March 1, 2012

Farewell from the Managing Editor

Farewell from the Managing Editor

I first walked into the Concordiensis office in the October of my freshman year, a little timid and unsure of my motivations for venturing into the world of journalism. Now nearly four years later, I still cannot point to what …→

Bella U jewelry was originally designed for college-age customers. Here, some of the designs are featured.

Ciao Bella U! Campus says hello to jewelry sale

You may have seen the sparkling necklaces, earrings, and bracelets whilst exploring Reamer during common lunch. ­­­­Perhaps you may have heard friends from other colleges talking about them on their own campuses. The company is Bella U, opened by Trish …→

Letter to the Editor: professor defends students right to write

This letter was written in response to last week’s letter to the editor by Professor Jeffrey Corbin. To the editors: While I am delighted to see faculty interact with students on the pages of Concordiensis, I am surprised to see …→

Shayla Madden ‘13 defends against the top-seeded Saints as the Dutchwomen look to pull the upset.

Women’s Basketball: Dutchwomen fall short in semis

This past Friday, the Union  Women’s Basketball team faced St. Lawrence in the Liberty League semifinal game. The Dutchwomen were looking to pull the upset on the Saints, who have been undefeated in League play all season (16-0). In the …→

Drug debate continues

Last week Nick D’Angelo responded to my article titled “Why is the legalization of drugs still a controversial issue?” with a well-argued piece of his own in which he asserts, among other things, that legalization would not result in reduced …→

After two years, the editors-in-chief say goodbye

After two years, the editors-in-chief say goodbye

Over the winter break, I told a friend’s father that I had decided to become a journalist. He looked mildly disgusted. “Journalism is dead yesterday,” he advised me. “Go to law school.” I have heard a lot of opinions over …→

National Eating Disorder Awareness Week begins

National Eating Disorder Awareness Week begins

This week, Union’s Active Minds club has been sponsoring a series of events to participate in the National Eating Disorders Awareness Week. Shalini Singaravelu ‘12, president of Union’s branch of the national Active Minds organization, explains that the main initiative …→

Shopping to prevent child abuse in America

Shopping to prevent child abuse in America

Sigma Delta Tau hosted a private sale with a boutique called Piper on Tuesday, Feb. 28.The event was put together by SDT’s Vice Presidents of Philanthropy, Elise Malkin  ‘13 and Tori Bailey ‘14. In addition to showing clothes that touch …→

Passing the torch: an editor’s farewell

Passing the torch: an editor’s farewell

When I first started writing for the paper my freshman year, I defined a news story as just reporting campus news—speakers, concerts and club events. It meant informing readers of weekly events, whether from the week before or for the …→

The White House weighs in

The White House weighs in

Protecting the privacy of personal information has always been a problem, but in recent years it has become a major issue. Just last week, in fact, we ran an article on Smartphone applications that gathered personal information. The privacy of …→