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The second annual Laps with the Chaps 5K brings crowds, funds

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Runners take off from the starting line to begin the race at 4 p.m.

Students, faculty and community members all laced up their running shoes in preparation for Saturday’s Laps with the Chaps 5K Run. The course consisted of running a lap around the track and then proceeded to lead runners under the Health and Science Center bridge, through campus parking lots, passing the baseball and softball fields until […]

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Thief steals debit card, deposits $3,000

By   /  October 26, 2012  /  News  /  No Comments

POLICE-REPORT

A student became a victim of theft in the OCC’s men’s locker room last Friday. The victim was said to be in the men’s locker room changing when we left his locker unattended to go to the bathroom down the hall of the men’s locker room. The victim came back after approximately five minutes to […]

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Chaps continue win streak, advance to next round of playoffs

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The Chaparral men’s soccer team out-dueled the Kankakee Cavaliers Wednesday, winning 6-1 in the first round of the Region IV playoffs. The team ended their regular season on a four game winning streak, capped off by a 4-1 win against Elgin. With playoff time here, the Chaps looked to continue their success against the Cavaliers. […]

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Key to counselor and student success is communication and clarification of roles

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Students often talk about the disconnect between the student population and the counselors, but the solution might be as easy as clarification Students discuss the counselor’s office and the disconnection between students and counselors that has been drawing conflict. Counselors want to clear up confusions between when to go to a counselor and when not […]

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Stances vs. students

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COD students prepare for the 2012 Presidential Election and focus on topics discussed by the two candidates that will affect their future. Students tackle the issues of Education, Jobs, and healthcare to decide on their vote for the 2012 Presidential Election. Romney and Obama both have their stances on issues, but the issues that will […]

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Students pay premium

By   /  October 26, 2012  /  Opinion  /  No Comments

Just past the halfway mark for the semester, parking still remains an issue on campus, but why? Premium parking spaces plague the lots by making spots unavailable to students without the pass. It is still not an uncommon sight to see vehicles going up and down aisles searching for an available parking spot while empty […]

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Alumnus with talent, former student Vincent Glielmi displays photography exhibit in Wings Gallery

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The Wings Gallery is now featuring photography by Vincent Glielmi, an alumnus of the college. Glielmi received his Associate of Fine Arts degree at the college before moving on to the University of Illinois-Chicago to get his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Photography. He has been taking photos for 5 years and is inspired […]

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New art in stairwells, BIC stairwell art is rotated out, plenty more artwork in permanent collection storage

By   /  October 26, 2012  /  Around COD, Art, Arts & Entertainment  /  No Comments

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Out of storage, artwork from the college’s permanent collection, featuring works by professional Chicago-based artists, now graces stairwells in the BIC. Although most of these artworks appear to be new, many of them are almost 30 years old and have been in storage at the college. These works are all part of the college’s permanent […]

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COD gets hypnotized – Alter Ego Productions brings in comedy hypnotist Frederick Winters to perform

By   /  October 26, 2012  /  Features  /  No Comments

Top: Students dance on stage after being hypnotized. Winters explained that the volunteers knew exactly what was going on, they just “didn’t care”.
Right: Winters engages participants during the event.

This past Wednesday, Alter Ego Productions hosted comedy hypnotist, Frederick Winters to entertain and help with quitting smoking. Winters has performed over 2,000 shows, has hypnotized over 155,000 people, and Campus Activities Magazine named him 2010’s best male artist. Winters kicked the show off with a brief introduction and jumped right into what everyone was […]

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Chaps shutout Lancers, prepare for playoffs

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The Chaparral men’s soccer team won their third straight game Monday after defeating the Lake County Lancers 2-0. In what was only the Chaps’ second home game of the season; strong defensive play was a major factor, highlighted by goalkeeper Marcel Carrasco’s clean sheet. The Chaps struck first as midfielder Victor Pizano scored an unassisted […]

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