The Sword


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Editor in Chief

Brooke Steigauf



Front Matter

  • 1937: Looking Back at the Concordia Comet


  • No Jail Time Given for Vicious Alaskan Assault, Sparks Call for Change
  • Elon Musk steps down as Tesla Chairman and agrees to pay $20 million in deal with SEC
  • Nominated Brett Kavanaugh Officially Joins the Supreme Court
  • Banksy Shreds Expectations; Legendary street artist "self-destructs" a million-dollar piece
  • Gubernatorial Candidates' Differing Opinions on Opiates
  • A Brief History of Concordia University, A 125 Year-Old History in the Making
  • Where and How to Vote as a College Student: A Brief Summary of the Where and How
  • Research says Junk Food is Alarmingly Addictive. Who Knew?
  • More Minnesota Cities Raise Tobacco Purchasing Age
  • Supervised Injection Sites Proposed in Twin Cities
  • A Creative Fix for Potholes: Duluth's Use of Taconite Filler
  • Rare Two-Headed Copperhead Snake Baffles Scientists


  • Men and Women's Cross-Country Teams Have Success at Griak Invite
  • CSP Women's Soccer Defense Shines as Team Continues to Find Success
  • Golden Bear Volleyball Prepares for Transitions and Aims for Titles
  • Golf Update: Strong Play by the Men's and Women's Teams Intensifies as Competition Ramps Up
  • Football Update
  • Male Athlete of the Month: Haskins Among Top Defenders in the Nation Near Halfway Point
  • Female Athlete of the Month: Sophie Hill
  • Women's Basketball Preview
  • Homecoming
  • Men's Basketball Preview: 2018-2019 Season


  • Hidden Mayan City Rewriting History
  • I Can't Vote, but You Can!
  • Instagram as a Professional Platform: Dos and Don'ts from @VisualVitaliti
  • Is Online Learning as Effective as Face-to-Face?
  • Kavanaugh: Should We be Concerned?
  • What Should Concordia be Looking for in a New President?
  • Moth Memes: What Are They and Why Do We Love Them?
  • Old Dogs and New Tricks: What Can Old People Learn from the Young?
  • Shared Responsibility: What Men Can do to Prevent Sexual Assault

Arts and Variety

  • Art in the Cities
  • Dark Horse Bar and Eatery
  • I Come from Arizona: A Play Review
  • Little Shop of Horrors Preview
  • Theatre Spotlight: Tom Norman
  • Artist Spotlight: Nicole Nystrom
  • Writer Spotlight: Henry Luloff
  • Music Review: Aphex Twin, A Review of Collapse EP
  • Book Review: Educated: A Memoir
  • Movie Review: Venom
  • New on Netflix: Dancing Queen
  • Horoscopes and Horror-Scopes

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