College of DuPage's Student Newspaper

The Courier

College of DuPage's Student Newspaper

The Courier

Paul Flicek

Paul Flicek, Staff Writer

Content by Paul Flicek
“Stranger Things” Fans, Do You Copy?

“Stranger Things” Fans, Do You Copy?

May 16, 2022

“Stranger Things” season four is almost here. The Netflix original quickly popularized upon its initial release in 2016 and became one of the most-watched shows on the streaming service. After three...

Six Former Illinois Athletes Have Their Dreams Come True During the NFL Draft

Six Former Illinois Athletes Have Their Dreams Come True During the NFL Draft

May 9, 2022

After seven rounds, 256 draft picks and loads of trades between every team in the league, the NFL Draft officially came to an end on Saturday, April 30. College football players had their lives change...

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Nick Bucaro Has His Eyes On More Than One National Title at COD

May 1, 2022

Freshman Nick Bucaro started in all 11 games at Free safety for the NJCAA III National Champions this past fall. He totaled 40 tackles while also breaking up two passes and snagging one interception. He...

A Viral Tweet Leads to the Most Successful Women’s March Madness Tournament in 20 Years

A Viral Tweet Leads to the Most Successful Women’s March Madness Tournament in 20 Years

April 18, 2022

March Madness, the end-of-year NCAA basketball tournament, is one of the most anticipated sporting events of the year. However, the men’s tournament has dominated the television ratings for so long average...

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The NCAA isn’t the Only League Full of Madness During March

March 21, 2022

March 16 starts the new league year in the NFL. Contracts expire, free agency begins and the trading window officially opens. We begin to see the business side of the NFL take over as players who were...

Opinion: “Turning Red” is Pixar’s Newest Slice of Life Masterpiece

Opinion: “Turning Red” is Pixar’s Newest Slice of Life Masterpiece

March 14, 2022

“Turning Red” is unlike anything Pixar has done before. However, much like every Pixar project, you are left with a greater appreciation of your relationships the moment the credits start rolling.  Pixar...

Mya Mangan Reaches New Heights

Mya Mangan Reaches New Heights

March 7, 2022

Name: Mya Mangan Sport/Event: Track and Field - Pole Vault College Major: Undecided  High School Attended: Naperville North While competing at the NJCAA indoor championship, freshman pole...

Opinion: Sony Looks to Make “Uncharted” Their New Hit Movie Franchise

Opinion: Sony Looks to Make “Uncharted” Their New Hit Movie Franchise

February 28, 2022

“Uncharted,” a film based on the popular video game franchise, is an action-packed race to see who can solve the clues left behind by Magellan and get to the treasure first. While hardcore fans of...

Opinion: DeMar DeRozan… MVP?

Opinion: DeMar DeRozan… MVP?

February 20, 2022

In August 2021, DeMar DeRozan signed a three-year $81.9 million contract with the Chicago Bulls after being traded from the San Antonio Spurs. Zach Buckley, NBA reporter for Bleacher Report, ranked this...

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Opinion: Following the Retirement of Tom Brady, Who Takes Over as the Face of the NFL?

February 14, 2022

After 22 incredible seasons, Tom Brady announced his retirement via Instagram on Febr. 1.  “I’ve done a lot of reflecting the past week and have asked myself difficult questions,” Brady wrote....

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