Republican candidates were whittled down to Mitt Romney, as one by one Michele Bachmann, Herman Cain, NewtContinue Reading

As I observe the current debate on same-sex marriage, two things keep coming to mind: Concordia’s mission and my own marriage. I remember seeing Concordia’s mission statement every day on my way to class—over 10 years ago—but it’s only been relatively recently that I’ve really thought about its meaning andContinue Reading

The Student Government Association decided at a forum meeting Monday to encourage vote “no” by students on the upcoming Minnesota marriage amendment. After watching other Minnesota colleges such as St. Olaf, the University of Minnesota and Augsburg College express their support for the “Vote No” movement, Concordia SGA President MegContinue Reading

Something that runs rampant in our generation is “slacktivism.” Slacktivism, according to Urban Dictionary, is “the act of participating in obviously pointless activities as an expedient alternative to actually expending effort to fix a problem.” Students are quick to sign a petition or buy a t-shirt that supports an organization,Continue Reading

Monday night, Concordia Student Government Association (SGA) passed an official position regarding the upcoming marriage amendment vote.  Part of the position reads SGA “encourages a vote ‘no’ on the proposed marriage amendment taking place on November 6.”  This is the first time, in known history, that SGA has adopted anContinue Reading