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SPEED DATING + MUSICAL CHAIRS = SPEED FAITHING

By   /  April 29, 2014  /  News  /  Comments Off

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By Jordin Gignac The Interfaith Student Alliance  hosted their first public event in the Student Lounge last Thursday. Sarah Lapp, president of Interfaith, thought to bring speed dating and religion together and call it “speed faithing.” Several groups of student participants like, Muslim Student Association members and Interfaith members, engaged in a musical chairs-esque religion […]

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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

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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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Officials say education farm moving to Danada

By   /  April 18, 2014  /  2014 Spring, Archives, News  /  Comments Off

College of DuPage and the Forest Preserve of DuPage County have reached a tentative agreement to move the Community Education Farm to Danada Forest Preserve, according to a college press release. Officials from COD and the Forest Preserve propose the farm be relocated to a one-acre site at Butterfield Rd. and Naperville Rd. Speaking to […]

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Community farm food for thought

By   /  March 26, 2014  /  News  /  Comments Off

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Just weeks after rebranding the college, “the new school of thought,” the administration has decided to eliminate the Community Education Farm. Those two ideas – the rebranding and the farm – seem separate, but when examined together reveal something troubling about the school we attend. The loss of the farm is a bummer in its […]

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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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How should the U.S. respond to Russia in Crimea?

By   /  March 26, 2014  /  2014 Spring, News, Opinion, Point / Counter Point  /  Comments Off

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Haroon Atcha // Political Columnist With the annexation of Crimea, Vladimir Putin has called our bluff. Our tough talk has in the end, not amounted to much. Crimea isn’t worth the fight to America, and Western Europe can’t live without Russia’s investments. That being said, the sovereignty of borders must be respected and we shouldn’t […]

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Board meeting highlights

By   /  March 26, 2014  /  2014 Spring, News, Special Extras  /  Comments Off

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Non-discrimination policies set to include gender identity College of DuPage is set to include language in its equal employment and non-discrimination policies aimed at protecting transgender individuals. Revised drafts of policies 15-5, 15-10 and 20-5 were presented for first reading at last Thursday’s board of trustees meeting. If passed, these policies will officially prohibit harassment […]

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