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Freedom Rider Speaks On Campus

By   /  March 6, 2014  /  Around COD, Events, News  /  Comments Off

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Thomas Armstrong spoke to students and faculty about his time as a freedom rider last Thursday, in an event sponsored by the Living Leadership Program. Armstrong, author of “Autobiography of a Freedom Rider: My Life as a Foot Soldier for Civil Rights” shared his story with a diverse crowd, urging them towards activism and encouraging […]

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‘A new birth of freedom’ for all?

By   /  November 21, 2013  /  Events, News  /  Comments Off

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Joash Mencias // News Editor  Students, professors discuss freedom 150 years after Gettysburg  Seven score and ten years ago, President Abraham Lincoln delivered his famous Gettysburg Address, a 10-sentence speech that still resonates today. Last Thursday, the history department of College of DuPage hosted a round-table discussion to discuss the idea of freedom to commemorate […]

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Learning Commons celebrates Day on Writing

By   /  October 31, 2013  /  Events, News  /  Comments Off

Event participants expressed how they connected with others through writing on sticky notes. Photo by Denton Dooley

Joash Mencias // News Editor Haikus and Scrabble games are not quite the activities typically associated with college writing but they were just some among a range of light-hearted tasks to mark the National Day on Writing at COD. The Writing, Reading and Speech Assistance Area of the Learning Commons celebrated the event with a […]

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SERVICE PROJECT SUPPORTS FOOD BANK

By   /  October 17, 2013  /  Events, News  /  Comments Off

Photo by Tabrez Khan // Workers load packed pumpkin cans into a truck. The cans will be included in the Northern Illinois Food Bank’s holiday meal boxes.

JOASH MENCIAS // NEWS EDITOR Faculty, students pack nearly 230,000 lbs. of food  96 thousand pumpkin pies will be served to hungry citizens this holiday season all because of the efforts of COD volunteers last Wednesday. Dozens of faculty and students banded together for a campus service project coordinated by Sodexo in conjunction with the Northern […]

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Wine & Dine

By   /  September 19, 2013  /  Events, Features  /  Comments Off

Photo by Denton Dooley

Food & Wine Festival presented by the Daily Herald on campus at Waterleaf last weekend…          

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Fire Science Blood Drive

By   /  August 29, 2013  /  Events, News  /  Comments Off

Who: Adults eligible to donate blood   What: The Fire Science Division is sponsoring a blood drive in coordination with Life Source. Complimentary cholesterol screenings and blood typing are available.   When: Thursday, August 29, 2013, from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.   Where: The HEC Building in Room 1005A, also known as the “Street […]

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Photos from the European Studies Committee Conference

By   /  May 3, 2013  /  Events, News  /  Comments Off

Several members of the European Studies Committee along with members of the consular corps attend the European Professional Development conference on Saturday, April 27, 2013 in SRC 2000.  L-R Jean-François Rochard, Dept. Cultural Attaché French Consulate; John Bollweg  Financial Officer  ESC; Timothy Clifford, Member  ESC; Donna Gillespie Co-Chair ESC; Mirta Pagnucci Co-Chair ESC; Roberto Pennazzato, Director of the Education Office Consulate General of Italy, and Gaël Crépieux of Alliance Française.
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Pride Alliance throws “Night of Noise” in celebration of LGBT rights

By   /  April 22, 2013  /  Events, News  /  Comments Off

Members of the Pride Alliance get together for a photo op at the “Night of Noise” on April 13.

BY DINA ABDALLA News Contributor   The college’s Pride Alliance threw a prom-styled dance, officially known as the “Night of Noise” in the SRC, to celebrate Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender rights or LGBT last Saturday, April 13. Followed by the “Night of Noise” was the “Day of Silence” The purpose of the day of […]

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Career Services employee passes unexpectedly on April 11

By   /  April 22, 2013  /  Events, News  /  Comments Off

  Career Specialist Audrey Walker passed away suddenly on April 11 about a week after undergoing a heart surgery. Walker’s supervisor, Career Services Manager Steven Gustis, said that Walker had called him a few days after the surgery saying it was successful then two days after he talked to her, she suddenly passed of unknown […]

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The Courier asks questions to future board chairmen Joseph Wozniak and Kathy Hamilton

By   /  April 12, 2013  /  Events, News  /  Comments Off

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  What was your first reaction to winning the election?   Wozniak: I was happy about winning the election and all but I am kind of disappointed about candidate Carlin not [being able to join me]. Hamilton: I was very pleased.   Why do you think you were voted into the board instead of the […]

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