Articles By: Delta Collegiate

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Don’t be the turkey at the Thanksgiving table

By Haeley Huggard, reporter. The holidays are coming and so are those out-of-town relatives. You know, that family that you must make pleasant conversation with and answer all their awkward and very personal questions. At some point, the holidays all have their cringeworthy moments. The best way to handle holiday stress is to try reflecting on previous holiday events that […]

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Review: Modern Warfare sticks to the past

By Colton Carrier, reporter.   The Call of Duty franchise has a bit of a shaky history with trying new things. While 2017’s “Call of Duty: WWII” breathed fresh air into a stagnant franchise, last year’s “Black Ops 4” felt like a panic button for developer Treyarch, in all the worst ways. With the series coming up on its 16th […]

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Saturday is for the boys

By Cristian Kunse, Collegiate correspondent. It’s been a tough week at school and you have homework like no other. Your girlfriend is being annoying and not replying to you. It’s snowing in November. You’re on seven hours of sleep a night and nothing sounds better than a redbull coffee. But you remember what tomorrow is. Tomorrow is the legendary Saturday, […]

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Delta students graduate from behind bars

Delta students graduate from behind bars By RJ Murphy, reporter. UNIVERSITY CENTER – In July of 2015, the Department of Education under the Obama administration announced they would be implementing the Second Chance Pell program. This experimental program secured funding for incarcerated Americans to pursue postsecondary education. Delta College is working with the Saginaw Correctional Facility in Freeland to educate […]

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Lukas Dexter crafts the micro comedies

By Samuel Philpot, Associate Editor UNIVERSITY CENTER – On Oct. 28, Delta College student Lukas Dexter won the Berlin Flash Film Festival in the Micro Short Comedy section for his one minute film “Cowabunga.” Micro shorts are a category of short films where everything falls under the one minute mark. Introductory credits, the entire film and the ending credits must […]

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Hunting for zombie deer

By Crystal Gwizdala, S&H editor. UNIVERSITY CENTER – As far as zombies go, these are pretty typical: bubbling lymph nodes, bulging spinal cords and sloppy saliva. There aren’t too many — somewhere under 17,000. But they don’t want to eat us; we want to eat them. Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD), an incurable, fatal neurological disease affecting deer, poses a major […]

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Top 5 pre-Thanksgiving events to be thankful for

by Colton Carrier, Reporter Happy Holidaze! In the tradition of Cirque du Soleil, Broadway director Neil Goldberg has assembled 20 Cirque acts from around the world to amaze audiences nationwide. Celebrating Thanksgiving, Chanukah, Christmas and New Year’s, Cirque Dreams: Holidaze will take the stage at the Midland Center for the Arts for two nights. Performances will run at 7:30 p.m. […]

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Delta Beat – Fall 19 – Issue 7: Student Scholars, Christmas Music & Holiday Budgeting!

Delta Beat – Fall 19 – Issue 7: Student Scholars, Christmas Music & Holiday Budgeting!

Thanks for coming back for our 7th issue of the Delta Beat in the Fall 2019 semester! Between featuring a student, and giving some holiday budgeting tips, this issue is packed! Make sure to grab a copy of our print issue on Delta College newsstands! Follow us on social media! We’re on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Youtube, and TikTok! Videography / […]

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Human Library opens up to Delta students

Human Library opens up to Delta students

By Sam Philpot, associate editor. Additional reporting by Nicole Battinkoff, Collegiate correspondent. UNIVERSITY CENTER – Delta College hosted its eighth Human Library event Tuesday, Nov. 12 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event gave students the opportunity to sit down with people who have experienced different things through life and to hear their stories. “You go out to a […]

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Bay City passes ordinance on recreational marijuana licenses

Bay City passes ordinance on recreational marijuana licenses

By Michael Piwowarski, editor-in-chief. BAY CITY – As Michigan residents will be able to purchase recreational marijuana starting Sunday, Dec. 1, Bay City has increased the limit of business licenses. On Wednesday, Nov. 13, the state Marijuana Regulatory Agency announced that existing businesses with medical licenses that are also pursuing recreational licenses may set aside up to half their inventory […]

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