Articles By: Delta Collegiate

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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Delta student tackling local opiod crisis through film

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 […]

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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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Electric Kitsch located at 917 Washington Avenue Bay City, Michigan 48708 prepares for Record Store Day on April 22, 2017. (Delta Collegiate/ Allie Keenan)

Local shops prepare for Record Store Day

By Allie Keenan, staff reporter. As technology progresses, the nostalgia of some items keep the memories of the past alive. Sound was a major turning point in history and it continues to improve to the point that inspires people to seek out the album’s most desired. Today, people long to keep the music alive and well as long as relive […]

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Holocaust survivor visits Delta for documentary about her life

Holocaust survivor visits Delta for documentary about her life

By Jessica Sierocki, photo editor.  UNIVERSITY CENTER, MI – Holocaust survivor Irene Miller visited Delta on April 12 for the screening of the film “Irene: Child of the Holocaust,” a documentary about her life. Kimberly Wells, assistant professor of electronic media, produced the film alongside director Ken LaPlace. “I think Irene’s message was important to hear, especially in this day […]

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From vacant parking lot to nature trail

From vacant parking lot to nature trail

By Allie Keenan, staff reporter. SAGINAW – The Saginaw Basin Land Conservancy is in the process of building a trail network where a vacant Saginaw Arts and Science Academy parking lot sits. The vacant parking lot is made up of broken concrete, garbage and pesky vegetation. The invasive plants are bothersome, and the parking lot has been dilapidated for years. […]

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Scott Baker Band premieres first album, ‘Community Aspire’

By Brynna Henika, reporter. ESSEXVILLE, MI – Musician Scott Baker teams up with local artists to put together his most recent album, “Community Aspire.” Baker has been singing and playing music since 1999, and has collaborated over the years with many artists, such as Larry McCray, Adam Levy, Shar Molina and Brandon Calhoon. In 2005, Baker released his first solo record. […]

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This Is Art: The Importance of Representation

This Is Art: The Importance of Representation

By Jack Rechsteiner, page editor.   Representation is an important thing to talk about, not because of what we do notice, but because of what we don’t. Art is a monumentally important influence in all of our lives. It’s something that we all take part in, whether it’s making the art or music we choose to listen to, or the […]

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