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The Courier

Eva Koureta

Eva Koureta, Staff Writer

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Man Dies After Stealing COD Student’s Bike

May 2, 2022

Editors Note: We corrected the name from Nitz Herman Lawrence to the correct name, Herman L. Nitz. We apologize for this error.  On April 16, a COD student’s bike was stolen outside of the MAC building....

The Hook Up Is More Than Just a Phrase

The Hook Up Is More Than Just a Phrase

April 18, 2022

Catharsis Productions is an organization with a mission to change the world by producing innovative, accessible and research-supported programming that challenges oppressive attitudes and shifts behavior....

Is Going Vintage the Modern way of Taking Pictures?

Is Going Vintage the Modern way of Taking Pictures?

April 11, 2022

There is no doubt that more influencers are using their social media platforms and creating content with more vintage aspects in the last couple of years. An interesting combination of modern and old-fashioned...

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5 Podcast Essentials for Beginners- Budget Edition

March 20, 2022

To many people, podcasts are essential to their everyday routine. From driving in the car, to cleaning up the house or just relaxing on the couch, podcasts have become part of people's lives. With the...

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Opinion: It’s all Greek to…Avli on the Park Reviewed by a Native of Greece

March 14, 2022

Indoor dining is back on people’s options for a nice and relaxing time away from the hectic and busy schedules, and Avli on the Park is a must-go place in Chicago. Avli is one of the four restaurants...

Brant Buckley, a Man Who Does Not Give Up

Brant Buckley, a Man Who Does Not Give Up

March 7, 2022

From a pro tennis player to teaching music and later, pursuing a degree in software development at COD at the age of 35, Brant Buckley has created a unique background that influences people to simply not...

WATCH: When People and Technology Meet, COD Creates a Club

February 21, 2022

Being part of an organization, group or club has a lot of benefits. Being part of a Computer Science Club at COD seems to have some unique aspects. The Club involves President Dimitar Stojanovski President,...

How WDCB 90.9 FM Finds Jazz from a Chicago Point of View

How WDCB 90.9 FM Finds Jazz from a Chicago Point of View

February 14, 2022

The WDCB Radio Station is located at COD. With 15 full-time employees alongside community volunteers and students, WDCB (90.9 FM)offers listeners a variety of jazz music. The station has been broadcasting...

A Media Literacy Presentation at COD Educates Students on The Importance of Being Media Literate

A Media Literacy Presentation at COD Educates Students on The Importance of Being Media Literate

February 7, 2022

EDITOR'S NOTE: This story has been updated to reflect that the State Department officials attended the presentation but did not present. From commercials, to shows and even in the news, media literacy...

Therapy, Society and Youth

Therapy, Society and Youth

January 31, 2022

Ancient Greeks believed without a healthy mind you cannot have a healthy body. Living in the modern world where people have many responsibilities and tasks to complete in their everyday life has an impact...

The Benefits of Swimming – FMC Natatorium

December 6, 2021

As full-time students, employees and members of our communities, we tend to not pay full attention to our bodies’ needs, health and wellness. In a world when time seems to pass faster than it should,...

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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

EDITOR'S NOTE: This article has been updated to remove information that indicated the CCI program provides participants funding for non-programmatic travel. The program does not provide funding for that...

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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