(Editor’s note: in response to Johnny Wagner’s letter to the editor in the Oct. 7 edition of The Concordian.) Nobody has the inherent right to always feel comfortable. It is the challenges we face that allow us to grow as humans. To argue that these challenges should be removed fromContinue Reading

There’s a funny joke floating around on the internet these days about a certain TV personality who is busting, toupee first, into the realm of actual, real-life, human issues. Now, I’m all for the open run for office. I’m all about allowing businesspeople and non-politicians to run for president butContinue Reading

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 forContinue Reading

Declining bee populations may matter more than you think From compound eyes, mandibles for eating and intricate social structures, bees pollinate over one third of the US food supply each year. Sadly, the diversity of bees is declining.  As consumers we demand and our actions have underlined costs. These organismsContinue Reading

A game addiction teaches a life lesson Dear Cobbers, I don’t know if any of you are aware, but a new form of procrastination is sweeping the corn nation, and it goes by the name of 2048! I genuinely have never been more competitive about a game in my life.Continue Reading

This evening thousands of Americans turned on their television to watch the 2014 Grammy Awards. Although I wasn’t one of them, I did peruse the tweets, and Facebook posts that followed the event. While scrolling through my Facebook homepage, I saw a link to the Beyoncé performance. Since I enjoyContinue Reading