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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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Meet Anna Williams, the new administrative assistant

Meet Anna Williams, the new administrative assistant

By Michael Piwowarski, editor-in-chief. UNIVERSITY CENTER – Having first joined the Delta College team three years ago as a Student and Civic Engagement (SACE) employee, Anna Williams has now been promoted to administrative assistant to the vice president. “[These are] very big shoes to fill, so I’m happy, but […] there’s a very big learning curve at the same time,” […]

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Are the freemasons hiding in plain sight?

Are the freemasons hiding in plain sight?

By Haeley Huggard, reporter. Twitter: @HaeleyHuggard When we think about volunteer work, we tend to think about people we know, or people close to us that have been affected by an unfortunate incident. Typically, family members, friends, relatives and people from the community are the ones who participate. It’s often considered unusual for a mysterious organization to get involved. Freemasons […]

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Could we see a downfall of midterm exams?

Could we see a downfall of midterm exams?

By Samuel Philpot, associate editor. The midterm exams, one of the scariest times of year, is upon us. The extensive exam comes to collect our knowledge and will ultimately help decide our fate for the class. However it seems as though there are fewer teachers who give out midterm and final exams. According to an article written by Bruce Johnson, […]

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Bay City hosts a time travel adventure

Bay City hosts a time travel adventure

By Michael Piwowarski, editor-in-chief. Additional reporting by Billy Badour, Collegiate correspondent. BAY CITY – The annual Bay City River of Time displayed historical reenactments from many important parts of history, including the Civil War and World War II. Although the weather for the whole weekend was dreary, a little bit of mud didn’t stop the attendees as tents lined Veterans […]

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200th anniversary of Saginaw Treaty celebrated

200th anniversary of Saginaw Treaty celebrated

By Rahaf AlQuahanti, reporter. Celebrating another year of history, the Chippewa, Ottawa and Potawatomi Indian tribes – all part of The Great Lakes Anishinabek Tribe – gathered in old town Saginaw to re-amend their treaty with the state of Saginaw County, originally constructed in 1819. Commemorating their 200th year anniversary, the family kick-started their events with the traditional pipe ceremony, […]

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Trump impeachment inquiry draws mixed reaction from Delta students

Trump impeachment inquiry draws mixed reaction from Delta students

By Patrick Sockacki, reporter. Additional reporting by Maddison Godi, Collegiate Life editor. Does President Donald Trump deserve to be impeached? Would it even matter if he was? These questions are being asked by citizens across the country, and students at Delta College have varied opinions. “I do not think Trump should be impeached,” said Malachi Payne, 21, from Cadillac. “He […]

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Marijuana Indoor Grow Room Hemp Pot Cannabis

What you need to know about marijuana in Michigan

By Samuel Philpot, reporter. Between Bay City, Kawkawlin, Linwood and Pinconning, along the stretch of M-13, marijuana businesses have bloomed into business.  Michigan passed Proposal 1 during the November 2018 election, allowing people in the state to open businesses devoted to selling marijuana. Since then, cities have decided individually to allow people to obtain licenses for selling medical marijuana.  Though […]

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Faculty excited for new main campus observatory

Faculty excited for new main campus observatory

By Michael Piwowarski, editor-in-chief. UNIVERSITY CENTER – Delta College has a new observatory structure coming to the main campus, and it’s fulfilling a long-standing wish of the astronomy program. Kevin Dehne, associate professor in physics, says that he’s been trying to get a new observatory built for the past 18 years. “I’m the driving force behind the project, so to […]

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