• Lady Pioneers gain momentum near playoffs

    Video by Kevin Lazzaro By Joe Thornton, reporter “We’re the spoilers and the underdogs. The ones that are here to ruin everyone else’s fun. All we’re playing for is to crush everyone else’s dream. No worries, no stresses, we just gotta go out and play basketball.” Delta College’s women’s basketball head coach Shonda Long has gotten her team under the […]

    Lady Pioneers gain momentum near playoffs
  • High expectations for the Pioneers for final season

    Video by Kevin Lazzaro By Joe Thornton, reporter With the Delta men’s basketball team having a measly nine games remaining, we have to take a look back at the beginning of the season and how we got to where we are now.When talking with Carlos McMath, Delta’s men’s basketball head coach, he established at the beginning of the season that […]

    High expectations for the Pioneers for final season
  • Paradox of being a good and bad movie

    By Kevin Lazzaro, videographer. “Cloverfield: Paradox,” in all honesty, left me entertained. I moved onto the next item in my Netflix instant queue without wishing that the film never existed, which is sadly a good thing with films now. It felt like a long episode of “Black Mirror,” but with a larger budget (and worse writing). It did a good job […]

    Paradox of being a good and bad movie
  • Disliked the halftime show? Cry me a river

    By Joe Thornton, reporter. Those watching the Super Bowl for the commercials and halftime show this year had Justin Timberlake to look forward to. I was ecstatic when I heard Timberlake was getting the limelight in Minneapolis, but it seems I am in the minority. After his performance, Timberlake received a ton of flak for various reasons, but I don’t understand […]

    Disliked the halftime show? Cry me a river
  • Bay City Record Convention returns with more vendors

    By Michael Piwowarski, photojournalist. ESSEXVILLE – The semiannual Bay City Record Convention held its first show of the year at the AMVET Post 22 in Essexville on Feb. 10, 2018. In spite of the snowy weather that most of Lower Michigan had experienced that weekend, shoppers from all over the state came to the record show to shop for their most […]

    Bay City Record Convention returns with more vendors
  • Sarah Thomas empowers women through sports

    By Jaylie Dice, photographer. UNIVERSITY CENTER – Sarah Thomas, the first full-time female NFL referee, visited Delta College Feb. 7 as a part of the 19th annual President’s Speaker Series. Thomas spoke to the audience about her life’s journey and love of sports. Thomas also shared what set her apart from other athletes, which led to her receiving a full-ride scholarship […]

    Sarah Thomas empowers women through sports
  • Student clubs of Delta College present to students on campus

    Video by Kevin Lazzaro By Michael Piwowarski, photojournalist. UNIVERSITY CENTER – For students at Delta College, there are many ways to be involved in the community outside of the classroom, thanks to student clubs and organizations. On Thursday, Feb. 15, several of these clubs organized in the hallway and presented themselves to students on campus for Clubs and Organizations Day, in […]

    Student clubs of Delta College present to students on campus
  • This Is Art: Open to experimenting

    By Jack Rechsteiner, managing editor. Experimental is defined as “involving a radically new and innovative style.” Experimental art pushes boundaries, breaks them and redefines what we can think of as art. “Experimental art is the highest form of art. I get this high off humanity when I see people going into these places who have never been explored before. It’s like […]

    This Is Art: Open to experimenting
  • Pressure builds for Lady Pioneers

    By Joe Thornton, reporter. UNIVERSITY CENTER – After a hard-fought game by the Lady Pioneers against St. Clair Community College, the girls in evergreen fell short by six points and lost. The final score 63-69 loomed over the heads of the Delta players like a dark cloud as they walked into the locker room. This loss is a continuation of the […]

    Pressure builds for Lady Pioneers
  • Pioneers rebound with win against St. Clair Skippers

    By Joe Thornton, reporter. UNIVERSITY CENTER – On Wednesday, Jan. 24 the Delta Pioneers faced off at home against the St. Clair Skippers in a conference matchup. With the Pioneers coming off their third straight loss, they had something to prove to their fans, coaches and themselves. This game was much more than it appeared to be on paper with the […]

    Pioneers rebound with win against St. Clair Skippers

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Bay City Record Convention returns with more vendors

Bay City Record Convention returns with more vendors

February 15, 2018 at 6:52 PM

By Michael Piwowarski, photojournalist. ESSEXVILLE – The semiannual Bay City Record Convention held its first show of the year at the AMVET Post 22 in Essexville on Feb....

Arts & Entertainment »

This Is Art: Open to experimenting

This Is Art: Open to experimenting

February 15, 2018 at 6:29 PM

By Jack Rechsteiner, managing editor. Experimental is defined as “involving a radically new and innovative style.” Experimental art pushes boundaries, breaks them and...

Collegiate Life »

Student clubs of Delta College present to students on campus

Student clubs of Delta College present to students on campus

February 15, 2018 at 6:33 PM

Video by Kevin Lazzaro By Michael Piwowarski, photojournalist. UNIVERSITY CENTER – For students at Delta College, there are many ways to be involved in the community outside...

Opinion »

Trump’s Corner – Feb. 20, 2018

Trump’s Corner – Feb. 20, 2018

February 15, 2018 at 7:10 PM

By Jessica Sierocki, co-editor-in-chief. Trump’s Corner: Where we highlight the events of our president’s favorite pastime: tweeting. Why is the president of our nation...

Sports »

Lady Pioneers gain momentum near playoffs

Lady Pioneers gain momentum near playoffs

February 19, 2018 at 3:56 PM

Video by Kevin Lazzaro By Joe Thornton, reporter “We’re the spoilers and the underdogs. The ones that are here to ruin everyone else’s fun. All we’re playing for...

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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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Trump’s Corner – Feb. 20, 2018

Trump’s Corner – Feb. 20, 2018

By Jessica Sierocki, co-editor-in-chief. Trump’s Corner: Where we highlight the events of our president’s favorite pastime: tweeting. Why is the president of our nation tweeting constantly? Who knows, but what he tweets can be very interesting, to say the least. Here are some highlight tweets that I’ve noticed in the past few weeks that have stood out to me: President Trump […]

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Honest Polygamous: How to share, care and say the Lord’s prayer

Honest Polygamous: How to share, care and say the Lord’s prayer

By Dr. Penny Dime. Howdy! I see you’ve decided to hop on the polyamorous wagon and keep a tight rein on your many lovers. Stupendous, as long as those lovely sister wives or brother husbands consent! First things first, fellow lover, we humans are far from monogamous. We crave many a lover at once, often striving to quench this everlasting, […]

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Our View: Award shows need to “step up” their game with inclusivity

Our View: Award shows need to “step up” their game with inclusivity

Music is one of America’s biggest diversifiers. One is able to express different values, perceptions and feelings with simple combinations of different chords. There’s a sound for every person, an album for every emotion. The music industry is evolving, along with singers’ and songwriters’ viewpoints of political and social ideals. So, can anyone explain why men are still dominating award […]

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Delta College DECA stands out among the rest

Delta College DECA stands out among the rest

By Joe Thornton, reporter. GRAND RAPIDS – The Delta College DECA team brought home multiple awards as they came back from their state competition in Grand Rapids this year. DECA is an international business club organization and Delta College’s chapter is led by Lori Ziolkowski, who is astonished by her club’s success and is excited to see what the future holds […]

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The Importance of Black History Month

The Importance of Black History Month

By Haley Nagel, reporter. To celebrate Black History Month in America, it’s important to understand the origin. Carter Godwin Woodson and Jesse E. Moorland founded the Association for the Study of African Life and History in 1915 – the first organization with intentions to promote studying black history in schools and to acknowledge black excellence, instead of solely white. “If a […]

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Drake Bell found a way to Saginaw

Drake Bell found a way to Saginaw

By Jack Rechsteiner, managing editor. If you watched “The Amanda Show” or “Drake & Josh” on Nickelodeon – even just one time – then you know who Drake Bell is. What you might not know, is that Bell has been changing his identity from “Drake Bell, that guy from Nickelodeon” to “Drake Bell, pop-rock star.” While defining himself as one of […]

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Midland play is anything but normal

Midland play is anything but normal

By Jack Rechsteiner, managing editor. Local theater troupe, Passion Theatre, brought a Pulitzer Prize–winning play to Midland and gave a performance that showed exactly why “Next to Normal” deserved the award. “‘Next to Normal’ has been our dream show for this group since I was 16. We finally decided to go through with it, and it has been the most difficult, […]

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The Eagles keep Tom’s left hand barren

The Eagles keep Tom’s left hand barren

By Joe Thornton, reporter. Millions of viewers worldwide tuned in to watch Super Bowl LII, featuring the Philadelphia Eagles going up against the New England Patriots. In a game that featured the underdogs going against the dynasty, the Eagles were able to fly high to a victory, making them world champions. This Super Bowl was one that you’ll regret missing if […]

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Pioneers showcase their playmakers in homecoming game

Pioneers showcase their playmakers in homecoming game

By Joe Thornton, reporter. UNIVERSITY CENTER – On Saturday, Feb. 3rd the Delta Pioneers faced against the Wayne Community College Warriors in the first annual Delta College homecoming basketball game. The crowd on this Saturday afternoon was about 50 people larger than the usual crowd with many bystanders wearing white T-shirts. The T-shirts were sold as part of the homecoming white-out […]

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Satire: Local tradesperson wins Pulitzer Prize for Investigative Reporting

Satire: Local tradesperson wins Pulitzer Prize for Investigative Reporting

By Kellen MacGregor, copy editor. REYKJAVIK – Thousands of esteemed writers across numerous fields convened in the Icelandic capital’s hallowed Harpa concert hall to commemorate the 2018 Pulitzer Prize Award Show. Though thousands appeared to spectate or accept awards in person, millions more watched from afar through television and computer screens around the globe. “Who are you wearing?” was the last […]

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