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November 30, 2012 •

College of dupage student newspaper

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What is your ideal holiday vacation? “Seeing the lights, seeing the sights in good Ole Downtown Chicago,” Jon Ward

Second year student

“Going to the Bahamas to climb Mount Everest and when I get to the top, I’m going to play Super Meat Boy with Scott McKeever,” Steven Czernek

Second year student

“Going to my cousin’s wedding in the Philippines to celebrate the holiday,” Richelle Collamar

Pharmaceutical Major

“Going to Boise Idaho to visit cousins for the holiday,” Todd Smith

Fourth year student

cod b-boys

Photo by London Summers

Two students share their love of dance with student body every day Page 6 and 9

Buildings magazine awards ‘ABBY’ to BIC, SSC renovations Jordin Gignac News Editor

The BIC won one of the three grand prize ABBY (America’s Best Buildings of the Year) Awards and was featured on the October 2012 cover of Buildings magazine for innovative renovations and modernization. Buildings magazine goes out to over 73,000 facilities across the nation and its’ readers look for the latest ideas on building efficiency and design in the publication. For the BIC to win an ABBY that means that it has shown outstanding criteria in architecture and readers want to know about the building. The ABBY Awards are announced monthly and showcase three grand prizewinners and eight merit winners out of thousands and thousands of submissions that highlight great works of architecture. In the October issue, Buildings magazine had

Photo courtesy of Frank Ooms Photography

Photo courtesy of Buildings Magazine

Second Grand Prizewinner The Jennie Smoly Caruthers Biotechnology Building in Colorado.

The cover of Buildings showcases the BIC on the October issue. the BIC, Baystate Medical Center in Massachusetts and Jennie Smoly Caruthers Biotechnology Building in Colorado recognized as grand prizewinners and out of those three the BIC ranked number one, placing it’s image on the front cover. The BIC was renovated in 2009 because the old See ABBY, Page 3

Photo by London Summers

The outside Atrium on the first floor of the BIC.

Photo courtesy of Baystate Health

Third Grand Prizewinner Baystate Medical Center’s four-story natural lighting area.

Scan the QR code to view a PDF version of the October issue that features the BIC on the cover.