College of DuPage's student newspaper | Est. 1967

The Courier

College of DuPage's student newspaper | Est. 1967

The Courier

College of DuPage's student newspaper | Est. 1967

The Courier

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WATCH: COD’s new board of trustees, get help filing taxes and learn how to participate in local blood drives

April 26, 2021

Courier TV brings you coverage of the latest College of DuPage Board of Trustees election, a pandemic update, info on how to get help doing your taxes at COD and a call to help with local blood donation...

[Video] WATCH: COD’s plans for the fall semester, COVID-19 vaccines at COD + the pandemic’s impact on a local animal shelter

April 19, 2021

The COD Board of Trustees recently discussed the college's plans for returning to campus in the fall semester. COD has also been the site of a recent mass vaccination event. A look at the return...

VIDEO: Uncertainty remains for spring semester

December 15, 2020

As fall semester comes to a close, colleges face a decision on how to best accommodate students for the spring with the pandemic still ongoing. To watch, click on the embeded video or watch it on YouTube.

VIDEO: Hopes for vaccine rise as number of COVID-19 cases surge

December 8, 2020

The number of COVID-19 cases in DuPage County and across the country is spiking during the holiday season. But the latest medical breakthroughs have hopes high that a vaccine will be available for the...

WATCH: College of DuPage’s #CHAPSUNITED discussion combats racism

December 8, 2020

Right now unity is something we are all striving for in these unprecedented times. Especially now, when inclusion and diversity is at the forefront of our discussions. That's why the College of DuPage...

[Video] How to get cheap, delicious food from COD culinary students during COVID-19

November 16, 2020

The College of DuPage culinary school is adapting to the COVID-19 pandemic with a curbside pick-up program. The school has found the program both helps feed local people at an affordable price and helps...

Courier Buzz: Teacher contract, volleyball team loses star and fall comes to Sonny Acres

October 28, 2019

COD Trustees approve union contract, volleyball team loses star player and fall comes to Sonny Acres

Courier Buzz: It’s Spirit Week!

October 22, 2019

Get the full run down on this activities and opportunities during this year's COD Spirit Week!

Courier Buzz: Faculty contract, COD Sports and the final Sunset 5K

October 7, 2019

This edition focuses on Faculty Contract Negotiations, COD Sports, Culinary Market, and this week's Sunset 5k!

Courier Buzz: Spring Break weather and travel options, and don’t forget to vote!

March 25, 2019

Temperatures are set to warm up during spring break, how to handle travel on a student budget and don't forget about the April 2 elections.

Courier TV: Professor loses battle with cancer, presidential search underway, board of trustees candidates

March 18, 2019

The college of DuPage kicks off their Presidential search. Learn more about the candidates running for COD's Board of Trustees. And get ready to break out your short sleeves shirts and shorts! All that...

Courier TV: Downers Grove North student killed, COD trustee resigns and the college concludes Black History Month

March 11, 2019

A Downers Grove North High School student is killed. A College of DuPage trustee resigns. COD celebrates Black History Month. And kick off the weekend on campus with some music. All that and much more...

Courier Buzz: The Aurora shooting, astronaut Mark Kelly and SLC elections

February 22, 2019

Coverage of the Aurora shooting tragedy, astronaut Mark Kelly's visit to campus and info on the upcoming Student Leadership Council elections.

Courier TV Buzz: COD celebrates Veterans Day

November 12, 2018

There is a lot going on this week for Veteran's Day. The College of DuPage catches you up with all the Buzz. In recognition of Veteran's Day, The College will host the 12th Annual Veteran's Day Program...

Courier TV: Election fraud, tattoos and animation night

May 14, 2018

COD students discuss their tattoos; a preview of Animation Night, and a final update on the baseball and softball teams in this episode of Courier TV!

Glenn Hansen on his retirement, DuPage Opera and what’s going on at the MAC this summer

May 4, 2018

This month, we talk to Professor Glenn Hansen, who is retiring after three decades of service to the college. We sneak a peek at the Summer season of shows at the MAC! And wipe off your opera glasses,...

Club officer and club adviser of the year awards announced at student life celebration

April 27, 2018

Find out who the club officer of the year and club adviser of the year are, and catch up on our baseball and softball teams on this week's edition of Courier TV.

CODCON, a tuition hike and more administrative shakeups at the college in this week’s edition of Courier TV

April 17, 2018

CourierTV takes you into CODCON, the board of trustees' decision to raise tuition and upcoming changes to the administrative staff at the college.

Courier TV: Coverage of the gun control walkout

March 19, 2018
The gun control debate comes to DuPage in this week’s episode of Courier TV News. Join us for our EXCLUSIVE coverage of Neuqua Valley High School’s walk-out. CNTV Reporter Nick Petrillo crosses the protest lines at a DuPage County Sportsman’s show to recap the controversy over its gun sales. And a Naperville Central Alum signs a contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. All that and much more on this edition of Courier TV News!

A look at the new Jazzman’s Cafe, the Apollo Live talent show and a preview of upcoming local elections

March 4, 2018

It's that time again, time for a NEW SEASON of Inside COD! In this month's episode, we take a look at Jazzman's Cafe, the new coffee shop & eatery on campus, meet with MAC director Diana Martinez about...

Introducing Courier Buzz!

February 23, 2018
Featuring all the news flashes from COD, Glen Ellyn, and the District 502 community, COURIER BUZZ is your #1 digest news destination! Here's a special premiere episode today to give you a taste of what's in store.

Inside COD: Chocolate, Christmas trees and holiday lights

December 10, 2017

On this episode of Inside COD we get you ready for the holidays. We highlight some of the area’s best holiday lighting displays that are bound to make your season bright. Graham’s Fine Chocolates...

COD wins battle for the old Glen Ellyn police station

November 19, 2017

The College of DuPage and Glen Ellyn Elementary District 41 both want to claim the old Glen Ellyn police station, but only one can have it. We have the inside scoop on the tough choice the village had...

COD football team prepares for the postseason

November 11, 2017

The college community paid tribute to the men and women who serve our country at the 11th annual Veteran s day program today. COD football hits the home stretch with the last home game of the year. And...

Gearing up for Veterans Day at College of DuPage

November 5, 2017

The college community will pay tribute to the men and women who serve our country at the 11th annual Veterans Day program. We talk with James Fisher, from the Veterans Office about these celebrations....

A look at the top local Halloween attractions

A look at the top local Halloween attractions

October 28, 2017

The days are getting shorter and the nights are getting spookier. We get you in the mood for All Hallows Eve with your Halloween Roundup.

A former COD employee goes to prison

October 15, 2017

A former COD radio station employee has to face the music after being sentenced to eight years in prison. October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. find out how the college is supporting this important...

Athlete of the week: Cross-country star Payton Chapman

October 14, 2017

    After closing their 2016 season with outstanding performances at the NJCAA Regionals and a trip to the national competition, the College of DuPage men’s cross-country team is hoping...

Downers Grove baker makes pastry with a purpose

October 13, 2017

  Punkass Pastry is dedicated to helping local charities one tasty treat at a time. CNTV Reporter Anisa Selenica finds out how this company is whipping the community together with their delicious...

[Video] Remembering student Matt Elias

October 8, 2017

On this special edition of Inside COD, we dedicate the show to Matt Elias who was a producer, director, editor, graphic artist, and the creative genius behind Inside COD. The Courier TV crew is saddened...

[Video] How Kelly Conley is leading the women’s volleyball team to new heights

October 2, 2017

The Chap's Women's Volleyball team are set to have their best season yet. CNTV Sports Reporter Will Garippo introduces us to their star athlete Kelly Conley

[Video] Women’s cross-country season preview

October 1, 2017

After closing their 2016 season with outstanding performances at the NJCAA regionals and a trip to the national competition, the College of DuPage Women's Cross-Country team is hoping for a 2017 repeat....

[Video] Courier TV News – April 30, 2015

May 1, 2015

The College of DuPage Board of Trustees swore in the three newly elected officials. How will these new trustees represent the college and the community?   This Courier TV video was made in partnership...

[Video] Cosmetology Salon Services

April 30, 2015

The Cosmetology Program at the Addison Regional Center offers a working salon where students offer hair, color, nail and skin services. CNTV Reporter, Lexi Johnson highlights the salon services available...

[Video] A Look Back At April

April 30, 2015

The Month of April brought us plenty of showers and warmer weather. We leave you now with a look back at the April Showers that bring May flowers. Music is provided by Tony Reyes and CCD Music Students...

[Video] Athlete of the Week – Doren Blake

April 30, 2015

College of DuPage 3rd baseman and catcher for the baseball team Doren Blake, is our Athlete of the Week. CNTV Sports Reporter, Leslie Mota sits down with this star athlete to find out more about his on...

[Video] Chap Life – Episode 4

April 30, 2015

Welcome to this episode of Chap Life. This month is all about what new students can expect when coming to their first New Student Orientation.   This Courier TV video was made in partnership...

[Video] At the Mac – May 2015

April 30, 2015

At the MAC host Nicole Bauer sat down with director of The MAC, Diana Martinez to find out what is happening at the College of DuPage in the month of May.   This Courier TV video was made in...

[Video] Courier TV News – April 23, 2015

April 24, 2015

COD Cares hosted a Day of Action this past week at the college. We spotlight how volunteers helped with community projects. The annual spring performance of College Dance is this weekend. We leap in...

[Video] Bike Safety

April 24, 2015

Have you ever considered riding your bike to campus? CNTV Reporter, Ryan Parkinson has all the information to get you geared up for the season.   This Courier TV video was made in partnership...

[Video] Athlete of the Week – Amanda Manton

April 24, 2015

College of DuPage Softball player and catcher for the team Amanda Manton, is our Athlete of the Week. CNTV Sports Reporter, Alex Bruzek, sits down with this star athlete to find out more about her on and...

[Video] Athlete of the Week – Raven Kelly

April 17, 2015

Raven Kelly is ranked nationally in the weight and hammer throw. We honor her as our Athlete of the Week. CNTV Sports Reporter, Wes Strickland spotlights her winning success.   This Courier...

[Video] CODCON Gaming Convention

April 17, 2015

This past weekend fans descended on the college campus to attend the 20th annual CODCON Gaming Convention. CNTV Reporter, Kyle Dearborn got his game on and checked out all this event had to offer.   This...

[Video] Courier TV News – April 17, 2015

April 17, 2015

It’s opening weekend for the college theater production of “The Skriker”, we give you a preview of this surreal drama performance. The Motion Picture Television Department at the college will...

[Video] Courier TV News – March 26, 2015

March 27, 2015

Elections will be on Tuesday, April 7th, what you need to know before casting your vote in this important district election. April 15th is fast approaching. Need help filing your taxes? We fill you in...

[Video] At the Mac – April 2015

March 26, 2015

At the MAC host Ric Lindahl sat down with director of The MAC, Diana Martinez to find out what is happening at the College of DuPage in the month of April.   This Courier TV video was made in...

[Video] Chap Life – Episode 3

March 26, 2015

Welcome to this episode of Chap Life. This month we will be looking at upcoming Alter Ego Productions events such as Open Mic and the Music Friday performance with the Battle of the Bands winner.   This...

[Video] Board of Trustees – April 7th Election

March 26, 2015

There will be three College Trustee positions open on the College of DuPage Board of Trustees for the April 7th Consolidated Election and there are 12 candidates vying for these three spots. CNTV Reporter,...

[Video] Athlete of the Week – Stephanie Woolf

March 26, 2015

College of DuPage softball player and catcher for the team Stephanie Wolff, is our Athlete of the Week. CNTV Sports Reporter, Amy Miltonberger sits down with this star athlete to find out more about her...

[Video] A Look Back At March

March 26, 2015

The Month of March brought us cold temperatures and some beautiful, unseasonably warm days. We leave you now with a look back at this month that starts off like lion, and goes out like a lamb. Music is...

[Video] Human Services Events

March 24, 2015

Information on book signing and discussion with author Domenica Ruta and documentary film screening of The Mask You Live In.   This Courier TV video was made in partnership with students from...

[Video] Spring It On Events

March 23, 2015

Various events are planned to kick off Spring Break week.   This Courier TV video was made in partnership with students from the MPTV program.

[Video] Courier TV News – March 19, 2015

March 19, 2015

Student Leadership Council elections were held this week. Find out who the new voices on campus will be. We introduce you to Associate Professor of Speech, Chris Miller, the 2015 Overall Outstanding Faculty...

[Video] Chaparral Fitness

March 19, 2015

Chaparral Fitness offers state-of-the-art fitness club that is open to the entire college community . CNTV Reporter, Alex Bruzek has your workout routine.   This Courier TV video was made in...

[Video] Athlete of the Week – Bryan Taheri

March 19, 2015

Spring officially begins Friday. We are getting an early jump on Spring Sports with our Baseball Athlete of the Week, Bryan Taheri. CTNV Sports Reporter, Rob Nardini spoke with Bryan about the upcoming...

[Video] Summer Registration Begins at COD

March 17, 2015

Registration information for the Summer 2015 semester.   This Courier TV video was made in partnership with students from the MPTV program.

[Video] Student Leadership Council Elections

March 17, 2015

Information about SLC elections at COD.   This Courier TV video was made in partnership with students from the MPTV program.

[Video] Scholarship Deadline

March 10, 2015

Fall 2015 Scholarship application deadline information.   This Courier TV video was made in partnership with students from the MPTV program.

[Video] Board of Trustee Candidate Forum

March 10, 2015

College of DuPage's Adjuncts Association sponsored event.   This Courier TV video was made in partnership with students from the MPTV program.

[Video] Pi Day

March 10, 2015

Celebrate Pi Day early on March 11th and find out more about the Learning Commons at the College of DuPage.   This Courier TV video was made in partnership with students from the MPTV program.

[Video] Courier TV News – March 5, 2015

March 6, 2015

Looking for that new up and coming band to brag about to your friends. Look no further than Alter Ego’s Battle of the bands. Student Leadership Council elections are this month. What you need to know...

[Video] Chap Life – Episode 2 (VIDEO)

March 5, 2015

Welcome to this episode of Chap Life. This month we will be looking at upcoming Alter Ego Productions events such as Open Mic Night and Battle of the Bands. Also featured in this episode is what's on everyone's...

[Video] At the MAC – March 2015 (VIDEO)

March 5, 2015

At the MAC host Nicole Bauer sat down with the director of the MAC, Diana Martinez to find out what is happening at the College of DuPage in the month of March.   This Courier TV video was made...

[Video] Daniel Carrera – Geneva Film Festival (VIDEO)

March 5, 2015

Motion Picture Television student, Daniel Carrera's film, Linda has been selected for the 8th annual Geneva Film Festival. CNTV Reporter Lexi Johnson showcases this young filmmaker.   This Courier...

[Video] Spring Sports Preview (VIDEO)

March 5, 2015

Feels as though it would never come but spring is nearly here. And with it comes a news season of sports such as baseball, softball, track and field, golf, and tennis. CNTV Sports Reporter, Matt Whitney...

[Video] CNTV News 2-26-14 (VIDEO)

February 26, 2015

The college’s Board of Trustees freezes student tuition and fees. What does that mean for your pocket book. The music department at the college, host weekly Music Friday performances. The students, faculty...

[Video] Music Fridays (VIDEO)

February 26, 2015

This video displays a weekly event happening at the MAC.   This Courier TV video was made in partnership with students from the MPTV program.

[Video] Athlete of the Week – Christian Mathis (VIDEO)

February 26, 2015

Chaparral Basketball Forward Christian Mathis talks about his recent life experiences and how that affects his game. This Courier TV video was made in partnership with students from the MPTV program.

[Video] Chap Life – Episode 1 (VIDEO)

February 26, 2015

Welcome the first episode of Chap Life. On this episode we will be looking at some of the upcoming events, Lounge activities for students and some great discounts available to COD students from local businesses....

[Video] Courier TV News – February 19, 2015 (VIDEO)

February 20, 2015

Spring enrollment numbers are up at the College of DuPage, will the growth continue. Black History Month celebrations are in full swing at the College. We profile some of the ways the college is celebrating...

[Video] Children’s Dental – Interview with Dental Hygiene Department Hygiene (VIDEO)

February 19, 2015

February is Children's Dental Health Month and with a great, big healthy smile is Courier TV's own Wes Strickland with more about the importance of dental health care.   This Courier TV video...

[Video] Athlete of the Week: Jonny Woolf (VIDEO)

February 19, 2015

Chapparal Basketball Guard Jonny Woolf talks about how he was recruited and his work ethic.   This Courier TV video was made in partnership with students from the MPTV program.

[Video] Courier TV News – February 12, 2015 (VIDEO)

February 12, 2015

Welcome to our first edition of Courier TV. This semester Courier TV will be highlighting campus events, news, sports, and much more. We are looking forward to connecting the college to the community. This...

[Video] MAC Spring Preview (VIDEO)

February 11, 2015

Look no further than the MAC for endless entertainment this season. Whether it’s a comedy show or a circus, the MAC brings the perfect variety, easily pleasing any type of audience. The Courier has put...

[Video] Athlete of the Week: Paris Dunlap (VIDEO)

February 11, 2015

Chaparral basketball forward player Paris Dunlap talks about how he got interested in the sport and his plans for the future. This Courier TV video was made in partnership with students from the MPTV...

[Video] Chaparral Express makes first run around campus (VIDEO)

January 20, 2015

It’s not exactly a roadrunner, but it’s transporting commuters around campus roads quickly. Dubbed the “Chaparral Express,” College of DuPage launched a shuttle service on its main campus to...

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