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Pride Alliance gets their Gatsby on

By   /  March 26, 2014  /  Features  /  Comments Off

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COD’s Pride Alliance promotes awareness, and educates on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning and straight issues with regard to diversity of sexual orientation. They have held dances for the LGBTQ community in the past and are holding their second annual drag show April 11. This year, the theme is 1920s with a more modern twist. […]

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Festival fashion guide

By   /  March 26, 2014  /  News  /  Comments Off

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Festival fashion has become today’s hot, new summer style. Festival-goers dress from head to toe in fun, head-turning outfits. Hippie, neon, fringe, crochet, denim and bright colors – these ensembles are bursting with energy and spirit. Music festival fashion has given us a way to express our restless imaginations and creative minds. With each show […]

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Balancing high school and college friendships

By   /  March 26, 2014  /  News  /  Comments Off

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In high school, most of us attached to a particular crowd or group, and essentially found our “place.” Mine was with the “popular” kids who partied every weekend, ditched school and parked our shiny cars in the staff parking spots. Thankfully we all jumped off our high horses in college and learned drunk photos on […]

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Sochi Preview: Team USA Gear

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

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Ralph Lauren This year’s uniforms are 100% made in America after the fashion brand was attacked for outsourcing to China in 2012. Team USA will rock a patchwork sweater for the opening ceremony, in which 40 vendors from around the nation had a hand in designing. The sweater, along with red, white, and navy knit […]

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Mario Tricoci: from barbershop apprentice to free spirit entrepreneur

By   /  January 24, 2014  /  Features  /  Comments Off

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The Business & Technology Division, Center for Entrepreneurship, Continuing Education and Busi- ness Solutions at College of DuPage sponsored a visit from globally recognized salon owner Mario Tricoci, on Tuesday. Tricoci shared the details of his journey to success and how he was able to build his brand to what it is today. The Italian […]

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Forensics Students win gold at Nationals

By   /  May 3, 2013  /  Features  /  Comments Off

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April 14 to 21 in Los Angeles, they competed in the Phi Rho Pi National Tournament. They earned a gold medal in both Individual Events and Overall Sweepstakes claiming the title of National Champions.  The team had seven students (Shawn Anaya, Harry Bodell, Abby Escatel, Kelsey Figiel, Matt Mayorga, Steve Perry, Subhan Suhail) break events […]

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Film Student passionate about DIY Education

By   /  May 3, 2013  /  Features  /  Comments Off

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20-year-old Isabelle Rizo was born in Germany and raised in America by Romanian parents. As a child she loved to draw and write. “I realized I wanted to do something creative my whole life,” commented Rizo. “I did not have something specific in mind but I realized combining my love of writing, digital media, education, […]

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European Professional Day focuses on international communication

By   /  April 29, 2013  /  Features  /  Comments Off

The European Studies Committee will be sponsoring a European Professional Day tomorrow, April 27, at the college. “Faces of Europe; Languages and Identities” is also being co-sponsored by the Brussels based European Union National Institutes for Culture (EUNIC). The event’s main focus is the European identity concept and the use of language. The fact that […]

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Club Spotlight: Model United Nations

By   /  April 29, 2013  /  Features  /  Comments Off

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COD’s Model United Nations is aimed at advancing the understanding of the United Nations and contemporary international issues. The club has been around for about 30 years now at the college and its main focus is a conference during the fall and spring semesters called the Southern Regional Model UN. Model UN’s president, 21 year-old […]

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Alumnus writes kids’ book

By   /  April 29, 2013  /  Features  /  Comments Off

  Former student at the college, 23 year-old Britney Pieta has published a children’s book called The Gift of Mr. Pookie. A heartwarming love story of two monkeys, Pieta says this book was written thanks to her vivid imagination as a child. “My sister and I loved to play with stuffed animals as kids,” said […]

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