Category: Opinion

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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Hot dogs are absolutely sandwiches

Hot dogs are absolutely sandwiches

By: Haley Nagel, reporter The word “hot dog” paints a vivid, uniform picture in the mind. It is often composed of dark red, highly processed sausage placed between a long roll of bread split in the middle, connected on the bottom, with various toppings. The word “sandwich” also poses a clear visual. Most people think of two thin, square pieces […]

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A hot dog isn’t a sandwich and never will be

A hot dog isn’t a sandwich and never will be

By: Jack Rechsteiner, managing editor Once every couple of years, people gather together around an issue to raise their voices, lock eyes and debate each other over passionate, high stakes issues. The largest and most pressing of these issues is obviously this one: Is a hot dog a sandwich? You can argue it both ways, which is what makes the […]

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Fortnite fosters a new age of gaming

Fortnite fosters a new age of gaming

By: Joe Thornton, reporter In the heat of battle, all that can be heard is the sound of footsteps. Your hands are shaking violently from the pressure, as you know you’re the last of your teammates, but you pull the trigger and see those cathartic words appear on the screen: “#1 Victory Royale!” It’s a feeling that’s indescribable, especially if […]

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Public office positions need term, age limits

Public office positions need term, age limits

By: Carter Houtman, reporter There are currently 25 sitting United States senators over the age of 70 sitting in office. That number rises to 39 sitting senators, if you take everyone who is 66 years old and up. 66, coincidentally, is the current retirement age to begin collecting Social Security checks in the United States. The whole reason why we […]

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Communication: How much is too much?

Communication: How much is too much?

By: Aubrie Smith, co-editor-in-chief Each week as I sit and think of my latest Honest Monogamist topic, I always seem to come back to the same ending point: strengthen the communication. Everything seems fixable if you’re open to honest discussion, change and constructive criticism. I saw a quote dwindling online that said: “Remember, it’s not you versus him, it’s you […]

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School walkouts: Good or bad press?

School walkouts: Good or bad press?

By: Carter Houtman, reporter On March 14, in high schools and colleges across the nation, students participated in National School Walkout Day to protest gun violence in the United States. This came one month after the school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. The shooting left 17 victims, students and faculty alike, dead, and many young […]

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Deltoid named official muscle of Delta College

Deltoid named official muscle of Delta College

By: Kellen MacGregor, page editor UNIVERSITY CENTER – “Ladies and gentlemen,” began Delta College President Jean Goodnow, speaking to a lecture hall replete with students and faculty alike. “I present to you… The world’s very first muscle sponsored by a college, the deltoid.” Beholden to shoulder support, the deltoid is named after the Greek uppercase letter delta. Applause, gasps and […]

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Trump’s Corner

Trump’s Corner

By: Jessica Sierocki, co-editor-in-chief Trump’s Corner: Where we highlight the events of our president’s favorite pastime: tweeting. Why is the president of our nation tweeting constantly? Who knows, but what he tweets can be very interesting, to say the least. Here are some highlight tweets that I’ve noticed in the past few weeks that have stood out to me: Dear […]

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