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‘We’ll keep working on it:’ President Goodnow’s goals voted down

‘We’ll keep working on it:’ President Goodnow’s goals voted down

By Michael Piwowarski, editor-in-chief. UNIVERSITY CENTER – As the late businessman Stephen Covey once said: “Goals are pure fantasy unless you have a specific plan to achieve them.” Members of the Delta College board of trustees shared this sentiment when they voted on president Jean Goodnow’s goals for 2020 at the Dec. 10 meeting. After a near-unanimous vote in opposition […]

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How division in politics affects everyone

How division in politics affects everyone

By Billy Badour, Collegiate correspondent.   UNIVERSITY CENTER – With politics seemingly more divisive than ever, we must ask ourselves as a nation: “What are the consequences of this?” Today’s political divisiveness has been mounting for nearly 50 years. According to pewresearch.org, political division and animosity has deepened since the latest presidential election. Members of a political party are now […]

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[The Green Mile] Light up! Bay City welcomes recreational marijuana

[The Green Mile] Light up! Bay City welcomes recreational marijuana

By Michael Piwowarski, editor-in-chief. BAY CITY – As Michigan residents are now able to purchase recreational marijuana as of Sunday, Dec. 1, Bay City has established its ordinance just weeks ahead, in an effort to catch up with Ann Arbor. On Wednesday, Nov. 13, the state Marijuana Regulatory Agency announced that existing businesses with medical licenses that are also pursuing […]

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Baldwin’s offers delicious change in Buena Vista

Baldwin’s offers delicious change in Buena Vista

By Kelvin Butler, reporter. SAGINAW – The cowboy sign is now a pig-boy. Baldwin’s Smokehouse Barbeque is now open inside the former Texan restaurant in Buena Vista Township, on 3316 East Holland Rd. Couple Roy and Evelyn Baldwin, pastors at New Beginnings Deliverance Ministries in Saginaw, founded the restaurant to fill a void in the community. “We tried to open […]

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Electronic Media program prepares for next generation

Electronic Media program prepares for next generation

By Michael Piwowarski, editor-in-chief. UNIVERSITY CENTER – Thomas Bennett, general manager of broadcasting at Delta College, sits in his office in the courtyard level of A wing, home of the Electronic Media broadcasting facilities. His office is in the last part of the entire main campus that has not been renovated since 1961, when Delta College first opened its doors. […]

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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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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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Students change their world, one poster board at a time

Students change their world, one poster board at a time

By Haeley Huggard and Maddison Godi Additional reporting by Jared Harris and Celestina Martinez, Collegiate correspondents. Tables surrounded the courtyard this past week as students educated each other about political and social issues. Change Your World Week, which took place Monday Nov. 11 to Thursday Nov. 14, brought inspiration to Delta’s halls with a Veteran’s Day presentation on Monday, the […]

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