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Chaps defeat Harper in first round of tournament, advance to semi-finals

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Mark Penzcak drills a three-pointer over a Harper defender.

  The Chaparral men’s basketball team will advance to the next round in the Region IV Tournament after defeating the Harper Hawks 79-69 Wednesday night. The game was the first round of the tournament and the winner would advance to the semi-finals. The Chaps were no stranger to Harper this season. It was the fourth […]

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Science Clubs plan a panel discussion with professionals

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The Chemistry Bonding Club, Pre-Physician Assistant Club, and Future Pharmacists Club will hold a Health Care Professionals Panel Discussion Tuesday, March 12th from 4-5 pm in SSC3245. Professional physicians, dental hygienists, nurses, dentists, chiropractors, physician assistants, and pharmacists will be there to discuss what their daily lives consist of, how their positions connect with other […]

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Tuition Increase

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President Brueder and David Carlin listening to a speech during the board meeting.

The Board of Trustees approved the $4 tuition increase at the board meeting last Thursday, Feb. 21. According to Associate Vice President of Academic Planning Joe Collins, the big reason for raising the tuition was to contribute to the raises that all of the college’s would be receiving this year. Since the Board approved the […]

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SLEA Traffic training

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SLEA recruits show their game face for defensive tactics training.

The Suburban Law Enforcement Academy (SLEA) prepares recruits from all over Illinois for jobs as a full time police officer through a 12-week training program. These recruits have been in the SLEA program for the last 8 weeks since Jan. 7. Last week, the recruits learned proper ways to approach a traffic stop and this […]

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Coldfront on campus

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Student Spotlight: German Exchange program student Josephin Salewski

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Photos courtesy of Josephin Salewski

Josephin Salewski, 24, is currently a student at COD, but is also a Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange (CBYX) scholar. She has been here since August and is taking Spanish, French, and psychology classes. The CBYX program was created to strengthen ties between Germany and the United States through citizen diplomacy. The program was founded in celebration […]

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Do the Harlem Shake

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When a student dressed as Captain America gave the word, the crowd began their version of the Harlem Shake dance; no coordination required.

It was almost a year ago that American DJ, Baauer, made a track and threw it up online; only to be discovered by Mad Decent label executive Diplo. The YouTube sensation hit COD’s campus last Wednesday, as Student Life invited student & cartoon character alike, to take part in an all-out dance fest to Billboard’s […]

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College Theater presents: Spoon River Anthology

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College Theatre is just about ready to open the original student adaptation of Spoon River Anthology by Michael Moon, directed by Connie Canaday Howard (Director of Theater). A collection of poems from Edgar Lee Masters’ 1915 book of poetry, Spoon River Anthology paints a picture of life in a small, midwestern town through a series […]

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