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Fashion Show dazzles

By   /  April 29, 2014  /  2014 Spring, Archives, Art, Arts & Entertainment, On The Cover, Theater  /  Comments Off

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Family and friends of COD’s fashion studies program gathered in SRC 2000, last Friday (April 25), for a runway show celebrating student designs. “Dazzle” is the 2014 installment of the annual student fashion show. Showcasing over 40 looks from 15 designers, the backstage area before the show was surprisingly calm. Volunteer models glittered from head […]

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

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


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


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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Road trip to Festival City, USA

By   /  March 26, 2014  /  2014 Spring, Archives, On The Cover  /  Comments Off

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White Out, Oshie In

By   /  March 6, 2014  /  Sports  /  Comments Off


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


“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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