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Response to Counselors letters to the editor

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On behalf of all of the letters that I received, I have realized that the counselor’s story was misinterpreted. The students and staff who wrote letters to me had the same effect, aside from all the praising compelled by counselors, they all noticed the protests. Benjamin Carter wrote, “… It seems that the majority of […]

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Accident on Friday November 9

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A student was backing out of a parking spot in Fawell E around noon on Friday. The student said that he looked both ways (left and then right) before he pulled out. The student then struck a car driving past him in their driver’s side. “I never saw him,” The student backing out said. The […]

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Chaps defense supports team in victory over Oakton College

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Forward Antwon Smith drives the lane at the Chaps' practice Wednesday.

The Chaparral men’s basketball team followed up their home debut win against Elgin with a victory over Oakton Community College Saturday. “Overall I’m pleased with the game,” Head Coach Don Klaas said. “Our defense was pretty good, especially in the first half to hold a team that’s pretty athletic like [Oakton] to 16 points.” The […]

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Accident on Wednesday, November 7

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A student was backing out of a parking spot when her car was struck by another car driving behind her. The student called COD police and they assessed the situation. Police did not specify who’d fault it was, but both cars received damage. Driver of the car backing out had minor paint damage to her […]

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AEP’s annual halloween invites all to come and enjoy the spirit of Halloween

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2nd place winner “Storm Troop- er”

AEP’s annual Hallow- een party brings out the inner ghoul of partygoers. Halloween is known for giving people the un-stig- matized right to pretend to be someone else and have a lot of fun doing so. This year’s Halloween party hosted by Alter Ego was a real gathering point for those on campus who really […]

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Students and Canticle Ministries partner up to support World AIDS Day

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Student Erin Hague created this banner last year for
World AIDS Day. Photo courtesy of Erin Hague.

Every minute, five peo- ple become infected with HIV, one child dies every minute from the virus, and 40.2 million people currently live with HIV or AIDS. Since 1992, Canti- cle Ministries has been leading, supporting, and providing services to people from their locations in Aurora and Wheaton, who have been affected by the HIV […]

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Hit and Run on Wednesday, November 7

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Around 3 p.m. Wednesday a student parked their car in parking lot Fawell B. The student headed to class and did not return to his or her car until approximately 11 p.m. The student told police that it was dark and he or she could not see any damage on their way home. According to […]

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Gearing up for winter, College maintenance staff prepares for the cold months and snow removal

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Lady Chaps look to keep momentum of strong opening to season

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Center Camila Slakovic posts up on Center Melissa Niggins at the Lady Chaps' practice Wednesday afternoon.

The Chaparral women’s basketball team routed Oakton Community College 72-35 Saturday Nov. 10. The Chaps wasted no time getting out in front of Oakton, making the score 24-9 midway through the first half. Fueled by aggressive inside play and solid ball distribution, this looked like a different Lady Chaps team than the one that lived […]

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MLK scholarship seeks students to submit applications by deadline

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Dr. Collins congratulating MLK scholarship winners before they arrive on stage at last years ceremony.
Cred: Photo courtesy of Press Photography Network/Special to College of DuPage

With a majority of scholarships having a deadline that has already passed, students often forget about other scholarship possibilities later in the year. The 17th annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. breakfast with Benedictine University that was held last year was a success with a whole ballroom of people in attendance. The Martin Luther […]

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