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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A sample ballot for the upcoming elections.

Our endorsements for the Board of Trustees

March 25, 2015

On April 7, College of DuPage faculty, students and community members will finally have the opportunity to vote for potentially three new members on the Board of Trustees. After months of public scrutiny...

Waiting for the answers we deserve

Waiting for the answers we deserve

March 11, 2015

Recently, one of our own Courier staff members attempted to talk to College of DuPage President Robert Breuder about his upcoming retirement in March 2016. We say “attempted” because after exchanging...

Say what they want to say

Say what they want to say

March 5, 2015

We have a Student Leadership Council, or SLC for short, here at College of DuPage. If this is news to you, you are not alone. Many students are unaware of its existence. On March 17 and 18, we will be...

The Homeland Security Education Center on the College of DuPage campus on Feb. 23.

What’s in a name

February 25, 2015

Without a doubt, one of the most heavily covered stories in College of DuPage history President Robert Breuder’s upcoming retirement. Along with a $763,000 buyout issued by the board of trustees, Breuder’s...

President Robert Breuder at the board of trustees meeting at the College of DuPage on Jan. 28, 2015.

Time to move forward

February 4, 2015

For the past 6 years, College of DuPage President Robert Breuder has ruled with a controversial hand. He’s been reprimanded by critics, both within COD and in the community, for focusing on unnecessary...

Land of the free tuition

Land of the free tuition

January 28, 2015

On Jan. 20,  Americans gathered around their televisions and tuned in to watch President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address. Among a variety of the usual bullet points—taxes, minimum wage,...

graphic by Lucas Koprowski

Warming up to the truth about climate change

January 28, 2015

As we rang in the New Year over winter break, we also said goodbye to the hottest recorded year on earth. That’s right, according to NASA, since heat records were first kept in 1880, the ten hottest...

Little college on the prairie

Little college on the prairie

December 10, 2014

Ladies and gentleman, let’s talk about the prairie. You’ve no doubt noticed it, looming over there in the corner of campus, sandwiched between the parking lot and Lambert Road; the spot the landscapers...

A Tea Party Board: More Hemlock than Chamomile

A Tea Party Board: More Hemlock than Chamomile

December 3, 2014

The board of trustees meeting on Nov. 20 was a largely dull one, especially when compared to the riotous affairs we’ve come to expect in the past few months. Glenn Hansen, president of the College of...

A poor lesson in leadership

A poor lesson in leadership

November 21, 2014

Students at College of DuPage make a lot of choices. We choose to come here; as the recent student satisfaction survey reveals, most of the people who attend this school selected it as one of their top...

The entrance to the board of trustees meeting room in the Student Services Center.

Board Wars: The Administration Strikes Back

October 21, 2014

Cue scrolling text. A short time ago, in a board room very, very close...it is a period of civil war. Rebel Tea Partiers, striking with accusations of hidden expenses and sketchy accounting, have embarrassed...

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‘Tis the season for voting

October 16, 2014

Fall is here in full swing. The birds are leaving their ponds and flying south. Halloween decorations have been on sale for the past month. And, if you listen very closely, you can hear the voices of rich...

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Fight for the fishbowl

October 2, 2014

This past week, the United Nations hosted a summit on climate change at their headquarters in New York City. At the summit, world leaders addressed issues such as carbon emissions and deforestation. Secretary...

No confidence lacks confidence

September 24, 2014

The College of DuPage has been in the news this past week due to the recent vote of no confidence in President Breuder by the full-time faculty. This is a big deal, as it is the first time this has happened...

Photo courtesy of COD News Bureau.

Coming home to this?

September 17, 2014

Next week marks the first homecoming the college has hosted in decades. There's going to be a football game, pep rallies and tailgating, all of the standard events. How unfortunate, then, the state of...

The students place

The student’s place

September 4, 2014
The recent events at College of DuPage regarding its president and board of trustees speak for themselves.
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