• 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’
  • This Is Art- Local band Vital Sea to release new music

    By Jack Rechsteiner, page editor. Vital Sea Swirlwind album preview Vital Sea is the work and vision of Bay City’s own David Beuthin. Starting as Beuthin’s singer-songwriter project, it has evolved into the local indie rock band Vital Sea. “Swirlwind” is the debut album from Vital Sea and the first release to feature Beuthin playing with a full band behind. Recorded […]

    This Is Art- Local band Vital Sea to release new music
  • Local youth pastor produces film featuring Delta student

    By Jessica Sierocki, photo editor.  SAGINAW- Recognizable landmarks in Saginaw will be featured in a new film produced by Ames United Methodist Church Youth Pastor Jesse Karls. Karls has written and produced the religious superhero film entitled “Greater.” The movie features a main character named Eli Thompson. From a young age, he has had the supernatural ability to see what […]

    Local youth pastor produces film featuring Delta student
  • Delta challenges stigma with ‘The Vagina Monologues’

    by Phoebe Fries, Collegiate Life editor. Delta students are embracing their sexuality through a production of “The Vagina Monologues.” The play is geared to educate people on women’s sexuality, health, abuse and eliminate the stigma surrounding the word “vagina.” Performers of “The Vagina Monologues” hope using the word “vagina” throughout the show will have an impact on audience members. “The […]

    Delta challenges stigma with ‘The Vagina Monologues’
  • Electric Kitsch sparks downtown record shopping

    by Cam Kerkau, managing editor, and Jack Rechsteiner, arts and entertainment editor. Electric Kitsch is one of the mainstays of downtown Bay City. A vintage boutique that deals with items that are old or unusual, Electric Kitsch specializes in selling records, clothes, sound equipment, and household items. They also offer guitar and electronic repair from old to new. Located at […]

    Electric Kitsch sparks downtown record shopping
  • Artist Guild takes over Saginaw warehouse

    by Jack Rechsteiner, arts and entertainment editor. SAGINAW– Creating a space that creates a symbiotic relationship between artist and venue.That is the mission statement of the newly formed Saginaw Warehouse Artist Guild, SWAG for short, and it is the vision of guildmaster Garrett Weslock. The space is located at 1840 N. Michigan Avenue in Saginaw, right around the corner from […]

    Artist Guild takes over Saginaw warehouse
  • Delta College Library shows gratitude to a longtime donor

    By Allie Keenan, staff reporter. UNIVERSITY CENTER– Larry Hert, a retired Delta College professor, continues to donate hundreds of children’s books to the Delta College Library. Hert taught English courses dealing with the subject of children’s literature at Delta from 1977 to 2013. He officially retired in 2009 with the promise of returning years later to teach two fall classes along […]

    Delta College Library shows gratitude to a longtime donor
  • VIDEO: Lt. Gov. Brian Calley strives for a strong relationship with media at Michigan Press Luncheon

    By Phoebe Fries, staff reporter. Michigan’s Lieutenant Governor Brian Calley attended the Governor’s Luncheon hosted by the Michigan Press Association on Jan. 27. During the luncheon Calley addressed the question regarding the importance of the freedom of the press posed by the Delta Collegiate. The MPA held its annual conference at the Amway Hotel, in Grand Rapids, on the 26 […]

    VIDEO: Lt. Gov. Brian Calley strives for a strong relationship with media at Michigan Press Luncheon

News »

Rape reported on Delta Campus

Rape reported on Delta Campus

February 22, 2017 at 10:16 PM

By Cameron Kerkau, managing editor. Public Safety has received a report of rape on the college’s main campus. According to a text alert sent to students, the incident happened...

Arts & Entertainment »

V-Day play is a victory for vaginas

V-Day play is a victory for vaginas

February 21, 2017 at 9:00 AM

by Josie Norris, editor-in-chief. UNIVERSITY CENTER — February 14 at Delta College was not just a day for giving cards and candy to Valentines, the “V” in V-Day also...

  • Excellency Music Festival lives up to it’s name
    Excellency Music Festival lives up to it’s name

    by Jack Rechsteiner, page editor. BAY CITY — Excellency Music Festival turned two this year and it’s looking...

    February 21, 2017 at 9:00 AM
  • Fifty Shades Better
    Fifty Shades Better

    By MaCayla Jablonski, assistant editor-in-chief. As many of you know, “Fifty Shades Darker” came out on Feb....

    February 21, 2017 at 8:00 AM
  • Patchwork Festival returns for year two
    Patchwork Festival returns for year two

    By Jack Rechsteiner, page editor. They say it takes two to tango so Patchwork Art & Music Festival is returning...

    February 21, 2017 at 8:00 AM

Collegiate Life »

Small Business Development Center aims to help students and community

Small Business Development Center aims to help students and community

February 21, 2017 at 8:00 AM

By Erik Hopkins, staff reporter. Delta College has found a way to reach out to the students and the local community to help them reach their goals of starting and running...

Opinion »

Reconciling the Conflicts of Black History Month

Reconciling the Conflicts of Black History Month

February 21, 2017 at 8:00 AM

By Joseph L. Lewis, guest columnist. It was February 2007 and I was boarding a plane in Florida on my way back home to Michigan. At the security checkpoint, the TSA officer,...

Sports »

Baseball team gears up for the season on spring break

Baseball team gears up for the season on spring break

February 21, 2017 at 8:00 AM

By Eric Krauss, Guest Reporter  The Delta Pioneers will be traveling first to Kentucky and then onto Florida this spring break to put their hard work in the offseason to...

  • The Pistons mid-season slump
    The Pistons mid-season slump

    By Logan Miller, staff reporter.  The Detroit Pistons started the season out strong, like most NBA experts predicted,...

    February 21, 2017 at 8:00 AM
  • Updates on Joe Mixon and Doug Adler
    Updates on Joe Mixon and Doug Adler

    By Ethan Moore, Sports Editor @EthanMooreDC Joe Mixon: If you recall from a previous issue, Joe Mixon is a former...

    February 21, 2017 at 8:00 AM
  • Pioneers suffer back to back losses, bounce back at Henry Ford
    Pioneers suffer back to back losses, bounce back at Henry Ford

    By Ethan Moore, Sports [email protected] It’s been an up and down couple of weeks for the men’s basketball...

    February 21, 2017 at 8:00 AM

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

Other News

Rape reported on Delta Campus

Rape reported on Delta Campus

By Cameron Kerkau, managing editor. Public Safety has received a report of rape on the college’s main campus. According to a text alert sent to students, the incident happened in the east parking lot near J wing. The victim reported that an unknown male grabbed her from behind as she was getting into her vehicle at or about 6 p.m. […]

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FOIA reveals new information regarding EMB lawsuits

FOIA reveals new information regarding EMB lawsuits

By Cameron Kerkau, managing editor.  A Freedom of Information Act request has revealed the detailed history of the charges brought against James Gleason and the investigations which led to his and Danielle Wright’s termination. According to various records obtained from Delta College by the Collegiate, Gleason had a history of feuding with another EMB professor, Kimberly Wells. On Feb. 19, […]

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Lecture theater hosts V-Day roundtable

Lecture theater hosts V-Day roundtable

by Jack Rechsteiner, page editor. UNIVERSITY CENTER– Delta College has had two reported cases of sexual assault, as stated in the crime statistics of the 2016 Delta College annual security report. However there was a campus-wide survey conducted during the last two years in which over 15 people said they’ve been assaulted at Delta without reporting it. That issue was […]

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Fifty Shades Better

Fifty Shades Better

By MaCayla Jablonski, assistant editor-in-chief. As many of you know, “Fifty Shades Darker” came out on Feb. 10 to prepare us all for Valentine’s Day. Fifty Shades of Grey and it’s sequel, Fifty Shades Darker, are part of a series focused on BDSM culture. For the Anastasia Steele’s out there unaware of what BDSM consists of, let me educate you. […]

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Reconciling the Conflicts of Black History Month

Reconciling the Conflicts of Black History Month

By Joseph L. Lewis, guest columnist. It was February 2007 and I was boarding a plane in Florida on my way back home to Michigan. At the security checkpoint, the TSA officer, an older White gentleman, asked me to remove my jacket. Under my jacket, I was wearing a tee shirt, which proclaimed, “Proud Descendant of African Slaves.” The officer […]

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Baseball team gears up for the season on spring break

Baseball team gears up for the season on spring break

By Eric Krauss, Guest Reporter  The Delta Pioneers will be traveling first to Kentucky and then onto Florida this spring break to put their hard work in the offseason to the test. They play some of the toughest competition in the country at their level. Although these are not teams that the Pioneers would play regularly at the regional level, […]

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Author Lawrence Ross visits SVSU to combat racism on college campuses

Author Lawrence Ross visits SVSU to combat racism on college campuses

By Jessica Sierocki, photo editor.  UNIVERSITY CENTER–  Black History Month kicked off at SVSU with a presentation by author and speaker Lawrence Ross. Ross is the author of “Blackballed: The Black and White Politics of Race on America’s Campuses” as well as an advocate for the Black Lives Matter movement. “Race is a biological nothing but is a very sociological […]

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Community questions possible Saginaw High closure

Community questions possible Saginaw High closure

By Phoebe Fries, page editor. SAGINAW–Saginaw High School was placed on the 2016 list of underperforming schools in Michigan and is in danger of closing. The School Reform Office stated an additional 37 schools around the state are in danger of closing including Loomis Academy, Bridgeport-Spaulding and Martin G. Atkins Elementary. According to the report, the schools listed were in […]

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Honest Monogamist – Creating sluts one assumption at a time

Honest Monogamist – Creating sluts one assumption at a time

By Aubrie Smith, copy editor. I have been slut shamed for the majority of my life. In middle school, I was a very ugly child. Because of this, I had a lot of crushes on boys who didn’t like me back. The girls they did like called me a slut. In high school, I had one serious relationship with a […]

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Our View – The EPA needs to stay

Our View – The EPA needs to stay

The environment would be better off if humans weren’t here to disturb it. Mother Nature has taken quite a few beatings from humans. Forests are being decimated for profit and the polar ice caps are melting. It seems like creating a better and safer environment for all species on Earth would be a priority, and if not, you would think […]

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