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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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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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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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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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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

2021: A year in review

1/21/2022 - 3 minute read

A change in presidency, a continuing pandemic and natural and manmade disasters shaped 2021, but there was also positive news throughout the year. Here are some of  the biggest stories of 2021.

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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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