• Lady Pioneers shut down Ancilla College Chargers

    Lady Pioneers played against Ancilla College Chargers on Saturday, Sept. 15 at Delta College. (Jaylie Dice/Delta Collegiate) By Joe Thornton, editor-in-chief. “Win the day” The phrase adorned on the back of Delta’s womens’ soccer warm-up attire as they prepared to face off against the Ancilla College Chargers on Sept. 15. And that’s what they’ve been doing, drawing inspiration from the […]

    Lady Pioneers shut down Ancilla College Chargers
  • Bay City community unites against Alzheimer’s

    By Zach Parfeniuk, reporter. BAY CITY — On the morning of Saturday, Sept. 15, hundreds of Bay County residents came together through shared experiences and compassion to participate in a community event at Veterans Memorial Park, Bay City. This event, the Walk to End Alzheimer’s, has the ultimate goal of raising funds for Alzheimer’s research. “It felt really good just […]

    Bay City community unites against Alzheimer’s
  • Our View: Being unable to feel safe in your living room

    Botham Jean, a 26-year-old, African-American man, was shot and killed by Amber Guyger, an off-duty police officer, in the living room of his own apartment. Guyger claims this was on accident, as she thought it was her apartment and that Jean was a burglar. Let me rephrase. Another black man’s life was ended by the barrel of a “trained” police […]

    Our View: Being unable to feel safe in your living room
  • Families gather for annual Delta College 5k color run

    Dozens of participants gathered on Saturday, Sept. 15 at Delta College for the second annual 5k Color Run. (Delta Collegiate/Jaylie) By Joe Thornton, editor-in-chief On the foggy morning of Sept. 15, a crowd of enthusiastic people in white shirts flocked to the parking lot adjacent to Delta Drive for the second annual Delta College 5k Color Run. This event is […]

    Families gather for annual Delta College 5k color run
  • Record sale continues to rock in Bay City

    The Bay City Record Convention held its second show of the year Sept. 15, 2018 at Amvets Post 22 in Essexville. (Delta Collegiate/Michael Piwowarski) By Michael Piwowarski, news editor. ESSEXVILLE — The semiannual Bay City Record Convention had its second show of the year Saturday, Sep. 15 at the Amvets Post 22 in Essexville. Vendors sold music of every genre […]

    Record sale continues to rock in Bay City
  • Mike Murray on planetarium renovations

    By Kelly Winters, multimedia reporter Mike Murray has been working with Delta College’s planetarium for several years. In light of recent renovations that have been made to the planetarium, he answered a few questions, explained what changed in the planetarium and elaborated on how it is for the better of the education system and the general community.   Q: How […]

    Mike Murray on planetarium renovations
  • The Guess Who returns (in name only)

    By Michael Piwowarski, news editor. Canadian rock band The Guess Who, perhaps most famous for the song “American Woman” but also responsible for many more classic radio favorites, have just rolled out “The Future IS What It Used To Be.” This is officially the band’s first full length studio album since “Lonely One” from 1995. I am a big fan […]

    The Guess Who returns (in name only)
  • Note-worthy: Carrie Underwood’s “Cry Pretty” cries tears of promise

    By Ryan Reichard, staff reporter. Since becoming one of the most famous American Idols, Carrie Underwood has experienced both critical and commercial success. On her first release since 2015’s “Storyteller,” “Cry Pretty” was the end of a drought for Care Bears. But did the pretty tears end the drought or exasperate it even more? Underwood has always been known for […]

    Note-worthy: Carrie Underwood’s “Cry Pretty” cries tears of promise
  • Wrap up the feuding

    By Ryan Reichard, staff reporter. Since dominating the mainstream in the late ‘80s and early ‘90s, rap has been a genre fueled by “beefs” that have long since captivated the public’s attention. Today’s rappers, however, throw shade and fight through bodyguards to sell albums and songs. One of the most recent rap feuds was between iconic rapper Eminem and rookie […]

    Wrap up the feuding
  • Tattoos should be more acceptable: don’t you ink?

    By Ryan Reichard, staff reporter. Tattoos: ink on the skin. Some can be intricate while others are simplistic. Tattoos come in all shapes, sizes, patterns and colors. In a society that promotes freedom of expression, why are tattoos condemned? While it seems basic — just ink on the body arranged in a picture — society has seen tattoos as problematic […]

    Tattoos should be more acceptable: don’t you ink?

News »

Bay City community unites against Alzheimer’s

Bay City community unites against Alzheimer’s

September 17, 2018 at 10:20 AM

By Zach Parfeniuk, reporter. BAY CITY — On the morning of Saturday, Sept. 15, hundreds of Bay County residents came together through shared experiences and compassion to...

Arts & Entertainment »

Record sale continues to rock in Bay City

Record sale continues to rock in Bay City

September 16, 2018 at 6:13 PM

The Bay City Record Convention held its second show of the year Sept. 15, 2018 at Amvets Post 22 in Essexville. (Delta Collegiate/Michael Piwowarski) By Michael Piwowarski,...

Collegiate Life »

Families gather for annual Delta College 5k color run

Families gather for annual Delta College 5k color run

September 16, 2018 at 6:22 PM

Dozens of participants gathered on Saturday, Sept. 15 at Delta College for the second annual 5k Color Run. (Delta Collegiate/Jaylie) By Joe Thornton, editor-in-chief On the...

Opinion »

Our View: Being unable to feel safe in your living room

Our View: Being unable to feel safe in your living room

September 16, 2018 at 6:30 PM

Botham Jean, a 26-year-old, African-American man, was shot and killed by Amber Guyger, an off-duty police officer, in the living room of his own apartment. Guyger claims this...

Sports »

Lady Pioneers shut down Ancilla College Chargers

Lady Pioneers shut down Ancilla College Chargers

September 19, 2018 at 8:42 PM

Lady Pioneers played against Ancilla College Chargers on Saturday, Sept. 15 at Delta College. (Jaylie Dice/Delta Collegiate) By Joe Thornton, editor-in-chief. “Win the...

Science/Health/Tech »

Between the Sheets – A majora misconception

Between the Sheets – A majora misconception

January 9, 2017 at 8:00 AM

By MaCayla Jablonski, assistant editor-in-chief.  Abraham Maslow, an American psychologist, believed there were five levels of needs that humans must meet in order to grow...

  • Super Mario runs into app stores
    Super Mario runs into app stores

    By MaCayla Jablonski, Editor-in-Chief. After years of anticipation, Nintendo has finally announced a Super Mario...

    December 5, 2016 at 5:00 PM
  • Pokemon updates in a major way
    Pokemon updates in a major way

    By Erik Hopkins, staff reporter. Since Pokémon GO came out over the summer, the once extremely popular app is...

    November 29, 2016 at 8:00 AM
  • Survivors of suicide stick together
    Survivors of suicide stick together

    By Brandi Miller, staff reporter. On Nov. 19 the organization Survivors of Suicide gathered together at the Bavarian...

    November 29, 2016 at 8:00 AM

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FAN makes impact on community in less than two months

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By Michael Piwowarski, news editor. UNIVERSITY CENTER — The opioid epidemic continues to affect millions of people, both on the national level and close to home. At the same time, there is hope provided by a passionate group who wish to put an end to the epidemic. Families Against Narcotics (FAN) is an organization aiming to help people struggling with […]

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By Michael Piwowarski, news editor. This one’s a biggie. Student loans are a big burden that millions of American college students bear long after they finish college. As of May 2018, Americans owe more than $1.48 trillion in student loan debt, as reported by studentloanhero.com, and the average individual student loan debt for Class of 2017 graduates went up six […]

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Retail Roundup: Amazon flops

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By Michael Piwowarski, news editor. Perhaps you have already seen in the headlines that Amazon has become the second American company after Apple to reach a $1 trillion value. In addition, CNBC reported Sept. 10 that Amazon will soon surpass Walmart as the No. 1 online retailer in apparel, and that Citigroup says Amazon Prime subscribers will grow to approximately […]

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Fall into the season

Fall into the season

By Ryan Reichard, reporter. Beach days are gone, left to be replaced by hoodies and long pants. While this may be disappointing to some, others are excited for the changing of seasons, including myself. Fall has always been my favorite season. Gone are the days when the sun keeps you trapped inside your house, sweating profusely and sticking your head […]

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Campus upgrades highlighted, approved at board of trustees meeting

Campus upgrades highlighted, approved at board of trustees meeting

By Michael Piwowarski, news editor. UNIVERSITY CENTER — Delta College is moving closer to making on-campus improvements to provide a better experience for pioneers. During the board of trustees dinner meeting on Sept. 11, Director of Facilities Management Nick Bovid highlighted various improvements that are being made at the facility via the West Campus Master Plan. One of the additions […]

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Our View: Our stance on taxless tampons

Our View: Our stance on taxless tampons

Enough is enough. Women have been dealing with so many unnecessary struggles for too long. Yes, over the past century women’s suffrage has increased greatly. However, women are still subjected to modern day discrimination. This often shows itself through the pink tax. The pink tax is the act of marking up the price of an object that’s specifically marketed towards […]

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Delta College women’s soccer has large cleats to fill

Delta College women’s soccer has large cleats to fill

By Joe Thornton, editor-in-chief. After a monumentally successful season last year, the Delta College women’s soccer team is preparing for a season with large expectations burdening them. According to preseason rankings, they were ranked third overall, following their 2017 season in which they ranked third nationally. Co-head coaches Paul Stenglein and Damon Amey know that this season is going to […]

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Frustrated Fan: Why you should root for your team’s rival

Frustrated Fan: Why you should root for your team’s rival

By Joe Thornton, editor-in-chief. College football season is beginning. Michigan fans are hoping Michigan State sucks. Michigan State fans are hoping Michigan is garbage. And nobody wants Ohio State to win a single game. Personally, I’m a Michigan fan, and I constantly meet fellow fans who hope Michigan State goes 0-9. They want Michigan State to do as horrible as […]

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Rock your Crocs off

Rock your Crocs off

By Kelly Winters, multimedia reporter. In recent news, there has been word of Crocs being discontinued. However, for those who weren’t ready to say “see ya later, alligator” to the most iconic shoes of all time, you’re in luck. Crocs will not yet be discontinued. Despite the fact that Crocs is closing the last of their manufacturers, the company will […]

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Fleetwood Mac: “The Chain” is broken

Fleetwood Mac: “The Chain” is broken

By Michael Piwowarski, news editor. If you have been keeping up with music/entertainment related news for the past few months, you are already aware of Fleetwood Mac’s decision to dismiss their long time guitarist, Lindsey Buckingham, for good, looking ahead toward their upcoming tour starting this fall. Famed Mike Campbell of The Heartbreakers and Crowded House’s Neil Finn were chosen […]

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