• Condensed classes are a blessing for the busy

    By Patrick Sochacki, reporter. Condensed classes are any class that meets for less than the regularly scheduled 15 weeks in a semester. “The definition we should gravitate toward based on our current efforts are those that are close to 7.5 weeks,” says Brian Aldrich, co-chair of the Accelerated Classes Development Committee (ACDC). “The work being done by the ACDC is […]

    Condensed classes are a blessing for the busy
  • Noteworthy: What is an “industry plant” in music?

    By RJ Murphy, reporter. Thanks to online streaming, radio and many other mediums, music is more accessible than ever in today’s day and age. Spotify has an impressive 35 million songs in their catalog, while Apple Music has 50 million songs. With recording equipment becoming cheaper and easier to use, bedroom studios are popping up all over the world. Today, […]

    Noteworthy: What is an “industry plant” in music?
  • 2019 Color Run brings colorful enthusiasm

    By Michael Piwowarski, editor-in-chief. Despite moderately strong winds, the weather was otherwise welcoming on Saturday, Sept. 14, for a day of fun outdoor activities and a run at Delta College’s trails. The 5K Color Run is an annual event held by the Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) club, where participants get to throw colors in the air – getting their white […]

    2019 Color Run brings colorful enthusiasm
  • Late Night Soundwave: Dance to a new tune of your favorite song

    By Samuel Philpot, reporter. SAGINAW – Whether you’re an up-and-coming band trying to get people’s attention, or you’ve already made it to the big leagues, cover songs provide a way to get plenty of people to hear your style of music with a song they’re already familiar with.  The Temper Padics are a local cover band who have been playing […]

    Late Night Soundwave: Dance to a new tune of your favorite song
  • Career Corner: Save the date, job seekers!

    By Cynthia Blahnik, career advisor. Whether you are a new or returning student, welcome to the fall semester! While you were away, Career Services (now known as the Career Development Office) was very busy planning out the upcoming school year. We will be hosting career preparation events and workshops, company campus visits, and our 19th annual Career Pathways event in […]

    Career Corner: Save the date, job seekers!

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Land donation approved for Delta residential construction program

Land donation approved for Delta residential construction program

September 11, 2019 at 8:57 PM

By Michael Piwowarski, editor-in-chief. UNIVERSITY CENTER – The Delta College board of trustees passed a motion this week to approve land donation from Schauman Construction...

Collegiate Life »

Condensed classes are a blessing for the busy

Condensed classes are a blessing for the busy

September 18, 2019 at 3:29 PM

Joseph Breen is a mechanical engineering student at Delta College and enjoys the advantage of taking advanced courses. (Patrick Sochacki/Reporter) By Patrick Sochacki, reporter. Condensed...

Arts & Entertainment »

Noteworthy: What is an “industry plant” in music?

Noteworthy: What is an “industry plant” in music?

September 16, 2019 at 2:19 PM

Photo credit: pexels.com By RJ Murphy, reporter. Thanks to online streaming, radio and many other mediums, music is more accessible than ever in today’s day and age. Spotify...

Science, Health & Tech »

Don’t walk through college alone

Don’t walk through college alone

September 12, 2019 at 3:17 PM

Illustration by Lindsay Lang. By Maddison Godi, Collegiate Life editor. Why do we all feel so lonely roaming the halls of Delta? Growing up, parents, teachers and upperclassmen...

  • Take a hike in the Tri Cities
    Take a hike in the Tri Cities

    Midland City Forest invites anyone to go outside and enjoy a hike in the nice weather. (Crystal Gwizdala/S&H...

    September 11, 2019 at 4:34 PM
  • Crystal Clear: Does smiling make us happy?
    Crystal Clear: Does smiling make us happy?

    Photo credit: pxhere.com By Crystal Gwizdala, Science & Health editor. Q: Does smiling make us happy? A: Well,...

    September 10, 2019 at 9:21 AM
  • How students can sleep to success
    How students can sleep to success

    Illustration by Lindsay Lang. By RJ Murphy, reporter. What constitutes a good night’s sleep? When we fall asleep,...

    September 9, 2019 at 12:35 PM

Opinion »

Does “13 Reasons Why” really glamorize teen suicide?

Does “13 Reasons Why” really glamorize teen suicide?

September 10, 2019 at 2:07 PM

Cast of “13 Reasons Why” at the 2018 MTV Movie & TV awards. (Photo credit: Wikimedia Commons) By Haeley Huggard, reporter Those of you that have been keeping...

Sports »

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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Don’t walk through college alone

Don’t walk through college alone

By Maddison Godi, Collegiate Life editor. Why do we all feel so lonely roaming the halls of Delta? Growing up, parents, teachers and upperclassmen bragged about how “it would all get better in college.” So, why hasn’t it? According to Deborah J. Cohan, Ph.D. at Psychology Today, “We may be in touch with many more people than ever before and […]

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Land donation approved for Delta residential construction program

Land donation approved for Delta residential construction program

By Michael Piwowarski, editor-in-chief. UNIVERSITY CENTER – The Delta College board of trustees passed a motion this week to approve land donation from Schauman Construction of Freeland for Delta’s residential construction program. “Over many years, Delta’s residential construction program focused on offering second year students practical, hands-on experience in home building, following first year experience focused mainly in the on-campus […]

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Top 5 for the weekend of September 13

Get a new perspective at the Japan Festival Formed out of a sense of respect between Saginaw and its sister city, Shiga Prefecture in Japan, the Japanese Cultural Center and Tea House has always been a beautiful part of the city. On Sunday, Sept. 15, the center is hosting a festival dedicated to a wide variety of cultural performances and […]

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Ask A Pioneer for Sept. 10, 2019

Ask A Pioneer for Sept. 10, 2019

By Haeley Huggard, reporter. Do you need advice on something? Tweet Haeley Huggard @HaeleyHuggard and you could find the answer to your problems in the next issue of the Collegiate! Hi Hael, My husband wants to buy a motorcycle. I don’t dislike them, but we have kids and I feel this is a totally impractical purchase. How do I tell […]

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Take a hike in the Tri Cities

Take a hike in the Tri Cities

By Crystal Gwizdala, Science & Health editor. Whether you’re feeling stir-crazy or a stir for nature, these casual hiking trails are the perfect blend of wildlife and convenience. Sure, treadmills are controlled and sidewalks are flat (-ish), but occasionally we need something different from our walk: the sound of wind tickling the leaves, the crunch of a twig under your […]

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Retail Roundup: Top 5 local redevelopments of the 2010s

Retail Roundup: Top 5 local redevelopments of the 2010s

  By Michael Piwowarski, editor-in-chief. Just because a building closes down or gets demolished, doesn’t mean that the facility – or what’s left of it – will never be used again. Right here in the tri-city area, redevelopments have been happening all over the place. Old buildings, abandoned factories and shopping malls on life support are fair game for something […]

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Does “13 Reasons Why” really glamorize teen suicide?

Does “13 Reasons Why” really glamorize teen suicide?

By Haeley Huggard, reporter Those of you that have been keeping up with the Netflix series “13 Reasons Why” probably saw that season three came out August 23. With highly controversial topics presented in the show, many viewers felt that the graphic portrayal of these topics was too much for younger audiences. Some argue that the show glorifies teen suicide, […]

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Delta College welcomes “Charged” author to Saginaw

Delta College welcomes “Charged” author to Saginaw

By Patrick Sochacki, reporter. Emily Bazelon, award-winning author of the New York Times Best-Selling book “Charged: The New Movement to Transform American Prosecution and End Mass Incarceration,” is coming to the Temple Theatre Tuesday, September 17 at 7 p.m. The presentation is free and open to the public. In “Charged,” Bazelon  covers things like bond setting, plea deals and diversionary […]

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Delta hosting workshops to help students thrive

Delta hosting workshops to help students thrive

By Maddison Godi, Collegiate Life editor. Additional reporting by Haeley Huggard, reporter. As Delta students head back into their busy schedules, Delta College is offering a solution to help them keep their balance. “While some people are good at compartmentalizing the events and needs that come up in life, the majority of us have to work at it,” says Nikita […]

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Crystal Clear: Does smiling make us happy?

Crystal Clear: Does smiling make us happy?

By Crystal Gwizdala, Science & Health editor. Q: Does smiling make us happy? A: Well, happiness is a big topic. For our discussion, I’ll refer to happiness as the emotion, rather than the state of mind. So yes, it does have an impact on how joyful or happy you feel. Q: Can you fake your mood or trick your body […]

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