• The choice is clear

    By Kelly Winters, multimedia journalist. The fight against abortion is something generally thought of as an act against feminism because they think having the option of abortion as empowering, and people think, “Her body, her choice.” Yet it’s important to note that when considering birth vs. abortion, it’s not just the woman’s body that is affected — it’s the body […]

    The choice is clear
  • Bungie jumps away from Activision; will other industries follow?

    By Maddison Godi, reporter and Franklin Thornton, copy editor. In the year 2010, Bungie launched a partnership with Activision. They wanted to create a new type of gaming experience with Destiny, but needed an established industry to begin the journey. However, the collaboration with the industry giant has culminated in several conflicts in Destiny’s developmental history. The idea of Destiny […]

    Bungie jumps away from Activision; will other industries follow?
  • Keep your skin clear despite the stress of a new semester

    By Maia Wiederhold, illustrator. It’s no secret that along with a new semester comes new classes, a new schedule and unavoidable levels of stress. Trying to balance homework, studying and extracurriculars definitely takes a toll on our student minds, and is put on display to others through our skin, increasing the stress. Even those with the most impeccable skin can […]

    Keep your skin clear despite the stress of a new semester
  • Michelle Obama’s book “Becoming” hits home for millions of readers

    By Zach Parfeniuk, reporter. If you’re like me, finding a good book can be excruciating. There’s so many options — new and old — and there’s only so much time in one’s schedule. Luckily, over the holidays I gained a lot of free time to sit back, relax and indulge in my passion for literature. There were several quality works […]

    Michelle Obama’s book “Becoming” hits home for millions of readers
  • R. Kelly’s career no longer “believes it can fly”

    By Ryan Reichard, reporter. Beginning on Jan. 3 and lasting until Jan. 6, the Lifetime Network aired a mini-series on the victims of R&B mogul R. Kelly. This series featured testimonies from victims of the singer, in addition to family members affected and former wife Andrea Kelly. After watching this mini-series and diving deeper into the controversies surrounding R. Kelly’s […]

    R. Kelly’s career no longer “believes it can fly”
  • Future’s “The Wizrd” casts disappointing spell

    By Ryan Reichard, reporter. It’s indisputable that Future has risen to rap star status after his debut album “Pluto” in 2012. Since then, he has been able to forge himself a string of rather impressive chart achievements, including having 77 Hot 100 entries (which landed him in the top 10 of most entries among any artist). Several of his singles […]

    Future’s “The Wizrd” casts disappointing spell
  • Faculty unionization to take effect

    By Michael Piwowarski, news editor. Delta College faculty voted earlier this month to form a union, joining the Michigan Education Association (MEA), a union for “teachers, education support professionals and higher-education employees” (from the MEA website). Jean Goodnow, president of Delta, announced in a statement Jan. 4 that the proposal to unionize was brought to a vote for all faculty […]

    Faculty unionization to take effect
  • Live Oak Coffeehouse debuts new Bay City location

    By Zach Parfeniuk, reporter. During the freezing purgatories that are Michigan winters, a good cup of coffee becomes a way of life for college students and adults. Finding a company or local business to host that cup o’ joe is part of the journey. Inviting Bay City residents to take a sip of caffeinated warmth, Live Oak Coffeehouse hosted their […]

    Live Oak Coffeehouse debuts new Bay City location
  • The Lady Pioneers “play for C”

    By Steele Wynne, reporter. The Delta Women’s Basketball team played with purpose Saturday, Jan. 12, commemorating the late wife of assistant coach Sean Williams and securing their victory over the Wayne County Wild Cats with a final score of 85-76, Pioneers. As the Lady Pioneers stepped onto the court to warm up, they wielded an elevated sense of impetus, sporting […]

    The Lady Pioneers “play for C”
  • Top 5 for the weekend (Aug. 18 to Aug. 20)

    By Ryan Reichard, reporter. 1. Indulge in some Poe-try. On Jan. 19, enjoy a fun-filled evening listening to the mysterious works of Edgar Allan Poe. In honor of Poe’s 210th birthday, Creative 360 in Midland invites you to join them as they celebrate the romance, passion, fear and darkness of one of America’s most famous writers. Actors Matthew Hutchinson and […]

    Top 5 for the weekend (Aug. 18 to Aug. 20)

News »

Faculty unionization to take effect

Faculty unionization to take effect

January 18, 2019 at 6:12 PM

By Michael Piwowarski, news editor. Delta College faculty voted earlier this month to form a union, joining the Michigan Education Association (MEA), a union for “teachers,...

Arts & Entertainment »

Michelle Obama’s book “Becoming” hits home for millions of readers

Michelle Obama’s book “Becoming” hits home for millions of readers

January 19, 2019 at 10:01 AM

By Zach Parfeniuk, reporter. If you’re like me, finding a good book can be excruciating. There’s so many options — new and old — and there’s only so much time in...

Collegiate Life »

Keep your skin clear despite the stress of a new semester

Keep your skin clear despite the stress of a new semester

January 20, 2019 at 8:56 AM

By Maia Wiederhold, illustrator. It’s no secret that along with a new semester comes new classes, a new schedule and unavoidable levels of stress. Trying to balance homework,...

  • Students set goals and get organized
    Students set goals and get organized

    By Maddie Stallings, Collegiate correspondent. College students today are working while going to school to pay...

    January 9, 2019 at 12:17 PM
  • Tips to start off the new year
    Tips to start off the new year

    By Maddison Godi, reporter. The new year is here and most of us couldn’t feel any less prepared. New Year’s...

    January 9, 2019 at 12:02 PM
  • Collegiate Tries It: New year, new us?
    Collegiate Tries It: New year, new us?

    Joe Thornton, editor-in-chief — Coming into the new year, I have many resolutions, but some that I find to be...

    January 9, 2019 at 11:56 AM

Opinion »

The choice is clear

The choice is clear

January 21, 2019 at 11:28 AM

By Kelly Winters, multimedia journalist. The fight against abortion is something generally thought of as an act against feminism because they think having the option of abortion...

Sports »

The Lady Pioneers “play for C”

The Lady Pioneers “play for C”

January 17, 2019 at 3:07 PM

By Steele Wynne, reporter. The Delta Women’s Basketball team played with purpose Saturday, Jan. 12, commemorating the late wife of assistant coach Sean Williams and securing...

Science, Health & Tech »

Bungie jumps away from Activision; will other industries follow?

Bungie jumps away from Activision; will other industries follow?

January 21, 2019 at 9:09 AM

By Maddison Godi, reporter and Franklin Thornton, copy editor. In the year 2010, Bungie launched a partnership with Activision. They wanted to create a new type of gaming...

  • Between the Sheets – A majora misconception
    Between the Sheets – A majora misconception

    By MaCayla Jablonski, assistant editor-in-chief.  Abraham Maslow, an American psychologist, believed there were...

    January 9, 2017 at 8:00 AM
  • 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

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Celebrate 2018’s top film highlights

Celebrate 2018’s top film highlights

By Maddison Godi, reporter. January — Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle February — Black Panther March — Ready Player One April — Avengers: Infinity War May — Deadpool 2 June — Upgrade July — Mama Mia: Here we go Again August — Disney’s: Christopher Robin September — The Nun October — The Hate You Give November — Creed II December […]

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JoJo takes the “High Road”

JoJo takes the “High Road”

By Ryan Reichard, reporter. JoJo has been the pop star that should’ve been since the beginning of her career. At 12 she began to cement herself as a burgeoning pop starlet. Her first album “JoJo” (2002) launched the hits “Leave (Get Out)” and “Baby It’s You,” both of which peaked in the top 40 of the United States charts. From […]

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Newly elected Delta College trustees begin their term

Newly elected Delta College trustees begin their term

By Joe Thornton, editor-in-chief. In the 2018 Midterm Elections, thousands of voters took to the polls to choose who was going to best represent their wants and needs in office. By the times those polls closed and ballots were tallied, two new trustees were elected to the Delta College board of trustees, with another member being elected to continue his […]

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“Spider-man: Into the Spider-Verse” ends 2018 with a bang

“Spider-man: Into the Spider-Verse” ends 2018 with a bang

By Maddison Godi, reporter. Since the official trailer dropped for “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” in June 2018, comic fans everywhere have been patiently waiting to see Miles Morales make his debut on screen as Spider-Man. The hype only continued as the film was “certified fresh” by Rotten Tomatoes before hitting theaters on December 12th. “Spider-Man: Into the Spiderverse” was easily […]

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SATIRE — Gym newbies

SATIRE — Gym newbies

By Kelly Winters, Multimedia Journalist As the new year begins to roll around, many people find the thought of formulating a resolution at the forefront of their minds. When doing so, people have to think to themselves and evaluate a personal desire of theirs. Whether this want is more success, a better body or to break a bad habit, a […]

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Waffles beat pancakes, pans down By Kelly Winters, multimedia reporter. Normally, I’m not one to make any New Year’s resolutions. However, I feel as if I need to start 2019 by doing the word “resolution” some justice! And this justice will be served on a ceramic plate next to a side of piping hot, over-hard eggs. This year, I will […]

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Our View: Government shutdown disadvantages workers

Our View: Government shutdown disadvantages workers

Even over the holidays, Americans couldn’t escape the constant political bickering and party infighting that has become infamous over the past several years. Beyond simple headlines and speeches, now the policy battle between Republicans and Democrats has resulted in hundreds of thousands being out of work and pay over the holiday season. This. Is. Ridiculous. As many are aware, a […]

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Taylor Swift looks to reclaim ‘reputation’ in new Netflix special

Taylor Swift looks to reclaim ‘reputation’ in new Netflix special

By Ryan Reichard, reporter. Straight off the heels of her hugely successful Reputation Stadium Tour, Taylor Swift decided to take some of the footage filmed and created a concert special specifically for Netflix views. The footage is compiled from several different tour dates across various cities. An obvious marketing attempt to salvage some more of her reputation after the disaster […]

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Bandersnatch snatches Netflix viewers’ attention

Bandersnatch snatches Netflix viewers’ attention

By Maia Wiederhold, illustrator. The “Black Mirror” series has captivated the audience of Netflix viewers since 2016 when it was first brought to the viewing platform. The series primarily focuses on humans and their possible future relationships with technology if it keeps progressing in the same manner it has been over the past decade or so. Each episode, independent of […]

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Students set goals and get organized

Students set goals and get organized

By Maddie Stallings, Collegiate correspondent. College students today are working while going to school to pay their rent, insurance and other bills, while they still have to take out loans to pay for their education. Balancing work, school and social life is common. Add the extracurriculars that college students can get involved in, such as volunteering, Greek life and other […]

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