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Concordia Courier

The Hunt!

The Hunt to host the first Prey Day of the year

9/23/2022 - 1 minute read

Mark your calendars for Fri., Sept. 30 because it is the first Prey Day of the year where students will have the opportunity to win Hunt points for their team by wearing their Hunt shirt and participating in the first ever Lip Sync Battle followed by Silent Disco. 


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23 Expo

Magical news from D23

9/23/2022 - 2 minute read

The D23 Expo, presented this year by Visa, was held two weeks ago at the Anaheim Convention Center, from Fri., Sept. 9, through Sun., Sept. 11. The last Disney event held at this location was Star Wars Celebration, which featured exciting news with special guest appearances from Ewan McGregor and Hayden Christensen. 

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Orange County, CA

Best spots to be in and around campus

9/2/2022 - 2 minute read

When I first visited Concordia, I wasn’t sure where anything was, where people hung out or just about anything else. And while Concordia’s tour guides are fantastic, there’s only so much they can show you in a limited amount of time. 

What you come to discover, however, is that there are some places that are just fantastic to visit, where there’s always something to do, both on and off campus, and sometimes not even far from your dorm.


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Attacking the summer job market and planning now for fall

4/29/2022 - 3 minute read

CUI's spring semester is coming to an end next week; May 6 will be the last day of finals. Many students are looking for jobs or intern opportunities this summer after ending the school year. Other students want to make some extra cash or wish to be productive. 

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Audrey Plechas’ research explored using math to find a winning strategy for Jumbo Pop.

Sciences shine at Academic Showcase poster session

4/8/2022 - 1 minute read

Students donned their business attire and braved a chilly afternoon in the Breezeway on Thurs., Mar. 31 to present their posters for the 2022 President's Academic Showcase. 

Students presented research and findings on a variety of topics; they worked solo or in teams of two, three or four. The poster session enabled students to deliver short recaps of their research followed by Q&As with their audiences. Many students attended the session along with faculty and staff members.

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 CU Judo practices in the Performing Arts Annex

Join CU Judo

4/8/2022 - 2 minute read

On March 24, the CU Judo club held one of their many training sessions in the Performing Arts Annex where the students learned and performed different martial arts techniques. 

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Campers hike mountain traisl in Mammoth Mountain, California

Basecamp, an unforgettable Spring Break getaway

3/18/2022 - 2 minute read

During Spring Break, from Mon. Feb. 28 to  Sat. Mar. 5, students became immersed in nature and embarked on a Basecamp camping trip to Bishop, CA. The trip, consisting of both beginner and experienced campers, was an adventure of a lifetime, visiting multiple locations in Death Valley, Mammoth Mountain, Convict Lake, Lake Sabrina, Inyo National Forest, Ancient Bristlecone Pines, natural hot springs, Alabama Hills and more. 

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Kari Wilhelm and Emma Lee performed during the Super Bowl LVI halftime show

Two Concordia students danced during the 2022 Super Bowl

2/25/2022 - 3 minute read

Two of our very own Eagles, Senior Kari Wilhelm, Communication major and dance team member, and Emma Lee, junior transfer and Business Management major, performed at the 2022 Super Bowl Halftime Show on Sun., Feb. 13. 

Between working with celebrity artists and being chosen to participate as two of the 350 field performers for the event, both ladies will remember the opportunity as an experience of a lifetime. 

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Concordia University Irvine Clubs and Organizations

Black Student Union block party

2/25/2022 - 1 minute read

On Tues., Feb. 22, the Black Student Union (BSU)  held their annual block party in Sigma General where they celebrated Black culture through businesses, music, food and trivia. 

Senior Miylan Eubanks said that the Black Student Union’s mission is to “Give Black students a safe space on campus to decompress, have a good time, and push forward the best version of themselves.” Eubanks found that the club has a “good sense of community, and they allow a space where Black culture can take its shape in all forms and not just a standard monolith,” and the annual BSU block party is a place where this takes form.

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Rev. Dr. Martin Schramm

Called to glory: Rev. Dr. Martin Shcramm, founding faculty member

2/25/2022 - 2 minute read

The Rev. Dr. Martin Schramm went to sleep in the Lord on February 20 after being diagnosed with terminal cancer last fall. 

As one of the “founding five” faculty members, Martin Schramm helped build Concordia University Irvine’s academic foundation, student body and popular communications program. Schramm was the last of the original five to retire, teaching his final classes in the spring of 2016. 

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