Category: Collegiate Life

Become educated on domestic violence

Become educated on domestic violence

By Haeley Huggard, reporter Domestic Violence is something that’s heard of, but not often spoken about. It is the elephant in the room. It hides beneath our clothing or is kept locked away in parts of our minds and memories that we don’t wish to revisit. Believe it or not, domestic violence is everywhere and affects both men and women. […]

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Photo Flashback: Tune In!

Photo Flashback: Tune In!

By Rebecca Roberts, photo editor. Twitter: @DC_rrv Did you know Delta College operates their own public TV station? While there is no date attached with this photo, it can be assumed this throwback is from the early days of WDCQ-TV channel 19, which started on October 12, 1964. They have evolved a great deal since then, with extended programming and […]

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Tri County Hotspot: Auburn coffee shop helps with the daily ‘Grind’

Tri County Hotspot: Auburn coffee shop helps with the daily ‘Grind’

By Michael Piwowarski, editor-in-chief AUBURN – Located just 12 minutes away from Delta College’s main campus, the Iron Grind Coffeehouse in Auburn welcomes and encourages students to stop by for a warm cup of joe, and to stay for hanging out with friends or catching up on homework. Samantha Kunz and her husband saw a need for a new coffee […]

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Conquer the brick wall; master emotional intelligence

Conquer the brick wall; master emotional intelligence

By Crystal Gwizdala. Science & Health editor. I couldn’t get out of my head. Staring at the murky brick wall, rain pouring down my windshield, I didn’t know what I was doing. “There’s so much to do. I need to get to work. I need to go inside.” But, I can’t. I was parked outside the Starbucks on Tittabawassee Road. […]

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Instructed: Peggy Barber and Julia Gauna showcase Lifelong Wellness

Instructed: Peggy Barber and Julia Gauna showcase Lifelong Wellness

By Patrick Sochacki, reporter UNIVERSITY CENTER – On this week’s episode of Instructed: Peggy Sue Barber has been a professor working in the Lifelong Wellness department at Delta College for 27 years. Julia Gauna has been a student at Delta College for 2 years in the Health Fitness Specialist program. Barber and Gauna have formed a special bond based on […]

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Condensed classes are a blessing for the busy

Condensed classes are a blessing for the busy

By Patrick Sochacki, reporter. Condensed classes are any class that meets for less than the regularly scheduled 15 weeks in a semester. “The definition we should gravitate toward based on our current efforts are those that are close to 7.5 weeks,” says Brian Aldrich, co-chair of the Accelerated Classes Development Committee (ACDC). “The work being done by the ACDC is […]

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2019 Color Run brings colorful enthusiasm

2019 Color Run brings colorful enthusiasm

By Michael Piwowarski, editor-in-chief. Despite moderately strong winds, the weather was otherwise welcoming on Saturday, Sept. 14, for a day of fun outdoor activities and a run at Delta College’s trails. The 5K Color Run is an annual event held by the Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) club, where participants get to throw colors in the air – getting their white […]

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Ask A Pioneer for Sept. 10, 2019

Ask A Pioneer for Sept. 10, 2019

By Haeley Huggard, reporter. Do you need advice on something? Tweet Haeley Huggard @HaeleyHuggard and you could find the answer to your problems in the next issue of the Collegiate! Hi Hael, My husband wants to buy a motorcycle. I don’t dislike them, but we have kids and I feel this is a totally impractical purchase. How do I tell […]

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Delta hosting workshops to help students thrive

Delta hosting workshops to help students thrive

By Maddison Godi, Collegiate Life editor. Additional reporting by Haeley Huggard, reporter. As Delta students head back into their busy schedules, Delta College is offering a solution to help them keep their balance. “While some people are good at compartmentalizing the events and needs that come up in life, the majority of us have to work at it,” says Nikita […]

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How I survived my first semester at Delta College

How I survived my first semester at Delta College

By Robert Tetley, Collegiate correspondent. There was a slight struggle with the idea of going back to school initially. I was 24 at the time, so I thought maybe I was a little too old to try and go back. But after working at a rigorous manual labor job, I figured that it really wouldn’t be so bad. Once all […]

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