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Publishing Peers

By   /  December 12, 2013  /  Features, Spotlight  /  Comments Off

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Rosalie DeAstis // Features Editor For over twenty years, COD’s artists, poets, and storytellers have been expressing their creative passions through the college’s liberal arts magazine, Prairie Light Review. The winter 2013 publication will be distributed today at the PLR Magazine launch party 6-8 PM in SSC 1200.   Storyteller brings talent to PLR  “I […]

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Holiday Special!

By   /  December 5, 2013  /  Features, Spotlight  /  Comments Off

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    The holiday season is filled with shopping, food, family, parties, and celebration. For those that have lost someone close to them, a dark place of grief lurks under all of these festivities as a reminder of the hole that sits where this missing person used to. While the holidays are a time to […]

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Meatless Mondays? More like meatless every day

By   /  December 5, 2013  /  Features, Spotlight  /  Comments Off

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Rosalie DeAstis // Features Editor Imagine never eating another piece of pizza with friends, never having another hot dog at a baseball game, and never touching a piece of turkey on Thanksgiving. It might be difficult to imagine for many people, but to vegans and vegetarians, the decision is entirely worthwhile. Co-president of Students for […]

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STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: VALENCIA PANCZYK AND LAYERS OF LOVE

By   /  November 21, 2013  /  Features, Spotlight  /  Comments Off

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Rosalie DeAstis // Features Editor  Student Ambassador, Honors student, soccer player, saxophone tutor, Forever 21 sales associate – you can say 19 year-old Taylor Panczyk, better known as Valencia to family and friends, has a lot on her plate. Most of us might say we’d be going crazy by this point, but Panczyk even makes […]

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Every student can make an impact

By   /  November 14, 2013  /  Features, Spotlight  /  Comments Off

At the Domestic Violence Awareness Fair Oct. 30, Human Services designed t-shirts to support the event.

  Rosalie DeAstis // Features Editor Over 100 students at the college dedicate their time to participate in and organize service events to support those in need in our communities, through the Human Services Network Club. The group is passionate about helping people while also connecting them with service organizations, industry resources and other personal […]

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Jewelry teacher devoted to her craft on and off campus

By   /  November 7, 2013  /  Features, Spotlight  /  Comments Off

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  Rosalie DeAstis // Features editor  Jewelry and metal-smithing teacher, Suzan Rezac, is known for her passion for metal inlay work and labor intensive, unique jewelry pieces. Born in Czechoslovakia and raised in North Africa by her doctor parents, Rezac says her work is very much inspired by the beautiful scenery she was surrounded by […]

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ALUMNUS PUBLISHES PRESIDENTIAL BOOK

By   /  October 17, 2013  /  Features, Spotlight  /  Comments Off

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Rosalie Deastis // FEATURES EDITOR A COD alumnus, Pierce Word, has recently published a book, “Wisdom from the Oval Office.” It is the largest collection of presidential quotations ever assembled with 40 chapters of various life themes, human behaviors and perspectives that Word gathered from many library catalogs, forums and surveys. Word completed his BA […]

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Student starts clothing line, works for 3 time Emmy award winner

By   /  October 9, 2013  /  Features, Spotlight  /  Comments Off

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Rosalie Deastis // Features Editor  Graphic design student, Alex Bauer, has managed to build a clothing company that is growing in popularity and serve as the Strategic Marketing Coordinator for a three-time Emmy award winner, all at the tender age of 21. It wasn’t until his junior year of high school Bauer quit basketball due […]

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