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Chaparral baseball team looks to rebound from last year, find success

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The Chaps at their recent road trip to the Metrodome in Minneapolis, MN.

It is no secret that it was a disappointing season for the Chaparral men’s baseball team last year. The team finished the year with an 8-29 record and did not make any waves in postseason play. With head coach Kevin Tyrrell going into his second year, he has hopes for major improvement. “Last year’s team […]

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Athlete of the week: Get acquainted with the Lady Chaps’ first baseman

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Name: Meghan Gross Age: 19 Major: Psychology Sport: Softball Position: First base   What is your favorite thing about playing softball? Being on the field and playing first base, just making plays.   What is your least favorite thing about playing softball? The pressure from the crowd and depending upon the situation we’re in.   […]

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Police Report: A male student slips on slab of ice, can not move from injuries

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A male student was walking around outside the K building when he slipped on a slab of ice that was twelve feet long and five feet wide at 3 a.m. last Saturday. When police found the student, he had a small cut and bruise on the back of his head and was lying on the […]

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Police Report: Elderly man intoxicated in the library

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Campus police were dispatched to the library in the SRC about an unknown problem on Wednesday, January 30. When police arrived in the library, staff told police that there was an older male who was being disruptive, appeared to be intoxicated and used profanity and racial slurs. When police spotted the older male, he was […]

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Counting Calories

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Do you think there are enough healthy options? “I’d like to see more fruits, salads, and nutrition in the food, and less calories. Panda Express should minimize the meat selection and maximize the veggies. We all could use more veggies.” - Alex Alhamy, Science major “I don’t think the options at Sodexo are healthy enough. Instead of […]

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Hot salsa

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Diane, who instructed the Salsa Lesson portion of the event, partners up and shows off some moves in the Open Salsa.

COD’s Casa Di Amigos and Latin American Studies Committee held a Salsa/Merengue/Bachata dance on Fri. Feb. 8 where they had free dance lessons, a DJ, open dancing, and refreshments all night. It was free and open to the public. These two organizations have collaborated in the past for the Day of the Dead Outing on […]

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It’s all about perspective…

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Chris Klotz played wide receiver for the Chaps while balancing a busy schedule and his academics.

Coming off of a season of uncertainty, many football players were able to rejoice in signing day, a culmination of their successes at the college on the field that helped pave a way to the future. Chalking up almost 30 players going to four-year universities to continue to play and learn with the experience of […]

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Waterleaf Restaurant Week Menu Review

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Dinner is served; veal shank is one of two main course options on Waterleaf's 2013 Restaurant Week Menu

Each year, Chicago restaurants participate in Restaurant Week wherein participants offer a fixed-price tasting menu of signature dishes to entice the Chicago-land area to try something new. COD’s very own Waterleaf offered up a menu in the spirit of the Chicago tradition, and as such I gladly went to taste – for the first time […]

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Club Spotlight: Paralegal Club

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COD offers a Paralegal Studies program where students can prepare for careers in a variety of legal areas, including litigation, corporate, real estate and insurance. Aside from classroom requirements, a practicum lets students get hands-on experience with the field their going into and a real-world feel for it. As of Aug. 10, 2010, the program […]

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COD students prepare for this year’s annual fashion show

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  It’s that time of year folks: join the College of DuPage Fashion Studies Program for the presentation of the 2013 Student Fashion Show: Sketches. The fashion show will take place Friday, April 26th, 2013 at 7pm; the show will be staged this year in SSC 2206. As an added feature to the student show, […]

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