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Elizabeth Barbosa

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The reception was a hit, food and drinks were available to guests and professors.

Photo Gallery: Wings Student Art Gallery Reception for “Generally Specific”

Elizabeth Barbosa, Photographer December 14, 2023

Students of Marina Kuchinski presented their artwork in the reception of Generally Specific. Marina Kuchinski is teaching her final semester at the College of DuPage. Professors and students made appearances...

Blizzard loved the sound of the camera shuttering.

Photo Gallery: COD Students Get Some Puppy Therapy

Elizabeth Barbosa, Photographer December 8, 2023

Therapy dogs visited COD students just as finals came around. This event was a part of the Calming Cafe events, which allow students to destress before finals and hosted on Dec. 6. Students had to sign...

There were many tables that offered different types of resources for specific needs. The atrium was crowded with students.

Photo Gallery: Mental Health Fair

Elizabeth Barbosa, Photographer December 4, 2023

The atrium turned into a crowded center with games, activities, information, and giveaways that all included a chance to learn about the mental health resources offered at COD. The tables involved included...

A group of students dance in the middle of the Atrium.

Photo Gallery: Global Education Fair

Elizabeth Barbosa, Photographer November 20, 2023

For Global Education Week, events were held to help immerse students in learning new languages. There were snack-sized lessons from native speakers and students, a Global Education Photo Contest and information...

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Acrylic on paper

Photo Gallery: Shellfish Exhibit Self Portraits of COD

Elizabeth Barbosa, Photographer November 6, 2023

The Shellfish: Self Portraits of COD has occupied the Wing Gallery. The exhibit highlights how local artists decided how to represent themselves. The artists experimented with abstract ideas of their own...

Hayrides went on all-day, $5 for people ages 5 and up.

Photo Gallery: Horsin’ Around Day at Danada

Elizabeth Barbosa, Photographer October 30, 2023

Danada Equestrian Center hosted a horse Trick-or-Treat event on Oct. 28. Horses were dressed up in costumes and passed out candy. Riders dressed up alongside their horses. Visitors could then vote for...

The door of the Adjunct Support office.

Photo Gallery: COD Spirit Week 2023

Elizabeth Barbosa, Photographer October 26, 2023

Offices were encouraged to decorate their fronts with Halloween-themed COD Spirit. All offices that participated in this years Spirit Week were automatically put in a drawing to win a breakfast!

CIFF logo projected onto the Music Box Theater.

Photo Gallery: Chicago International Film Festival Opening Night Block Party

Elizabeth Barbosa, Photographer October 16, 2023

Cinema/Chicago is hosting their 59th annual Chicago International Film Festival. The festival opened with a free block party on Oct 11 in front of the Music Box Theatre. There were plenty of activities...

The food table, which was available after students went to each poster.

Photo Gallery: Where Food and Culture Connect

Elizabeth Barbosa, Photographer October 5, 2023

COD hosted an event that examined how food engages with culture in the Spanish-speaking world for Hispanic Heritage Month on Oct. 3. Presenters for each poster brought in food that represented their country....

Ofrenda installation by Alejandro García Nelo, honoring the lives taken by the earthquakes in Turkey, Syria, and Morocco. Titled 54,950.

Photo Gallery: National Museum of Mexican Art Opening “Día de Muertos” Exhibit

Elizabeth Barbosa, Photographer September 24, 2023

The National Museum of Mexican Art held its opening ceremony for its Día de Muertos Exhibit, "Living Presence." 18 local artists created ofrendas and alters to remember those who are no longer with us...

Re:Sierra all set up at their booth.

Photo Gallery: Buy/Sell/Swap Vintage Event Back Again at COD

Elizabeth Barbosa, Photographer September 9, 2023

On Sept. 6, the SRC Conference Center was taken over by hand-picked vintage booths looking to buy/sell/swap. Over 20 vendors attended this year's event which ran from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Some included were...

Jay Pritzker Pavilion at Millennium Park.

Photo Gallery: Selena Tribute Concert

Elizabeth Barbosa, Photographer August 28, 2023

The National Museum of Mexican Art hosted the Selena Tribute Concert at Jay Pritzker Pavillion in Millennium Park on Aug. 24. Despite the excessive heat warning, Chicagoans were ready to dance and...

Instructors guided each person while attempting to shoot their target.

Photo Gallery: Blackwell Archery Open House

Elizabeth Barbosa, Photographer August 21, 2023

On Aug. 5, Blackwell Forest Preserve hosted an Open House for the community to come out and try their hands at archery. Instructors stood by to help guide and teach people how to properly shoot. Usually,...

The rides of the carnival were enjoyed by all ages through the night.

Photo Gallery: Taste of Glen Ellyn Festival

Elizabeth Barbosa, Photographer August 21, 2023

The Taste of Glen Ellyn was hosted this year at College of DuPage's very own parking lot! Organized by the Glen Ellyn Chamber of Commerence and sponsored by Bruss Landscaping, the event ran from Aug....

Visitors were allowed to pet most of the animals, including this donkey.

Photo Gallery: DuPage County Fair

Elizabeth Barbosa, Photographer July 31, 2023

The Annual DuPage County Fair was held on July 28- July 30. Activities ranged from pickleball tournaments, art showcases, carnival rides, animal shows and more! For more DuPage community events, check...

Parade float passing through, with attendees wearing shirts that say Pride means more.

Photo Gallery: 2023 Chicago Pride Parade

Elizabeth Barbosa, Photographer July 3, 2023

PRIDEChicago hosted the 52nd Annual Chicago Pride Parade took place on June 25, 2023. The parade route ran through the northern part of the city through Lincoln Park and featured performers, floats...

Observers admiring the artwork.

Photo Gallery: DePaul Art Museum Senior Thesis Exhibition

Elizabeth Barbosa, Photographer June 19, 2023

The DePaul Art Museum had its 2023 Senior Studio Seminar Thesis Exhibition Opening Reception on June 8. The gallery ran from June 8 to June 11 and featured mixed media, multimedia, prints and textile...

Local Scouts stand behind speakers as they give their remarks.

Photo Gallery: Memorial Day in DuPage County

Elizabeth Barbosa, Photographer June 5, 2023

The 2023 Memorial Day Ceremony in Glen Ellyn featured speeches and live music, hosted by Daughters of the American Revolution and Glen Ellyn American Legion Post 3.

The historical exhibit highlighted Warhols work/life, from 1928-1980s.

Photo Gallery: Andy Warhol Exhibition Opens Its Doors

Elizabeth Barbosa, Photographer June 5, 2023

The Cleve Carney Museum of Art opened the "Andy Warhol: A Life in Pop" Exhibition on June 3. The Exhibition features original works, photographs and prints from Warhol. Important areas of his life...

Photo Gallery: Horticulture Club Hosts End of Semester Event

Photo Gallery: Horticulture Club Hosts End of Semester Event

Elizabeth Barbosa, Photographer May 15, 2023

With summer arriving and the growing season upon us, the horticulture club hosted one last event to help keep the COD community busy during the semester break. The Greenhouse behind the Techincal Education...

Photo Gallery: Chaparral Baseball Sings Victory on Sophomore Night

Photo Gallery: Chaparral Baseball Sings Victory on Sophomore Night

Elizabeth Barbosa, Photographer May 8, 2023

COD baseball won both of their games against Milwaukee Area Technical College Stormers on their sophomore night. In game one, COD wins 6-4. In game two COD scored 6-5. The Chaps finished the game with...


[Photo] COD Baseball Sweeps Milwaukee Area Technical College on Sophomore Day

Claire Valenti, Sports Writer May 4, 2023

Sophomore outfielder Kyle Fenner sprints to cross home plate and score a run.

Photo Gallery: Take it Back Now Yall: Vintage Apparel Swap

Photo Gallery: Take it Back Now Y’all: Vintage Apparel Swap

Elizabeth Barbosa, Photographer May 1, 2023

Vendors big and small set up booths in the SRC Conference room for the Vintage Buy/Sell/Swap event hosted by Merx Vintage on April 25. Some offered discounts for students, and others were purchasing...

In the ceramics room, art students set up a gallery for their work.

Photo Gallery: Now Showing! Student Art and Design

Elizabeth Barbosa, Photographer April 24, 2023

The Student Art and Design Showcase welcomed visitors to admire student work, learn about the different programs, and get one-on-one time with professors and currently enrolled students. Some of the...

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[Photo] Come One, Come All to College Of DuPage’s Annual CODCON XXVI

Antonio Llanos, Staff Writer April 17, 2023

CONCOD attendees enjoying their time playing video games.

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