The Concordiensis

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...

The role of ambiguity in a citizenship-centered America

Will Enberg, Opinions Editor

September 19, 2019

Human’s exist in a strange position between various dualities such as subject and object, good and evil, individual and member of a group, etc., all of which comprise of what it means to be part of humanity. In fact, to be a...

A Very Unbiased Guide to the Great, Incredible Ultimate Frisbee

Joe Maher, Staff Writer

September 18, 2019

I am a very unbiased and great writer writing about a sport that my feelings for are, again, very unbiased. This article is about the fantastic sport of ultimate Frisbee and because it is so well written and unbiased, I even in...

How Union can link Its community with Schenectady’s

Paul Bacchi, Opinions Editor

September 18, 2019

It isn’t exactly news that the Union College and Schenectady communities are not very closely linked. Schenectady is a great city, but the area immediately surrounding the College is sort of rough – I would say that Schenect...

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