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The Courier

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Wayne Lela hands a flyer to a student

[Video] Why COD Allows LGBTQ+ Hate Group On Campus

Devin Oommen, Staff Writer March 21, 2022
Why is COD platforming a known hate group? Manager of Student Life Chuck Steele comments.
Body Found at Pratt’s Wayne Woods Identified

Body Found at Pratt’s Wayne Woods Identified

Danny Olivares, Creative Director March 14, 2022

Local police recently located a dead body in a DuPage County forest preserve just off of Munger Road, an area best known for local ghost stories about a fatal train-bus crash. DuPage County officials...

Image by: Alexia Lukose

Filmmaking Culture Needs to Change

Danny Olivares, Creative Director November 22, 2021

“We can’t be great at our jobs if we’re exhausted. If we’re mentally or emotionally breaking down, if we’re physically breaking down, we just can’t,” said John Rangel, professor of Motion...

Fire Hits Warrenville Home Early Tuesday

Fire Hits Warrenville Home Early Tuesday

Danny Olivares, Creative Director October 19, 2021

A fire left a home in unincorporated Warrenville uninhabitable early Tuesday. The emergency call rang at about 1:33 a.m for a house fire in the 3s600 block of Elizabeth Ave. The Warrenville Fire Protection...

Stereotypes and Biases Hurt Gabby Petito’s Domestic Violence Case

Stereotypes and Biases Hurt Gabby Petito’s Domestic Violence Case

Danny Olivares, Creative Director October 18, 2021

When Gabby Petito and her fiancé were pulled over due to a domestic violence incident, the Moab, Utah police officers failed to do their job and potentially save her life, according to College of DuPage...

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Professor Darden on Police Reform and Building Connections

Danny Olivares, Multimedia Editor September 13, 2021

Police reform and community policing are two of the biggest topics discussed in our nation today. Defunding the police came up in response to the death of George Floyd. Some believe “defund the police...

[Video] How Glen Ellyn’s Goldfish Swim School helps people in Belize

Danny Olivares, Multimedia Editor March 11, 2020

The owner and employees of Goldfish Swim School in Glen Ellyn explain why they take trips to Belize to build homes and teach people how to swim.

[Video] 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...

[Video] Author Robin Stevenson speaks following Wheaton LGBTQ controversy

Alison Pfaff, Managing Editor November 28, 2019

As award-winning author Robin Stevenson stood on the stage addressing the audience at Glenbard West High School, she posed a question to the children in the audience. What is an activist? “Someone...

Lady Chaps overcome ECC women’s volleyball team for 3-2 win

Danny Olivares, Multimedia Editor October 23, 2019

COD Lady Chaps Brili Presbrey and Maddie Shulski on the women's volleyball team 3-2 win over Elgin Community College on Oct. 16. Coach Tolis Koskinaris gives an overview of the season.

[Video] A smashing pumpkin-carving display

Brandon Beckwith, Editor-in-Chief October 9, 2019

Calling all ghastly ghoulies: Halloween is among us, and with that, spooky cheer. If you’re looking for a night of Halloween fun, look no further than Jack’s Pumpkin Glow. Jack’s Pumpkin Glow...

[Video] 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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