The Concordiensis

The Breen report: a next-level investigative journalism piece

Joe Maher, Photo Editor

January 23, 2020

Editor’s note: This article is the second of a three-part series on Michael Breen, which will come out over the next three weeks. Last week you read the introduction to this fantastic, definitely investigative journalism pie...

I joined the cult of programming and you should too

Paul Bacchi, Opinions Editor

January 23, 2020

Computers and software are the way of the future. Every aspect of human society has been improved by the advent of the computer—travel (by air or car), healthcare, construction, dissemination of knowledge—the list really j...

Funyuns: Probably the grossest snack ever conceived

Paul Bacchi, Opinions Editor

January 23, 2020

Have you ever found yourself against the grain on something? Hating something that everyone else thinks is great? Now, I realize how angsty that sounds, but that’s where I’m at with one particular snack food: Funyuns. According...

Volunteering may be simple work, but it’s honest work

Will Enberg, News Editor

October 10, 2019

If it would happen that you are reading this paper on Union’s campus, no less than a couple hundred feet from the nearest Starbucks, then a certain congratulation is in order. Though it may be hard to fully appreciate, if you were b...

Recycling: Corporations pull the wool over people’s eyes

Paul Bacchi, News Editor

October 10, 2019

For the environmentally aware, recycling is a big deal. One of the biggest problems that our society faces is rampant overconsumption, especially of cheap, single-use products like soda bottles that are used once and then disc...

Deciding between a million different roads to bike on

Luke Buchovich, Contributing Writer

October 3, 2019

Cities and towns today are constantly challenging each other to grow, leading to rapid technological development. When a city develops some new, revolutionary idea, it becomes standard across all cities quickly. However, with...

Deciding between a million different roads to drive on

Will Enberg, Opinions Editor

October 3, 2019

Choices, choices, choices — Our lives are spent restlessly combing Reamer Campus Center, bounding from Dutch Hollow to the Bookstore, to the 807 Deli, the Marketplace, and then to the Garlic Nott, only to circle right back to...

Birds: better than or equal to happiness

Michael Capasse, Staff Writer

September 26, 2019

I have always enjoyed the outdoors, but in recent years I have come to appreciate one aspect of the wilderness more than others. Birds have found a special place in my heart, and have nested deep within my soul. My experience...

The inner workings of Big Tobacco’s vast vapespiracy

Paul Bacchi, Opinions Editor

September 26, 2019

There’s almost no way that you haven’t heard of the recent vaping epidemic that has been hitting youths across the United States. Both nicotine vapes, such as the Juul, and THC vapes are causing serious lung disease in us...

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