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Marks Art Center presents “Locolandia” »

Artist Lalo Alcaraz poses next to his poster of "Muerto Mouse"

By Crystal Harrell Campus Life Editor Award-winning media artist Lalo Alcaraz spoke at the Pollock Theatre on Oct. 23 as part of the “Locolandia” art exhibition hosted by COD’s Marks Art Center. The gallery featured work by alumnus Eduardo Valadez Arenas and Bay Area artist…

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College of the Desert restores winter intersession »

By: Elizabeth Ibarra College of the Desert (COD) is adding classes and restoring winter intersession to meet student demand and expand  highly sought out core classes that are needed by students in order to continue their education. “After years of declining revenues and course reductions, we are…

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50th annual golf cart parade »

By: Antonio Ruvalcaba Sports Editor   It was that time of the year again, this past Sunday October 26th 2014, the Annual golf cart parade was held in the city of Palm Desert on the famous El Paseo Drive. It was the 50th anniversary of…

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COD Theatre takes center stage with new additions and Rocky Horror Picture Show »

The COD theatre department has experienced new improvements and educational services provided for students this fall semester. Among these new additions include a now-available AA degree in the theatre curriculum, a new Stagecraft building, and the upcoming musical extravaganza The Rocky Horror Picture Show to…

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COD remembers Stanley Dupree »

COD professor Stanley Dupree's good deeds will be remembered

By Crystal Harrell Campus Life Editor College of the Desert mourns the passing of history/political science professor Stanley Dupree, but commemorates him in the hearts…

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College of the Desert Celebrates Dia de los Muertos »

From left to right: Miriam Macias, Willow Chen, and Nicolai Andersen pose next to the COD altar

By Crystal Harrell Campus Life Editor   On October 30, a celebration was held at the COD circle amphitheater in front of  the communications building…

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College of the Desert Receives Federal Grant for Career Training Programs »

By Alexandra Winner Student Contributor   Vice President Biden has announced that College of the Desert and a consortium of Inland Empire colleges have won $14.9…

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Parking on campus »

By Russell Shelden Student Contributor The parking around COD has been met with mixed emotions, both good and bad. Students who drive to campus find…

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