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How President-elect Donald Trump intends to “Make America Great Again” »

BY SONALEI AMADOR STAFF WRITER   President-elect Donald Trump made a string of promises during his long campaign to be the 45th president of the United States but has shifted his stance on a number of key issues. Trump has stirred America with his position…

Nov 21 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Is the American voting system fair? »

BY SONALEI AMADOR STAFF WRITER   Recently, there has been controversy regarding whether or not the American presidential voting system is fair. The concerns of fairness include illegal immigrants voting in the election and the controversy of electoral votes vs. popular votes. Before Election Day, Trump voiced…

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Donald Trump is now President-elect Donald Trump! »

BY WARREN HORTON STAFF CONTRIBUTOR With election day finally over, the race to the White House was having news outlets put on hold.  There are 538 electoral votes, which requires 270 votes to win.  Trump led with 254 votes to Clinton’s 215 votes for several…

Nov 8 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

COD Public Safety Academy Director gives insight on officers’ deaths »

BY SONALEI AMADOR STAFF WRITER Two Palm Springs police officers were shot and killed on Oct. 8, 2016. COD Public Safety Academy Director Neil Lingle gave his professional insight on the tragedy. Lingle said the deaths of the officers, “evoked a lot of sad memories…

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COD celebrates opening of DHS campus »

BY SONALEI AMADOR STAFF WRITER On Oct. 13, COD celebrated the grand opening of the Desert Hot Springs campus with a ceremonial ribbon cutting. The new campus is located at the Edward L. Wenzlaff Education Center, 11625 West Drive, Desert Hot Springs. The ceremony began…

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Bond Measure CC: COD benefits and student questions »

BY WARREN HORTON STAFF CONTRIBUTOR The Chaparral published a story on Oct. 10, 2016, regarding Bond Measure CC and how it would benefit COD and the community.  During the interview with COD President Joel Kinnamon, information was provided regarding the measure. After the issue published, students…

Oct 31 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
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Office of Student Life awareness for students »

BY ISIAH ESTRADA CAMPUS LIFE EDITOR The Office of Student Life is dedicated to helping the students of College of the Desert in anyway possible.…

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Extending opportunities for students »

BY ISELA MURILLO CAMPUS LIFE EDITOR EOPS is offered at College of the Desert and provides support to students with social, economic and educational issues. Since February 2016,…

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Emergencies beware CODs prepared »

BY ISIAH ESTRADA CAMPUS LIFE EDITOR College of the Desert recently invested in yellow buckets that serve as lock-down kits in case of an emergency.…

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Campus safety department awareness for students »

BY ISIAH ESTRADA CAMPUS LIFE EDITOR               The Public Safety Department at College of the Desert is open twenty-four hours a day, seven days a…

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