College of DuPage's Student Newspaper

The Courier

College of DuPage's Student Newspaper

The Courier

Villa Park resident in support of cease-fire shows images of Palestinian child with extreme starvation. (Photo from Village of Villa Park YouTube channel)

Communities Seek Solace in Local Cease-Fire Resolutions

Citizens around Illinois are advocating for cease-fire resolutions to address the pain many feel due to the conflict in Palestine and Israel.
Mariyam Syed, Managing Editor
June 17, 2024
Students lead educational event about divestment and cease-fire resolutions.

Students Begin Israel Divestment Initiative at COD

Students hosted an open teach-in inspired by global responses to the war in Gaza with divestment and cease-fire resolutions.
Mariyam Syed, Managing Editor
May 13, 2024
Protestors at the March on Washington: Free Palestine carry a paper bearing names of more than 4,000 Palestinian children killed in Gaza.

National Rally in D.C. Calls for Ceasefire in Gaza

Tens of thousands of Americans demand a ceasefire at the White House, in response to the ongoing bombardment of Gaza and a $14.5 billion military aid package for Israel.
Mariyam Syed, Managing Editor
November 6, 2023
Local Hate Crimes Rise Amid International Adversity

Local Hate Crimes Rise Amid International Adversity

With ongoing distressing events in the Middle East and hate crimes plaguing local American cities, College of DuPage faculty and students reflect upon how to foster a safe, welcoming environment.
Areej Khalid, Staff Writer
November 6, 2023
Over 400 people protested outside Chicagos Federal Plaza on Oct. 18 to show solidarity with Palestine. (Photo cropped from original dimensions.)

Israel and Palestine: COD Community Shares Connection to War

As war between Israel and Palestine persists, COD’s community members not only detail its impact on their own lives but on their families stuck in the region.
Nick Karmia, Staff Writer
October 23, 2023
Demonstrators in downtown Chicago four days after the death of journalist Shireen Abu Akleh

How Free is the Press?

Speakers discuss war and whistleblowers' role in journalism on World Press Freedom day.
Khadijah Rashid, Staff Writer
May 8, 2023
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