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Valentine's Day on a budget? It's doable.

2/9/2024 - 2 minute read

Valentine’s Day is Wed., Feb. 14, and for college students on a budget, planning for the holiday might seem challenging. However, romance does not have to break the bank. There are plenty of creative and inexpensive gestures that will make Valentine’s Day memorable for college couples without emptying your wallet.

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Super Bowl LVIII starring… Taylor Swift?

2/9/2024 - 2 minute read

With the 58th Super Bowl approaching, students on campus have shared their opinions regarding the media coverage surrounding it. Some students feel like the publicity surrounding Taylor Swift is deliberate in order to promote the big game on Sun., Feb. 11. What’s certain is that the singer has great influence on this year’s Super Bowl.

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Endless combinations can be made with Blaze Pizza's toppings.

National Pizza Day has students dish out their favorite pizza spots

2/9/2024 - 2 minute read

Today is National Pizza Day. In celebration, students at Concordia shared popular pizza places near campus. Each student had a variety of reasons for their preferred place to grab a slice that others might relate to.

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Work in-person, or work from home? Here’s what Concordia students have to say.

1/19/2024 - 2 minute read

COVID-19 changed the state of the job mar- ket by introducing the world to the concept of stay-at-home work. Concordia students have many different opinions regarding re- mote work, here is what they are saying.

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ATW reroute! Concordia students navigate conflict in the Holy Land

12/8/2023 - 3 minute read

For many “Rounders,” the most anticipated portion of the Around-the-World semester is the pilgrimage to the Holy Land. For two weeks students get to walk where Jesus walked, learn where Jesus taught and commune where Jesus spilled His blood. Our team was no exception to that excitement.

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Knotts Scary Farm

Trick or Treat across O.C.

10/27/2023 - 2 minute read

The wolves are howling and the witches are brewing; it must be spooky season. Looking for some fun with your friends this Halloween season? Orange County has plenty to offer.

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ATW team members at Cambodi- an temple

First person ATW Semester: On the road to Battambang

9/22/2023 - 2 minute read

The road to Battambang is unremarkable. It is paved with faded asphalt, which is covered in a thin layer of rust-colored dirt. Deprived of the usual August monsoons, the dirt is dry, and hot to the touch. As the open back of the truck bumps along the road, dust kicks up and burns my nose. Fourteen of us are packed tightly, limbs cramped and squished by our backpacks. The journey will be three hours long, someone says. None of us know what to expect.

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Concordia Irvine

Concordia students respond to Monterey Park and Half Moon Bay shootings

2/10/2023 - 1 minute read

Over the span of less than a weekend, two mass shootings rocked the cities of Monterey Park and Half Moon Bay. Concordia students shared thoughts and reactions regarding these horrific acts of violence that took place in January.

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Concordia Irvine

Five fun Christmas events in Orange County

12/6/2022 - 2 minute read

It’s December, which means it’s Christmas time! Staying on campus or local during Christmas break? There are many great events and attractions in Orange County to get you in the Christmas spirit. Here are the best Christmas events in Orange County.

 

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Concordia Irvine

2022 Midterm election recap

11/11/2022 - 2 minute read

Every two years, America goes through a series of elections to determine the composition of the House of Representatives and Senate. On November 8, the 2022 midterms went into full swing, with millions of voters going to their local polling places to make their voice heard. Here are some of the most significant election news, both in Orange County and across the country.

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