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.
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought a bitter halt to a majority of Concordia College’s in-person events. Instead, through diligence and creativity, the planners of Concordia’s annual Faith, Reason and World Affairs Symposium found a way to turn lemons into lemonade. The 2020 Symposium will be a virtual event featuring speakers
At the end of each academic year, Concordia hosts the Celebration of Student Scholarship (COSS), an opportunity for students to present their undergraduate research in the form of posters, presentations, performances, and exhibits. This year, with the move to online learning, COSS has also become a virtual event. COSS received
At the end of each spring semester, the art department puts together an exhibit filled with works made by seniors majoring in studio arts, art education, or graphic design. This exhibition typically coincides with the Celebration of Student Scholarship (COSS), with the gallery opening on the day as the event.
On Saturday, Feb. 15 and Sunday, Feb. 16, the Concordia speech team went head to head with speech teams from around the state on their home turf at the 2020 Minnesota Collegiate Forensics Association (MCFA) State Tournament. Concordia, the host team and the reigning state champions took first at the