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College of DuPage's Student Newspaper

The Courier

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Referee Shortage Threatens Illinois High School Sports

The declining numbers of referees in Illinois youth sports has developed into a crisis for administrators and referee recruiters. Now, they must find solutions to solve the crisis and keep the youth competing.
Gabe Parker, Staff Writer
April 15, 2024
From COD YouTube channel.

Eight Dollar Tuition Increase Set For Fall 2024 Semester

The Board of Trustees voted in favor of an eight-dollar tuition increase, and the Financial Aid office is working on implementing new aid packages and more scholarship funds.
Mariyam Syed, Managing Editor
April 8, 2024
Brian Brems (right) and Steve Darnall (left) speak about adaptations during the Golden Age of film and radio

Writers Read Event Explores the Golden Ages of Film and Radio Adaptations

College of DuPage Professor Brian Brems and WDCB Radio Host Steve Darnall took audiences on a journey through the Golden Ages of Film and Radio and explored the role adaptations played in the success of both.
Gabe Parker, Staff Writer
March 18, 2024
COD Votes officers Shahid Khatib and Emily Kesler table with League of Women Voters

Young Voter Advocacy Rises Ahead of Primaries

COD Votes organizes voter events ahead of primary election to address youth voters’ political concerns across the nation.
Mariyam Syed, Managing Editor
March 18, 2024
How Do Your SLC Candidates Plan to Solve Campus Issues?

How Do Your SLC Candidates Plan to Solve Campus Issues?

The tuition raise, open education resources, mental health programs and club funding were central issues that this year’s SLC candidates are creating solution plans for.
Mariyam Syed, Managing Editor
March 11, 2024
Board of Trustees Reveal Search for External Interim President

Board of Trustees Reveal Search for External Interim President

In an email announcement, the COD board of trustees discussed the next steps for finding a replacement president for COD.
Bee Bishop, Editor-in-Chief
March 11, 2024
Photo by Rachel Wagner

SLC Forum Highlights the Leadership and Initiatives of Its Candidates

Eleven out of twelve student candidates gathered to discuss how they would serve the COD community if they were elected to the Student Leadership Council.
Kate Stuck, Staff Writer
March 11, 2024
Photo provided by the Fuel Pantry of the pantrys fridge filled with food items rescued from CODs cafeteria.

The Power of Food Rescue Programs

Food rescue efforts, used by companies like Trader Joe's and the COD Fuel Pantry, play a crucial role in the battle against hunger and food waste.
Marley Hamil, Staff Writer
March 11, 2024
Early voting site in DuPage County in February 2024.

Ranked Choice Voting: A Fix For the Two-Party Voting Trap

As lack of trust in the two main parties plagues the 2024 elections, local voter advocacy groups are seeking election reforms.
Mariyam Syed, Managing Editor
March 4, 2024
Photo provided by the Fuel Pantry

Debunking Expiration Dates

Cut down on your grocery expenses and minimize food waste by understanding the truth behind expiration dates.
Marley Hamil, Staff Writer
February 26, 2024
Photo from College of DuPage Youtube channel

Trustees Contemplate Five-Dollar Tuition Increase for Fall 2024

The proposed increase may be for three to five dollars per credit hour and will be enacted in the fall of 2024.
Mariyam Syed, Managing Editor
January 29, 2024

Courier Buzz, COD Aviation

Plus Photography, and Horticulture, Published Dec. 1.
Courier TV
December 4, 2023
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