The Concordiensis

Admission profile on the class of 2022

Megan Brown

May 29, 2018

As this year comes to a close, Union is preparing to welcome the class of 2022. This past year, admissions received 6,716 applications, surpassing the class of 2021 by hundreds of applications and setting a record for the most...

World Around U Showcases Diverse Student Body at “Pangea”

Ha An Nguyen

May 25, 2018

Every year, Union’s international student association, World Around U, celebrates cultures and diversity with a fair featuring food and artifacts from all around the world. This year, the event was called “Pangea,” named after the su...

Students display research, art, at 28th Steinmetz Symposium

Kyle Miler and Alex Appel

May 17, 2018

Students presented and displayed their work as part of the annual Steinmetz Symposium on Friday, May 11. The day also included performances of music and dance. Classes for that day were cancelled so students could present their...

DNCE, Luke Christopher and Badfish Perform at Annual Springfest

Megan Brown

May 11, 2018

The annual Springfest Concert for Union College included performances from DNCE, Badfish and Luke Christopher. The festival was held on Saturday, May 5 next to Richmond where all students, faculty and members of the communit...

Activist Nikki Giovanni speaks at Nott

Chris Bendix

May 11, 2018

Nikki Giovanni is, in her own words, “a Black American, a daughter, a mother, a professor of English.” She has published 30 books, received 25 honorary degrees and was honored as the first recipient of the Rosa L. Parks Awar...

Hannah Rayhill ’18 and Gianluca Avanzato ’18 awarded Fulbright Scholarships

Alex Appel

May 9, 2018

“I know that I want to positively impact every environment I find myself in… this opportunity is most certainly going to set me forth on a path to do that in the best way possible,” Fulbright recipient Hannah Rayhill ’18,...

Advancements In Remote Surgery Explored With Alum

Brian Zick

May 9, 2018

Dr. Richard Lazzaro ’84 delivered a talk about robotic surgery and shared where he envisions the field of surgery progressing in the future and his journey since graduating from Union. The talk took place on Monday, April 23...

Jewish son of Nazi speaks at Old Chapel

Chris Bendix

May 6, 2018

Dr. Bernd Wollschlaeger was born in 1958 in Germany to a mother who had been forced out of Czechoslovakia during the war and a father who had been a highly decorated Nazi tank commander. During Wollschlaeger’s life, he converted ...

Nineteenth Annual Denim Day March

Alex Appel

May 6, 2018

The nineteenth annual Denim Day took place on Wednesday, April 25. Denim Day is a day in which people are encouraged to wear denim to raise awareness of sexual assault. In honor of that day, the Women’s Union led a march aro...

DNCE Headlines Springfest Performers

May 3, 2018

Los Angeles based funk-rock band DNCE will headline Springfest performances this year. Rapper Luke Christopher and Badfish: A Tribute to Sublime will also perform....

Students discuss gun control laws after the recent Parkland shooting in Florida

Ha An Nguyen

May 2, 2018

In response to the robust and complex arguments around gun control and the Second Amendment after the Parkland shooting, Campus Action at Union organized a dinner and discussion last Thursday, April 26. The event took place in th...

Union Community Gathers For Annual Pride Walk

April 25, 2018

Gallery images by Zey Hajjaj Union’s annual Community Pride Walk began after a congregation of cheering groups and individuals wearing and waving flags, pins and other symbols of the Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Queer Inte...

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