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Local college alum helps student-athletes see ‘big picture’

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Kelly Weese // Staff writer Chaps strength and conditioning coach, Derek Sulo, has attended a number of prestigious Chicago area schools before arriving at COD. Originally a native of Oak Forest, Sulo decided to commute to Mount Carmel for high school. His dad was the head coach of football at the time, which influenced his […]

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Running as a pastime

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Paul Triukas // Sports Editor  Running has become one of the more popular pastimes in recent years. Runners commonly say, they run because of diets and health reasons or athletic aspirations. But really, what is the true reason? Early in the morning and late at night, when it’s scorching hot or freezing cold. You can […]

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WATCH: GRAVITY

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Jake Pelenis // arts columnist Gravity is one of the most frightening movies I have ever seen. The film is harrowing in its portrayal of the bleak and mammoth emptiness of space. Director Alfonso Cuarón has created what could potentially be described as “a lady floating around in space for ninety minutes” and turned it […]

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LISTEN: Justin Timberlake

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SCENE REVIEW: The 20/20 Experience Pt. 2 James Driscoll // arts columnist Ugh! You could have seen this train wreck of an album coming from a mile away. And it happened in the most stereotypical of fashions. A comeback artist puts out a hit album, appears all over the media to gain positive attention but […]

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Time for the percolator: graphic design students wow with coffee art

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CAROLINE KOCH // ARTS Editor Across from a Starbucks in Wheaton sits La Spiza, a local coffee shop that hosted a gallery show for 15 talented COD graphic design students. While it is not strange that an art show be held in a hip coffee shop, it is rather unique that the subject and even medium […]

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Let the countdown begin: First Show Back at the MAC

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Ring in the new year (and the new building) with the New Philharmonic in an evening of waltzes, polkas and traditional Viennese musical selections, sure to be the hottest ticket in town! Promising to be more sensational than ever, this year’s Viennese Pops show will feature special guest, Emily Birsan of the Lyric Opera’s Ryan […]

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Meet the interim mac director

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Caroline Koch // ARTS Editor Glen Ellyn’s own Diana Martinez has joined the College of DuPage arts team as interim executive director. A graduate of the University of Illinois (Champaign Urbana), the former President of The Second City and executive director of the Paramount Arts Center is the perfect candidate to usher in a new […]

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Student starts clothing line, works for 3 time Emmy award winner

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Rosalie Deastis // Features Editor  Graphic design student, Alex Bauer, has managed to build a clothing company that is growing in popularity and serve as the Strategic Marketing Coordinator for a three-time Emmy award winner, all at the tender age of 21. It wasn’t until his junior year of high school Bauer quit basketball due […]

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CLEARING THE HEALTH CARE HAZE : Affordable Care Act Special Report

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Obamacare 101: what students need to know now  Joash Mencias // News Editor  When you ask a typical college student what the new health care law means for them personally, a typical response is confusion. “I’ve heard a lot about [health care], but I don’t know too much about it,” said 19-year-old Marco Espinoza, an […]

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Overheard 10/9/13 Issue

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“Can I hold your hand?” “Dude these beats are ill! We should totally collab!”   “Where you is?” “Yeah, that’s definitely infected, you should put your shirt back on.”   “What do the amazons and Antarctica have in common?”     -“they’re countries?” “…the amazons aren’t a country.”  

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