• Ariana Grande’s “Sweetener” could use less Splenda

    By Ryan Reichard, staff reporter. Ariana Grande has always been a polarizing artist for me. She has shown moments of greatness (“Into You”) and disappointing moments (“Let Me Love You”). Going into this new record, I had thought she was going to expand that darker pop sound previously created on ‘Dangerous Women’ two years ago. So, is ‘Sweetener’ sugary perfection […]

    Ariana Grande’s “Sweetener” could use less Splenda
  • From her soul to ours: remembering Aretha Franklin

    By Ryan Reichard, staff reporter. Dubbed the “Queen of Soul” Aretha Franklin had a voice unlike any other. It transcended America’s darkest moments bringing the raw grit and intensity of the American struggle to mainstream audiences. Though America may have lost a treasure, Franklin’s legacy will continue to live on through these timeless tracks. “Respect” Originally written and recorded by […]

    From her soul to ours: remembering Aretha Franklin
  • Hell’s Half Mile reveals lineup for 2018 festival

    By Jaylie Dice, photo editor. Hell’s Half Mile hosts a reveal party showcasing the lineup of films and music to the public. Bay City, Mich. (Delta Collegiate/Jaylie Dice) On the warm summer evening of Wednesday, Aug. 8, downtown Bay City’s Unity Park was the launching ground for Hell’s Half Mile reveal party. They gave the public a sneak peak of […]

    Hell’s Half Mile reveals lineup for 2018 festival
  • Our View: We must protect journalism

    Recently, in response to President Trump’s continued jabs at the news media, more than 300 newspapers have banded together to create a statement in response, defending journalism and the free press. This effort was started by the Boston Globe earlier this month, with more and more newspapers from across the country jumping on board. Each participating newspaper published an editorial […]

    Our View: We must protect journalism
  • The case for Labor Day break

    By Michael Piwowarski, news editor. With the start of a new semester at Delta College, we can certainly anticipate how busy we are going to be at school —  juggling responsibilities associated with our classes, as well as jobs that we may have on the side. At times, it may seem like we are so busy that we have little […]

    The case for Labor Day break
  • Retail Roundup: The anchor store struggle continues

    By Michael Piwowarski, news editor. The Bon-Ton — which operated 267 stores in the U.S. under various brands as of Q3 2016 — announced back in April that they would liquidate and close all of their stores, including the Younkers department store chain. By the end of August, the Younkers locations at the Bay City Town Center and the Midland […]

    Retail Roundup: The anchor store struggle continues
  • Making strides to preserve democracy at Delta

    By Joe Thornton, editor-in-chief. Voting is often considered to be the cornerstone of democracy and a right that has been fought for throughout the history of our country. So, why aren’t you voting? For those who want to become more involved politically but don’t know where to start, Delta is taking steps to make sure you can become an active […]

    Making strides to preserve democracy at Delta
  • We’re here, we’re queer

    By Jack Rechsteiner, managing editor. Hot Take: There needs to be a change in how we talk about queer folks. And yes, I said queer. Not gay, or LGBT or even LGBT+, but queer. As someone who is queer themselves (I’m asexual and agender, gotta #represent) I try to be involved with the different communities in the area and try to […]

    We’re here, we’re queer
  • Memes are the art movement of this generation – This is Art

    By Jack Rechsteiner, managing editor. What is going to be the great art movement that defines the beginning of the 21st century? I think that we’re living through it right now, and it is memes. Memes have been around for a while now. If you look at the how memes have evolved ever since internet culture took off in the early […]

    Memes are the art movement of this generation – This is Art
  • Delta AFA students honored at art exhibition

    By Michael Piwowarski, photojournalist. SAGINAW – From a teapot that looks like a fox to items made out of felted soap, from oil on canvas to graphite on paper, people enjoyed a wide variety of art on display at the 2018 Student Art Exhibition and Awards show. Hosted by the Saginaw Warehouse Artist Guild – at its studio located at 1840 […]

    Delta AFA students honored at art exhibition

News »

Retail Roundup: The anchor store struggle continues

Retail Roundup: The anchor store struggle continues

August 21, 2018 at 7:52 PM

By Michael Piwowarski, news editor. The Bon-Ton — which operated 267 stores in the U.S. under various brands as of Q3 2016 — announced back in April that they would liquidate...

Arts & Entertainment »

Ariana Grande’s “Sweetener” could use less Splenda

Ariana Grande’s “Sweetener” could use less Splenda

August 21, 2018 at 8:43 PM

By Ryan Reichard, staff reporter. Ariana Grande has always been a polarizing artist for me. She has shown moments of greatness (“Into You”) and disappointing moments (“Let...

Collegiate Life »

We’re here, we’re queer

We’re here, we’re queer

April 26, 2018 at 5:29 PM

By Jack Rechsteiner, managing editor. Hot Take: There needs to be a change in how we talk about queer folks. And yes, I said queer. Not gay, or LGBT or even LGBT+, but queer....

Opinion »

Our View: We must protect journalism

Our View: We must protect journalism

August 21, 2018 at 8:02 PM

Recently, in response to President Trump’s continued jabs at the news media, more than 300 newspapers have banded together to create a statement in response, defending journalism...

  • The case for Labor Day break
    The case for Labor Day break

    By Michael Piwowarski, news editor. With the start of a new semester at Delta College, we can certainly anticipate...

    August 21, 2018 at 7:53 PM
  • Trump slept with a pornstar – who cares?
    Trump slept with a pornstar – who cares?

    By Carter Houtman, reporter. If you don’t know, Stormy Daniels is a pornstar who claims that she slept with...

    April 26, 2018 at 5:35 PM
  • A Sad Farewell – Honest Monogamist
    A Sad Farewell – Honest Monogamist

    By Aubrie Smith, co-editor-in-chief. Over the last 2 years, I have poured out my most intimate details onto the...

    April 26, 2018 at 5:32 PM

Sports »

Delta College softball sweeps Alpena in doubleheader

Delta College softball sweeps Alpena in doubleheader

April 17, 2018 at 7:15 PM

By: Joe Thornton, reporter On the cold and windy afternoon of April 13, the Delta College softball team stepped up to the plate in a two-game series against Alpena Community...

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

Trump slept with a pornstar – who cares?

Trump slept with a pornstar – who cares?

By Carter Houtman, reporter. If you don’t know, Stormy Daniels is a pornstar who claims that she slept with President Trump before he became president and was paid $120,000 to be quiet about it before the 2016 election. What I don’t understand, however, is why everyone seems to care so much about whether or not Trump slept with a pornstar years […]

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A Sad Farewell – Honest Monogamist

A Sad Farewell – Honest Monogamist

By Aubrie Smith, co-editor-in-chief. Over the last 2 years, I have poured out my most intimate details onto the printed pages of the Delta Collegiate. I have held nothing back, showing you all how much of a mess my life really is; I did it eagerly and without hesitation. Words cannot describe how sad it is that my time at the […]

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Tips when approaching gender-nonconforming folks

Tips when approaching gender-nonconforming folks

By Jessica Sierocki, co-editor-in-chief. The world is changing and so are people. In this day and age, people are beginning to feel comfortable finding and expressing who they truly are. For those of us who are not members of the community, here are a few tips for those who have never had the privilege to interact with a gender-nonconforming person.   […]

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Delta College celebrates Earth Day

Delta College celebrates Earth Day

By Carter Houtman, Haley Nagel, and Jack Rechsteiner. UNIVERSITY CENTER – Every year, Earth Day is celebrated worldwide as a day to promote sustainable living, recycling, reducing pollution and promoting clean alternative energy sources. For Delta College, this means inviting speakers to talk to students about different projects, findings, and ways they can help better the planet in the next […]

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Ending male violence one community at a time

Ending male violence one community at a time

By Haley Gray, reporter. UNIVERSITY CENTER – With 97 percent of all domestic and violent crimes in America being committed by men, Ed Heisler, along with local women, asked what they could do to decrease this statistic. This question led to the creation of the Don’t Buy It Program which strives to reach out to young men to help stop the […]

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Delta students place at DECA international competition

Delta students place at DECA international competition

By Jessica Sierocki, co-editor-in-chief. ARLINGTON, VA – Members from Delta College’s DECA traveled to Arlington, Virginia to compete against students from around the globe at the International Career Development Conference. Students Nicole Horn, Jonas Morey and Brock DeLisle represented Delta by placing in their event categories Saturday, April 14. DECA is a business club that gives students the opportunity to compete […]

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Collegiate Tries It: Shooting a Glock

Collegiate Tries It: Shooting a Glock

By Collegiate Staff. With the gun reform movement continuing to take hold, a few Delta Collegiate members decided to put guns into their own hands and form firsthand opinions on the Second Amendment. Duncan’s Outdoor Shop, a gun and rifle range located in Bay City, is tucked away behind an auction building on Salzburg Avenue. The Collegiate divided up into […]

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Tri-Cities celebrate Record Store Day 2018

Tri-Cities celebrate Record Store Day 2018

By Michael Piwowarski, photojournalist. Record Store Day has celebrated thousands of independently owned record stores around the world since 2007, and on April 21, 2018, the Tri-Cities joined in the fun. Long lines formed outside of Records & Tapes Galore in Saginaw that morning, before the record store opened its doors at 10 a.m. Having been in business for more than […]

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The Wonder Years are in their best years

The Wonder Years are in their best years

By Jack Rechsteiner, managing editor. When I first stumbled across The Wonder Years as they were putting out their debut album on No Sleep Records in 2008, I had no idea it would start a 10-year love affair with their music. Since then, my relationship with The Wonder Years music has had its “Upsides” (sorry, I couldn’t stop myself) and downsides, […]

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Cardi B: ‘Invasion of Privacy’ or Invasion to the mainstream?

Cardi B: ‘Invasion of Privacy’ or Invasion to the mainstream?

By Ryan Reichard, arts and entertainment editor. Cardi B burst into the mainstream last summer with her bonafide hit, “Bodak Yellow,” leaving everyone emphatically rapping along. And, as they say, a star was born. “Bodak Yellow” was a huge commercial success, topping the Billboard 100 for 3 weeks, becoming the longest running song by a solo female MC. It seemed she […]

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