While this past year has been entirely unusual, there are still several things that remain the same. Poverty continues to be a problem in the United States and has only gotten worse during COVID-19. Concordia’s Diversity Equity Inclusion Commission (DEIC) sought to understand poverty and its impact. In previous years,
Winter has hit full force in the Fargo-Moorhead area. Despite blue skies and sunshine, the temperatures have fallen below zero. Streets and sidewalks are often slick, and the snow keeps piling up. For many people, winter means staying home and watching a movie or curling up next to a fireplace
On Feb. 5, Concordia College will suspend classes in lieu of Wellness Day. Two organizers — Jason Askvig, biology professor and Laurie Dahley, field program coordinator — answered a few questions students may be having about this brand new program. The Concordian: What is Wellness Day?Dahley: Wellness Day is intended
Fall semester ended with a student push for more days off during the semester. After a petition and several faculty senate meetings, Concordia College made changes in favor of more breaks. On Friday, Feb. 5, we will live through one of those changes. Friday is “Wellness Day” for Concordia. Classes
The stage is set, the tickets are sold, the lights on, but the seats, however, are empty. Concordia theater is producing “The Race” this upcoming weekend in an unconventional way to comply with COVID safety precautions. Live streamed over Zoom, the theater crew along with the campus are in for
For many, homecoming at Concordia brings fond memories of cheering with friends at the football game, bundling up for the bonfire and seeing groups of Cobber alumni reuniting with their classmates. This year, HOCO Fall Fest, Concordia’s homecoming and family weekend joint event, had none of those activities. Because of
The announcement of Concordia’s 2020 homecoming royalty was met with near silence. A few claps could be heard throughout a mostly empty Memorial Auditorium, but the typical energy that accompanies a coronation was absent from the room. The silence wasn’t because of a wildly unpopular homecoming court or disappointment about
2020 is the year of homecoming without a football game. It’s no secret that things on Concordia College’s campus are different this year. Sports have been postponed, classes have gone online and common spaces are filled with students in masks. Along with these changes comes a lack of social gatherings.