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College of DuPage's Student Newspaper

The Courier

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

Unite to Upcycle: Finalized Water Bottle Art Project on Display

Students and staff collaborated, learned from one another, and overcame challenges together during Phase III of the Water Bottle Art Project.
Areej Khalid, Staff Writer
April 29, 2024
COD students paint water bottle interiors for Phase I of the Repurpose Water Bottle Art Project.

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

COD Cares is currently facilitating a fun, collaborative public art project as a way of promoting sustainability and environmental awareness.
Areej Khalid, Staff Writer
April 15, 2024
The reception was a hit, food and drinks were available to guests and professors.

Photo Gallery: Wings Student Art Gallery Reception for “Generally Specific”

The Wings Art Gallery held the reception for ceramic students of Marina Kuchinski.
Elizabeth Barbosa, Photographer
December 14, 2023
Filio Zoi Milioti- Austere
Acrylic on paper

Photo Gallery: Shellfish Exhibit Self Portraits of COD

The Shellfish: Self Portraits of COD has occupied the Wing Gallery, showcasing local artwork until Nov. 17.
Elizabeth Barbosa, Photographer
November 6, 2023
India Johnsons Artist Talk to photography and art students.

The Power of Community Artists

As Artist in Residence this semester, India Johnson examines the flexibility of homemade art forms and the importance of supporting local artists.
Mariyam Syed, Managing Editor
October 2, 2023
Observers admiring the artwork.

Photo Gallery: DePaul Art Museum Senior Thesis Exhibition

The DePaul Art Museum had its 2023 Senior Studio Seminar Thesis Exhibition Opening Reception on June 8. The gallery ran from June 8 to June 11 and featured mixed media, multimedia, prints and textile pieces. 
Elizabeth Barbosa, Photographer
June 19, 2023
Gyalavantin’ by Gio Swaby at Art Institute of Chicago.

Gio Swaby’s Love Letters to Black Women at Chicago Art Institute

Vibrant fabric tapestries of Black women adorn Gio Swaby's "Fresh Up" exhibit at the Art Institute of Chicago this spring and summer.
Mariyam Syed, Managing Editor
June 5, 2023
Pedro Gramaxo in the prairie with students of Sculpture class. Photo by Janine Orihuela Solis

Artist Pedro Gramaxo Installs Wooden Sculpture in COD Prairie

Pedro Gramaxo was the spring 2023 Artist-in-Residence at COD, where he installed a temporary wooden sculpture in the prairie as part of his Dimensions series.
Mariyam Syed, Staff Writer
May 15, 2023
From The Byrd’s Eye; A Profile on Cory Byrd.

From The Byrd’s Eye; A Profile on Cory Byrd.

Local comic artist, Cory Byrd, talks about his process, inspiration and struggles in regards to his most recent monthly title “Tooth and Nail.”
Antonio Llanos, Staff Writer
May 8, 2023
By SCARCE for Cantigny Park’s CAREcrow display

This Nonprofit Sees Would-Be Waste as Resources

SCARCE elongates the life of materials—or gives them a second life.
Khadijah Rashid, Staff Writer
April 24, 2023
In the ceramics room, art students set up a gallery for their work.

Photo Gallery: Now Showing! Student Art and Design

The MAC hosted their annual Student Art and Design showcase for student and faculty to interact with community members.
Elizabeth Barbosa, Photographer
April 24, 2023
Photo Gallery: MAC Delivers Sneak Peek at Upcoming Warhol Exhibit

Photo Gallery: MAC Delivers Sneak Peek at Upcoming Warhol Exhibit

The MAC gets pumped with their Andy Warhol exhibit launch party on March 1.
Elizabeth Barbosa, Photographer
March 6, 2023
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