College of DuPage's Student Newspaper

The Courier

College of DuPage's Student Newspaper

The Courier

Content by Alizay Rizvi
Southpaw White Lighter Myth Album Review 3/5

Southpaw White Lighter Myth Album Review 3/5

February 21, 2018

Seeing Southpaw live was an experience of a lifetime. So when I heard they released their new album, I had to check it out. “White Lighter Myth” is their fourth full album. And its style is something...

Meet Your Social Media Manager

Meet Your Social Media Manager

February 20, 2018

If you were stranded on a desert island, and could only bring one IKEA item with you, what would you bring? Don't have any. What’s your most played song? Currently? Better Off Dead - Sleeping With...

Sleeping With Sirens

Concert Review: Four Bands. One Incredible Night.

February 13, 2018

The Mosh Pit. Also known as The Pit. A symbol of the pure rage that occurs at punk rock concerts. The love for the loudness, the need to scream, the slamming of bodies together is evident in concerts...

Fall Out Boy: MANIA Review: We’re All Living In MANIA

Fall Out Boy: MANIA Review: We’re All Living In MANIA

February 5, 2018

Fall Out Boy has been with me since I was a runt trying to figure out life. I first heard them when I was in the seventh grade, and if that doesn’t make the band seem old then I don’t know what does....

Child of Light Game Review: Intense gameplay; breathtaking graphics

“Child of Light” Game Review: Intense gameplay; breathtaking graphics

November 22, 2017

  “Child. Tuck Yourself in bed. And let me tell you a story. Of Lemuria, a long lost kingdom. And a girl born for glory. In Austria was a crown land ruled by a duke. Aurora was his daughter....

Wanna make a  difference? Try  bleeding.

Wanna make a difference? Try bleeding.

November 22, 2017

Donating blood can be one of the scariest things for most people. And many people end up viewing organizations like Life Source and the American Red Cross as vampires just there to suck up your blood....

Id rather be a murderess than a murderer if those are the only choices

Alias Grace Review: Another Harrowing Adaptation of a Margaret Atwood Novel 5/5

November 20, 2017

In response to Hulu’s The Handmaid’s Tale, Netflix comes in association with Margaret Atwood, Alias Grace. A psychological thriller that almost parallel’s that of The Handmaid’s Tale, only that...

Get your spook on a budget: $10 Halloween costume ideas!

Get your spook on a budget: $10 Halloween costume ideas!

October 26, 2017

Hey Halloween fans! Did you guys know that americans spent over 8.4 billion dollars last year in Halloween costumes? Unluckily, us college students don’t have that kind of money. So here are five Halloween...

The Good Doctor - Re-writing the options for people with autism

“The Good Doctor” – Re-writing the options for people with autism

October 20, 2017

When people think about surgeons, they envision the embodiment of trust and communication. They think of someone who can relate and communicate both sympathy and empathy through verbal and nonverbal communication....

Featuring band members, Kellin Quinn, Gabe Barham, Jack Fowler, Nick Martin & Justin Hills

Album Review: Gossip by Sleeping With Sirens 3/5; An Intense Political Revolution of Sound

October 11, 2017

Gossip, Sleeping With Sirens latest album released on September 23rd is an all-out representation of an entirely new sound and completely revolutionary of the band in the essence of their lyrical...

Game Review: Life Is Strange & Life Is Strange: Before The Storm Solid 5/5

September 13, 2017

A young high schooler stands at the edge of a cliff, looking out at the sea. The electricity is high in the air, and wind and water are surrounding. It is a massive hurricane, and it is coming straight...

Pro Hijab, the Nike version

Pro Hijab, the Nike version

March 17, 2017

Hijab, the Arabic word translated to English as headscarf is known to be a symbol of fear amongst the western world. However, recently, Nike has released its Pro Hijab in an effort to try to dispel the...

What It’s Like To Be Treated As A Different Breed

What It’s Like To Be Treated As A Different Breed

February 15, 2017

Imagine a moment where you are suddenly forced into a corner, literally, by the very people who only a few days ago were perhaps friends. That single moment changes your life in ways you can never imagine....

The War On Water

The War On Water

December 7, 2016

Water. One of the essential things any living creature needs in order to survive. Without proper hydration, any living creature will die in one of the most painful ways possible. While we sit here in the...

The Unspoken Heroes

November 16, 2016

The Persian Gulf, a crooked body of water between two arch-enemies Iran and Saudi Arabia. A good 97,000 square miles, with a length of 615 miles give or take a few considering how the continents are. The...

Yemen: A battle of five armies

November 9, 2016

A single piece of bread falls upon the dirt road and three frail creatures race towards it. Their bones can be seen, their skin just barely holding on as they split the small piece of bread. Although fungus...

The Iraq you don’t know

The Iraq you don’t know

October 27, 2016

When I first heard I was going to Iraq, I freaked out. A lot of people told me about their past experiences. Some weren’t so bad, while others had stories about how their bus was attacked. So, in either...

I Side With

October 5, 2016

We debate a lot of things in our day to day life. What shoes would go with what shirt? Do your nails match your outfit? Is that book better than the movie? These are all questions we ask.   However,...

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