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The Chaparral staff for Fall 2016

BY SONALEI AMADOR STAFF WRITER It’s a new semester and The Chaparral news production class is back to work with six returning students and six new students. This will be Prof. Laurilie Jackson’s second semester as advisor. “All of the students are ready to complete five…

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Students, win big at library! »

BY SONALEI AMADOR STAFF WRITER According to the COD website, students have the opportunity to win gift card prizes to Beeps Cafe, COD Bookstore, Friends of the COD Library, Subway, & more. Students can earn up to three tickets a day to be entered into…

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Guns permitted on college campuses? »

BY SONALEI AMADOR STAFF WRITER At the beginning of June 2016, the Texas legislature passed a “campus carry” law permitting individuals with a concealed handgun license to carry a concealed weapon on public university campuses in Texas, and the question is, will COD students be…

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No smoking and less grass on campus? »

BY SONALEI AMADOR STAFF WRITER On Sept. 13, Kurt Leuschner, a natural resources professor, hosted the first on-campus meeting of the Green Council for the semester. The meeting took place in the multi-purpose room located in the Cravens Student Services Center. Meetings are held monthly…

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COD retiree and emeritus recipient dies »

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…

Jun 1 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
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Intoducing the new student senate »

BY ISIAH ESTRADA CAMPUS LIFE EDITOR  This year’s Associated Students of College of the Desert (ASCOD) Student Senate consists of President – Jeffery Salas, Vice President –…

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Are you ready to transfer? »

BY ISIAH ESTRADA CAMPUS LIFE EDITOR The Transfer Center is highly recommended to visit if a student would like to transfer from College of the…

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Tips and tricks for the new semester »

BY ISELA MURILLO CAMPUS LIFE EDITOR     Summer is almost over and with its ending arises the beginning of a new semester. Routines are…

Sep 15 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

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…

May 16 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

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