The Courier

Point-Counterpoint: Online classes are perfect for independent students

Kelly Wynne, News Editor

September 30, 2015

I love online classes. For someone like me with classroom anxiety and a general lack of focus, online classes provide a much-needed escape from day-to-day campus life. Over my four semesters at COD I have taken seven online classes...

How students can google their way to an A

Maggie Curran, Opinion Editor

September 30, 2015

Online classes and assignments are, in theory, the most accessible form of education. The manifest function of them is pretty obvious: the convenience of learning anytime, anywhere, with the same quality education offered in a...

Subtle Sexism

Maggie Curran, Opinion Editor

September 23, 2015

In a very obvious way, sexism, specifically misogyny, exists in our world. Any news debate or politician or idiot wearing a meninist T-shirt cannot say otherwise; it isn’t an opinion. It’s a fact. That being said, sexism...

Put your phones away

Ashlee Berner, Editor-in-Chief

September 16, 2015

The advancements in technology over the last decade have been great. I can send a quick text message instead of calling someone, I can Google something on my phone instead of waiting to go home and look it up and I can update...

The right to bear cell phones

Maggie Curran, Opinion Editor

September 16, 2015

Let it be known, I’m not a cell phone addict, but I also don’t think I could comfortably go throughout a day without mine. I’m somewhere between “won’t check my phone during a movie in the theater” and “will check...

The grass is greener on our campus

The Editorial Board

September 16, 2015

With the start of the new school year came a new reason for College of DuPage community members to worry. COD faculty and students weren’t shocked, but were still disappointed in the decrease of student enrollment for the first...

Waiting on Waterleaf

The Editorial Board

September 11, 2015

At one point in time, the Waterleaf restaurant on the campus of College of DuPage was a beacon: culinary students would get hands on experience working in the kitchen of a five star restaurant, community members could enjoy a...

When the jokes go too far

Maggie Curran, Opinion Editor

September 11, 2015

I have a serious problem with American politics. It isn’t only the corrupt nature of many of those in office. It isn’t just the corporations that pay millions of dollars toward funding politicians to protect their dirty work. It...

Parking Priority

The Editorial Board

September 2, 2015

Over this past summer, the removal of premium parking was announced and students at College of DuPage finally had hope come the first week of school this fall. It was thought that the elimination of reserved parking spots close...

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