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COD retiree and emeritus recipient dies »

Retired adjunct professor and Emeriti recipient Edward "Ted" Grofer

BY WARREN HORTON PRODUCTION MANAGER   Adjunct Professor Ted Grofer died on Monday, May 30. Grofer was admitted to Desert Regional Medical Center on Monday after suffering an injury to his head on Sunday, May 29. His condition deteriorated and subsequently died Monday evening, according…

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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.…

May 16 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Get the EDGE »

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…

May 16 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

“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…

May 16 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
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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…

May 2 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

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