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The Courier

College of DuPage's Student Newspaper

The Courier

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Killer Klassix; Thursday- “Full Collapse”

Killer Klassix; Thursday- “Full Collapse”

November 21, 2022

As famous comic and screenwriter, Brian K. Vaughn stated in his work “Saga,” “you are unlike anyone who has ever existed, and that makes you exactly like everyone who has existed.” In a genre-collaborative...

Killer Klassix: Vanilla Ice- “Hard To Swallow”

Killer Klassix: Vanilla Ice- “Hard To Swallow”

November 14, 2022

Upon taking recommendations from individuals on campus, my adviser threw one of the most interesting pieces of music my way, as a joke, but nonetheless still insistent I expand my musical horizons. I try...

Killer Klassix: Coheed And Cambria– The Second Stage Turbine Blade

Killer Klassix: Coheed And Cambria– “The Second Stage Turbine Blade”

November 14, 2022

As an artist and realist, I truly believe love is the only form of true, ancient magic that remains on the planet. Love is free of divinity and capable of performing some of the most astounding changes...

Man Of The People Packs The Mac

Man Of The People Packs The Mac

November 7, 2022

If there was any way to describe Pat Tomasulo’s comedy, we’d have to take a look within ourselves and think about all the judgmental things we have been taught not to say – not the filtered, nice...

Killer Klassix; Mock Orange’s Sixes and Nines

Killer Klassix; Mock Orange’s “Sixes and Nines”

November 7, 2022

Upon signing up to College of DuPage, I made it a mission to sign up with an accommodation advisor to prioritize my academic success and ultimately keep my ADHD under control. First meeting Daniel Rische,...

Killer Klassix; “Something to Write Home About”

Killer Klassix; “Something to Write Home About”

October 31, 2022

In a culture obsessed with capturing the essence of nostalgia, particularly the transition from teenager to adult, Kansas natives, The Get Up Kids, wrote an emotionally omnipresent album encompassing the...

Albums Dead On Arrival- Hands Like Houses; “Anon”

Albums Dead On Arrival- Hands Like Houses; “Anon”

October 31, 2022

On Oct. 12, 2018, Australian, post-hardcore quintet, Hands Like Houses released their Fourth album, “Anon.” The album was a long awaited, long stalled and poorly executed effort of inclusion and experimentation....

Killer Klassix: All Hallows E.P.

Killer Klassix: All Hallows E.P.

October 24, 2022

In the heyday of their youth, California punk pioneers, A Fire Inside (AFI) released a small, four-song EP that would reign supreme amongst the Horror-Punk genre and forever establish the standard for...

Killer Cuts:Killer Klassix

Killer Cuts:Killer Klassix

October 17, 2022

If you could write a love letter to your hometown, what would you say? What would you highlight? What experiences would you honor in your life that made you happy and solidified the person you are meant...

In The Pit

In The Pit

October 10, 2022

Last Friday, I stood outside a tavern-like venue, The W.C. Social Club.  Punk bands Moon Rules Apply, GOLD STEPS, Johnnie Guillbert and SayWeCanFly tuned guitars, warmed up voices, and prepped the angst...

Killer Cuts; Distance or Decay

Killer Cuts; Distance or Decay

October 10, 2022

On May 27, 2022, LA natives and Pop-punk quintet, In Her Own Words, released their third full-length album “Distance or Decay,” more than a sequel from their previous release “Steady Glow” and...

Killer Cuts: Album Review

Killer Cuts: Album Review

October 3, 2022

In a nostalgic, eclectic explosion of anger, melodies and Australian angst, The Chats, punk trio from down under, give a stellar 13-track sophomore effort.  “Get Fucked” is immersive, more than just...

Killer Cuts: Hometown Glory

Killer Cuts: Hometown Glory

October 3, 2022

This week we bring into the spotlight, Beach Bunny’s Prom Queen EP. We’ve all been at the bottom of life, reaching out and looking for some solace or release from our peers after a failed attempt...

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