Category: News

Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette comes to Bay City

Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette comes to Bay City

By: Michael Piwowarski, photojournalist The Bay Area Chamber of Commerce gave a warm welcome to Bill Schuette – Michigan’s attorney general and a Republican candidate for governor – on Thursday, April 3 for its “Leading the Way” speaker series. Lunch was served at the Bay Valley Resort and Conference Center, with the Midland native giving a speech about his record […]

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Flint PBS station goes dark after 38 years

Flint PBS station goes dark after 38 years

By Michael Piwowarski, photojournalist It is the end of an era for Flint as a long-time public television station has ceased operations after nearly four decades on the air. WCMZ-TV, channel 28, signed off at 11:59 p.m. Monday, April 23, after airing its last show, BBC’s Beyond 100 Days. The station – which was owned by Central Michigan University and […]

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Graduate students honored at award ceremony

Graduate students honored at award ceremony

By Michael Piwowarski, photojournalist UNIVERSITY CENTER – As the end of the winter semester draws near, more than 20 of this year’s Delta College graduate students have received awards. The 2018 Graduate Student Awards ceremony was held Tuesday, April 24 at the Delta lecture theater. The show was presented by college president Jean Goodnow. “This is always a special occasion, […]

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Robotics state tournament comes to SVSU

Robotics state tournament comes to SVSU

By: Carter Houtman, reporter Robotics has become a huge deal for high schoolers in recent years, and after the state tournament on April 13, it’s easy to see why. Teams from high schools from around Michigan came to SVSU to participate in the annual For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology Robotics competition at the Ryder Center. Hundreds of […]

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Where to shop this Record Store Day

Where to shop this Record Store Day

By Michael Piwowarski, photojournalist Since 2007, Record Store Day has internationally celebrated thousands of independently owned record stores. On April 21, vinyl enthusiasts in the area will have the chance to go to these participating record stores in the Tri-Cities and take advantage of specials, RSD exclusive releases, contests, live performances and more. The Electric Kitsch, 917 Washington Ave. in […]

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Great Lakes Bay FAN moves forward

Great Lakes Bay FAN moves forward

By Michael Piwowarski, photojournalist UNIVERSITY CENTER – The new Great Lakes Bay Region chapter of Families Against Narcotics is continuing to make progress in the ongoing struggle against the area’s, and country’s, opioid epidemic. At the monthly meeting Thursday, April 12 – held in classroom F025 – Vice President Lori Ziolkowski expressed great enthusiasm as she discussed how Hope Not […]

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Public safety reacts to alleged threat on campus

Public safety reacts to alleged threat on campus

By: Jessica Sierocki, co-editor-in-chief UNIVERSITY CENTER – Wednesday, March 21, Delta College Public Safety sent out an emergency alert of a concerning drawing that a student found on a bathroom stall door in the E-wing men’s restroom. The drawing of a handgun had what appeared to be numbers spelling out the date March 22 (3/22/18). The following Monday, March 26, […]

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Community fundraises for young, black and beaten

Community fundraises for young, black and beaten

By: Jack Rechsteiner, managing editor “I told my best friend in the car to record what was happening because I actually thought I might die.” These are words most people never have to say throughout their life. For some, it’s nearly impossible to think of a situation where they would have to say something like that. They were Cornelius Phelps’s […]

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Populace named best coffee in Michigan

Populace named best coffee in Michigan

By: Carter Houtman, reporter Populace Coffee was recently named best coffee in Michigan by MLive. Populace, being its own roaster, has the ability to hand-select the best coffee that they have imported, making sure that their customers get the best they can offer. Populace Coffee was named the best place in Michigan to get a cup of coffee. March 29, […]

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What happens when schools stop teaching foreign languages?

What happens when schools stop teaching foreign languages?

By: Kellen MacGregor, page editor No matter how hard one tries, foreign language is inescapable. From items on menus that are nearly impossible to pronounce, to aiding visitors who may not speak your native tongue, learning foreign languages and cultures has forever been – and will continue to be – a crucial aspect of education, considering the globalized, interconnected world […]

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