College of DuPage's Student Newspaper

The Courier

College of DuPage's Student Newspaper

The Courier

Content by Sarah Kueking
Graphic by Misbah Kaludi

The Best of the Best: Top 22 Songs of 2022

January 22, 2023

Every year brings different challenges, but with them comes new music to help us get through tough times. 2022 was full of an entirely new genre for me as I listened to more country music than ever before...

Cut Loose in Crisis Core Remaster

Cut Loose in Crisis Core Remaster

December 12, 2022

Normally, a single gunshot would send most people screaming and running for their lives. Yet, with bullets flying around him in every imaginable direction, one man with spiky black hair and an oversized...

Pokémon Scarlet Opens the World to Never-Before-Seen Possibilities

Pokémon Scarlet Opens the World to Never-Before-Seen Possibilities

December 5, 2022

My mother and I answered the door to see Clavell, the director of Naranja Academy. He had come bearing Sprigatito, the Grass Cat; Quaxly, the Water-type Duckling; and Fuecoco, the Fire Croc. Only in the...

Photo by Sarah Kueking

On a Mission to Always Be on a Mission

November 14, 2022

Right after Chris Miller got out of the Marine Corps and began attending Scottsdale Community College, he was featured in the college’s newspaper. As the days led up to him standing onstage at the Veterans...

Photo by Muhammad Asoev

The Reunion of the Living with the Dead (English)

November 7, 2022

Hopefully, the sun will shine on the sugar skulls and the photographs, together around the papel picado (decorative tissue paper with cut-out shapes) of all colors on the altars. Unfortunately, sometimes,...

Photo by Muhammad Asoev

El Reencuentro de los Vivos con los Muertos (Español)

November 7, 2022

Con suerte, el sol brillará sobre las calaveras de azúcar y las fotografías, juntas alrededor del papel picado de todos los colores en las ofrendas. Desafortunadamente, a veces, ha llovido. Dependiendo...

graphic by Misbah Kaludi

Traditional Candy: Treats or Tricks?

October 31, 2022

Walking towards the checkout lane of Walgreens in the beginning of September, I spotted a display of bulk packages of Pokemon cards. Upon closer inspection, I realized that the Pokemon cards were for...

Thomas Rhetts Bring the Nap to Me Tour

Thomas Rhett’s Bring the Nap to Me Tour

October 24, 2022

When my friend said she wanted to see Thomas Rhett’s concert Oct. 13 for his Bring the Bar to You tour, I automatically raised an eyebrow. I had never heard of Rhett. However, she really wanted to go,...

Why We Should Care Less

Why We Should Care Less

October 17, 2022

A nurse staggers through the double doors of the hospital he works at. He glances at the clock– 7:04 a.m. 4 minutes late already, yet he couldn’t have arrived any earlier. He has been up until after...

Urban in the Burbs

Urban in the ‘Burbs

October 3, 2022

When someone hears country music, they most likely think of the household name, Keith Urban. With his decades of musical experience, Urban was a former judge on American Idol and is currently a judge on...

Dangerous-ly Ascending to Stardom

Dangerous-ly Ascending to Stardom

September 26, 2022

In June, I was listening to a country music station on the radio, something I never choose to do. That fateful day was the first time I heard Ernest and Morgan Wallen sing "Flower Shops" together. I vividly...

Photo taken and provided by Stacey Weber

Luke Bryan Plays it Again

September 19, 2022

Luke Bryan’s songs have been blasting on country music radio stations for as long as I can remember. I used to speed-skate to his songs at the roller skating rink near my house all the time. So when...

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