To the over 50 students, staff, and faculty that Occupied Lorentzsen on Tuesday, March 12th: “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful and committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” This quote, attributed to Margaret Mead, has never been more relevantContinue 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

Six years ago, Peter Schultz and his wife, Darcie, purchased a 160-acre piece of land. What was initially meant to be an investment soon became a full-fledged restoration project. They rolled the land into the Wetlands Reserve Program, and their parcel, named Longspur Prairie, now connects three different sections toContinue Reading

Will Steger, polar explorer, returned to Concordia on Monday. Joining him was J. Drake Hamilton, science policy director for Fresh Energy. Together, the two presented the forum “Clean Energy, Climate, and Health” addressing climate change and the role of Minnesota in these issues. Steger, who has been called “Minnesota’s eyewitnessContinue Reading

A passerby may glance at 682 Sixth St. S. and believe it’s just another college house; last year they would have been right. This year, however, that house has been transformed into Concordia College’s new EcoHouse. On Oct. 4, the house will be officially introduced to Concordia and the Fargo-MoorheadContinue Reading