• 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 tuition rises over $100 a credit hour

Delta tuition rises over $100 a credit hour

August 13, 2017 at 5:36 PM

By Jessica Sierocki, Co-Editor-In-Chief. UNIVERSITY CENTER –  For the first time since Delta College opened its doors in 1961, tuition has risen to over $100 per credit...

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 »

Collegiate Club Feature: Phi Theta Kappa

Collegiate Club Feature: Phi Theta Kappa

August 13, 2017 at 6:07 PM

By Jessica Sierocki, Co-Editor-In-Chief. Leadership, scholarship, fellowship and service: These are the four cornerstones of the nationally recognized honor society that...

Opinion »

Honest Monogamist – Opposites attract, but do they stay together?

Honest Monogamist – Opposites attract, but do they stay together?

August 13, 2017 at 6:03 PM

By Aubrie Smith, Co-Editor-In-Chief. In the three months I’ve been dating my boyfriend, my best friend has asked me what I see in him about 12 times. It’s not that he’s...

Sports »

Pioneers reach NJCAA World Series, brings Delta its most successful season yet

Pioneers reach NJCAA World Series, brings Delta its most successful season yet

August 13, 2017 at 5:46 PM

By Adam Przeslak, sports editor. The Pioneers’ baseball team had quite an exciting spring and summer, to say the least. Sixth-year head coach Dan Smith, now a District...

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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Collegiate Club Feature: Phi Theta Kappa

Collegiate Club Feature: Phi Theta Kappa

By Jessica Sierocki, Co-Editor-In-Chief. Leadership, scholarship, fellowship and service: These are the four cornerstones of the nationally recognized honor society that have been followed for the past 100 years.   “We try very hard to make sure that we have opportunities in all four cornerstones. They really guide what we do, how we do it and why it’s important,” says Crystal […]

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Honest Monogamist – Opposites attract, but do they stay together?

Honest Monogamist – Opposites attract, but do they stay together?

By Aubrie Smith, Co-Editor-In-Chief. In the three months I’ve been dating my boyfriend, my best friend has asked me what I see in him about 12 times. It’s not that he’s not a nice guy, because he is. We just have nothing in common. When I told him I was writing this, he said, “We do have some things in common,” […]

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Delta Dos and Don’ts: A guide for new students

Delta Dos and Don’ts: A guide for new students

By Jessica Sierocki, Co-Editor-In-Chief. Whether you’re a student fresh out of high school or coming back to school to learn something new, adjusting to college life can be difficult, even at a community college like Delta. Here are a few tips that will help make the transition to becoming a Delta Pioneer a bit easier. Do keep a snack or drink […]

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Pioneers reach NJCAA World Series, brings Delta its most successful season yet

Pioneers reach NJCAA World Series, brings Delta its most successful season yet

By Adam Przeslak, sports editor. The Pioneers’ baseball team had quite an exciting spring and summer, to say the least. Sixth-year head coach Dan Smith, now a District B Coach of the Year award-winner, piloted the team on a lengthy run through the postseason into late May 2017. After two wins against Schoolcraft in the semi-finals and finals of the Region […]

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Delta tuition rises over $100 a credit hour

Delta tuition rises over $100 a credit hour

By Jessica Sierocki, Co-Editor-In-Chief. UNIVERSITY CENTER –  For the first time since Delta College opened its doors in 1961, tuition has risen to over $100 per credit hour. For the 2017-2018 school year, tuition for in-district students is $107 a credit hour and $183 a credit hour for out-of-district students. According to Debra Lutz, vice president of business and finance, the proposition […]

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Senate votes against Affordable Care Act repeal

Senate votes against Affordable Care Act repeal

By Jack Rechsteiner, managing editor. After the Republican Party’s seven-year campaign promise to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, the movement was stopped on Tuesday, July 25 by the Democratic Party and three Republican senators. The legislative assembly on the repeal bill started with a slim 51 to 50 vote to begin the debate, with no Democrats voting in favor […]

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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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