College of DuPage Student Stories Feature

Link to original post: https://www.cod.edu/about/stories/students/clark.aspx Degree: Associate in Arts After finishing high school, Courtney Clark was ready for college but unsure of what to pursue. “I felt that as a student at College of DuPage, I would be able to continue my education while exploring some different interests since I wasn’t sure what I wanted … Continue reading College of DuPage Student Stories Feature

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Buffalo Theatre’s ‘Underpants’ brings humor

  The Underpants is a comedic story written by Carl Sternheim and adapted by the actor and comedian, Steve Martin. It is about a young woman, Louise, her husband, Theo, and the consequences of a major embarrassing moment at a public event. This causes Louise to become the talk of the town and soon strange … Continue reading Buffalo Theatre’s ‘Underpants’ brings humor

COD alumna showcases art exhibit at Wings Gallery

The Wings Gallery is featuring Ashly Metcalf’s exhibit through December 13. Metcalf mainly uses yarn to create sculptures. She utilizes linear lines and space to form patterns and webs. She also owned a store before it burned down. This prompted her to move her business online and she now runs a website and a store … Continue reading COD alumna showcases art exhibit at Wings Gallery

All Things Considered, NPR Correspondent Ari Shapiro talks about covering the Romney campaign

Ari Shapiro, NPR White House Correspondent, spoke on Tuesday November 13, in the Turner Conference Center. He spoke about his journey as a journalist covering Mitt Romney’s campaign and also gave some general insight into the election’s outcome. He talked about many specific individuals he met over the course of the year, traveling from place … Continue reading All Things Considered, NPR Correspondent Ari Shapiro talks about covering the Romney campaign

Theater Department continues long tradition, performs “A Christmas Carol”

  “A Christmas Carol” is premiering in the K Building Theater Friday, November 23 at 7p.m. Auditions were held at the beginning of the term but rehearsals began 6 weeks ago. The cast consists of 47 student actors and 17 young actors. Amelia Barrett, the director said this script by William J. Norris “was written … Continue reading Theater Department continues long tradition, performs “A Christmas Carol”

Page Turners to discuss “Perks of Being a Wallflower” at College of DuPage

  The Page Turners are a book club that read books and have discussions about them to further their knowledge and understanding. The group used to read one to three books a semester but now usually only read one so people can find the time to finish it. They only have two meetings every semester. … Continue reading Page Turners to discuss “Perks of Being a Wallflower” at College of DuPage

COD students to show off ballet, jazz, contemporary styles at upcoming dance recital

The college’s dance program will be holding a dance showcase on Friday, November 16 at Lemont High School’s Arts Center at 8p.m. Katherine Skleba, the co-artistic director of the dance program, described it as “a college dance showcase featuring student choreography as well as dance faculty choreography.”  She also said student choreography auditions are held … Continue reading COD students to show off ballet, jazz, contemporary styles at upcoming dance recital

Artist Lisa Boumstein-Smalley to give presentation about combining art with commerce

Lisa Boumstein-Smalley will present “Visual Storytelling” from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 8, in the McAninch Arts Center, Room 164. Lisa has an MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, where she pursued Fiber and Material Studies. She said Visual Storytelling can include a story that is linear or nonlinear … Continue reading Artist Lisa Boumstein-Smalley to give presentation about combining art with commerce