College of DuPage's Student Newspaper

The Courier

College of DuPage's Student Newspaper

The Courier

Content by Emily Lorenz

Board hires outside consultants to aid presidential search

December 9, 2015

College of DuPage’s search for a new president has officially started. The committee, made up of members from various parts of the community and within the college, met on Nov. 16 to discuss which search...

COD introduces online learning guides for internet-based courses

COD introduces online learning guides for internet-based courses

December 9, 2015

In 2012, Babson Survey Research Group reported that 5.5 million students all over the U.S. took online courses in their college education. College of DuPage has 29,000 students are enrolled in online courses. College...

Climate change: why it matters

Climate change: why it matters

December 2, 2015

In the upcoming week, many world leaders will meet in Paris, France to discuss the ever changing climate of our world. This sparked a protest where over 200 people gathered at the Place de la Republique...

It pays to register early

It pays to register early

November 18, 2015

Manager of Financial Assistance Janet Pagan-Klehr in the Financial Aid office at College of DuPage sits down with us to discuss the different rules and limitations on the different types of financial aid...

Conscious mind fest helps students relax

November 18, 2015

College of DuPage hosted its first annual Conscious Mind Fest on Nov. 9 and Nov. 10, holding workshops and presentations to help students learn to control their mind and stress levels. The fest was...

COD’s Meteorology Club clouds the competition

COD’s Meteorology Club clouds the competition

November 11, 2015

College of DuPage’s meteorology club members participate in the yearly American Meteorology Society (AMS) public tournament, where anyone can enter and compete. COD’s club is currently ranked in seventh...

COD’s hotel provides hands-on learning for hospitality students

November 11, 2015

College of DuPage is the only community college in the country that has a hotel lab for its hospitality student where the school is the one who owns the hotel. Many larger institutions such as Michigan...

We’re all human

November 4, 2015

The Middle East has had problems for what seems like an eternity now. Ever since I was born they’ve had problems that they, nor the world as a whole, can fix. The people there have to go everyday with...

Vending machines are healthier than theyve ever been

Vending machines are healthier than they’ve ever been

November 4, 2015

College of DuPage has 109 vending machines throughout campus featuring food and drink that you can grab on the go. These snacks range from the ever popular Cheetos and Sun Chips to new, more healthier...

Board of trustees moves literary magazine to new home

Board of trustees moves literary magazine to new home

October 27, 2015

Prairie Light Review (PLR), a student run literary magazine, moved from their office on the third floor down to the first to accommodate COD’s board of trustees wishes of wanting an on campus office....

COD Cares raises the bar for Homecoming week

COD Cares raises the bar for Homecoming week

October 20, 2015

College of DuPage held its second annual Homecoming week on Oct. 12th to the 17th. Although this was the second year in a row that COD has had a Homecoming week and this was seen as a successful event...

Illinois senator works to lower textbook prices

Illinois senator works to lower textbook prices

October 14, 2015

Senators Dick Durbin of Illinois and Al Franken of Minnesota have started a bill that will help reduce the costs of material needed for higher education. The bill, The Affordable College Textbook Act,...

Tuition decrease saves taxpayers 5 percent

October 6, 2015

College of Dupage board of directors passed the Fiscal Year 2016 (FY2016) budget plan on Sept. 28th, dictating that tuition for all COD students, starting in the Spring 2016 semester, will be $5 less....

TCD helps students glide into COD

September 30, 2015

Like many males his age, COD freshman Eduardo De la Torre has an interest in cars. He has a love for cars and has had a desire to be around them for a while. The only problem for De la Torre is that he...

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