Category: Collegiate Life

Delta College shows support for veterans

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 […]

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Harless & Hugh: Serving our community with more than just coffee

Harless & Hugh: Serving our community with more than just coffee

By Kelly Winters, multimedia reporter Downtown Bay City is best known for its tall historical buildings, vast city market, small boutiques and their extensive coffee shops. Amongst all of these quintessential Bay City staples, there is one place that manages to encapsulate all that the city has to offer: Harless & Hugh Coffee. Harless and Hugh, more commonly known as […]

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National Cat Day celebrated at Delta

National Cat Day celebrated at Delta

By Zach Parfeniuk, reporter. Cats across the country could wake up with a spring in their step (or, at least, a slightly more up-beat trot, considering the enthusiasm cats usually show) on Monday, Oct 29. National Cat Day was celebrated on Monday across the nation, including celebrities such as Taylor Swift and thousands of twitter users (who posted pictures of […]

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Local motocross rider on the path to the pros

Local motocross rider on the path to the pros

By Maddie Stallings, Collegiate correspondent. SAGINAW — Nick Jerome works in his garage for the last month of riding his bike for the year. And no, not a bicycle — a dirt bike. He says while working on his bike, “It’s what I love. It’s fun, and it’s a fantastic outlet. It’s family oriented and very enjoyable. There are a […]

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Chocolate Sundae

The first Sundaes with the Senators kicks off in founder’s hall

By Zach Parfeniuk, reporter. On Wednesday, Oct 24, the first of several soon-to-be monthly public meetings with our student senators was hosted in the founder’s hall next to the library. The senators gave out free ice cream in the premier “Sundaes with the Senators” and, as the name implies, students got to snack on some icy delight while getting the […]

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Adjunct faculty struggle to make a living

Adjunct faculty struggle to make a living

By Joe Thornton, editor-in-chief. The McDonald’s workers of higher education. The rent-a-cops of academia. The penniless professors of Delta College. These are some of the phrases that adjunct instructors at Delta use to describe themselves. For those to which the term is unknown, adjunct faculty are professors meant to be employed part time. In many instances, however, this is not […]

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Midland celebrates fall season

Midland celebrates fall season

By Zach Parfeniuk, reporter On Saturday, Oct. 13, downtown Midland burst with the vibrant oranges and yellows that cement autumn in our minds as the annual Festifall kicked off along E Main street. Starting at 4 p.m., the festival began with tons of children’s activities, ranging from rolling pumpkins, to building your own scarecrow, to spending time in a bouncy […]

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Things to do this fall: Johnson’s Giant Pumpkin Farm

Things to do this fall: Johnson’s Giant Pumpkin Farm

By Kelly Winters, multimedia reporter. Leaves are changing, temperatures are dropping and summer activities are coming to an end. This may raise some concern in those of us whom are active bodies and enjoy what life has to offer outside, but as these circumstances arise, we can take a trip to Johnson’s Giant Pumpkin Farm. One of the leading attractions […]

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SVSU professor helps foster children stay in college

SVSU professor helps foster children stay in college

By Jennifer Torres, reporter. SAGINAW — The Fostering an Academic Successful Transition (FAST) program at Saginaw Valley State University (SVSU) was founded six years ago by Vanessa Brooks Herd, associate professor of social work at the school. From her experience gained from interactions with students formerly in the foster care system, as well as her passion, she has helped form […]

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STEM Festival inspires curiosity in children and adults

STEM Festival inspires curiosity in children and adults

By Franklin Thornton, copy editor. UNIVERSITY CENTER — If you were one of the lucky few Delta students who were at the college on Friday, Oct. 13, you might have noticed a disproportionate amount of children. These weren’t the usual children of some Delta students you sometimes see roaming the halls, however; these were students invited to Delta College’s annual […]

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