Post Tagged with: "Saginaw"

From vacant parking lot to nature trail

From vacant parking lot to nature trail

By Allie Keenan, staff reporter. SAGINAW – The Saginaw Basin Land Conservancy is in the process of building a trail network where a vacant Saginaw Arts and Science Academy parking lot sits. The vacant parking lot is made up of broken concrete, garbage and pesky vegetation. The invasive plants are bothersome, and the parking lot has been dilapidated for years. […]

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Saginaw kills fascists with saxophone and speeches

Saginaw kills fascists with saxophone and speeches

4/17/2017 – Editor’s Note: An earlier version of this article had misspellings of de Dionyso’s name and inaccurate information regarding the event.    By Jack Rechsteiner, page editor. Protest music has had a long and colorful history. Saginaw got to play a part in this history with its event “Resist! This Saxophone Kills Fascists.” Counter Culture hosted a night of political activism […]

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Alex Mixter laughes in his work space in his home March 20, 2017. Mister's first documentary, "Re: Saginaw," will be premiering in May at Patchwork Art and Music Festival. The film looks at the city of Saginaw and tells the story of a city where people are doing what they can to make it a better place. (Delta Collegiate/Josie Norris)

This Is Art with Alex Mixter

By Jack Rechsteiner, page editor. The closest Alex Mixter came to throwing up during the three years of making a documentary about Saginaw is when someone said to him, “I wish Washington Street looked more like Tittabawsee.” The backyard of the Saginaw house Alex Mixter calls his home and work space can be described as quintessentially Saginaw. This expansive space, […]

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Kids jam with rock star at Major Chords for Minors

Kids jam with rock star at Major Chords for Minors

by Josie Norris, editor-in-chief. SAGINAW– Saginaw’s own Major Chords for Minors had a special guest for the afternoon of March 3. Vocalist and guitarist David Victor, formerly of the band Boston, stopped by Major Chords for Minors the day before his scheduled concert at the Temple Theater to hear the students play. By the end of the jam session, Victor […]

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Sky Zone offers a high-flying experience

Sky Zone offers a high-flying experience

By Allie Keenan, staff reporter. SAGINAW — By reinventing new ways to play on a plain-and-simple trampoline, Sky Zone Saginaw has created an environment for people of all ages. Sky Zone Trampoline Parks have already been introduced throughout the state of Michigan, and Saginaw has been one of the most recent to jump on the bandwagon to participate in all […]

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Jessica Hill, owner of Omoni Boutique, folds merchandise at the front counter at the boutique at 108 N. Michigan in Old Town Saginaw. (Delta Collegiate/Josie Norris)

Omoni Boutique open for business in Old Town

By Josie Norris, editor-in-chief. SAGINAW– Old Town Saginaw has recently welcomed the addition of Omoni Boutique to the neighborhood and owner Jessica Hill is excited to make her mark on Saginaw with the boutique. “I love Saginaw, I knew we were here forever, and I am a huge believer in if you’re going to live someplace… let’s make it what […]

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Artist Guild takes over Saginaw warehouse

Artist Guild takes over Saginaw warehouse

by Jack Rechsteiner, arts and entertainment editor. SAGINAW– Creating a space that creates a symbiotic relationship between artist and venue.That is the mission statement of the newly formed Saginaw Warehouse Artist Guild, SWAG for short, and it is the vision of guildmaster Garrett Weslock. The space is located at 1840 N. Michigan Avenue in Saginaw, right around the corner from […]

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Forest Green to perform new EP at Counter Culture

Forest Green to perform new EP at Counter Culture

By Erik Hopkins, staff reporter. Saginaw native, alt-rock band Forest Green started rocking two years ago in a basement of drummer Nathan Urband’s basement. Today, they’re celebrating the release of their new EP, Dead is Dead by performing their new tunes with fans at Saginaw’s Counter Culture on Saturday, Dec. 3. Dead is Dead was released on Nov. 18 via […]

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Classics, Opera play in local theaters

Classics, Opera play in local theaters

By Isaac DeVille, staff reporter.  Movie-goers at Goodrich Quality theaters are in for a treat this fall and winter.  In the tri-city area, National Cinema Media is focusing on showing operas and classics on the big screen. Flashback Cinema is every Sunday and Wednesday at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.  These shows haven’t been seen on the big screen in […]

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Suspect poses as masseur, calls businesses

Suspect poses as masseur, calls businesses

By Isaac DeVille, staff reporter. A text message from Delta’s automated system read, “Suspicious person claiming to be student offering massage at local businesses,” on Friday, Nov. 4 at 4:23 p.m. According to Public Safety, the suspect is calling businesses in Claire, Alma, and Saginaw Township, offering free massages. He has not yet approached anyone directly on campus. Director of […]

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