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The Courier

College of DuPage's Student Newspaper

The Courier

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
Photos from Naperville Environment and Sustainability Taskforce YouTube channel

Teen Activists Urge Eco-Friendly Changes in Naperville and Aurora Schools

Five high schoolers spoke to the Naperville-Aurora District 204 school board about implementing sustainable actions in school, with support from almost 1,100 respondents of a community survey.
Mariyam Syed, Staff Writer
May 1, 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
Volta electric vehicle charging station in a Kohls parking lot | Photo by Khadijah Rashid

Electric Does Not Equal Renewable

Super Bowl commercials and the Biden administration are making electrical vehicles more appealing—but are they the environmental heroes some make them out to be?
Khadijah Rashid, Staff Writer
February 20, 2023
The Gerard T. Donnelly
Grand Garden

The Morton Arboretum Unveils New Grand Garden

As fall weather begins, a new intricately designed garden is open at The Morton Arboretum.
Khadijah Rashid, Staff Writer
September 26, 2022
Bioplastic toys can be made as simple objects that can still be enjoyed, to even more elaborate toys with more material.

Can Old Toys Become Sustainable?

Biotech club creates bioplastic toys and gifts for STEMCON as alternatives for plastic.
Jona Padua, Staff Writer
February 21, 2022
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