On March 9, 31 people came to Concordia College for a celebration and ceremony and left as new United States citizens. This naturalization ceremony was attended by families and friends of the new citizens, as well as Concordia staff, faculty, students and even alumni. The ceremony consisted of the necessaryContinue Reading

This Letter to the Editors was submitted by Thea Gessler, a sophomore at Concordia College. A few statistics as of 2010-2011: 13% of students were registered as biology majors while 22% of students were registered as a bio, chem, math, or physics major (not accounting for double majors). The largestContinue Reading

Congratulations to the Concordia Women’s Hockey team for making it all the way to the NCAA Quarterfinals.  Despite their 5-2 loss to #1 ranked RIT women’s hockey team, “the head coach Brett Bruininks thought his team played well…,” according to gocobberblog.  “The Concordia women finished with a 15-6-5- record. ThisContinue Reading

The past months have seen a dark turn in the treatment of women. Perhaps it’s due to the escalating political climate of the Republican primary, but from the halls of Congress to state capitols across the country, legislation is being proposed that is slowly chipping away at the liberties thatContinue Reading

Right between the business professional and date night categories, Jane Barnstuble won a door prize at the third annual Public Relations Club fashion show. She shrieked and sprang out of her seat when they called her name. The audience laughed, while host – and former “Project Runway” contestant – ChristopherContinue Reading

Recently, social media has transformed us into a generation of super-empowered individuals. We are now able to broadcast our ideas, images, videos and opinions with the click of a mouse. The size of our potential audiences and the speed with which we share information are increasing daily. We can supportContinue Reading

This article was written by Meg Pittelko, a contributing author at The Concordian. After a long day of orientation activities, freshman Nicole Kippen slid into her desk chair and flipped open her laptop. With a mess of new faces and a jumble of names floating around in her head, KippenContinue Reading

This Letter to the Editors was submitted by Brandon King, a senior at Concordia College. During my first two years of life at this institution, I was a “good” student. I followed the rules. The rules that tell us it is “right” to attend all of our classes. The rulesContinue Reading

Zach Frappier pitched all 7 innings in the first of two winning games against Luther during a doubleheader at the Metrodome on March 10. The cobber men will return to the Metrodome on March 16 and 17 for another doubleheader against Loras (Iowa) at 2:00 p.m. on Friday at 7:00Continue Reading

For the first time since 2008, Concordia College will be represented at the National Debate Tournament, overcoming serious odds along the way. Junior Erik Walker and sophomore Emily Bosch won the District Four qualifying tournament by a landslide on Feb. 25 and 26, winning 10 out of 12 possible ballotsContinue Reading