The Concordiensis

Suzie Benack reflects about Minerva Program’s place on campus

Haley Newman and Mallory Nelson

May 9, 2019

Professor Suzie Benack is retiring at the end of this year. As part of her goodbyes she has done two meals and discussions with Minerva houses. Benack was one of the founding faculty members of the Minerva program. Minerva progr...

Campus Security takes action after Chabad shooting in Poway, CA

Alex Appel, Editor-in-Chief

May 6, 2019

Chabad at Union expressed safety concerns in an email to its members after the shooting in a Chabad synagogue in Poway, California on Saturday. This attack happened on the last day of Passover, one of the holiest holidays in t...

Women’s Union organizes annual Denim Day walk and discussion

Haley Newman, Contributing Writer

May 2, 2019

On Wednesday, April 24 Union College participated in an annual demonstration to raise awareness for sexual assault for Denim Day. Denim Day originated from an Italian court case regarding an alleged rape that was overturned becaus...

Asian Student Union hosts meal and discussion regarding #Me Too

Alexandra Merrill, Contributing Writer

May 2, 2019

Last Friday, April 26, the Asian Student Union (ASU) hosted a dinner and discussion in regards to the Me Too movement in honor of April being Sexual Assault Awareness month. The event focused on how the movement has developed...

Information sessions held for sororities from around campus

Alexandra Merrill, Contributing Writer

April 28, 2019

This past week, the first Panhellenic event geared towards potential new members was held to introduce each sorority offered on the Union College campus. “Meet the Sororities” happened on Thursday, April 18 in the Reamer Au...

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