Eating disorders have the highest mortality rate of any mental illness. They can affect anyone, regardless of age, gender, race, and ethnicity. Across the United States, at least 30 million individuals battle an eating disorder. These facts, among others, should make it hard to debate the validity and seriousness ofContinue Reading

Leah Ryan is a 2010 graduate of Concordia College and a reporter for the Mesabi Daily News in Virginia, Minn. This column originally appeared on on Jan. 17, 2018. The remains of Adam Gilbertson were found in the Platte River in Denver on Saturday, Jan. 13. Gilbertson was 29Continue Reading

As someone who actively engages in both theology and science, I was intrigued by Patrick Sorrells’ most recent column title. Dialogue around the value of faith, and how it is put into practice, is critical to building a stronger personal understanding of one’s faith. However, I found Sorrells’ article toContinue Reading

Just around two weeks ago, Pat Sorrells, a Concordian opinion columnist, wrote about Concordia and how we fail to fulfill our mission statement. Throughout the article, he made several argumentative points as to why the campus struggles to meet its own personal ideal and what departments have a major roleContinue Reading

In his article “College does not fulfill mission,” Pat Sorrells clearly states that he believes that Concordia should remove the phrase “dedicated to the Christian life” from its mission statement. His main points are that Concordia does not require mandatory chapel attendance (something he believes that Concordia should do) andContinue Reading