Disclaimer: I wrote this article on Friday, Sept. 28, one day after Dr. Christine Blasey Ford’s hearing. I was angry, sad, frustrated, disappointed and probably any other negative adjective you can think of. I still am all of those things, but on that day, as you can imagine, the feelings
In the midst of the 2016 United States Presidential election, our nation was given the first real look at a qualified woman being seriously considered for presidential office. As we obviously know now, she was not elected. Was it her credentials, her background, or the fact that she was a
After another successful Faith, Reason and World Affairs Symposium, the planning committee announced today that next year’s event will focus on America and the Middle West. Sonja Wentling, Symposium planning committee co-chair, says she is very excited for the expansive amount of information next year’s theme will offer. “Our goal
This summer, hundreds of incoming freshmen will read the memoir of a young American woman and hear her questions about faith, following her brave journey to Egypt, where she decided to teach after college. “Doesn’t that sound like a Cobber?” said Dr. Dawn Duncan, English professor and chair of the
Concordia will bounce around the globe in future symposiums. The Concordia community will learn how our region plays a significant role with the rest of the world in the upcoming two years of symposiums. In 2015, “China Rising: New Global Order?” symposium will focus on how China’s power within the
A response to last week’s column questioning the symposium Recently in The Concordian Zach Lipp wrote about his experience with the Sustainability Symposium and how frustrating it is to be confronted with a global problem without a clear solution in sight. And those who attended the opening session with Dr.
Concordia College held its 2014 Faith, Reason, and World Affairs Symposium last week, titled “Sustainability: Local Action | Global Impact.” (Disclaimer: I presented an OK concurrent session during this symposium). This marked my second symposium, and the second time I have felt the symposium to be a bit esoteric for
The happy, the unhappy and filling the gap Happiness is a subject that has been much chewed over the past couple weeks here in Cobberland. With Symposium and the President’s Seminar having their entireties devoted to happiness, I would love to share my ideas on the subject. Symposium’s take on