• Collegiate Tries It: Is eyebrow waxing worth the pain?

    By Steele Wynne, reporter. With the winter wind of January whipping across my face, I approached the vanity empire that is Ulta beauty, taking a final glance at the brow I once knew as “The Caterpillar.” I stepped inside, only to meet the warmth of a well-heated and brightly lit store, ideal for both selfies and makeup application. Showing up […]

    Collegiate Tries It: Is eyebrow waxing worth the pain?
  • PERSPECTIVES: Should the smoking age be raised to 100?

    Raising smoking age restricts freedom By Maia Wiederhold, illustrator. In the 1950s, smoking was your one-way ticket into the cool kids’ club. Unaware of the damage that smoking cigarettes can have on our bodies, the majority of society engaged in this activity throughout their daily lives. Seventy years later, it is a lot less popular among Americans and the government […]

    PERSPECTIVES: Should the smoking age be raised to 100?
  • An Interview with Jordan Pries, owner of Electric Kitsch

    By Patrick Sohacki, Collegiate correspondent. Q: Where are we? A: Bay City, Michigan! The heart of downtown, 917 Washington Avenue. Q: Why a record store? A: For me, it was the best way to communicate with people that felt the same way I did. It didn’t matter whether we related on the same type of music, it was a place […]

    An Interview with Jordan Pries, owner of Electric Kitsch
  • Missed Melodies: Cage the Elephant, Fleetwood Mac and more!

    Tired of hearing the same old hits over and over? How about ditching that Spotify playlist and digging deeper into the back catalogs of talented artists? Collegiate staff share some of their top picks for great songs that deserve to be in the spotlight. ‘Spiderhead’ – Cage The Elephant By Kelly Winters, Multimedia Journalist. For anyone looking to add a […]

    Missed Melodies: Cage the Elephant, Fleetwood Mac and more!
  • Avril Lavigne keeps her “Head Above Water”

    By Ryan Reichard, Arts & Entertainment editor. Since debuting in 2002 with her debut album “Let Go,” Avril Lavigne has been able to capture a nostalgic place in many of our memories with her angst-filled, pop-punk anthems. For years, she had us jamming out to songs such as: “Sk8er Boi,” “My Happy Ending,” “I’m With You” and “Girlfriend.” However, after […]

    Avril Lavigne keeps her “Head Above Water”
  • Can the Roethke House be saved?

    By Michael Piwowarski, news editor. A house on Gratiot Road in Saginaw that once belonged to the uncle of poet Theodore Roethke is at risk of being demolished. The Friends of Theodore Roethke board of trustees met in October 2018 and voted one to five to demolish the structure located at 1759 Gratiot — also known as the “stone house” […]

    Can the Roethke House be saved?
  • Here’s the tea on Midland’s newest hot spot

    By Maddison Godi, reporter. If you are looking for a new, modern hangout, the Grove Tea Lounge located in Midland is now open for business. On February 7, 2019, Grove Tea opened its doors to the public, blessing the Midland community with their own twist. This quick stop eatery could be described as a mix between Live Oak Coffeehouse and […]

    Here’s the tea on Midland’s newest hot spot
  • It’s time to move on and transfer

    By Maddison Godi, reporter. Many students at Delta college are preparing to approach their next advancement. Here’s some information to give you some confidence when pondering the question of transferring. Why do you want to transfer? When looking to transfer out of a community college, it is best to assess why. Most students are leaving to complete a bachelor’s degree. […]

    It’s time to move on and transfer
  • Retail Roundup: Mattress stores love President’s Day

    By Michael Piwowarski, news editor. First, there is the romantic Valentine’s Day shopping season, a time for retailers to make big bucks off of flowers, cards and fancy chocolates. At the same time is President’s Day shopping season, a time to… buy a new mattress? If you visited Art Van’s website during the weeks leading up to President’s Day, you […]

    Retail Roundup: Mattress stores love President’s Day
  • Temple Grandin informs and inspires at Delta College

    By Crystal Gwizdala, Collegiate correspondent. UNIVERSITY CENTER − Temple Grandin brought her autism advocacy to Delta College on Valentine’s Day and, although she gave two presentations in the Pioneer Gymnasium, seats were scarce. “The fact that it was free was much appreciated,” said one attendee. “Parents of children with autism don’t get to go out too much and we spend […]

    Temple Grandin informs and inspires at Delta College

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Can the Roethke House be saved?

Can the Roethke House be saved?

February 20, 2019 at 10:00 AM

By Michael Piwowarski, news editor. A house on Gratiot Road in Saginaw that once belonged to the uncle of poet Theodore Roethke is at risk of being demolished. The Friends...

Arts & Entertainment »

An Interview with Jordan Pries, owner of Electric Kitsch

An Interview with Jordan Pries, owner of Electric Kitsch

February 20, 2019 at 10:20 AM

By Patrick Sohacki, Collegiate correspondent. Q: Where are we? A: Bay City, Michigan! The heart of downtown, 917 Washington Avenue. Q: Why a record store? A: For me, it was...

Collegiate Life »

Collegiate Tries It: Is eyebrow waxing worth the pain?

Collegiate Tries It: Is eyebrow waxing worth the pain?

February 21, 2019 at 4:06 PM

By Steele Wynne, reporter. With the winter wind of January whipping across my face, I approached the vanity empire that is Ulta beauty, taking a final glance at the brow...

Opinion »

PERSPECTIVES: Should the smoking age be raised to 100?

PERSPECTIVES: Should the smoking age be raised to 100?

February 20, 2019 at 10:26 AM

Raising smoking age restricts freedom By Maia Wiederhold, illustrator. In the 1950s, smoking was your one-way ticket into the cool kids’ club. Unaware of the damage that...

Sports »

Lady Pioneers lose confidence and momentum

Lady Pioneers lose confidence and momentum

February 16, 2019 at 10:30 AM

By Steele Wynne, reporter. The Lady Pioneers lost sight of what they really wanted Saturday, Feb. 9, and surrendered their homecoming victory to the Schoolcraft Ocelots with...

Science, Health & Tech »

Staying moisturized during the cold weather months

Staying moisturized during the cold weather months

February 6, 2019 at 4:12 PM

By Maia Wiederhold, illustrator. With the beauty of snow, the warmth of the holidays and the optimism of the new year comes the one thing I think we can all agree to despise:...

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Lady Pioneers lose confidence and momentum

Lady Pioneers lose confidence and momentum

By Steele Wynne, reporter. The Lady Pioneers lost sight of what they really wanted Saturday, Feb. 9, and surrendered their homecoming victory to the Schoolcraft Ocelots with a final score of 86-64. After starting the game with an extent of lethargy, Delta found themselves down a large point deficit of 10 points by the end of the first half, which […]

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One year later: Grammys “step up” to include more female winners

One year later: Grammys “step up” to include more female winners

By Ryan Reichard, Arts & Entertainment editor. It’s been one year since the Grammy Awards’ president, Neil Portnow, famously said, “Women need to step up,” when asked about the lack of female nominations and winners at last year’s ceremony. Portnow has been called out by critics and fans alike for his comments by creating the viral hashtag #GrammysSoMale. When the […]

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Marshall Fredericks Museum brings “Creative Cardinals” to SVSU

Marshall Fredericks Museum brings “Creative Cardinals” to SVSU

By Ryan Reichard, Arts & Entertainment editor. The Marshall M. Fredericks Sculpture Museum, located at Saginaw Valley State University (SVSU), unveiled its latest (and one of the most unique) exhibitions yet with the “Creative Cardinals” exhibition. Unlike previous exhibits, the “Creative Cardinals” exhibit showcases work from both staff and students as they explore various mediums and techniques. “While I consider […]

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Top 5 for Valentine’s Day weekend (Feb. 15, 2019)

Top 5 for Valentine’s Day weekend (Feb. 15, 2019)

By Ryan Reichard, Arts & Entertainment editor. 1. To the worlds and beyond Every Thursday throughout February, 7 p.m. at the Delta College Planetarium, explore the solar system in ways you never dreamed of before. You will be transported from the burning sun to the ice-covered comets that decorate the vastness of space. In addition, you will get an up-close […]

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2019 Grammys deliver a mixed bag of moments

2019 Grammys deliver a mixed bag of moments

By Ryan Reichard, Arts & Entertainment editor. Straight off the heels of last year’s highly controversial 2018 Grammys, which seemed to highlight extremely apparent gender inequality in the system, the 2019 ceremony was supposed to be the redemption of the awards, featuring a number of women performers and awards. The Grammys did show promise when they announced their impressive lineup […]

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Top 5 for the weekend of February 8, 2019

Top 5 for the weekend of February 8, 2019

By Ryan Reichard, reporter. 1. Gryffindors, Hufflepuffs, Slytherins and Ravenclaws unite From Feb. 7 to Feb. 8 at 7:30 p.m., bring your wands to the Midland Center for the Arts to celebrate this hilarious parody of Harry Potter. “Potted Potter — The Unauthorized Harry Experience — A Parody by Dan and Jeff” tells the complete story of the boy with […]

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Developmental education success highlighted at board meeting

Developmental education success highlighted at board meeting

By Michael Piwowarski, news editor. UNIVERSITY CENTER − Kristin Cornelius, associate professor in English at Delta College, talked about Delta’s efforts in developmental education at the Tuesday, Feb. 5, board of trustees meeting. Students who apply to get enrolled at Delta have to take a course placement test to determine what levels of reading, writing and math they are at […]

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SATIRE: Your weekly horoscope: Pisces, better check your car!

SATIRE: Your weekly horoscope: Pisces, better check your car!

By Michael Piwowarski, news editor. Aquarius (Jan. 20 to Feb. 18) Your birthday party will be ruined when you find that your boss has written you up for not working. Pisces (Feb. 19 to March 20) After work today, you’re gonna walk to your car only to notice that someone keyed it. Maybe it’s someone getting revenge on you for […]

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Women’s basketball team climbing uphill toward conference championship

Women’s basketball team climbing uphill toward conference championship

By Steele Wynne, reporter. After their victory over Oakland Community College on Saturday, Jan. 26, the Lady Pioneers find themselves on a five-game winning streak, which ranked them at second place in the conference as well as the second seed. Additionally, if the ladies maintain this position in the conference, they will be sent straight to the semi-final portion of […]

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Professor reports execution events in 1937 connect to present

Professor reports execution events in 1937 connect to present

By Maddison Godi, reporter On Wednesday, Jan. 23, history buffs gathered in Room N007 for a Brown Bag presentation from John Mulloy, adjunct instructor in history at Delta College. Mulloy delivered the history of the Midland bank robbery and how the events of that day show the repetition of history. The discussion began with the social calendar at the time […]

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