• Delta student tackling local opiod crisis through film

    Video by J. Maxim Schofield. By Josie Norris, editor-in-chief.  The word “stigmatic” has multiple definitions. In the medical world it can refer to a physical mark. In botany, a stigma is part of a pistil in a female flower that receives pollen. However, the word is most commonly used in the realm of society as “stigma” – something that is […]

    Delta student tackling local opiod crisis through film
  • Delta students travel to Cuba

    by  Phoebe Fries, page editor.  Several students and faculty members traveled to Cuba over spring break March 3 through 11 as part of Delta’s study abroad experience. According to Felicia Peters, Delta professor and trip leader, the small group that traveled to Cuba consisted of herself, Delta professor Crystal McMorris, two Delta students and some community members. The group toured […]

    At a senior citizen center in Santa Clara, residents teach guests, including Delta student Benicia Garcia, far right, to do the Cuban national dance - the cha-cha. (Photo courtesy Crystal McMorris)
  • Our ode to Women’s History Month

    By the women of the Delta Collegiate In 1995, the United States officially proclaimed March as Women’s History Month. For 22 years, our nation has celebrated and shown appreciation for the women in our lives and those who shaped how women are treated in our present day society. We have made a lot of progress as a society, but we […]

    Our ode to Women’s History Month
  • Kids jam with rock star at Major Chords for Minors

    by Josie Norris, editor-in-chief. SAGINAW– Saginaw’s own Major Chords for Minors had a special guest for the afternoon of March 3. Vocalist and guitarist David Victor, formerly of the band Boston, stopped by Major Chords for Minors the day before his scheduled concert at the Temple Theater to hear the students play. By the end of the jam session, Victor […]

    Kids jam with rock star at Major Chords for Minors
  • Taste of Soul brings community together

    by Brandi Miller, staff reporter. SAGINAW– The community of Saginaw came together on Friday, Feb. 24 to enjoy food, entertainment and to celebrate Black History Month at the annual event, Taste of Soul. This event has been celebrated at the First Ward Community Center for 22 years. Taste of Soul is a luncheon full of entertainment, vendors, and food. The […]

    Taste of Soul brings community together
  • ‘I BELIEVE HER’ Post-it notes cover Delta’s main campus

    By Josie Norris, editor-in-chief, and MaCayla Jablonski, assistant editor-in-chief.  UNIVERSITY CENTER– Students, staff and faculty members who arrived early Monday morning found roughly 1,500 brightly colored Post-it notes reading “I believe her” covering hallways, benches, vending machines, clocks and windows. The notes are assumed to be in regards to the alleged sexual assault that was reported on campus last week on […]

    ‘I BELIEVE HER’ Post-it notes cover Delta’s main campus
  • Students shocked by alleged sexual assault, investigation continues

    By Cameron Kerkau, managing editor, and Josie Norris, editor-in-chief. The investigation into the report of rape on Delta College’s main campus continues. Director of Public Safety Robert Battinkoff says that there is currently limited information to go on. Michigan State Police Crime Lab has examined the alleged victim’s car for evidence and the results are pending. The suspect has yet […]

    Students shocked by alleged sexual assault, investigation continues
  • V-Day play is a victory for vaginas

    February 14 at Delta College was not just a day for giving cards and candy to Valentines, the “V” in V-Day also stands for vagina and victory both of which are embodied in “The Vagina Monologues.”

    V-Day play is a victory for vaginas
  • Excellency Music Festival lives up to it’s name

    Excellency Music Festival turned two this year and it’s looking to put itself, along with the Tri-Cities, on the map.

    Excellency Music Festival lives up to it’s name
  • Empowering film gives background to original ‘Vagina Monologues’

    by Jessica Sierocki, photo editor.  UNIVERSITY CENTER– V-Week at Delta continued with the featured film “Until the Violence Stops” on Feb. 15. The iconic film was created in 2003 and features clips of the original “Vagina Monologues” from Harlem, New York in 1997, as well as showing how cultures around the world embrace V-Day. “The Vagina Monologues” were created as […]

    Empowering film gives background to original ‘Vagina Monologues’

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Delta graduates accept degrees

Delta graduates accept degrees

April 30, 2017 at 12:58 PM

By Cameron Kerkau, managing editor. With the regular school year of 2017 coming to a close, Delta College hosted its 56th annual commencement ceremony friday night in the...

Arts & Entertainment »

Is ’13 Reasons Why’ taking its toll on mental health?

Is ’13 Reasons Why’ taking its toll on mental health?

May 10, 2017 at 5:15 PM

By Erik Hopkins, staff reporter. By now, we’ve all heard of Netflix’s new show, “13 Reasons Why.” Based off Jay Asher’s 2007 novel, “13 Reasons Why” tells the...

Collegiate Life »

How I survive the final stretch of the semester

April 11, 2017 at 8:51 AM

By Jessica Sierocki, photo editor. WARNING: I am not actively encouraging anyone to do any of these things, because they may only work for me. If you do, there’s a good...

  • Traveling Michigan on a budget
    Traveling Michigan on a budget

    By Jessica Sierocki, photo editor. The beach at Sleeper State Park in Caseville provides the perfect spot to...

    April 11, 2017 at 8:43 AM
  • Black Student Union forming at Delta

    By Josie Norris, editor-in-chief. UNIVERSITY CENTER, MI – Delta’s Black Student Union is reforming with the...

    April 11, 2017 at 8:33 AM
  • One stop information for graduation
    One stop information for graduation

    By Jessica Sierocki, photo editor. The end of the semester is in sight, and so is the end of an era at Delta...

    April 10, 2017 at 8:47 AM

Opinion »

Is ’13 Reasons Why’ taking its toll on mental health?

Is ’13 Reasons Why’ taking its toll on mental health?

May 10, 2017 at 5:15 PM

By Erik Hopkins, staff reporter. By now, we’ve all heard of Netflix’s new show, “13 Reasons Why.” Based off Jay Asher’s 2007 novel, “13 Reasons Why” tells the...

Sports »

golf / golfer

Tiger-less golf has an identity problem

April 11, 2017 at 8:00 AM

By Ethan Moore, page editor. The Master’s concluded this past weekend, and thanks to the wonderful storyline of the major-less Sergio Garcia, the product on the course was...

Science/Health/Tech »

Between the Sheets – A majora misconception

Between the Sheets – A majora misconception

January 9, 2017 at 8:00 AM

By MaCayla Jablonski, assistant editor-in-chief.  Abraham Maslow, an American psychologist, believed there were five levels of needs that humans must meet in order to grow...

  • Super Mario runs into app stores
    Super Mario runs into app stores

    By MaCayla Jablonski, Editor-in-Chief. After years of anticipation, Nintendo has finally announced a Super Mario...

    December 5, 2016 at 5:00 PM
  • Pokemon updates in a major way
    Pokemon updates in a major way

    By Erik Hopkins, staff reporter. Since Pokémon GO came out over the summer, the once extremely popular app is...

    November 29, 2016 at 8:00 AM
  • Survivors of suicide stick together
    Survivors of suicide stick together

    By Brandi Miller, staff reporter. On Nov. 19 the organization Survivors of Suicide gathered together at the Bavarian...

    November 29, 2016 at 8:00 AM

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Is ’13 Reasons Why’ taking its toll on mental health?

Is ’13 Reasons Why’ taking its toll on mental health?

By Erik Hopkins, staff reporter. By now, we’ve all heard of Netflix’s new show, “13 Reasons Why.” Based off Jay Asher’s 2007 novel, “13 Reasons Why” tells the story of postmortem Hannah Baker, a high-school student who took her own life due to a slew of reasons. Before her death, Hannah recorded a set of 13 tapes, each one descriptively […]

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Delta graduates accept degrees

Delta graduates accept degrees

By Cameron Kerkau, managing editor. With the regular school year of 2017 coming to a close, Delta College hosted its 56th annual commencement ceremony friday night in the Pioneer gymnasium. Margarita Mosqueda, vice president of Student and Educational Services, welcomed the graduates and their friends and family to the ceremony, which began with a singing of the National Anthem led […]

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March for science draws hundreds in midland

March for science draws hundreds in midland

By Erik Hopkins, staff reporter. MIDLAND – Local activists began their march to support science at Carpenter Elementary School on Sat. April 22 at 3 p.m., where protesters then marched through Main Street to the Tridge. According to marchforscience, the official website of the march, The March for Science is a national march that seeks to encourage others in celebrating […]

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Humanities Learning Center awarded for excellence

Humanities Learning Center awarded for excellence

By Jessica Sierocki, photo editor.  UNIVERSITY CENTER, MI – Delta College’s Humanities Learning Center has been awarded the Institutional Excellence Award from the Liberal Arts Network for Development. According to Amy French, Humanities Learning Center coordinator, the program was honored for “the compilation of all the different activities and events we offer on campus to students and the community.” The […]

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Electric Kitsch located at 917 Washington Avenue Bay City, Michigan 48708 prepares for Record Store Day on April 22, 2017. (Delta Collegiate/ Allie Keenan)

Local shops prepare for Record Store Day

By Allie Keenan, staff reporter. As technology progresses, the nostalgia of some items keep the memories of the past alive. Sound was a major turning point in history and it continues to improve to the point that inspires people to seek out the album’s most desired. Today, people long to keep the music alive and well as long as relive […]

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Holocaust survivor visits Delta for documentary about her life

Holocaust survivor visits Delta for documentary about her life

By Jessica Sierocki, photo editor.  UNIVERSITY CENTER, MI – Holocaust survivor Irene Miller visited Delta on April 12 for the screening of the film “Irene: Child of the Holocaust,” a documentary about her life. Kimberly Wells, assistant professor of electronic media, produced the film alongside director Ken LaPlace. “I think Irene’s message was important to hear, especially in this day […]

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From vacant parking lot to nature trail

From vacant parking lot to nature trail

By Allie Keenan, staff reporter. SAGINAW – The Saginaw Basin Land Conservancy is in the process of building a trail network where a vacant Saginaw Arts and Science Academy parking lot sits. The vacant parking lot is made up of broken concrete, garbage and pesky vegetation. The invasive plants are bothersome, and the parking lot has been dilapidated for years. […]

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Scott Baker Band premieres first album, ‘Community Aspire’

By Brynna Henika, reporter. ESSEXVILLE, MI – Musician Scott Baker teams up with local artists to put together his most recent album, “Community Aspire.” Baker has been singing and playing music since 1999, and has collaborated over the years with many artists, such as Larry McCray, Adam Levy, Shar Molina and Brandon Calhoon. In 2005, Baker released his first solo record. […]

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This Is Art: The Importance of Representation

This Is Art: The Importance of Representation

By Jack Rechsteiner, page editor.   Representation is an important thing to talk about, not because of what we do notice, but because of what we don’t. Art is a monumentally important influence in all of our lives. It’s something that we all take part in, whether it’s making the art or music we choose to listen to, or the […]

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How I survive the final stretch of the semester

By Jessica Sierocki, photo editor. WARNING: I am not actively encouraging anyone to do any of these things, because they may only work for me. If you do, there’s a good chance you’ll end up like me, and I’m constantly a hungry and tired person. Once spring break is over, the end of the semester seems to drag on forever. Upcoming essay […]

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