Articles By: Delta Collegiate

Photo Flashback: Art draws a crowd!

Photo Flashback: Art draws a crowd!

By Rebecca Roberts, photo editor. This week’s portal into a simpler time here at Delta College shows off the iconic 90’s fashion that is making a comeback in our modern style. The caption found written on the back of this print reads as follows: “People watch intently as Peter Ambush draws Jim Schimdt’s likeness on paper in the Delta commons. […]

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Vikings at Redskins 11/12/17

Savage Vikings prepare to skin the Lions

By Kelvin Butler, reporter. The Minnesota Vikings are heading to Ford Field on Sunday, Oct. 20 to face off against the very bad luck Detroit Lions (y’all know why) on the seventh week of the glorious 100th NFL season. The disgruntled Lions got cheated out of an opportunity to win when they faced the Green Bay Packers, but that’s life. […]

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Oklahoma Sooners to tackle the Lone Star State

Oklahoma Sooners to tackle the Lone Star State

By Kelvin Butler, sports reporter. This Saturday, Oct. 12 at noon, the No. 6 Oklahoma Sooners will face off against the No. 11 Texas Longhorns at the latter’s home state. Sooner fans will take up one half of the stadium, while Texas fans will cheer for their home team in the other half. Knowing how the Big 12 conference has […]

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Photo Flashback: Smile For The Camera!

Photo Flashback: Smile For The Camera!

By Rebecca Roberts, photo editor. Say, “Cheese!” This is your paparazzi moment! There is no indication as to when this photo was taken, but a caption found on the back of this print explains the odd group of photographers: “Out on the college driveway, the full-year press-photography students take a picture of their tutor… and he gets one of them!” […]

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Midland center 2020 opening delayed

Midland center 2020 opening delayed

By Michael Piwowarski, editor-in-chief. Delta College’s future Midland learning center is making progress with construction. However, certain obstacles have brought forth a delay in the opening. When the Delta College board of trustees convened for their monthly meeting Tuesday, Oct. 8, a motion was passed to transfer ownership of donated land being used for the Midland Center, from the Delta […]

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How does dystopian ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ relate to real life friendships?

How does dystopian ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ relate to real life friendships?

By Michael Piwowarski, editor-in-chief. UNIVERSITY CENTER – In the first of a series of brown bag sessions for the semester, Delta College brought in assistant professor in philosophy Darci Doll to discuss the philosophy of friendship. Doll discussed the Greek philosopher Aristotle’s point of view that friendship is essential to moral development, that you cannot become a morally good person […]

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Colton Carrier, A&E editor, plays “Point Blank” with his girlfriend, Bethany Lutty. Sept. 29, 2019. (Crystal Gwizdala/S&H editor)

Round 1: Fight!

By Crystal Gwizdala, Science & Health editor Additional reporting by Colton Carrier and Patrick Sochacki  If you’re tired of playing Pacman, flip a table.  Along with your favorite fighting games and rhythm games, Round 1 features the interesting and obscure. Take Cho Chabudai Gaeshi, for example. The premise of the game is to pound on a plastic table hinged to […]

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World Mental Health Day: Suicide prevention

By Crystal Gwizdala, Science & Health editor. One person dies by suicide every seven hours in Michigan, the second leading cause of death in people aged 15-34, according to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. Thursday, Oct. 10 marks World Mental Health Day. The focus this year is suicide prevention. Feeling stressed? Here are five tips for coping with it, […]

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This quantum computer, produced by IBM, has a 50-qubit processor. (Photo credit: Flickr)

Lessons to compute quantumly, generally

By Patrick Sochacki, reporter Quantum? I don’t even know ‘em. What do you do when you want to hide your missile silo? Use complicated math problems to change the message with the coordinates so humans can’t understand it. A very hard math problem for us might take centuries or millennia but for a regular computer, it might mean 100 hours. […]

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Illustration by Lindsey Lang

Crystal Clear: How do leaves change color?

By Crystal Gwizdala, Science and Health editor Q: How do leaves change color? A: Leaves change color in the fall because leaves are very sensitive to sunlight. Once we get into the fall, the length of daylight shortens and so the leaves pick up on that. They start breaking down chlorophyll.  Q: Chlorophyll is what’s green, right? A: Yeah, chlorophyll […]

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