• College Students take on the Season of Giving

    By Maddison Godi, reporter Before Halloween was even completed, holiday shopping ads began plaguing television and radio stations. The use of the words “Black Friday” is spreading like wildfire, shoving the season of giving at everyone’s bank accounts. Sales can tempt shoppers quite a bit, so it is best to proceed with caution. As college students, the holiday season should […]

    College Students take on the Season of Giving
  • Security upgrades line the agenda for November Board of Trustees meeting

    By Joe Thornton, editor-in-chief. At this month’s Board of Trustees meeting Tuesday, Nov. 13, there were multiple items on the agenda, the largest being the purchase of a new door access control system for Delta’s main campus. In order to enhance security at the college, the board approved plans to update their firewall software on computers, as well as approved […]

    Security upgrades line the agenda for November Board of Trustees meeting
  • Retail Roundup: Is Black Friday worth the hassle?

    By Michael Piwowarski, news editor The Friday after Thanksgiving. The de facto kickoff of the holiday shopping season since the 1950s. The day where store employees have to sit on top of vending machines to avoid the excited stampedes. Black Friday, Nov. 23, is going to be here before we know it. For many retailers, however, Black Friday isn’t just […]

    Retail Roundup: Is Black Friday worth the hassle?
  • Note-worthy: Ariana Grande just keeps “breathin’”

    By Ryan Reichard, reporter. From her TV debut on Nickelodeon’s “Victorious,” Ariana Grande has forged herself a place as one of the most successful and well-respected singers of her generation. Throughout her career, Grande has earned numerous accolades, including Grammy nominations, American Music Awards and, most recently, Billboard’s 2018 Woman of the Year. Grande’s start into superstardom was thanks to […]

    Note-worthy: Ariana Grande just keeps “breathin’”
  • PERSPECTIVES: Is November too early for Christmas music?

    November is not the time for Christmas music By Ryan Reichard, reporter. Every year on Nov. 1 people eagerly begin to anticipate the holiday season with an almost obnoxious enthusiasm. The Halloween decorations are taken down and replaced with Christmas decorations. Perhaps the most egregious aspect to come along with the switching of decorations is the music that coincides with […]

    PERSPECTIVES: Is November too early for Christmas music?
  • McAlear-Sawden students find the yellow brick road

    By Ryan Reichard, reporter. UNIVERSITY CENTER — On Friday, Nov. 9, students from McAlear-Sawden Elementary School joined Delta College students and community members in a new rendition of the Hollywood classic “The Wizard of Oz.” Director Beth Heyert decided on the iconic film for a couple different reasons. “First, the show is well known,” says Heyart. “The other reason we […]

    McAlear-Sawden students find the yellow brick road
  • Saginaw’s 12th annual film festival entertains, but shows room for improvement

    By Maddison Godi, reporter. From Nov. 8 to Nov. 11, Saginaw hosted the 12th annual Riverside Saginaw Film Festival. The festival was created to bring foreign films to Saginaw and to visitors from surrounding counties. I felt that it fell short of the mark this year, however. The films may seem cheap, but at $6 per show, it adds up […]

    Saginaw’s 12th annual film festival entertains, but shows room for improvement
  • Delta College shows support for veterans

    By Michael Piwowarski, news editor UNIVERSITY CENTER — Monday, Nov. 12, was the day when Veterans Day 2018 was observed in the United States. Americans across the country paid their respects toward those who have served in the U.S. Army, Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard. Andrew Ornelas, coordinator of veteran services at Delta College, wants to remind […]

    Delta College shows support for veterans
  • College basketball season begins with a new bully

    By Joe Thornton, editor-in-chief. With NBA basketball beginning and everyone hyped up over LeBron James and the Golden State Warriors, that hype train is given a little more room to breathe as college basketball begins. Actually, should we call this college basketball season, or just name it “Zion and R.J.’s reign of terror”? For those who don’t know, Zion Williamson […]

    College basketball season begins with a new bully
  • Michigan 2018 midterms brings new governor and three constitutional amendments

    By Zach Parfeniuk, reporter. On Tuesday, Nov 6, Michigan voters young and old flocked to the polls to vote in the 2018 midterm elections; there was a lot at stake this election including a Senate seat, a governorship, and (as usual) all the House seats. Debbie Stabenow, one of our state’s two Democrat senators won reelection to a fourth term, […]

    Michigan 2018 midterms brings new governor and three constitutional amendments

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Security upgrades line the agenda for November Board of Trustees meeting

Security upgrades line the agenda for November Board of Trustees meeting

November 17, 2018 at 8:59 AM

By Joe Thornton, editor-in-chief. At this month’s Board of Trustees meeting Tuesday, Nov. 13, there were multiple items on the agenda, the largest being the purchase of...

Arts & Entertainment »

Note-worthy: Ariana Grande just keeps “breathin’”

Note-worthy: Ariana Grande just keeps “breathin’”

November 15, 2018 at 8:59 AM

By Ryan Reichard, reporter. From her TV debut on Nickelodeon’s “Victorious,” Ariana Grande has forged herself a place as one of the most successful and well-respected...

Collegiate Life »

Delta College shows support for veterans

Delta College shows support for veterans

November 13, 2018 at 2:08 PM

By Michael Piwowarski, news editor UNIVERSITY CENTER — Monday, Nov. 12, was the day when Veterans Day 2018 was observed in the United States. Americans across the country...

Opinion »

College Students take on the Season of Giving

College Students take on the Season of Giving

November 17, 2018 at 11:59 AM

By Maddison Godi, reporter Before Halloween was even completed, holiday shopping ads began plaguing television and radio stations. The use of the words “Black Friday”...

Sports »

College basketball season begins with a new bully

College basketball season begins with a new bully

November 13, 2018 at 8:59 AM

By Joe Thornton, editor-in-chief. With NBA basketball beginning and everyone hyped up over LeBron James and the Golden State Warriors, that hype train is given a little more...

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Election 2018: Polarization on display as healthcare, immigration, economy define voters’ conscience.

Election 2018: Polarization on display as healthcare, immigration, economy define voters’ conscience.

By Zach Parfeniuk, reporter The country we’re living in now is different than the country we were living in Tuesday, Nov. 6. After a long night of vote tallying, after-parties, news panels and the usual set of tweets from the president, Americans woke up to a new national environment. Before the election there was much talk of a “blue wave,” […]

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SATIRE: Your weekly horoscope

SATIRE: Your weekly horoscope

By Michael Piwowarski, news editor. Virgo (Aug. 23 to Sept. 22) You’ve got this! No one’s gonna push you around. You’re gonna win if you persevere and plow ahead. Go ahead and leave a bowl of leftover Halloween candy in the break room. Pay no attention to the goofballs at work who want to decorate every nook and cranny in […]

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Festival of Trees celebrates 30th anniversary

Festival of Trees celebrates 30th anniversary

By Michael Piwowarski, news editor. FREELAND — The weather was fittingly cold and snowy outside as the 2018 Festival of Trees kicked off Friday, Nov. 9 at Apple Mountain Golf Course in Freeland. The annual event, hosted by the Junior League of the Great Lakes Bay Region, is into its 30th year. Inside the Apple Mountain ballroom was warmth, early […]

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Frustrated Fan: Le’Veon Bell continues to prove me wrong

Frustrated Fan: Le’Veon Bell continues to prove me wrong

By Joe Thornton, editor-in-chief. Dear Le’Veon Bell, Wow. It is week 10 in the NFL, which means the Steelers just finished playing their ninth game in a row without you, their “star” running back. I made a mistake, saying in a previous article that it was “mandatory” that you return to the Steelers by week 11, but you knew that […]

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FAN discusses passage of Proposal 1 at monthly meeting

FAN discusses passage of Proposal 1 at monthly meeting

By Michael Piwowarski, news editor. UNIVERSITY CENTER – With the passage of Proposal 1 legalizing marijuana to a limited extent in the state of Michigan, what does this mean for the opioid crisis and ongoing efforts to combat it? Families Against Narcotics (FAN) held its monthly meeting at Delta College Thursday, Nov. 8 in room N-007. Lori Ziolkowski, vice president […]

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Earl Selby, long time member of Delta board of trustees, dies

Earl Selby, long time member of Delta board of trustees, dies

By Michael Piwowarski, news editor R. Earl Selby, one of the longest serving members of the Delta College board of trustees and local television personality on Delta College’s Q-TV (WDCQ-TV), has died. Delta College President Dr. Jean Goodnow said in a statement that Selby died at his home in the San Francisco Bay Area of California over the weekend, nearly […]

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Career Pathways inspires career opportunities in students

Career Pathways inspires career opportunities in students

By Maddison Godi, reporter. On Friday, Nov. 2, high school and college students met at Delta College and were able to question over 200 career professionals. While roaming the table-lined halls, students hustled around in search of their future jobs. Delta College takes the time to put on Career Pathways so students have the opportunity to network, making connections with […]

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Lady Pioneers’ success paves the way for nationals

Lady Pioneers’ success paves the way for nationals

By Joe Thornton, editor-in-chief After a long season containing blood, sweat and tears, the Delta College women’s team has earned a spot in the NJCAA Division III National Championship Tournament. The Lady Pioneers enter this tournament ranked second in the nation, making them a favorite in most of the matchups against those they are competing against. This is the second […]

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Our View: Hallmark holidays are a waste of time

Our View: Hallmark holidays are a waste of time

Hallmark holidays are pointless and attempt to bring meaning to the everyday, mundane lives we lead. We at the Collegiate think of these holidays as ways for businesses to make money and as forcing people to celebrate something that only has meaning to a certain group of people. Moreover, some of these holidays are redundant and unnecessary. The start of […]

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Delta basketball starts fresh with new season

Delta basketball starts fresh with new season

By Joe Thornton, editor-in-chief. As November begins, Delta basketball players are getting ready to take to the court and represent the school again. After earning national recognition by placing fourth in the NJCAA Division II National Championship last season, the Delta College men’s basketball has a new challenge awaiting them as the season begins. Entering the season ranked No. 13 […]

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