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Ramen noodles: You think you know, but you have no idea

By   /  March 26, 2014  /  Arts & Entertainment, food  /  Comments Off

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The touchstone of the college student. It always feels incredibly satisfying to be so full from a 39 cent meal. Microwaveable ramen is the largest of any average college student’s necessary food groups, but that little package of dry noodles is a far cry from the real thing. You might not think it, but the […]

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Listen: Recess

By   /  March 26, 2014  /  Arts & Entertainment, Music  /  Comments Off

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You’ve gotta hand it to the bass man – he’s got guts. EDM’s reigning champion, Sonny Moore returns to the scene in a big way with the release of “Recess,” just in time for festival season. The growth on the first ever, full-length Skrillex album is palpable, pertaining to both the evolution of the Los Angeles […]

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White Out, Oshie In

By   /  March 6, 2014  /  Sports  /  Comments Off

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Heading into the third week of events at the Sochi Olympic Winter Games, the U.S. is finally breaking into its stride. After a bit of a rough start opening weekend, Team USA has climbed to the top of the medal leader board among the Dutch, Norway and host country Russia. Germany leads the gold medal […]

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Why GIRLS Is the Worst Show On Television

By   /  February 7, 2014  /  Arts & Entertainment, Pop culture  /  Comments Off

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“Few series come out of the box as brilliant as Girls does.” “Nothing short of revolutionary… ”  “Far more realistic than Sex and the City” While I completely appreciate and respect that Lena Dunham writes, stars and directs her play on reality, the notion that HBO’s hit “Girls” is a really down-to-earth, this-it-the-way-life-really-is picture is […]

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Here We Grow: Illinois Medical Marijuana Rollout

By   /  January 31, 2014  /  News, On The Cover, Pop culture  /  Comments Off

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Slow your roll Illinois. The sale of legal cannabis for medicinal use is not realistically expected for sale until next year, despite the law inhaling its initial breath on January 1. All pot puns aside, here’s what you need to know about the bill. **************** On the first of the year, Coloradans formed lines outside […]

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Guess Who’s Back: We show you what $59 MILLION looks like

By   /  January 24, 2014  /  Features, News, On The Cover, Special Extras  /  Comments Off

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A kind of new-car smell wafted through the standing-room only MAC theater for President Breuder’s spring semester opening remarks, the first of which was “I hope Santa was good to you!” For presently enrolled students and faculty, it would seem Santa has been overly generous this year as we return to the opening of three […]

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Campus Couture

By   /  May 3, 2013  /  Around COD, Arts & Entertainment  /  Comments Off

  Last Friday, fashion design students showcased their original designs at the annual COD fashion extravaganza. A true delight, ‘Sketches’ boasted a range in construction from separates to knits to gowns. TV personality from Project Runway, Suede, lectured and chatted with the promising student-designers before the show, in addition to adding a little incentive for […]

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Festival season is upon us! We’ve done all the re-con on the hottest weekend concerts of the summer

By   /  May 3, 2013  /  Arts & Entertainment, Music, Pop culture  /  Comments Off

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Summer Camp When: May 23-26 Where: Three Sisters Park – Chillicothe, IL Who: moe., Umphrey’s McGee, Trey Anastasio Band, EOTO, STS9, Zeds Dead, Big Gigantic, Diplo, Griz What to expect: Funky jam-band lovers, ‘scamp’ lifers, lots of dreads and Grassroots hats; look for the glowstick path into the forest and come Monday morning watch for […]

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A little perspective: Three COD educators share why Boston Bombing is relevant to campus

By   /  May 2, 2013  /  Around COD, Arts & Entertainment  /  Comments Off

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Eric Hahn Courier Advisor; Chicago Tribune editor/designer   What makes this  relevant to you, as the advisor of the Courier? The fact that the students are interested in it; as an advisor, my job is to guide but also to make sure the staff does what they want – writes about what they want. The […]

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An evening with Kirby Dick, Director of Academy Award nominated documentary, The Invisible War

By   /  May 2, 2013  /  Art, Arts & Entertainment  /  Comments Off

  With no knowledge of the film’s subject matter, I took my seat in SRC 2000 excited to finally see the latest work from the director of Outrage and This Film Is Not Yet Rated. After a brief introduction by the movie’s director, Kirby Dick, Rotten Tomatoes’ 2012 Film of the Year began.  To say […]

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