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Meet Kaitlyn Skrzypczak, the Editor bringing change this Fall

By Kaitlyn Skrzypczak, Editor-in-Chief. I’ve always had a love for writing but my interest in journalism didn’t start until high school. Seeing my named published in print was exhilarating. However, I decided not to enter into a career in journalism, because there was a lot of uncertainty about the newspaper industry as it tried to transition into the digital realm […]

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Happy Birthday Don Carlyon: Former President turns 90, reflects on success

Happy Birthday Don Carlyon: Former President turns 90, reflects on success

By Bob Mastroianni, Staff Reporter. Former Delta College President Donald J. Carlyon celebrated his 90th birthday on August 17 with a celebration at the Bay City Country Club at 7255 S. 3 Mile Rd in Bay City. Carlyon, who served as President at Delta College from 1964-92, said he was pleased with the turnout. Carlyon started at Delta College in […]

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Mind Trekkers

By Miranda Owen, Staff Reporter. Delta College’s Associate Professor of Biology Cynthia Drake is teaming up with representatives from Michigan Technological University to present the Mind Trekkers Great Lakes Bay Regional Science and Engineering Festival on Friday, Sept. 26 and Saturday, Sept. 27. The event, which is being put on by Dow Chemical, is meant to ignite students’ interest in […]

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Poll perspective: Is there anybody out there?

Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed in the column on this page are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of  The Delta Collegiate. By Greg Horner, Staff Reporter. There is no doubt that Americans are proud of their democracy. It’s impossible to drive through a local suburb and not see a flag […]

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Iraq struggles to homogenize

Iraq struggles to homogenize

By Jacob Swiecicki, Staff Reporter The Middle East has been thrown into another conflict. Decentralized forces have threatened the security of the nations in the region such as Iraq, Syria, Jordan, Israel, and Lebanon. According to the United Nation High Commissioner for Refugees website, or UNHCR.org, civil unrest throughout Syria and Iraq have displaced approximately three million civilians and forced […]

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Presidential speakers series: Abraham Lincoln

By Margaret Collins, Staff Reporter. Today’s media is rampant with stories of corruption and media suppression. Political scandals erupt daily, with little or no prelude or conclusion. Politicians are ruthless in their desire to have squeaky clean reputations. Flashback to the 1800s; are things any better? Surely the people from that era were more well-behaved than their modern counterparts. It […]

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The 2014 lineup for Hell's Half Mile is projected to guests at the Saginaw Bay Yacht Club

Hell’s Half Mile launches Riverside Reveal

By Ann Escamilla, Staff Reporter. A tiny thought can turn into a great idea, and a great idea can turn into a grand project. The idea that sparked Hell’s Half Mile (HHM) took place in 2006 and slowly became a brilliant reality. When asked about the festival, founder and director Alan LaFave stated, “It’s an opportunity to bring something new […]

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