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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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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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M.J. Hegar gives powerful message to Delta students

M.J. Hegar gives powerful message to Delta students

By Jessica Sierocki, photo editor.  UNIVERSITY CENTER, MI – The lecture theater was buzzing with anticipation for Major Mary Jennings “M.J.” Hegar to take the stage as part of the 18th annual President’s Speaker Series. Major M.J. Hegar shared her story of being shot down in 2009 on a medevac mission on her third tour in Afghanistan. M.J. Hegar has […]

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Self-defense instructor Steve Goss of GossFit watches as Laura Gustafson learn how to throw a punch during Woke: A Proactive Approach to Protection and Prevention panel event held Delta College April 3, 2017. (Delta Collegiate/Josie Norris)

Students stay WOKE at sexual assault panel

By Josie Norris, editor-in-chief. UNIVERSITY CENTER – A group of English students and their professor, Kathie Marchlewski, are seeking to awake the Delta community to the reality of sexual assault. Thourgh Woke: A Proactive Approach and Prevention, Marchlewski and her students brought together experts to discuss the topic of sexual assault on April 3 in the lecture theater on main […]

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Delta invites students and community members to discuss the future of health care

By Phoebe Fries, page editor. UNIVERSITY CENTER– Delta College welcomed a diverse panel of experts on Tuesday, April 4, to the presentation of “Trumping Obamacare? The Future of the U.S. Health System” held in the lecture theater on Delta’s main campus. The discussion compared and contrasted the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) with the proposed American Health Care Act (Trumpcare). The […]

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Bowls made by ceramics sit on display to be sold to benefit the Delta College Student Pantry during the Empty Bowls event March 30, 2017. (Delta Collegiate/Josie Norris)

Students create art to fight against hunger

By Phoebe Fries, page editor.  Empty Bowls took place on Delta’s main campus on Thursday, March 30. Students made ceramic bowls and sold them for $10 each. All of the proceeds from the event went directly to Delta’s food pantry. Delta College Professor Ben Clore was the faculty member in charge of the event. According to Clore, the idea is […]

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