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Volunteers gather Friday to make blankets for children in need

By Ann Escamilla, Staff Reporter. Rule 32. In the movie “Zombieland,” Rule 32 is, “Enjoy the little things.” Those little things can range from a small smile from a stranger to the comfort of a blanket. “We take it for granted, something so simple as a blanket,” said Sharon Bernthal, the English Professor who is leading a team of volunteers […]

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Board of Trustees to clarify bylaws

By Kaitlyn Skrzypczak, Editor-in-Chief. The Delta College Board of Trustees is working on making changes to their bylaws, the rules that govern the board. At their meeting, Tuesday, Nov. 11 Michael D. Rowley, the Board Vice Chair, discussed the five changes brought forth for approval. The first proposed change would be to Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) procedures. It was […]

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Delta in top 15 percent of military friendly schools, will host Veterans Day event

By Gabrielle Martin, Staff Reporter. As discussions over America’s mistreatment of its returning military forces continues, Delta is being recognized as a military friendly school that is  attempting to help veterans on campus earn a degree, participate in the community and more. Beth Alford (Chief Alford) is Delta’s Veterans Services Coordinator. She served on active duty in the Navy from […]

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Delta moves forward on Saginaw campus

By Gregory Horner, Staff Reporter. As plans for a new satellite campus in Downtown Saginaw move forward, many questions remain unanswered. On Nov. 4 at the Ricker Center (4605 Webber St, Saginaw, Mich.), and Nov. 5 on Delta’s main campus, organizers asked Delta students and faculty for their ideas on how the proposed center can better help students and the […]

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OFF THE DOME with Bob: Enough is enough

By Bob Mastroianni, Staff Reporter. It’s that time of the year I hate the most; it ranks right up there with renewing my auto insurance and purchasing tabs for my license plate. Both of those I enjoy about as much as going to the dentist and getting my yearly physical. At least I know when the before-mentioned events will be […]

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Student organizations bring change to campus

By Gregory Horner, Staff Reporter. To those feeling unsure or apathetic about their role in the world, Delta students and advocacy groups sent a powerful message last week; Change It. Students in political science classes alongside on-campus clubs and organizations hosted Delta’s “Change Your World Week”, to engage students toward a more active role in their futures, and their communities. […]

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Astronomy program expands students’ perspectives

By Margaret Collins, Staff Reporter. Man’s ancestors have always been dazzled by the night sky and the spread of stars across it like so many jewels. The stars were commonly used to indicate the seasons and to help navigate across land and sea. A few thousand years later and mankind’s awe of the night sky has only grown. At Delta […]

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Saginaw Men of Color Committee discuss the state of the race

By Philip Winterstein, Staff Reporter. In response to the State of the Race Summit—taking place on Sept. 20—the Saginaw Men of Color Committee, led by Saginaw County District Judge M.T. Thompson, Jr, held a follow-up panel discussion on Oct. 23, at 6 p.m. in the Delta College Lecture Theater.  The panelists included Joseph Hernandez, Gary Loster, Ed Oberski, Terry Pruitt, […]

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Delta Duck – Special message for November 4th

Lincoln and Douglas Debate Live! takes Delta back in time

By Josephine Norris, Staff Photographer. As audience members stepped into the Lecture Theater they stepped back in time. Back in 1858, politicians Abraham Lincoln and Stephen Douglas are running for the Illinois State Senate. In order gain support, they hold a series of debates was held across the state. The main topic of focus in the debates was the issue […]

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