This January 26th marked the beginning of the 2022-2023 Minnesota Newspaper Association’s Better Newspaper Contest. The Concordian has been submitting issues to the BNC for over 20 years, and 2022 was no exception.  According to the Minnesota Newspaper Association’s website, the purpose of the contest is to “recognize excellence inContinue Reading

What started as a shelf of snacks and nonperishables quickly expanded into a room full of food that now feeds 220 Concordia students a year. In May 2020, the Office of Student Engagement created the Cobber Food Pantry to provide a welcoming, judge-free, and easy-to-access resource for students who struggleContinue Reading

Anyone with a keen eye may have noticed the small booklet that suddenly appears once a year all around campus. This is Afterwork, a collection of student art, poetry, writing, and any other possible submissions that students bring in. Gabe Weise, a senior majoring in Communications with an English minor,Continue Reading

Concordia’s 96th annual Christmas concert took place this last weekend, with higher attendance rates than the past several years. Despite recent Coronavirus outbreaks on campus, the Concordia orchestra and each Concordia choir was permitted to perform without masks, even with the interactive audience layout of the choir during several intervalsContinue Reading

In this witty yet insightful book of essays, Jill Gutowitz examines the influence of pop culture in the uplifting and silencing of queer culture. Reflecting on her own experiences, Gutowitz draws connections between her experience of finding her sexuality and that of the tumultuous media portrayals of women, especially queerContinue Reading