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

Eva Koureta

Eva Koureta, Staff Writer

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A Century of Radio

November 22, 2021

This winter, the Museum of Broadcast Communications is hosting an exhibition to celebrate 100 years of radio.  The idea of radio as entertainment emerged in 1920 with the opening of the first radio...

Black Friday Supply Shortage and How to Successfully Survive This Chaotic Event

Black Friday Supply Shortage and How to Successfully Survive This Chaotic Event

November 14, 2021

While Black Friday sales started as an event in the United States, nowadays almost every country around the world has established Black Friday as a day when people go shopping and purchase unnecessary...

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Do Your Part, be Cyber Smart

November 8, 2021

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month. COD is one of the many colleges that does everything it can to protect students’ databases from any cyber criminal activity. And, now, COD administrators...

All The Gifts Ideas Pre-Wrapped to Avoid the December Chaos

All The Gifts Ideas Pre-Wrapped to Avoid the December Chaos

November 1, 2021

The most wonderful time of the year is almost here as the holidays are just around the corner. People are already starting to get their Christmas gift list checked. Don’t wait until the last minute to...

A Paranormal Show For The Spookiest Season of The Year

A Paranormal Show For The Spookiest Season of The Year

October 25, 2021

This October, the phenomenal Cirque Italia gave thousands of people in Illinois a chance to witness a spectacular series of shows called “Paranormal Cirque.” In these shows, from Oct. 14 through...

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COD Welcomes Students From Around The World Through The Community College Initiative Program

October 17, 2021

College of DuPage has opened its doors to welcome 18 students from around the globe. The U.S. State Department is sponsoring the annual Community College Initiative Program (CCIP), which gives these students...

The Best School Tech Under $50

The Best School Tech Under $50

October 11, 2021

As a college student, gadgets and tech supplies are the most important things that make my assignments and school life easier and less stressful. With online and in-person classes, there are a few pieces...

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Spooky Season Begins at Basement of the Dead in Aurora

October 4, 2021

What better way to start the spooky season of October than with a visit to a haunted house? Luckily for those of us who enjoy getting scared by people dressed up in abnormal costumes that are just...

COD Student Monica Basili Earns Second Place in National Design Competition

COD Student Monica Basili Earns Second Place in National Design Competition

September 27, 2021

Monica Basili has a great passion for architecture. Her talent earned her second place in a recent national competition sponsored by the Coalition of Community College Architecture Programs (CCCAP).  During...

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5 Fantastic Fall Reads Worth Your Time & Money

September 20, 2021

During the pandemic I realized it’s been a long time since I read a good novel, so I decided to track down some books that are not only interesting but also wonderfully written. Here are the books that...

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Disastrous wildfires are demolishing Greece: “A burning ship with no captain.”

September 6, 2021

In the last month of summer, Greece was placed in a devastating situation as citizens were trying to defeat the ginormous wildfires caused by the intolerable temperature of August. While doing everything...

From a COD student to a business entrepreneur

From a COD student to a business entrepreneur

August 2, 2021

Noel Rodriguez was a baking and pastry student at COD when he became a young businessman by founding his own food truck business in his early twenties. The Courier recently sat down with Rodriguez to learn...

Le Suicide by Edouard Manet

What leads people to commit suicide and why men are at greater risk

June 20, 2021

There is a specific question that comes to my mind when referring to suicide. Are people scared to live, or fearless of death? COD Student Mental Health Counselor Dr. Dennis Emano has spent years listening...

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