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New plEDGE program in full swing »

By Luis E. Castellanos Front Page                                             College of the Desert has implemented its new plEDGE program. The plEDGE program provides 2017 high school…

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Coachella becomes a Sanctuary City »

By Renee Buckley Front Page Editor Coachella is now a sanctuary city. On Aug. 23, the city council voted unanimously to become the second city in the Coachella Valley to offer protection to immigrants following Cathedral City’s decision earlier this year. This recent decision follows Donald…

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COD honors its largest graduating class »

BY JESSE NUNEZ STAFF WRITER As College of the Desert continues to grow, so does its graduating class each year. This year COD boasts the largest graduating numbers in its 55 year history. More than 1,200 students are graduating this month and 490 are choosing…

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Students lobby to protect immigrants »

BY ALEJANDRO MEZA AGUILAR STAFF WRITER Photos courtesy of Alejandro Meza Aguilar College of the Desert and Desert Mirage High School students visited Sacramento on May 7 to lobby for the modernization of the California Dream Act and the prevention of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raids…

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COD Student Life to hold upcoming election »

BY JESUS NUNEZ STAFF WRITER   Student Life will be holding elections for the Associated Students for College of the Desert (ASCOD) on May 2 and 3 for the positions of Student President, Board of Trustee, Executive of Communication, Student Senator and Executive of Student Affairs. The…

May 1 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

College DREAMer student is deported »

BY KELLEY HUSKEY  STUDENT CONTRIBUTOR  College of the Desert welcomes a variety of students, including those who may be undocumented. “College of the Desert students, including undocumented students, are encouraged to pursue their educational goals,” said COD President Joel Kinnamon. “College of the Desert embraces diversity…

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COD encourages student leadership »

  Photo courtesy of the Office of Student Life Photo from flyer for President’s Student Ambassador Program By Kristen McCarthy Campus Life Editor College of…

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TRiO student receives thousands in scholarships »

  BY ALEJANDRO MEZA AGUILAR STAFF WRITER A College of the Desert student earned thousands of dollars in scholarship money through the help of the…

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College of the Desert gains director as new instructor »

BY ALEJANDRO MEZA AGUILAR STAFF WRITER College of the Desert has a new instructor to teach film industry based classes. Vincent Sassone is a director…

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COD holds its first Grad Fest »

BY ALEJANDRO MEZA AGUILAR STAFF WRITER   College of the Desert held its first annual Grad Fest in the multi-purpose room of the Cravens Student…

May 22 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

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