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Board approves major construction projects

Board approves major construction projects

By Jessica Sierocki, co-editor-in-chief BAY CITY – Four major construction projects totaling an estimated $12,500,000 were approved by the Board of Trustees Nov. 14. The projects were proposed by Director of Facilities Management Larry Ramseyer. The largest project totaling an estimated $5,000,000 is a renovation to Delta’s K-wing which should be completed in the 2019 spring or summer semester. Upgrades […]

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International Observe The Moon Night brings crowd to Planetarium

International Observe The Moon Night brings crowd to Planetarium

By Joe Thornton, reporter. BAY CITY – In recognition of International Observe the Moon Night on Oct. 28, the Delta College Planetarium hosted a free event for the public to give the community a chance to organize this annual worldwide public event. Unfortunately, on this Bay City night, the third time was not the charm during their third annual recognition of […]

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Back to the Bay program spreads hope through ‘Hope Chests’

Back to the Bay program spreads hope through ‘Hope Chests’

By Adam Przeslak, sports editor. Colorfully painted shelves and filing cabinets, now called ‘hope chests’, have been appearing all over the Bay City area and surrounding communities. These hope chests often have positive quotes written on them, bright color schemes and the words ‘take what you need, give what you can.’ These hope chests are placed outside of business or residential […]

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Populace Coffee gears up to open downtown Bay City location

Populace Coffee gears up to open downtown Bay City location

By Jack Rechsteiner, managing editor. “Drink coffee and you can live forever.” At least that’s what Populace Coffee’s tongue-in-cheek motto promises its coffee-loving patrons. Owners Andrew Heppner and Dave Daniele offered eager eyes the first chance to see the renovations they’ve made to the downtown Bay City building Sept. 30 that has housed many other local coffee shops and roasters before […]

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Collegiate Top Five: Favorite movies of Hell’s Half Mile

Collegiate Top Five: Favorite movies of Hell’s Half Mile

The Delta Collegiate team saw as many movies as possible over the Hell’s Half Mile weekend and is bringing you a report of the best of the best that was screened at the festival. The Strange Ones By Jessica Sierocki This dramatic mystery was intriguing until the final moments. From the beginning, I struggled to figure out what exactly was […]

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Local opioid documentary premieres at HHM

Local opioid documentary premieres at HHM

By Aubrie Smith, co-editor-in-chief. Audience members flooded inside Bay City’s Masonic Temple to view the world premiere of locally filmed “Stigmatic: Our Opioid Crisis,” shown at the 2017 Hell’s Half Mile Film Festival. What started out as a series of shorts about drug use during pregnancy later developed into a feature when the size of the issue became apparent to the […]

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Indie bands make noteworthy noise at Hell’s Half Mile

Indie bands make noteworthy noise at Hell’s Half Mile

By Jack Rechsteiner, managing editor. Part of the Hell’s Half Mile mentality is that the best way to cap off a day of independent films is with a night full of independent music. After the opening night festivities, Friday was quick to get things going. Indie movies, free workshops and a filmmaker reception all built up to the first of two […]

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Delta Planetarium holds Hell’s Half Mile showcase of non-profit organizations

Delta Planetarium holds Hell’s Half Mile showcase of non-profit organizations

By Jack Rechsteiner, managing editor. Bay City — One of the exciting new additions to this year’s Hell’s Half Mile festival was a non-profit organization showcase that was held Oct.1 at the Delta Planetarium. The event was put together to utilize Hell’s Half Mile as a resource to be able to give local, non-profit groups a platform to connect with the community […]

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Friday shorts in short review

Friday shorts in short review

By Jessica Sierocki, co-editor-in-chief. Just because a film is 20-minutes-long, it doesn’t mean it can’t make an impact. The short films are actually a highlight of Hell’s Half Mile for me, and I look forward to them every year. This year, there were quite a few Friday short films that caught my eye, and I truly believe you’ll enjoy these rundowns […]

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Twelfth year of Hell’s Half Mile kicks off with a bang

Twelfth year of Hell’s Half Mile kicks off with a bang

By Jessica Sierocki, co-editor-in-chief. BAY CITY – The citywide film and music festival Hell’s Half Mile celebrates its 12th year in the heart of downtown Bay City. Filmgoers from surrounding communities flooded the State Theatre for the opening night Sept. 29. Festival director Alan LaFave welcomed attendees of the opening night film to a round of applause. In lieu of having […]

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