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The Courier

Juan Doñez

Juan Doñez, Photographer

Content by Juan Doñez
Players celebrating.

Photo Gallery: NJCAA Region 4 Baseball Tournament Day One and Two

Juan Doñez and Rachel Wagner May 13, 2024

The COD baseball team started their postseason run on May 10 with the first of three games in the NJCAA Regional 4  Tournament against Oakton College. The Chap's defense kept the Owls scoreless until...

Team manager Raquel Procopio dumps water on head softball coach Barry Froehle.

Photo Gallery: COD Softball Claims Region 4 Title

Juan Doñez and Rachel Wagner May 6, 2024

The College of DuPage softball team claimed victory over Harper in two games on May 3 to win the Region 4 Championship for the second consecutive season. With a strong showing from the circle, the Chaparrals...

The COD baseball team celebrates after Filip Milatovic hits a home run.

Photo Gallery: Chaps Baseball Clinches Victory Over Sauk Valley

Juan Doñez, Photographer May 6, 2024

The College of DuPage baseball team celebrated their sophomore day on May 4 in their final home games of the regular season against Sauk Valley Community College. Before the game, they honored sophomores...

baker but different

[Photo] Chaparral Softball Hoists Region 4 Championship for Second Consecutive Season

Claire Valenti, Sports Writer May 6, 2024

Freshman utility Cadee Baker launches the ball to first base.

Mr. Freeze at Fermilab shows the properties of cryogenics and extreme cold using Liquid Nitrogen.

Photo Gallery: COD Hosts Annual STEM-CON

Rachel Wagner and Juan Doñez April 29, 2024

The College of DuPage hosted STEM-CON on April 27 in the Physical Education Center (PEC), the McAninch Arts Center (MAC), and the Technical Education Center (TEC). The public outreach event featured hands-on...

President Brian Caputo works with students to assemble the top portion of the tree sculpture.

Photo Gallery: Water Bottle Project The Final Phase

Juan Doñez, Photogrpher April 29, 2024

COD Cares finished off their project to find creative ways to upcycle water bottles into a community art installation on April 23. The event was the last event in a triad to bring the COD community together...

COD staff and students gather to collaborate during Phase III of the Water Bottle Art Project.

[Photo] Unite to Upcycle: Finalized Water Bottle Art Project on Display

Areej Khalid, Staff Writer April 29, 2024

COD staff and students gather to collaborate during Phase III of the Water Bottle Art Project.

Mr. Freeze at Fermilab shows the properties of cryogenics and extreme cold using Liquid Nitrogen.

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Mr. Freeze at Fermilab shows the properties of cryogenics and extreme cold using Liquid Nitrogen.

Mr. Freeze at Fermilab shows the properties of cryogenics and extreme cold using Liquid Nitrogen.

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Mr. Freeze at Fermilab shows the properties of cryogenics and extreme cold using Liquid Nitrogen.

Mr. Freeze at Fermilab shows the properties of cryogenics and extreme cold using Liquid Nitrogen.

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Mr. Freeze at Fermilab shows the properties of cryogenics and extreme cold using Liquid Nitrogen.

Mr. Freeze at Fermilab shows the properties of cryogenics and extreme cold using Liquid Nitrogen.

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Mr. Freeze at Fermilab shows the properties of cryogenics and extreme cold using Liquid Nitrogen.

Mr. Freeze at Fermilab shows the properties of cryogenics and extreme cold using Liquid Nitrogen.

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Mr. Freeze at Fermilab shows the properties of cryogenics and extreme cold using Liquid Nitrogen.

Mr. Freeze at Fermilab shows the properties of cryogenics and extreme cold using Liquid Nitrogen.

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Mr. Freeze at Fermilab shows the properties of cryogenics and extreme cold using Liquid Nitrogen.

Robert Keldani dribbles ball pass defenders.

Photo Gallery: COD Men’s Soccer Ties Up Waubonsee

Juan Donez, Photographer April 22, 2024

The College of DuPage men's soccer team competed against Waubonsee Community College in their spring season game on Saturday, April 20. Freshman Archie Murphy's three-goal hat trick and sophomore Robert...

Archie Murphy takes a penalty shot.

[Photo] Men’s Soccer Stuns Waubonsee Community College With Comeback

Adam Belmares, Sports Writer April 22, 2024

Archie Murphy takes a penalty shot.

Freshman pitcher and outfielder Taylor Gloms throws a pitch.

Photo Gallery: COD Softball Falls to Rock Valley College

Juan Doñez, Photography April 15, 2024

The College of DuPage women's softball team took on Rock Valley College in a double header on Friday, April 12. In game one the Chaparrals gave up nine unanswered runs to the Golden Eagles and lost 11-25....

COD students paint water bottle interiors for Phase I of the Repurpose Water Bottle Art Project.

[Photo] From Unwanted to Upcycled: COD Cares Hosts Water Bottle Art Project

Areej Khalid, Staff Writer April 15, 2024

Water bottles painted blue sorted out in a cardboard box.

Freshman Julie Leilani Garcia dribbles past defender.

[Photo] Women’s Soccer’s Second Half Rhythm Leads to Win Over Prairie State College

Adam Belmares, Sports Writer April 15, 2024

Freshman goalkeeper Caitlin Yurkovich sends the ball upfield.

CODM ARCHIE SHOT THEEWAY

[Photo] Men’s Soccer Competes with Indiana Northwest and Kishwaukee in Three-way Contest

Adam Belmares, Sports Writer April 15, 2024

Freshman Archie Murphy takes a shot towards goal.

Number 32: Joey Vandermeir pitching.

Photo Gallery: Chaps Baseball Take Mixed Win Over Hawks

Juan Donez, Photographer April 8, 2024

COD faced Harper College in an at-home doubleheader on March 30. The Chaps slaughter-ruled the Hawks in game one, winning 12-2 in six inners. Freshman Mark Mennecke hit a walk-off grand slam to secure...

Aden Aukland getting a hit.

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Aden Aukland getting a hit.

Troy Vosburgh catching a ball in the outfield.

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Troy Vosburgh catching a ball in the outfield.

Number 2, Hudson Williams on first base.

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Number 2, Hudson Williams on first base.

Number 5, Filip Milatovic at bat.

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Number 5, Filip Milatovic at bat.

Number 13, Jake LaVine looking for a popup.

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Number 13, Jake LaVine looking for a popup.

Players celebrating after Freshman Mark Menneckes grand slam.

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Players celebrating after Freshman Mark Mennecke's grand slam.

Number 23, Mike Biscan pitching.

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Number 23, Mike Biscan pitching.

Making a play to first base. Player unknown.

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Making a play to first base. Player unknown.

Number 24, Aden Aukland at bat.

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Number 24, Aden Aukland at bat.

Chaps runner waiting at first.

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Chaps runner waiting at first.

Troy Vosburgh swinging low to hit the ball.

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Troy Vosburgh swinging low to hit the ball.

Number 30, Troy Vosburgh running to first after contact.

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Number 30, Troy Vosburgh running to first after contact.

Number 3, Jake Wade scoring a run.

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Number 3, Jake Wade scoring a run.

The COD mens lacrosse team celebrates after scoring a goal.

Photo Gallery: COD Men’s Lacrosse Earns First Win in Program History

Juan Doñez, Photographer March 18, 2024

For the first time in the College of DuPage athletic program’s history, the College of DuPage men’s lacrosse team took the field on Mar. 11 against nine-time national champions Herkimer County Community...

Brian Brems (right) and Steve Darnall (left) speak about adaptations during the Golden Age of film and radio

[Photo] Writers Read Event Explores the Golden Ages of Film and Radio Adaptations

Gabe Parker, Staff Writer March 18, 2024

Brian Brems (right) and Steve Darnall (left) speak about adaptations during the Golden Age of film and radio

Sophomore midfielder Josh Kubicki carries the ball.

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Sophomore midfielder Josh Kubicki carries the ball.

Freshman defender Lorenzo Digiacinto, freshman goalie Michael Olas, and sophomore midfielder Josh Kubicki defend the goal against the Herkimer offense

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Freshman defender Lorenzo Digiacinto, freshman goalie Michael Olas, and sophomore midfielder Josh Kubicki defend the goal against the Herkimer offense

The COD mens lacrosse team celebrates after scoring a goal.

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The COD men's lacrosse team celebrates after scoring a goal.

COD and HCCC players shake hands after the game.

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COD and HCCC players shake hands after the game.

The COD mens lacrosse team takes a timeout.

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The COD men's lacrosse team takes a timeout.

Freshman defender Tate Liskey carries the ball.

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Freshman defender Tate Liskey carries the ball.

The COD mens lacrosse team celebrates after scoring a goal.

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The COD men's lacrosse team celebrates after scoring a goal.

Freshman defender Cooper Boyd carries the ball.

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Freshman defender Cooper Boyd carries the ball.

Freshman defender Lorenzo Digiacinto carries the ball.

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Freshman defender Lorenzo Digiacinto carries the ball.

Freshman attacker Lucas Calcagno fights for possession of the ball.

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Freshman attacker Lucas Calcagno fights for possession of the ball.

Sophomore midfielder Josh Kubicki attempts to score.

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Sophomore midfielder Josh Kubicki attempts to score.

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