Concordia College had a record-breaking number of finalists at the National Association of Teachers of Singing competition on the weekend of Nov. 2 this year, with 20 out of 38 competitors going to semi-finals and 12 winners. NATS is an opportunity for singers who are serious about their art toContinue Reading

“Kyrie eleison, Christe eleison,” translated “Lord have mercy, Christ have mercy,” is the basis for the ending of René Clausen’s “Memorial” written to commemorate the attacks on Sept. 11, 2001. Ten years later, on Sept. 11, 2011, Clausen directed the piece in New York City’s renowned Lincoln Center for theContinue Reading

Local funding, college grants, and a congressional seat: these are all things that Minnesota college students could lose, depending on the results of the upcoming 2010 census. Unfortunately, college students are also one of the groups that the United States Census Bureau has the most difficulty counting. “Sometimes when studentsContinue Reading

On Jan. 20, I was one of the 1.8 million people that covered the National Mall in Washington D.C. to witness the inauguration of the 44th president of the United States, Barack Obama. The crisp, clear winter day will forever be engraved in my memory. It began when I wokeContinue Reading