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Concordia Irvine

Republican deadlock leads to conservative concessions

1/20/2023 - 3 minute read

In the early morning hours of Jan. 7, after days of negotiations and 15 roll call votes, Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) became the latest speaker of the House of Representatives, after facing down significant opposition from a group of the lower chamber’s most conservative members, many of whom belonged to the House Freedom Caucus.

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Concordia Irvine

California Storms: Impacts on the state and recovery

1/20/2023 - 2 minute read

While many Concordia students went back home over Christmas break, those who remained in Irvine were battered with some of the most rainy weeks that the state has seen in over a decade.

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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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CUI

Here are the best ways to spend the rest of Halloween season

10/28/2022 - 3 minute read

Here’s the deal: Halloween is already creeping around the corner, and you haven’t done anything to celebrate. Lucky for you, Orange County is full of spooky events and there’s just enough time to get in on the fun. Here are the top five Orange County Halloween events.

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CUI

Eight tips for studying abroad: Advice from Concordia Cambridge

10/7/2022 - 2 minute read

Are you considering studying abroad? The current Concordia Cambridge students offered their best advice and suggestions for anyone thinking about participating in an international program. 

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CUI

Orange County ghost walk dares guests into a chilling experience

10/7/2022 - 2 minute read

Get ready for ghoulish teachings and tours within some of the most haunted locations in Southern California hosted by Haunted Orange County this year. 

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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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England

A Concordia dispatch from Cambridge: American students experience the UK in mourning

9/23/2022 - 3 minute read

The United Kingdom observed a national day of mourning on Mon., Sept. 19. Shops, restaurants and businesses all shut down in remembrance of the late Queen Elizabeth II, who passed away on Sept. 8, 2022. 

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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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