• The Collegiate Tries It: Jack battles addiction for a week

    By Jack Rechsteiner, managing editor. I am an addict. The first thought that crosses my mind when I wake up is about getting my fix for the day. It’s what gets me out of bed in the morning. Without it I am tired, irritable, achy, depressed. It sounds like I’m talking about some hard drug, but no. I’m talking about one […]

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  • Seasonal depression taking its toll on local Buddhist

    By Kellen MacGregor, copy editor. Your bonsai tree’s leaves have begun to brown, nighttime has become too frigid to burn incense on your patio and your prized kombucha jar froze over night – no matter how many healing crystals you rub on yourself, nothing has thus prepared you for autumn’s hardships. The changing of seasons is not easy for everybody, particularly […]

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  • How to DTR – Honest Monogamist

    By Aubrie Smith, co-editor-in-chief On my 21st birthday, I got extremely drunk. Not the cute kind of happy drunk where you laugh and dance and have a good time – I’m talking about crying my eyes out for no reason, waking up shirtless, not remembering anything past midnight, and apparently blabbing about my ex-boyfriend to my current one, all while drunk. […]

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  • Delta professor makes visual poetry that honors where we live

    By Jack Rechsteiner, managing editor. When asked to describe the city of Saginaw, you might get different answers from different people. For Andrew Rieder, he sees something of beauty in the city. Rieder, artist and Delta College professor, gave a lecture on his mural entitled “Where We Live” at the Saginaw Art Museum on Sep. 7 starting at 6 p.m. The […]

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  • ‘Larceny and Old Lace’ coming to Delta’s stage

    By Jessica Sierocki, co-editor-in-chief. UNIVERSITY CENTER, MI – Grab your scripts and warm up your performance voice for this year’s rendition of “Larceny and Old Lace” by Van Vandagriff. The play is a family-friendly spoof on the widely known “Arsenic and Old Lace.” Beth Heyart, communications professor, is co-directing the play alongside communications professor Judy Gonzalez. “The spoof’s plot is about […]

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  • Behind the Radio Curtains: An Interview with Q 90.1’s Jeff Scott O’Deay

    By Michael Piwowarski, photographer. Q: What got you interested in radio? A: Well, you know, deep down, I have had broadcasting in my heart since I was a young boy. When we were around the age of 10 years old, we used to make mock radio stations on old cassette tapes. And we would have a music program and a fake […]

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  • Adjunct professor retires after 42 years

    By Jessica Sierocki, co-editor-in-chief. Jimmie Westbrook, 66, retired at the end of the 2017 winter semester after 42 years of being an adjunct communications professor at Delta College.   Westbrook started his educational journey by attending Delta College after graduating from Saginaw High School in 1969. Westbrook states that his first communications professor influenced him to pursue an education in communications. […]

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  • Kids Festival provides fun for Saginaw area third year in a row

    By Jack Rechsteiner, managing editor. SAGINAW — The 2017 Great Lakes Bay Kids Festival was held once again to help kids and families in the area celebrate the start of a new school year with a free community day of entertainment, games, food, STEM activities, music, arts, crafts and giveaways. Put on every year since 2014 by the KMS Creative Group, […]

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  • Keith Edwards to speak about sexual violence prevention

    By Jessica Sierocki, co-editor-in-chief. UNIVERSITY CENTER, MI – Keith Edwards, nationally recognized speaker on sexual violence prevention, will be speaking at Delta College on Tuesday, Sept. 26., as part of the 19th annual President’s Speaker Series. Edwards will be focusing on the topic of men helping to combat violence against women and how men can help fight sexual violence. “I started […]

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  • Collegiate newspapers swiped from stands

    By Jessica Sierocki, co-editor-in-chief. UNIVERSITY CENTER, MI – Approximately 450 newspapers vanished from Collegiate newsstands on Delta’s main campus between Monday Aug. 28 and Wednesday Aug. 30. Crystal McMorris, faculty advisor for the Delta Collegiate, reported the incident to Public Safety on Wednesday Aug. 30. McMorris appeared angry that the papers had been allegedly stolen out of newsstands just two days […]

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Adjunct professor retires after 42 years

Adjunct professor retires after 42 years

September 8, 2017 at 5:51 PM

By Jessica Sierocki, co-editor-in-chief. Jimmie Westbrook, 66, retired at the end of the 2017 winter semester after 42 years of being an adjunct communications professor...

Arts & Entertainment »

On the unbearable lightness of literary magazines – This Is Art

On the unbearable lightness of literary magazines – This Is Art

September 11, 2017 at 12:20 PM

By Jack Rechsteiner, managing editor. For anyone unfamiliar with the artistry of a literary magazine, it’s a periodical publication devoted to the fields of literature...

Collegiate Life »

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‘Larceny and Old Lace’ coming to Delta’s stage

September 8, 2017 at 6:18 PM

By Jessica Sierocki, co-editor-in-chief. UNIVERSITY CENTER, MI – Grab your scripts and warm up your performance voice for this year’s rendition of “Larceny and Old...

Opinion »

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Trump’s Corner

September 8, 2017 at 7:06 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 »

Undefeated start for Lady Pioneers pushes them to top 10

Undefeated start for Lady Pioneers pushes them to top 10

September 8, 2017 at 7:36 PM

By Adam Przeslak, sports editor. #bwg_container1_3 #bwg_container2_3 .image_browser_images_conteiner_3 * { -moz-box-sizing: border-box; box-sizing:...

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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On the unbearable lightness of literary magazines – This Is Art

On the unbearable lightness of literary magazines – This Is Art

By Jack Rechsteiner, managing editor. For anyone unfamiliar with the artistry of a literary magazine, it’s a periodical publication devoted to the fields of literature and also art. These artistic journals tend to exist outside of larger, commercial magazines and because of that are able to publish the works of yet-to-be-discovered writers and artists. The Pioneer Post is a literary magazine […]

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Undefeated start for Lady Pioneers pushes them to top 10

Undefeated start for Lady Pioneers pushes them to top 10

By Adam Przeslak, sports editor. With the one point victory over Jackson College on Sept 1, the Lady Pioneers are now an impressive 4-0. The Lady Pioneers have also earned themselves a spot in the top ten of the NSCAA Division III poll. Preseason rankings from the NSCAA had the Lady Pioneers listed seventeenth but with the recent domination shown by […]

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Fantasy Football Watch: Getting over ‘fandom blindness’

Fantasy Football Watch: Getting over ‘fandom blindness’

By Adam Przeslak, sports editor. Don’t be that person in the fantasy football league who puts absolutely all of your faith behind one NFL team’s roster. Listen, we get it, if you’re the biggest Green Bay Packers fan this side of Lake Michigan, that’s a good excuse to draft Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers, or maybe even Jordy Nelson. However, here’s some […]

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Spotlight on Alumni: Sarah Dufresne

Spotlight on Alumni: Sarah Dufresne

By Adam Przeslak, sports editor. Working behind the scenes, in a small cubicle in B wing, sits Delta alum Sarah Dufresne. Currently, she’s a controller in the finance department, but 27 years ago, you’d find her on the court donning the number 33 jersey playing for the Lady Pioneers. After graduating from Bay City Central in 1989, Dufresne played as a […]

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Trump’s Corner

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: On Aug. […]

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Our View: Trump militarizes the police

Our View: Trump militarizes the police

By the Delta Collegiate staff. On Monday, Aug. 28, President Trump signed into action a reversal on an Obama-era ban concerning military equipment handed down to police departments. President Obama, in the wake of the Michael Brown shooting and Ferguson riots, decided to ban militarization of police departments through the aid of the government. The ban affected things such as […]

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Get ready, get set, get to the Secret Saginaw Adventure Race

Get ready, get set, get to the Secret Saginaw Adventure Race

By Jack Rechsteiner, managing editor. Taking place in Saginaw on Saturday, Sept. 30th from 9 a.m. to noon, the Secret Saginaw Adventure Race is a collaborative fundraiser between the Saginaw Basin Land Conservancy and Counter Culture Arts Collective and will benefit the missions, activities, and operations of both organizations. After Counter Culture and the Saginaw Basin Land Conservancy partnered with each […]

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Eating out on a budget – Penny Pincher

Eating out on a budget – Penny Pincher

By Aubrie Smith, co-editor-in-chief. School is back in session, which means more money on Red Brix food, and less in your pockets. Eating out more frequently – whether it be at McDonald’s, Delta’s main campus, or Olive Garden – can take a toll on any budget. Here are some tips to help you keep some of that dough in your pocket […]

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New school year brings fewer Pioneers

New school year brings fewer Pioneers

By Kellen MacGregor, copy editor. As Delta College began its fall semester, you may not have noticed fewer students roaming the halls than years past. However, according to an annual enrollment survey, Delta’s admission rate has decreased. In Delta’s Strategic Plan and Budget handbook for the 2017-18 school year, enrollment has declined by 4 percent, or 7,300 credit hours. This decline […]

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Ninth annual Great Lakes Job Fair hosted at Delta

Ninth annual Great Lakes Job Fair hosted at Delta

By Jessica Sierocki, co-editor-in-chief. UNIVERSITY CENTER, MI – Polish those resumes and practice your introductions. The Great Lakes Job Fair is coming to Delta College on Wednesday, Sept. 13 from 1 to 4 p.m. in the Pioneer Gymnasium. Last year, over 150 regional businesses attended the fair looking for future employees with ambition to find their dream job. The event is […]

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