• SATIRE: New chain of “pot” shops now open

    By Michael Piwowarski, news editor. Cooks and restauranteurs, rejoice! By popular demand, Saginaw, Bay City and Midland will now each have a store that sells pots of all shapes and sizes. Pots R Us, founded by Razz Snazzy, is now open on Court Street in Saginaw, with another location opening in downtown Bay City next week and a Midland location […]

    SATIRE: New chain of “pot” shops now open
  • Choral performance closes off semester with Christmas cheer

    By Michael Piwowarski, news editor. UNIVERSITY CENTER – On the evening of Saturday, Dec. 15, the halls of Delta College’s main campus were mostly empty. The lecture theater (Room G160), however, was bustling with activity and filled with music, as the 12th annual Winter Holiday Concert wrapped up the busy fall semester with a festive performance. For more than 10 […]

    Choral performance closes off semester with Christmas cheer
  • Zayn’s “Icarus Falls” falls short of expectations

    By Ryan Reichard, reporter. Attempting to be the Justin Timberlake of One Direction, Zayn Malik broke off from the boy band before the release of their final album. Instead of staying on for one more project, Malik decided to take some time off and begin work on his first solo studio album. While his debut album “Mind of Mine” (2016) […]

    Zayn’s “Icarus Falls” falls short of expectations
  • Local pastor brings message of faith to FAN meeting

    By Michael Piwowarski, news editor. UNIVERSITY CENTER − The Great Lakes Bay Region chapter of Families Against Narcotics, an organization that exists to help people who struggle with addiction, held its monthly meeting at Delta College Thursday, Dec. 13. Room N007 was filled with attendants − including people in recovery, as well as friends and family of individuals who have […]

    Local pastor brings message of faith to FAN meeting
  • Note-worthy: 2018 sings the praise of its top tracks

    By Ryan Reichard, reporter. 2018 has been a rather pivotal year for music, especially in terms of content. There have been many critically acclaimed albums and songs released. However, while the albums seem to be the main focus, there have still been some quality singles and album cuts that should not be overlooked. Therefore, I have decided to create a […]

    Note-worthy: 2018 sings the praise of its top tracks
  • Women’s basketball prevails in pursuit of victory

    By Steele Wynne, reporter. In spite of losing a 14 point lead in the third quarter, tipping the game towards the Jackson Jets, the Delta College women’s basketball team made a comeback Wednesday, Dec. 12, this time defeating the Jets 71-69. The Pioneers dominated the first half, leaving the Jets with a substantial point deficit going into the third quarter, […]

    Women’s basketball prevails in pursuit of victory
  • Holiday market brings Christmas shopping to Delta campus

    By Michael Piwowarski, news editor. UNIVERSITY CENTER – The 28th annual Collegiate DECA Holiday Arts & Crafts market took place Tuesday, Dec. 4 at Delta College’s main campus. A wide variety of local vendors and artists lined the west main hallway, with several items – including kitchenware, clothing, food, arts and crafts – up for sale, giving Delta students a […]

    Holiday market brings Christmas shopping to Delta campus
  • Senate policy revisions passed at December board meeting

    By Michael Piwowarski, news editor. UNIVERSITY CENTER – This month’s board of trustees meeting at Delta College saw the approval of a senate policy revision, which reflects a change to the associate dean model. In a statement made to the board of trustees, college president Jean Goodnow said that the associate dean model will be implemented effective Jan. 1, 2019, […]

    Senate policy revisions passed at December board meeting
  • Women’s Pioneer Basketball stopped in pursuit of victory

    By Steele Wynne, reporter. UNIVERSITY CENTER ― The Delta College women’s basketball team has been set back following their loss to the Mid Michigan Lakers Saturday, Dec. 8. The loss is largely due to the Lady Pioneers’ lack of stamina in the third quarter. While the game was neck and neck with a tied score of 31-31 at the half, […]

    Women’s Pioneer Basketball stopped in pursuit of victory
  • 2018 brings quality music in this year’s best albums

    By Ryan Reichard, reporter. 2018 has been a rather conflicting year for music. There have been impressive highs, returns and debuts in addition to new lows, disappointing debuts and a lack of innovation across certain genres. In terms of impressive peaks and innovation, I have compiled a list of the best albums of 2018. 1. “A Star Is Born Soundtrack”- […]

    2018 brings quality music in this year’s best albums

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Local pastor brings message of faith to FAN meeting

Local pastor brings message of faith to FAN meeting

December 14, 2018 at 4:59 PM

By Michael Piwowarski, news editor. UNIVERSITY CENTER − The Great Lakes Bay Region chapter of Families Against Narcotics, an organization that exists to help people who...

Arts & Entertainment »

Zayn’s “Icarus Falls” falls short of expectations

Zayn’s “Icarus Falls” falls short of expectations

December 15, 2018 at 12:51 PM

By Ryan Reichard, reporter. Attempting to be the Justin Timberlake of One Direction, Zayn Malik broke off from the boy band before the release of their final album. Instead...

Collegiate Life »

Choral performance closes off semester with Christmas cheer

Choral performance closes off semester with Christmas cheer

December 16, 2018 at 2:57 PM

By Michael Piwowarski, news editor. UNIVERSITY CENTER – On the evening of Saturday, Dec. 15, the halls of Delta College’s main campus were mostly empty. The lecture...

Opinion »

SATIRE: New chain of “pot” shops now open

SATIRE: New chain of “pot” shops now open

December 17, 2018 at 12:12 PM

By Michael Piwowarski, news editor. Cooks and restauranteurs, rejoice! By popular demand, Saginaw, Bay City and Midland will now each have a store that sells pots of all shapes...

Sports »

Women’s basketball prevails in pursuit of victory

Women’s basketball prevails in pursuit of victory

December 13, 2018 at 6:09 PM

By Steele Wynne, reporter. In spite of losing a 14 point lead in the third quarter, tipping the game towards the Jackson Jets, the Delta College women’s basketball team...

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Bay City Players brings “Carol of the Birds” to the stage

Bay City Players brings “Carol of the Birds” to the stage

By Zach Parfeniuk, reporter. For those looking to sit down and immerse themselves in the feeling of giving and selflessness that we associate with the Christmas season, Bay City Players’ adaptation of “Carol of the Birds” might be just the treat to warm your heart. Leeds Bird, director and honorary president of Bay City Players, has more than 30 years […]

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Delta students hunker down and prepare for finals

Delta students hunker down and prepare for finals

By Michael Piwowarski, news editor. Well, time sure flies when we’re having fun, doesn’t it? Okay, you may or may not call school fun, so I guess I should say, “Time sure flies when we’re busy!” The point is, the fall semester is already coming to a close, and you know what that means for your classes… It’s finals time! […]

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NFL’s week 14 brings stress to fantasy owners

NFL’s week 14 brings stress to fantasy owners

By Joe Thornton As if finals season wasn’t stressful enough, many college students have another source of stress in these turbulent times — fantasy football playoffs. Hopefully, you’re in a better spot than I am going into week 14. As you can see, the standings are especially tight in this league. With week 13 finishing up soon, I am roughly […]

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The NFL continues to produce domestic abusers

The NFL continues to produce domestic abusers

By Joe Thornton, editor-in-chief Over the weekend, a video surfaced of Chiefs’ running back Kareem Hunt pushing over a woman and then kicking her in a hotel. This video was from an altercation that occurred back in February with the video being part of a police report. Both the Chiefs’ organization and the NFL stated this is the first time […]

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“Let It Snow” lights up Delta College Planetarium

“Let It Snow” lights up Delta College Planetarium

By Ryan Reichard, reporter. The Delta College Planetarium recently began a seasonal show for this holiday season entitled “Let It Snow.” The show itself is said to be filled with wonder and the holiday spirit bringing the wonder of the holidays indoors and away from the cold. However, is “Let It Snow” going to light up your holiday or does […]

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Sushi Remix arrives in uptown Bay City

Sushi Remix arrives in uptown Bay City

By Maddison Godi, reporter. As Bay City’s uptown expands, new restaurants and shops have appeared, creating a new environment for locals. In June of 2018, Sushi Remix’s grand opening took place in Saginaw’s city market. On Nov. 15, 2018, a second location was brought to 152 Uptown Drive, Bay City. This establishment is owned by newly married Alayna and Aaron […]

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Recreational marijuana legalization takes effect, but with firm rules in place

Recreational marijuana legalization takes effect, but with firm rules in place

By Zach Parfeniuk, reporter. Michigan has now become the first state in the midwest to “free the weed” (in other words: legalize recreational marijuana), and with that comes big changes to the states’ law and economy. For those who need a refresher, on Nov. 6, when voters went to the polls, one of the statewide constitutional amendments on the ballot […]

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How to tell your child that Santa isn’t real

How to tell your child that Santa isn’t real

By Kelly Winters, multimedia reporter. Winter is upon us. ‘Tis the season to start readying your wish lists for everyone’s favorite holiday — Christmas. But for all of the people out there that are parents to small children: good luck! Be ready to bite the bullet and give all the credit of perfectly planned holiday gifts to that fictitious being, […]

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Students take part in the social event of the season

Students take part in the social event of the season

By Maddison Godi, reporter Throughout the years, generations have passed down the technique of hunting. It has been used as a way to spend time with family while learning valuable life lessons. At a young age, kids are taught to respect the environment, animals and gun safety. Triggering the main event for hunters in Michigan is the waterfowl season. From […]

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Delta students and faculty celebrate deer hunting season

Delta students and faculty celebrate deer hunting season

By Steele Wynne, Collegiate correspondent. Deer hunting is a culturally embedded activity in Michigan that draws nearly one million hunters out to their blinds and tree-stands every year. Hunting is a way of bringing people together, taking some time off and keeping the white tailed deer from running amok. Many local hunters have had plentiful seasons this year, while others […]

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