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Coachella Valley Summertime Activities »

Coachella Valley from the Bump and Grind Trail in Palm Desert CA/Photo Credit: Commons

By Jonathan Moreno Production Manager Nearing the end of the spring semester, students are looking forward to summer vacation. There are plenty of places to go and things to do out of the valley in the summer, but there are also many  places students can go and things…

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How a small town girl succeeded in the entertainment buisness from her college dorm room »

By Tiffany Contreras Culture Editor She began writing songs in a small town while just a freshman in high school and continued when she entered college. In a big world of aspiring musicians, she was chosen and offered a deal she could not turn down…

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Student Art Exhibition »

By Michaela Ziegler-Greer Student Contributor The Marks Art Center will hold its Annual COD Student Scholarship Exhibition, starting Monday, April 21, to celebrate the work of COD students receiving art scholarships. The exhibition will run Monday, April 21 through Thursday May, 15 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.…

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Lunar eclipse has night gazers awaiting a “blood moon” »

  Czarina Greaney Features Editor On April 15, night gazers viewed a lunar eclipse.  The lunar eclipse occurs  when the Earth, Sun and moon are aligned together creating a red blood moon.  The moon turned fully blood red at 12:08 a.m. According to the website,…

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Construction planned on Monterrey Avenue »

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By Joshua Cotteen Student Contributor If you are heading to College of the Desert on Monterey Ave., keep in mind that there is construction going…

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A little boy’s dream come true began with COD »

Matthew Beri stands proud and tall in front of College of the Desert in his fire academy uniform  (photo courtesy of Crystal Hatch)

By Tiffany Contreras Culture Editor Matthew Beri is one of the first cadets to graduate from College of the Desert’s new fire academy. While he…

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The International Women’s Conference in the Mecca/Thermal campus »

Luis Medina Campus life editor COD Friends of the Earth, in partnership with local organizations, helps to raise awareness in the community about the suffering…

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College of the Desert announces plans to relocate West Valley Campus to Palm Springs Mall »

Welcome to Palm Springs sign/Photo Credit: Shinesquad

Luis Medina Campus life The City of Palm Springs and the Board of Trustees of the College of the Desert have announced plans to move…

Apr 23 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

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