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COD Summer Session is underway »

Summer classes will take place on the Palm Desert COD campus from June

By Gene Pietragallo Production Manager The Spring semester of 2015 is nearing its final days. With summer break right around the corner, it is important to take note that College of the Desert is offering class sessions from June 8th to July 30th. The summer…

May 11 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Great turnout at the College of the Desert’s speech tournament »

By Alex Winner Opinion Editor College of the Desert’s speech department and communication club presented the speech tournament on May 1st from 8:30-2:30pm in the communication building. The event was open to any current student interested in demonstrating their public speaking skills. There were two competitive speech…

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Finals exams are around the corner »

  By Marina Padilla Features Editor May 16 is the official first day of final exams, and it is steadily creeping up on us. Over the next few weeks, students will be cramming everything they have learned in this past semester, and not everyone has…

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COD faculty liaison raises $700 for juvenile diabetes research »

  By Davey Lopez Student Contributor Over 26,000 people from around the world trained for months to prepare for the thirtieth Los Angeles Marathon. On March 15, the 26.2 mile race began at the Dodger Stadium at 6:55 a.m., and ended at the Santa Monica…

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College of the Desert holds graduation ceremony »

The COD graduation ceremony will take place May

Jessica Stepanovich Campus Life Editor As the semester comes to an end, many students get ready to graduate from College of the Desert and further…

May 11 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

“Desertscapes: Peripheral Vision” concludes with closing reception »

Artists Anna-Marie Veloz about her work in the Marks Art Center with a COD student.

      Luis Medina Campus Life Editor College of the Desert’s Walter N. Marks Center for the Arts presented Desertscapes: Peripheral Vision, an exhibition…

Apr 20 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Plant science students explore The Living Desert »

Professor Glenn Huntington's Plant Science Lab class poses at The Living Desert (Photo Credit: Crystal Harrell/ The Chaparral)

By Crystal Harrell Editor-in-Chief On March 23, Professor Glenn Huntington’s Plant Science Lab class at COD took a guided tour of The Living Desert Zoo &…

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MEChA brings community awareness to COD »

M.E.Ch.A. of COD

By Jon Moreno Student Contributor Promoting higher education along with cultural and social awareness is the objective of Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztlán (MEChA). The…

Mar 25 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

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