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The Courier

Policies on the Midterm Ballot

Policies on the Midterm Ballot

Candidates at the Oct. 24 Voter Expo discussed some of the main political issues that are on the midterm ballot.
Mariyam Syed, Staff Writer
October 31, 2022
Eric Willoughby talks to Saba Haider, a candidate for DuPage County Board.
(Photo by Mariyam Syed)

Youth at the Front Lines of The Elections

High school students and teenaged campaign interns encouraged youth voter engagement at the DuPage Voter Expo on Oct. 24.
Mariyam Syed, Staff Writer
October 31, 2022
Nancy Pelosi and Sean Casten take a photo with the roundtable panelists.

Nancy Pelosi, Sean Casten Talk To Illinois Experts About New Abortion Obstacles

Nancy Pelosi joined Sean Casten to talk with healthcare experts about the difficulties they face after the overturning of Roe.
Devin Oommen, Staff Writer
October 24, 2022
Unify America fosters constructive dialogue between people to solve our country’s political divide. 
Graphic provided by Unify America.

Talking Politics with Unity, Not Uniformity

COD students participated in the nation-wide Unify America Challenge and shared their thoughts on how to build understanding in politics.
Mariyam Syed, Staff Writer
October 10, 2022
Photo by Mariyam Syed Students listen to Speaker Maggie Mendenhall Casey discuss the Supreme Court on Constitution Day.

Students Judged the Supreme Court on Constitution Day

This annual Constitution Day, students learned about the Supreme Court and scrutinized how politics has impacted recent court decisions.
Mariyam Syed, Staff Writer
September 19, 2022
Rep. Bill Foster and Rep. Sean Casten present a check to 360 youth services.

Government Funding Seeks to Help Homeless LGBTQ+ Youth

Congressmen earmark funding to help local non profit build homeless shelter for vulnerable youth.
Devin Oommen, Staff Writer
April 18, 2022
Wayne Lela hands a flyer to a student

Why COD Allows LGBTQ+ Hate Group On Campus

Why is COD platforming a known hate group? Manager of Student Life Chuck Steele comments.
Devin Oommen, Staff Writer
March 21, 2022
By First-Generation Students For First-Generation Students

By First-Generation Students For First-Generation Students

Are you a COD first-generation or international student? Voting at the upcoming SLC election will ensure that your voice is heard by student leaders with the same backgrounds.
Yusra Jaleel, Staff Writer
March 14, 2022
SCOTUS nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson

COD Professor Comments On SCOTUS Nominee

Professor of criminal and constitutional law Richard Forst comments on the nomination of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court.
Devin Oommen, Staff Writer
March 7, 2022
COD Student Leadership Elections Offer Chance to Improve Student Experience

COD Student Leadership Elections Offer Chance to Improve Student Experience

Are you voting at the upcoming Student Leadership Council Election?
Yusra Jaleel, Staff Writer
March 7, 2022
Concerned facutly

Speculated Personnel Cuts Leave COD Faculty Concerned

While COD looks for ways to decrease losses due to declining enrollment, a budget committee discussion speculating whether to cut faculty leaves many upset.
Devin Oommen , Staff Writer
February 28, 2022
Charlie Kirk addresses his audience at the Arcada Theatre.

Charlie Kirk and Local High School Students Host Anti-Mask Rally in St. Charles

Charlie Kirk and local high school students spoke to a packed Arcada Theatre in opposition of masks in schools.
Devin Oommen, Staff Writer
February 21, 2022
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