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Police Reports: Wednesday, Feb. 6

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Incident A male Waterleaf employee slipped on a sheet of ice on the northeast corner of the building while carrying wine bottles and cut his wrist last Saturday night. The employee was walking outside to throw away the wine bottles when he slipped on the one inch piece of ice. When the employee slipped, the […]

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Lady Chaps trounce Milwaukee Tech Stormers, continue win streak

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The Lady Chaps battle for possession of a loose ball as the team practices its rebounding.

  The Chaparral women’s basketball team continued their dominance Saturday night as they defeated the Milwaukee Tech Stormers. The Chaps got out on top quickly and the score was 40-23 going into halftime. The second half brought more of the same as the Lady Chaps built upon their lead and won the game 76-39. It […]

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Chaps lose a close one to Stormers

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Forward Antwon Smith faces stout defensive play at one of the team's practices.

The Chaparral men’s basketball team lost a tight game against the Milwaukee Tech Stormers Saturday. The score stayed close the entire game with the Chaps down by one going into halftime. However, the Stormers were able to slowly pull away with the win as they took the victory 60-55. The Chaps are now 10-14 and […]

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Valentine’s Day Garland DIY

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To make a nice Valentine’s Day sweet heart garland out of old Couriers for your office, home or date night, simple follow the directions below and then put your photos in a comment of your finished product! Step 1: Gather all of your materials! scissors string, yarn, or twine hole puncher (or glue) old Courier […]

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Thief steals student’s keys, tries to find car in parking lot

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A student became a victim of theft in the SRC library last Saturday, Jan. 1. The student had his USB flash drive stolen along with the key to his car, apartment and mailbox that was on the lanyard. According to campus police, the student said he was in the library at studying on a computer […]

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The Automotive Program receives two more accreditations from NATEF

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Associate Professor of Automotive Service Technology Thomas Robertson teaching his students how to realign a headlight after class.

The Automotive Program received the last two NATEF (National Automotive Technician Education Foundation) accreditations for the spring semester. The Automotive Program has had 6 out of 8 accreditations for the past 20 years and now they have completed the checklist. The accreditations contribute to not only the quality of the instructor’s knowledge but it will […]

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Get to know: MPTV Professor Margaret Byrne

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For Motion Picture Television Professor Margaret Byrne, filmmaking has always been an adventure. Byrne started out loving photography, she built her own dark room when she was thirteen years old and later kept studying photography throughout high school. Before attending a four-year school, she attended COD and studied to be a photographer. After COD, Byrne […]

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Drinking Game Alert:The winners might not be guaranteed this Sunday at the 55th Grammy Awards, but your good time will be.

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  Tune in to CBS at 7pm with your friends and follow these cues: Take a sip of your drink for everytime… -Someone says ‘Bieber’ -You see an artist covered in glitter or sequins -There’s a guy in a shrunken hipster suit (Take 2 if he’s wearing glasses!) -Someone is wearing sunglasses… inside -Somebody references […]

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Everybody’s Got a Story – COD’s Annual Student Essay Contest approaches

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  COD’s Annual Student Essay Contest is now accepting entries until March 21 at midnight. Every year, the Illinois Community College Trustees Association encourages students to share their story about how their community college has changed their life for the better. Three winners are chosen at COD; $100.00 for the first prize winner, $50 for […]

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CALLING ALL STUDENTS: COULD YOU BE THE NEW VOICE OF THE BLUE MAN GROUP

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Blue Man Group is looking for a college student to be the Chicago show’s media reporter. Anyone from aspiring journalists to fans of the popular production is welcome to shoot and submit a video on YouTube about why you would make a greatcollegiate correspondent. The 1-3 minute video auditions will be accepted until March 1 and a winner will be […]

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