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  • Pioneer for women forges frontier for equality

    By GABRIELLE MARTIN, Staff Reporter.  It is often said that a lot can change in a single year. For transgender woman Charin Davenport, that couldn’t be more true. A year ago, Davenport appeared to most observers to be an ordinary man. On April 14, Davenport will be honored as an extraordinary woman. Davenport, an adjunct English professor, will be recognized […]

    Pioneer for women forges frontier for equality
  • Fountain Talk: “How have you grown in the past year?”

    “I have grown to like school because I have to work towards my career. I appreciate teachers more.” Tristin Clark, 17, Bay City “I figured out that it is now time to work toward goals and that school will help- not hinder me. I want to be a cop in New York City.” Kaitlyn Arn, 18, Merrill “I am a […]

    Fountain Talk: “How have you grown in the past year?”
  • Student showcase in the S-Wing

    Photos by JOSEPHINE NORRIS.

    Student showcase in the S-Wing
  • Our View: Prop for potholes

    Michiganders are so used to driving down broken busted up-roads it’s easy to think our situation is normal; whether it’s in the suburbs or on the highway, potholes and craters are just things we live with. But it doesn’t have to be. Proposal 1 is a complicated affair and its supporters have failed to properly inform voters of its benefits. […]

    Our View: Prop for potholes
  • Real life simulation tests the skills of health students

      By ANN ESCAMILLA, Staff Reporter. A small hospital room in the F-wing is packed with 33 Delta students from different disciplines, checking vitals and monitoring the breathing of the patient. The patient’s eyes opened and closed while beeping filled the room. “Honey, is the baby okay?” asked Lori Kloc, Simulation Educator. The “baby,” like the “mother,” were not real […]

  • Young Eagles take flight

      By ANN ESCAMILLA, Staff Reporter. If you could have any superpower what would it be? Well, for the Young Eagles the dream of flying is actually their reality. Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) has given 1.9 million children between the ages of 8-17 the opportunity to fly in an airplane since the founding of the Young Eagles program in 1992. […]

    Young Eagles take flight
  • New York Times best seller says bankers not unlike mobsters

    BY MATT BROWN, Multimedia Director. The lecture theater buzzed with many murmurs. Hurried footsteps rushed to any available opening. Community members packed nearly every seat in room G160 in preparation for Delta College’s President Speakers series. Matt Taibbi, a longtime editor at Rolling Stone magazine spoke about his new book: “The Divide: American Injustice in the Age of the Wealth […]

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  • Fountain Talk: “What are you looking forward to about spring?”

    “Being able to go outside and go horseback riding.” Cheyanne Boucher, 18, Chesaning “Rainstorms. Because it makes everything smell fresh and I love jumping around in puddles because I am a five year old kid at heart.” Kassandra Merritt, 20, Midland “The warm weather because more people are outside.” Kegan Metz, 16, Bay City “Going fishing.” Paul Schoenow, 19, Frankenmuth […]

    Fountain Talk: “What are you looking forward to about spring?”
  • OUR VIEW: State prematurely slashes Michigan film incentive

    Sometimes in order to get ahead, you have to get behind first. For example, you are currently employed making $10/hr and get a job offer that will pay you $9/hr for the first six months and then $11/hr after that. In order to get ahead, you have to get behind. Starting in 2008, Michigan began giving film incentives, called the […]

    OUR VIEW: State prematurely slashes Michigan film incentive
  • Delta pantry kicks off March Madness with food drive

    by LINDSEY SCHIBELHUT, Staff Reporter. Do you have cans of food in your pantry that you’ll never touch? The Delta Food Pantry is in need of supplies! The pantry is holding the 5th Annual March Madness Food Drive from March 21 to March 28. The goal for the drive is to be able to stockpile the food pantry with 10,000 […]

    Delta pantry kicks off March Madness with food drive

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Third Annual Student Presentation gives students opportunity to showcase work

April 13, 2015 at 8:00 AM

By GABRIELLE MARTIN, Staff Reporter.  Many classes require students to do a large project over the course of the semester. The English Division at Delta has created a platform...

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Artist Joseph Perez hopes to help delta students find their own voice

April 6, 2015 at 5:25 PM

By ANN ESAMILLA, Staff Reporter. Art is an expression of oneself. It’s a way that artists can share with the world their soul and voice. It is a way artists can define...

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Men’s baseball program hits 100 wins

Men’s baseball program hits 100 wins

April 13, 2015 at 8:00 AM

By GABRIELLE MARTIN, Staff Reporter.  The 2015 Delta College Men’s Baseball team helped make history for the program on Friday, April 3 in their games against the SVSU...

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Texting and driving no better than drinking and driving

Texting and driving no better than drinking and driving

April 13, 2015 at 8:00 AM

By KAITLYN SKRZYPCZAK, Editor-in-Chief. I can’t believe I have to say this: don’t text and drive. Don’t “snap” and drive. Please, for the love of all that is good,...

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Men’s baseball program hits 100 wins

Men’s baseball program hits 100 wins

By GABRIELLE MARTIN, Staff Reporter.  The 2015 Delta College Men’s Baseball team helped make history for the program on Friday, April 3 in their games against the SVSU Club. The 9-4 wins in both games of the double-header brought gave the program their 99th and 100th wins. Thirteen of those wins were made by this year’s team. “I told them […]

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Third Annual Student Presentation gives students opportunity to showcase work

By GABRIELLE MARTIN, Staff Reporter.  Many classes require students to do a large project over the course of the semester. The English Division at Delta has created a platform for students of all disciplines to present their hard work in a professional setting. “We feel that students even at a community college level should have the opportunity to experience as much […]

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American Politics assignment gets outside attention

American Politics assignment gets outside attention

By MARISA LORANGER, Staff Reporter.  In Lisa Lawrason’s American Politics class, two students have created a petition that is receiving a lot of attention. Emily Schiesswohl and Kassandra Merritt decided to make a petition titled “Repeal Michigan’s anti-LGBT—Right-to-Discriminate bill.” “I’m pro gay rights. Their voices aren’t heard. It should be a right for everyone to not be discriminated against,” said Schiesswohl. […]

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Women’s softball gets into the swing of the game

Women’s softball gets into the swing of the game

By GABRIELLE MARTIN, Staff Reporter.  The women’s softball team had the first win of their season Friday, April 3, against Henry Ford College. “It’s always big to get your first win,” says head coach Steven Klinge. With no season last year due to not having enough players, all the team members this year were new to college softball. Klinge says […]

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Informer’s Corner: “It’s time for me to graduate, but I feel like I’m not ready. When am I going to stop feeling like a student and start becoming an adult?”

Dear Mary, The answer to your question is probably never. Whether you’re working overtime to meet a deadline or walking home in shame wearing Ziggy Stardust makeup, chances are you’re going to view yourself exactly as you do now. Adulthood isn’t something that happens to you, it’s something you do. You won’t realize you’re an adult until long after it’s […]

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Nutrition and education key in helping those in need of food

By LINDSEY SCHIBELHUT, Staff Reporter.  Across Michigan many people are dealing with food insecurity and are faced with making tough decisions when it comes to when or if they can get their next meal. To address this growing problem, Delta held the Hunger in Michigan forum Tuesday, April 7. Senior Attorney for the Center for Civil Justice, Jackie Doig, Professor of […]

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Instructor examines self-defense and self-awareness in martial arts course

Instructor examines self-defense and self-awareness in martial arts course

By PHILIP WINTERSTEIN, Staff Reporter.  Lifelong Wellness courses often deal with maintaining health, using unique methods and instruments. Aikido, and other martial arts, focus on maintaining these methods in everyday life. Adjunct Professor Rolland Auman, Bay City, has taught Tae Kwon Doe at Delta College for 25 years. He said he began learning and training in Martial Arts 43 years […]

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Texting and driving no better than drinking and driving

Texting and driving no better than drinking and driving

By KAITLYN SKRZYPCZAK, Editor-in-Chief. I can’t believe I have to say this: don’t text and drive. Don’t “snap” and drive. Please, for the love of all that is good, don’t use your cellphone while operating heavy machinery. I’ve noticed that my generation (millennials) use the photo and video messaging app Snapchat all too often when behind the wheel. Frankly, no […]

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Skilled trades program brings award to Delta student

By MARISA LORANGER, Staff Reporter.  Jack Lazzaro, a Delta College student, has become the newest recipient of the Michigan Apprenticeship Steering Committee Inc. (MASCI) industrial award. Lazzaro, a Saginaw resident, is a member of UAW Local 699 and an employee at Nexteer Automotive. He is taking his apprentice training at Delta College. Harvey Schneider, a Skilled Trades Manager at Delta and […]

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Artist Joseph Perez hopes to help delta students find their own voice

By ANN ESAMILLA, Staff Reporter. Art is an expression of oneself. It’s a way that artists can share with the world their soul and voice. It is a way artists can define themselves. For artist Joseph “Sentrock” Perez, from Chicago and Phoenix, art is everything. Thursday April 9 at 2 p.m. in the lecture theater Perez will join Delta students […]

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