The Chaparral

Coca Cola vs. Pepsi »


BY MARIELA SALAZAR STAFF WRITER College of the Desert has selected a new provider for vending services and is now partnered with PepsiCo. After a committee composed of faculty, staff, and students gathered, Coca-Cola was out shined by Pepsi, and is now available on campus.…

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The EDGE program

BY SONALEI AMADOR STAFF WRITER This summer College of the Desert will be offering the EDGE program to give new and returning students a chance to be placed in higher level classes.  The purpose of EDGE is to, “Engage, Develop, Grow and [be] Empowered”, according…

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“Desert Trip” confirmed by Goldenvoice »

BY SERGIO ORTIZ STUDENT CONTRIBUTOR INDIO, Calif. – Goldenvoice, the promoter of the Coachella Music and Arts Festival and Stagecoach announced a new fall festival called “Desert Trip,” a classic rock concert set for Fri. Oct. 7 – Sun. Oct. 9 at the Empire Polo Club.  A few…

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Congrats class of 2016! »

BY MARIELA SALAZAR STAFF WRITER On May 27 the Commencement Ceremony and RN pinning ceremony will be held at College of the Desert. The Commencement Ceremony will begin at 7:30 p.m. on Boone Field. The ceremony is opened to the public. A reception will be held after commencement…

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COD recognizes staff in celebration »

Dr. Joel Kinnamon, President of COD, presides at the recognition and celebration of faculty staff.

BY WARREN HORTON PRODUCTION MANAGER & FEATURES CONTRIBUTOR On May 6, COD recognized faculty members for tenure and emeriti and celebrated the retirement of several…

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Top 10 makeup brands »

BY MARINA PADILLA EDITOR-in-CHIEF The popularity of makeup has become intense, and popular makeup companies have noticed. Over the past months, every company comes out…

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A message from the Editor-in-Chief »

BY MARINA PADILLA EDITOR-IN-CHIEF  The last issue of the Chaparral, for the 2016 spring semester, is here and I am filled with joy and sadness…

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Tips and tricks for a good health »

BY ISELA MURILLO CAMPUS LIFE EDITOR   Between exams, papers and maintaining an active social life, many college students feel they can’t really find the…

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