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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

let's get real

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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Straight talk: His ex won’t move out!

By   /  April 29, 2014  /  2014 Spring, Archives, Overheard, Straight Talk  /  Comments Off

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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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Running on empty

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


I hate running, from a very deep, and very personal part of my soul. I’m a pretty physically awkward dude to begin with. When I was younger, you might have referred to me as an “inside kid.” Combine that with stubby legs and a generally apathetic attitude towards fitness, and it makes an activity not […]

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Bike the Drive chooses student’s design

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


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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Should NCAA athletes be compensated for their play?

By   /  April 29, 2014  /  2014 Spring, Archives, News, Point and Counterpoint  /  Comments Off

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College launches charity arm

By   /  April 29, 2014  /  2014 Spring, Archives, Events, News  /  Comments Off


Kicking off with a balloon drop and ice cream social, College of DuPage launched COD Cares, the college’s community service program, on April 29. Students, staff and administrators packed backpacks for local children and wrote notes to veterans in the Student Services Center. COD Cares also encouraged people to donated a variety of goods to […]

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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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