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Overheard: 10/23/13 Issue

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  “Am I the only one ferociously attracted to the Chapparal statue?”     “I just came from hot yoga.” – “Cool!” “My speech professor is hot.”        – “Holy crap…I don’t know that I wanted to hear that…”   “I’ve been cheating on coffee with diet coke lately, bad news bears…”   […]

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Straight Talk: 10/23/13 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 best friend keeps getting mad at me when I get tired of listening to her […]

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Athlete Spotlight: Cross Country

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Daryle is the captain of the men’s cross country team and is a top contender for the Regional Championships. According to coach Wilhite, Daryle is considered as a top 3 runner in the region and will most likely compete at the cross country National Championship. Courier: What inspires you to run? Worley: I started running […]

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Coach Chick provides input and experience

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Kelly Weese // Sports Editor After spending thirty-four years as a coach, Jesse Chick provides the COD football team with a different type of teaching method. As the team’s chaplain, Chick is a support system that gives both coaching and spiritual advice to the players. “The X’s and O’s are taken care of on the […]

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Golf Champs Again

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Kelly Weese // Sports Editor For the second consecutive season, the Chaps men’s golf team won the Region IV Division III Championship. Jordan Yamamoto won the tournament by having rounds of 78, 76 and 77. Teammates Xavier Owens and Alec Meyer also placed highly in the tournament. Contributions from Matthew Hay and Jack Smith secured […]

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CHAPS OPINION

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Chaps lose in straight sets

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Libero, Brittany Peters, sends the ball back over the net. The Lady Chaps fell to Rock Valley in consecutive sets. Photo by Tabrez Khan

Kelly Weese // Sports Editor The Lady Chaps volleyball team got off to a slow start against No. 8 Rock Valley College last week. Due to the construction of the P.E. building, the scheduled home game was played at the Central Athletic Center in Wheaton. The visiting Golden Eagles quickly took the lead in the […]

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WATCH: Blue Man Group

By   /  October 24, 2013  /  Arts & Entertainment, Pop culture, Theater  /  Comments Off

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Caroline Koch // Arts Edtior The opening digital monologue inside the Briar Street Theater included asking the audience not to text during the performance, as it “makes the older people feel inadequate.” The scrolling words on the marquee quickly added a caveat though: “Tweeting is okay.” Considering the last time I saw Blue Man Group […]

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