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Overheard: 10/16/13 Issue

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“So I couldn’t do anything because she threw up.” “Bye, love you, let’s make babies!”   “God invented air conditioning for days like this, let’s crank it” “She always has to ask me why I’m like, smart, ya know?”  

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Straight Talk: 10/16/13 Issue

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Straight Talk is an advice column aimed at questions you’d ask your best friend…except Straight Talk won’t fluff the answers. Real advice for real issues, from someone who has been there, done that. To get your questions answered, email overheardcod@gmail.com My boyfriend and I just broke up after dating for about six months. We have the same group […]

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DANCE: Kaskade Comes Home

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CAROLINE KOCH// ARTS EDITOR  Walking into Exhibition Hall was more-or-less like walking into an airplane hangar. My immediate thought was, “why has there never been a show here before!?” Leave it to a Chi-town native to throw a dance party remiss of a 90s warehouse rave; although this time, in a spacious 170,000 square feet. […]

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PLAY: Beyond: Two Souls

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Jake Pelenis // Arts Columnist Beyond: Two Souls is a deeply flawed epic that occasionally brushes up against brilliance. I have a veritable laundry list of complaints about the game but I still walked away with a positive impression. It suffers greatly from an extreme lack of narrative focus and drops the ball when it […]

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Read Me: Published COD Authors

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JAMES DRISCOLL // ARTS CONTRIBUTER  “I have in my field, ‘made it’. I have become a music author that is number-one bestselling without any whiff of scandal.” These are the words of Mike Eder, an alumnus of College of DuPage, published author and major authority on all things Graceland. Idolizing Elvis Presley since the age of […]

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Monday Night Football Massacre

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ONU sets up to punt. The Chaps came out victorious in the only night game of the season.

KELLY WEESE // SPORTS EDITOR  On a night where the Chaps offense had its best scoring game of the season, the defense answered with a goose egg of its own. A fumble on the opening kickoff was the only mistake of the game. The momentum swing didn’t affect the defense. On the following drive, a Tigers […]

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ONLINE DATING: Weird or Worth It?

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JULIA KLOS & CAROLINE KOCH // EDITORS Think about this: 1 in 5 Facebook profiles are fake. It’s hard to know what info to trust on the internet, but it seems the world outside is more accessible through the web than by taking an assertive approach to meeting new people.  Our everyday lives have become so […]

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ALUMNUS PUBLISHES PRESIDENTIAL BOOK

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Rosalie Deastis // FEATURES EDITOR A COD alumnus, Pierce Word, has recently published a book, “Wisdom from the Oval Office.” It is the largest collection of presidential quotations ever assembled with 40 chapters of various life themes, human behaviors and perspectives that Word gathered from many library catalogs, forums and surveys. Word completed his BA […]

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