Three-and-a-Half-Years At Concordia

Just over three years ago today, I came to Concordia as a new freshman, unsure of what my college experience would entail. This spring, four years after I arrived here, I will graduate and leave Concordia, fully understanding the purpose of my education. My first classes began with introduction biology and chemistry. These courses seemed…
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The Disease: Obesity

Throughout our media, we see headlines about obesity and the plague-like effect it has over our country. Shows and lifestyle programs are dedicated to stopping obesity. Michele Obama advocated for the elimination of obesity in schools. Messages infiltrate our TVs and radios that tell us to eat less processed food and exercise daily to combat…
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ALS – Finding Hope

This past week the Fargo-Moorhead community lost an angel to a disease that continually seems to rip away our hope and block any light at the end of the tunnel. This one, like many diseases does not discriminate against who it takes. ALS, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, is considered a debilitating and imprisoning disease with no…
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Spark The “Weed” Conversation

We have all heard about marijuana somewhere in our social realm. Whether it is recreational or medicinal use, we all know someone who uses marijuana and either benefits from it or just enjoys its “relaxing” effects. Articles flood Facebook, Twitter, our news feeds, TVs and we accumulate our own ideas about the illegal but maybe-beneficial-maybe-not…
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The Complexity Of The Brain – Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s disease is a debilitating sickness and becoming more prominent in our society. We see it on our TV shows (Grey’s Anatomy lovers), we experience it through friends or family members suffering, and we hear about it in all those intense and uplifting research commercials. However, besides memory loss and confusion, what exactly do we…
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