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We need to take a second look at the Second Amendment

By Nick Davis, Guest Columnist. Guns are dangerous.  According to the CDC, in 2010 firearms caused 31,672 deaths, or 17.5% of all injury deaths in the United States for that year.  That’s nearly 87 people per day, over 3.5 per hour. These statistics naturally lead one to believe that people are murdering others to the tune of almost 4 per […]

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Students should not repay erroneously awarded Financial Aid

By Lindsey Schibelhut, Staff Reporter. For most struggling college students being awarded a Pell Grant (money which doesn’t have to be repaid) is the greatest gift they can receive when trying to further their education. However, imagine being the recipient of this money and then being told by your college you were erroneously given these funds. Due to a clerical […]

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Pioneer basketball away game wrap-up

By Austen Burks, Sports Editor. Men’s basketball Delta’s men’s basketball is on a three game win streak after traveling to Owens Community College on Nov. 18 and Kalamazoo Valley Community College on Nov 25. The Pioneers were able to upset the eighth ranked team in OCC by being able to find the basket in the paint and good shot selection.  […]

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Bay City theatre to show holiday movies for donations of canned goods

By Gabrielle Martin, Staff Reporter. The State Theatre, 913 Washington Ave, Bay City, is showing movies on Sunday afternoons as part of Bay City’s “Sundays in the City” event. Admission is a canned good, toy, or cash donations which will go to support local charities such as Toys for Tots. “I would say that we get between 100-200 toys donated […]

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College organization wishes for graduate voices to be heard

By Philip Winterstein, Staff Reporter. Hundreds of students pledged to finish what they’ve started during a pledge drive of sorts the week of Nov. 17. As part of the Community College Completion Corps week, a Career Exploration panel convened Nov. 19 in the Lecture Theater. A panel of four Delta graduates — Carl Ruth, Celina Eckerlie, Amy McPike and Charles […]

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BAY Alerts warns residents of danger

By Ann Escamilla, Staff Reporter. Wouldn’t it be nice to receive a warning about possible emergencies that could occur? Well that does in fact exist  for Bay County and it’s called the BAY Alerts emergency messaging notification system. Issued in 2011 Bay County has been making strides to protect its residents from emergencies such as traffic alerts, road closures, preparedness […]

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Big Hero 6: This is not your average superhero movie

By Lindsi Hebert, Staff Reporter. Brought to you by Walt Disney Studios and directed by Don Hall and Chris Williams, “Big Hero 6” starts by introducing you to the 14-year-old child prodigy Hiro Hamada (Ryan Potter) as he tries to get accepted into an elite college in the city of San Fransokyo. Inspired by his brother Tadashi (Daniel Henney) and […]

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Indoor sports to shake the cold in the Tri-Cities

By Kyle Grew, Staff Reporter. Bay County Civic Arena 4231 Shrestha Drive Bay City, MI 48706 (989) 671-1000 http://www.baycounty-mi.gov/civicarena/ If you’re looking for an enjoyable time of skating or lacing up the skates for some drop-in hockey look no further. The Bay County Civic Arena is equipped with two quality rinks great for figure skaters, hockey players and everyone else […]

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Think Ink: Body art goes mainstream, but some stigma lingers

Think Ink: Body art goes mainstream, but some stigma lingers

By Dominic Arthur, Staff Reporter. Tattoos have always been a bit of a taboo, but body art is becoming almost the norm among younger Americans. The act of skin-inking has been around for 14,000 years or so, and the first tattoo parlor in our country opened in 1891, serving clientele including sailors, criminals and other rebels. Today, however, body art […]

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Get in the holiday spirit with songs from Delta’s Choirs

Get in the holiday spirit with songs from Delta’s Choirs

by Meghan Felch, Staff Reporter. This Saturday, Dec. 6, the Delta College Choral program will be putting on their Winter Holiday Choralscapes concert. All three of the Choral program’s ensembles – Chorale, Chamber Choir, and Jazz Singers – will be performing. The concert will include movements from Handel’s Messiah, which the group performed at Carnegie Hall in June, as well […]

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