Since the first time “It’s okay to be white” posters were spread around campus, students have wanted some way to prevent these incidents from happening. When the posters were posted for a second time, students demanded a response from college faculty and staff. Luckily, by that point, a team of
When posters bearing the words “IT’S OK TO BE WHITE” appeared on campus last Halloween, Student Government Association responded by hosting a public forum to allow members of the Concordia community to discuss their reactions. In the months since, SGA has hosted forums on topics such as “Supporting Racial Diversity,”
“What do you think Concordia can do to bring more diverse students into the campus community?” This is a question I frequently hear from staff and students working in one way or another to recruit “diverse” students to Concordia. This same question was asked again during the MLK panel discussion
According to enrollment information for fall 2016 found on the Concordia College website, 2,066 undergraduate students returned to Concordia to start the fall semester, international students made up 4 percent and students of colour made up 8 percent of the admitted population student population. Let me break it down: this
Africa is the world’s second largest and most populous continent, with a population of over 1 billion people. From the North to the South and the East to the West, Africa showcases a lot of cultural diversity, beautiful landscapes and happy people. There are 54 countries in this beautiful continent
“Where are you from?” “I am from Kenya,” says Caroline Murigu, a freshman. “Oh wow, so do you have lions in your house?” Where people get these idea is what baffles many international students who have to answer weird, funny, and sometimes disturbing questions. Sometimes I try to blame the
FARGO “Tell me what democracy looks like!” “This is what democracy looks like!” In a nation divided by a bitter election season and the recent inauguration of President Donald J. Trump, millions took to the streets Saturday with chants of hope, anger, and unity. The Women’s March on Washington, which
ST PAUL Every Green line on the metro transit station squished hundreds of people in Minneapolis last Saturday morning. People wearing pink, wearing pussy hats and holding signs poured out of the buses, metro lines and taxis at St. Paul College. Individuals joined the mass at the college and marched.