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

Content by Kate Zadell
Athlete of the Week: Jessica Schoder

Athlete of the Week: Jessica Schoder

February 26, 2020

Athlete of the week: Jessica Schoder #11 Sport: Basketball Position: Point guard Year: Sophomore Major: Accounting   Kate Zadell: When did you start playing basketball? Jessica...

Basketball player and student, Khrye Hines, poses to get his photo taken as Athlete of the Week

Athlete of the Week: Khyre Hines #5

February 5, 2020

Sport: Basketball Position: Guard Year: Sophomore Hometown: Gary, Indiana High School: Morton KZ: When did you get started playing basketball and do you remember those first memories? KH:...

Athletic Director, Ryan Kaiser

COD’s new Athletic Director, Ryan Kaiser, already has skin in the game

January 31, 2020

KZ: We just went through a year-long probation followed by seeing the guy in charge of leading us out of that probation get hired and quit in about a year’s time. What are you going to do to rebuild...

Max Schumann

Athlete of the Week: Max Schumann #64

December 12, 2019

  Sport: Football Position: Offensive Lineman Hometown: West Chicago KZ: What brought you to COD, and what are some of your future goals? MS: COD was a second chance at playing college...

Red Grange Bowl Game

Red Grange Bowl Game

December 12, 2019

  The College of DuPage football team triumphantly completed their season defeating Itasca Community College (Minn.) 14-0 in the Red Grange Bowl at Bjarne Ullsvik Stadium. The Chaps finished the...

Athlete of the week: #5 Darrell Smith

Athlete of the Week: #5 Darrell Smith 

December 4, 2019

  KZ: What games are you watching this holiday while you are on break? DS: (Dallas) Cowboys! I love my Cowboys! Big Ezekiel Elliot fan! KZ: Where does your love for the Cowboys come from? DS:...

Athlete Of The Week: Brayden Miller

Athlete Of The Week: #15 Brayden Miller

December 3, 2019

Sport and Position: Football, Quarterback Favorite Film: Favorite movie is tough! Probably Pursuit of Happyness with Will Smith Favorite Musician: Chris Brown KZ: What’s your favorite meal? BM:...

Nate Clark
Photo by: Kate Zadell

Athlete of the Week

November 20, 2019

Student Athlete: Nate Clark (Sophomore) Sport: Football (Linebacker #43) High School: Triad High School; earned all academic state honors. Leisure Sports: Fishing and hunting (deer) Fun Fact:...

Hurricanes lose to COD 21-12

Hurricane’s lose to COD 21-12

November 13, 2019

The Chaparrals football team beat Louisburg College 21-12 over the weekend (Sat Nov. 9), traveling to play on Kentucky State University's football field. The win brings the Chaps to a 7-4 record for the...

Chilly Weather Can’t Cool Chaps’ Offense!!!

Chilly Weather Can’t Cool Chaps’ Offense!!!

November 6, 2019

The Chaps won 46-6 against the Spartans of Aurora University on Nov. 3, at 1 p.m. Sunday. With less than 2 minutes left on the clock the Spartans managed to squeeze in one touchdown but it wasn’t enough...

Olivet Nazarene forfeit CHAPS WIN 7-0

Olivet Nazarene forfeit CHAPS WIN 7-0

November 6, 2019

The football game was deemed a let down for fans and players alike. “That was the shortest football game I have ever attended!” Fans declared at Bjarne Ullsvik Stadium on Oct. 28. The Chaps were...

Faculty Members protest before a COD board meeting on Aug. 15 (photo by: Alison Pfaff)

No Strike!!!

November 1, 2019

Teachers and students at the College of DuPage have felt pangs of anxiety regarding the possibility of the school’s full-time faculty going on strike this fall. The COD Board of Trustees ended those...

Football: High-Scoring Dominant Win for the Chaps! 

October 23, 2019
“We gotta work hard at practice and watch what the next team is gonna get ready to do and continue to play our hearts out and give it that all.”
Men’s Soccer: Chaps on a roll! Four wins in a row!!!

Men’s Soccer: Chaps on a roll! Four wins in a row!!!

October 16, 2019

Despite gloomy conditions, the Chaparrals kept up their energy levels, scoring one goal after the next on the way to a 5-0 victory over McHenry County College in their final home game of the season. Only...

Chaps defeat Ellsworth College 39-35 on last second play

Chaps defeat Ellsworth College 39-35 on last second play

October 2, 2019

As the ball floated 32 yards in the air toward his waiting hands, COD wide receiver Jayvon Blissett knew the entire game was on the line as the clock expired. When he came down in the back left corner...

Torre Butts Jr. (13) going in for a quick handshake with Thomas Martini (45).

Iowa Central defeats COD Football

September 18, 2019

Wide receiver Torre Butts, Jr. (#13) certainly did his part at this weekend's game, catching a pass from backup quarterback Tom Vatter (#6) resulting in the last touchdown for the Chaps for their home...

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