On Thursday, Feb. 9, Concordia played host to New York Times columnist, author, and political and cultural commentator David Brooks as one of the 125th Anniversary President’s Seminars. Speaking to a nearly packed Memorial Auditorium, Brooks’ lecture was titled “Faith, Leadership, and the Arts of Citizenship.” Brooks was introduced byContinue Reading

The 2016 election season is one that will go down in history due to its controversy and drama, with the results of the election being perhaps the most contentious part. While Trump has become President-elect, Clinton’s lead in the popular vote has now reached close to two million votes. ForContinue Reading

In recent years, there has been a great deal of debate regarding the purpose and effect of safe spaces on college campuses. Safe spaces are what they sound like: designated areas where anyone, often marginalized minorities, can go to feel safe—to express opinions and concerns without fear of being harassedContinue Reading

Patriotism, nationalism, loyalty, allegiance: all words with positive connotations. To support one’s country is to be a good citizen, and to do otherwise is to be unthankful and petulant. Americans either believe America is the greatest country on Earth, or they don’t—but which group is correct? Until recently it wasContinue Reading

Election season rages on, and at times it seems there will be no end. Tensions are rising, and drama that was once entertaining is becoming worrisome. Advocates for each of the leading candidates are becoming more and more fervent in their support, and people with opposing viewpoints find themselves constantlyContinue Reading

Tensions rise as Election Day, still months away, inches closer and closer. Super Tuesday passed by last week, and primary elections are beginning to narrow the pool of candidates to those who have the greatest chance to win. Hillary Clinton leads the Democratic Party, while Donald Trump leads the RepublicanContinue Reading