• The Green Era: The legalization of marijuana opens doors in Chesaning

    By Mateo Escamilla, Collegiate correspondent. Additional reporting by Michael Piwowarski, news editor. Chesaning, a town in Saginaw County formerly well known for the now-defunct Showboat Music Festival, had filed for Chapter 7 federal bankruptcy back in 2013, but now a marijuana grower is putting the town back on the radar. Highlife Farms is a nationwide grower, cultivator and manufacturer of […]

    The Green Era: The legalization of marijuana opens doors in Chesaning
  • Coffee Beanery looking to open up shop in Saginaw campus

    By Michael Piwowarski, news editor. Mere months before the anticipated summer opening of Delta College’s new downtown Saginaw learning center, a Michigan-based coffee chain intends to become a part of it. Michele Pierce, the owner of the Coffee Beanery location at Fashion Square Mall in Saginaw, went to the April 9 board of trustees meeting and presented her proposal to […]

    Coffee Beanery looking to open up shop in Saginaw campus
  • New Delta College baseball field nears completion

    By Joe Thornton, editor-in-chief. Additional reporting by Zach Parfeniuk UNIVERSITY CENTER — As Delta’s baseball players and coaches compete this season, they continue to make the trek to Wickes Park in Saginaw for practice and games, as they have for every season up until now. Finally, the team will be provided with a new stadium on main campus, directly adjacent […]

    New Delta College baseball field nears completion
  • Healthy eating is not expensive

    By Crystal Gwizdala, Collegiate correspondent. Cost of healthful food is the most cited reason people don’t buy more fruits and vegetables, according to www.foodinsightorg. Because why buy fruit when a sausage, egg and cheese biscuit with a 24-ounce coffee from Speedway costs $2.99? Wait – let’s check our options. Three pounds of Fuji apples from Meijer cost $1.99, averaging 25 […]

    Healthy eating is not expensive
  • Changing the future for the better

    By Tammy Wright, Collegiate correspondent. What would possess a fifty-something to re-enter college? To many, I’d already reached hallowed ground: a pension, social security, Medicare, no daily obligations and most of the time, an empty nest. Am I nuts or what? For me, retirement isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. I couldn’t just hang around until my kid picks […]

    Changing the future for the better

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The Green Era: The legalization of marijuana opens doors in Chesaning

The Green Era: The legalization of marijuana opens doors in Chesaning

April 23, 2019 at 6:02 PM

Trimmed marijuana lies in the gloved hands of a High Life Farms associate. Chesaning, March 27, 2019. (Rebecca Roberts/Photo Editor) By Mateo Escamilla, Collegiate correspondent. Additional...

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Coffee Beanery looking to open up shop in Saginaw campus

Coffee Beanery looking to open up shop in Saginaw campus

April 23, 2019 at 5:54 PM

Reference rendering of the Coffee Beanery kiosk in the Delta College Saginaw campus. (Photo courtesy of Michele Pierce) By Michael Piwowarski, news editor. Mere months before...

Arts & Entertainment »

Note-worthy: Khalid’s ‘Free Spirit’ keeps him trapped in mediocrity

Note-worthy: Khalid’s ‘Free Spirit’ keeps him trapped in mediocrity

April 23, 2019 at 5:02 PM

Illustration by Lindsay Lang By Ryan Reichard, Arts and Entertainment editor. There’s no doubt that 2018 was a good year for the up-and-coming rhythm and blues singer. Khalid...

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Changing the future for the better

Changing the future for the better

April 23, 2019 at 5:31 PM

By Tammy Wright, Collegiate correspondent. What would possess a fifty-something to re-enter college? To many, I’d already reached hallowed ground: a pension, social security,...

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New Delta College baseball field nears completion

New Delta College baseball field nears completion

April 23, 2019 at 5:51 PM

The view from home plate in Delta’s new diamond as construction workers finish the new west parking lot. University Center, April 22, 2019. (Rebecca Roberts/Photo Editor) By...

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Healthy eating is not expensive

Healthy eating is not expensive

April 23, 2019 at 5:40 PM

By Crystal Gwizdala, Collegiate correspondent. Cost of healthful food is the most cited reason people don’t buy more fruits and vegetables, according to www.foodinsightorg. Because...

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American football costs much more than we realize

American football costs much more than we realize

By Matthew Rygwelski, Collegiate correspondent. Aaron Hernandez was serving a life sentence for the murder of Odin Lloyd in 2013 when he hung himself in his cell on April 17, 2017. He was a former tight end for the New England Patriots from 2010 until 2012. After his death, Hernandez’s brain was given to Boston University’s Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) […]

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Career Corner: Career Services available even after graduation

Career Corner: Career Services available even after graduation

By Cynthia Blahnik, career advisor. It’s graduation time! Application for graduation submitted? Check. Cap and gown ordered? Check. Invitations for ceremony and reception sent? Check. Registered with Delta College’s Career Services? Wait….what? With graduation just around the corner, many students may not think about using Delta College’s resources after they have received their credentials. However, the Career Services offices are […]

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Invest for a better lifetime

Invest for a better lifetime

By Kelly Winters, multimedia journalist. Most people spend their entire lives worrying about how they are going to pay for college and inevitably get through their student loans. Some of those who aren’t faced with this worry have made the bold decision that a four year degree just simply is not for them. Others are trust fund babies. As an […]

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Delta and local communities keep Michigan clean

Delta and local communities keep Michigan clean

By Zach Parfeniuk, reporter. Delta College celebrated Earth Day on Apr. 11, with the theme this year being “Protect Our Species” as guest speakers, presentations and other events lined the hallways. This event dispersed information about the dangers posed to local animals, insects and fish in the Great Lakes ecosystem. In Room N007, speaker Janet Malusi, an expert on bees […]

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Frustrated Fan: Being a sports fan in Michigan crushes spirits

Frustrated Fan: Being a sports fan in Michigan crushes spirits

By Joe Thornton, editor-in-chief. Dear Michiganders, It’s been a long year, hasn’t it? It’s been a struggle for every one of our sports teams. The Tigers finished horribly, the Red Wings missed playoffs for the second year in a row and the Lions just chose to be the Lions. Luckily, we have the Pistons to thank for giving us a […]

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Our View: The cannabis marketplace will spark up the mitten state’s economy

Our View: The cannabis marketplace will spark up the mitten state’s economy

After the passing of Proposal 1 during the 2018 midterm election, the state of Michigan officially legalized the recreational use of cannabis. This is groundbreaking, as Michigan became the first state in the Midwest to do so. Recreational cannabis dispensaries are expected to begin sales officially in early 2020. We believe that this is good for Michigan. Even though the […]

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Note-worthy: Khalid’s ‘Free Spirit’ keeps him trapped in mediocrity

Note-worthy: Khalid’s ‘Free Spirit’ keeps him trapped in mediocrity

By Ryan Reichard, Arts and Entertainment editor. There’s no doubt that 2018 was a good year for the up-and-coming rhythm and blues singer. Khalid scored multiple top ten hits, including his collaboration with Halsey and Benny Blanco “Eastside,” in addition to his collaboration with former Fifth Harmony member Normani on the song “Love Lies.” Both songs presented considerable growth and […]

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Delta plants seed for new Midland campus

Delta plants seed for new Midland campus

By Michael Piwowarski, news editor. First it was the Saginaw Center, which broke ground March 26, 2018 on East Genesee Avenue in the downtown area. This year, Delta College has kickstarted the construction of another brand new satellite campus, located in downtown Midland. Delta College president Jean Goodnow stated in a press release that students, educators and employers have been […]

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Birds of Prey fly in to Delta for Earth Day

Birds of Prey fly in to Delta for Earth Day

By Kelly Winters, multimedia journalist. Joe and Barb Rogers, wildlife recovery experts, spoke at Delta College’s Earth Day celebration Thursday, April 11 about “Birds of Prey.” The couple showed a total of nine different birds to a group of interested students and faculty.

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Top 5 events for Easter weekend 2019

Top 5 events for Easter weekend 2019

By Ryan Reichard, Arts and Entertainment editor. 1. Stroll under the light of a full moon On Friday, April 19, the Chippewa Nature Center is hosting one of their most popular events: a stroll beneath the full moon. This event is tailor made for those who enjoy spending time in the grandeur of the outdoors. Along the walk, you will […]

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