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Straight Talk: 12/11/13 Issue

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New Year’s Slump  I always set New Year’s resolutions that I don’t end up keeping. Should I just skip the resolution completey?  -Grumpy Dear Grumpy, Instead of trying to make a resolution just for the sake of making one, try planning out a realistic goal that you have always wanted to acheive, and adopt it […]

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Overheard: 12/11/13 Issue

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“Bro…what if cats can see the future?”       “THAT’S WHY THEY LAND ON THEIR LEGS!” “No wayyyyyy.” “Her boobs are going 3D in that.”   “I can’t focus on school, the Drake and Miguel concert is next week!”   “My finals grades bring all the boys to the yard.” “I may be 18 […]

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P.E. Building set to open

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Kelly Weese // Sports Editor The much-anticipated opening of the P.E. Center is finally approaching. The 24 million dollar project will give COD students and athletics program a state of the art facility to use. The week of Jan. 6th, right before spring semester begins, is when the center is expected to re-open. Although the […]

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Weese’s Picks

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Kelly Weese // Sports Editor The college football bowl season is here and the Courier sports editor makes his call on all 35 NCAA bowl games.  

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Five Things to Do Over Winter Break

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1. Visit the Christkindlmarket at Daley Plaza in Chicago UNTIL DEC. 24 2. Light up the night with Zoo Lights at Lincoln Park Zoo UNTIL JAN. 5 3. Experience Christmas Around the World at the Museum of Science and Industry UNTIL JAN. 5 4. Attend Winter WonderFest at Navy Pier UNTIL JAN. 12  5. Ice […]

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Publishing Peers

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Rosalie DeAstis // Features Editor For over twenty years, COD’s artists, poets, and storytellers have been expressing their creative passions through the college’s liberal arts magazine, Prairie Light Review. The winter 2013 publication will be distributed today at the PLR Magazine launch party 6-8 PM in SSC 1200.   Storyteller brings talent to PLR  “I […]

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Ill. Pension reform irks public workers

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Joash Mencias // News Editor New pension law is detrimental, says COD faculty president  Illinois Governor Pat Quinn’s recent signing of pension reform legislation has met intense opposition from a coalition of labor groups like the Illinois Education Association. The IEA’s affiliate at College of DuPage has also echoed a sour sentiment. From the perspective […]

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Mandela will never be forgotten

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Haroon Atcha // Political Columnist  Few men are remembered by history. Most of us will be mourned by only our families, forgotten within a generation. Our actions will not alter the flow of history, our words will not be quoted and our unfulfilled ambitions will remain as such. For Nelson Mandela however, history will make […]

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