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Let’s get real: students raise awareness on body image

By   /  May 7, 2014  /  2014 Spring, Archives, Features, Opinion, Opinion  /  Comments Off

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Services students at the college hosted an event that offered displays and presentations on body image. Every semester, the Advocacy and Human Services class is assigned a group advocacy project that is supposed to reach a campus-wide audience. The class of 15 decided to make their event target body image because of the growing pressures […]

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Rant: Too much to rant about

By   /  April 29, 2014  /  2014 Spring, Archives, Rant  /  Comments Off

I’m annoyed that I have too many things to complain about that I couldn’t find one thing to rant about. But I guess one thing to highlight is how I’ll drop you like a hotcake if you think it’s OK to hang out with my ex after I considered you a best friend. How is […]

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Bike the Drive chooses student’s design

By   /  April 29, 2014  /  2014 Spring, Archives, Features  /  Comments Off

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Graphic design student, Pete Surges was recently announced as the winner of a T-shirt design contest for Chicago’s “Bike the Drive.” An annual event where bike riders enjoy five hours of car-free riding along 30 scenic miles of the city. Surges submitted his design idea in early March, nervous to go up against huge city […]

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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  /  2014 Spring, Archives, Arts & Entertainment, On The Cover, Pop culture  /  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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