College of DuPage's Student Newspaper

The Courier

College of DuPage's Student Newspaper

The Courier

Content by Anna Sieg

COD Student Leadership Elections

Anna Sieg, News Editor March 11, 2020

Students at the College of DuPage have a chance to choose who their leaders are, and who conveys their ideas and concerns to the higher staff. Students can vote for a new student trustee, student body...

Black History Month kicks off at COD

Anna Sieg, News Editor February 5, 2020

The College of DuPage started celebrating the history of African Americans and spreading awareness of the culture during the month of February, also known as Black History Month, in 2014. This year’s...

College of DuPage bans legal, medical marijuana

Anna Sieg, News Editor January 30, 2020

As of Jan. 1, the recreational use of marijuana for people over the age of 21 is legal. College of DuPage President Brian Caputo sent an email to the entire student body explaining the college’s cannabis...

The Silat Martial Arts Team at COD is Representing the United States

Anna Sieg, News Editor December 11, 2019

The COD Silat Martial Arts team will be across the world to compete in Malaysia, representing the United States. Originally from Malaysia, Silat is a form of martial arts that combines Kung Fu, Aikido,...

Good News For Student Workers on Campus

Anna Sieg, News Editor December 4, 2019

There are so many opportunities for students to work on campus at COD, and now those workers are getting an extra 25 cents an hour.  The college began a Student Worker Premium Pay program this fall....

Readings to Honor Veterans

Anna Sieg, News Editor November 20, 2019

Bob Hazard always felt a distance between him and his father. He knew it was because of his father’s experiences in World War II, but he never got to close the gap.  “I didn’t really begin to...

More Than Just a Color: The Black Student Alliance Speaks Out

More Than Just a Color: The Black Student Alliance Speaks Out

Anna Sieg, News Editor November 13, 2019

African-American men filling up American prisons despite being convicted of small crimes was just one of the problems members of the Black Student Alliance at the College of DuPage tried to tackle in...

Kansas City is a Place for Liberal Arts Majors

Anna Sieg, News Editor November 6, 2019

Kansas City Art Institute (KCAI) is a school in Missouri for Liberal Arts students. It is located in a metropolis, allowing many opportunities for work, but also has a much lower cost of living than Il.  On...

Carnival Day During Spirit Week 

Anna Sieg, News Editor October 30, 2019

This past week at College of DuPage was Spirit Week, where people could show their spirit for their school and meet new friends along the way. On Wednesday last week, it was carnival day in the SSC Atrium...

Ending the Stigma Around Mental Health

Anna Sieg, News Editor October 24, 2019

Because of the growing number of students who are seeking mental health help, COD is in the process of change. There is a need for more professionals on campus to be able to help the students, even when...

Fuel Pantry: The Food Pantry for your Brain

Anna Sieg, News Editor October 16, 2019

Whether it’s feeding a family, or just making ends meet, the COD Fuel Pantry provides food for anyone with any valid ID. The Fuel Pantry is a food pantry on campus in the SSC 1217 for any student...

The Right of Free Speech at COD

The Right of Free Speech at COD

Anna Sieg, News Editor October 9, 2019

Everyone has the right to voice their opinion at COD, but a recent visit by a group with an anti-gay message tested the limits of free speech on campus.    Not only can students share their...

Teachers and Students are Relieved After the Long-Awaited Agreement with the Board of Trustees

Anna Sieg, News Editor October 2, 2019

There will be no strike at College of DuPage, and students will no longer have to worry about their classes getting cancelled as the faculty union and administration have reached an agreement on a tentative...

Students, faculty speak out about possible strike at COD board meeting

Anna Sieg, News Editor September 26, 2019

All of the work, time and money COD students have put into this semester is threatened to be a total waste as faculty prepare to use the nuclear option in negotiations. On September 19th, the Waterleaf...

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