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Concordia students participate in OC Forum panel event

Concordia students participate in OC Forum panel event

11/11/2022 - 3 minute read

On Thurs., Oct. 6, a pair of Concordia scholars met with other students from colleges around Orange County to participate in OC Forum’s “Saving the Dream: Fostering Civil Discourse.” 

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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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The Late Queen Elizabeth II

The world reacts to the passing of Queen Elizabeth II

9/23/2022 - 2 minute read

On Thurs., Sept. 8, Queen Elizabeth II, Britain’s longest reigning monarch, passed away at the age of 96. The news came as a shock to billions, and the mourning of the much-loved face of the British government has been a major undertaking for the island nation for the past weeks.

 

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 “Hymns from Concordia.”

Hymns From Concordia: Concordia Sinfonietta’s Sunday Evening Concert recap

9/23/2022 - 2 minute read

On Sun., Sept. 11, Concordia Sinfonietta hosted its first Sunday evening concert, “Hymns from Concordia.”  The first concert of the year featured hymn arrangements written for Concordia’s instrumental ensembles. 

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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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President Joe Biden

President Biden issues order to forgive student loans

9/2/2022 - 2 minute read

President Joe Biden last week announced his plan to forgive up to $10,000 in student debt for individuals who make less than $125,000 dollars per year, as well as giving $20,000 dollars to recipients of the Pell Grant.

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Unkranian citizens protest the war

Ukraine: News from the front

3/18/2022 - 2 minute read

As we enter the third week of fighting in Ukraine, many stories, both tragic and hopeful, have come out of the besieged country, and from the country’s invader, Russia. Vladimir Putin’s invasion has led to the deaths of thousands, on both Ukrainian and Russian sides, and led to the displacement of over three million citizens. Below are some of the biggest stories to come out of the front. 

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Concordia University campus

Halo Infinite Review: Campaign and Multiplayer

1/21/2022 - 2 minute read

I was young when I first picked up a game controller. My dad had played on the original Xbox and PlayStation2 when I was only two or three. Some of my earliest memories involve me sitting in front of the TV and watching my dad play through “Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic,” “Ratchet and Clank,” and other games from the era. A few years later, I picked up the controller myself and started playing.

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Concordia University campus

The Metaverse and It’s Impacts on Virtual Reality

1/21/2022 - 2 minute read

What is the Metaverse? It’s a question that has been plaguing a lot of people since the term was first coined last year by Mark Zuckerberg, founder of Facebook, the app, and owner of Meta, the rebranded Facebook, the company.

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Concordia’s previous performance at Segerstrom took place in 2018, and featured The Concordia Choir, Concordia Sinfonietta, and Concordia Concert Handbells, as well as many other groups which will be returning

Repeat the Sounding Joy: A Concordia Christmas arrives December 6

11/19/2021 - 2 minute read

On Dec. 6, Concordia’s Christmas celebrations will return in full swing to close out 2021, starting with the annual Christmas Concert tradition, returning to the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall. 

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