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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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The Green Mile: Local greenhouse cashes in on CBD

The Green Mile: Local greenhouse cashes in on CBD

By Michael Piwowarski, editor-in-chief. SAGINAW – Abele Greenhouse and Garden Center in Saginaw is currently closed to the public for the season. However, employees inside are still hard at work processing their first ever cannabis crop. But this is not “pot.” They are harvesting hemp – a cannabis subspecies – for CBD (cannabidiol). CBD, a chemical compound found in cannabis […]

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Early November snowstorm foreshadows winter to come

Early November snowstorm foreshadows winter to come

By Haeley Huggard, reporter. Winter has had an early start this year! On Monday, Nov. 11, Delta College closed its doors early and sent students home to wait out the snowstorm. Having continuous snow fall since 4 a.m., Delta students were forced to cease their campus activities, such as Change Your World Week. “There was definitely a bit of disappointment […]

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Adjunct faculty score a victory, but still lack voice

Adjunct faculty score a victory, but still lack voice

By Michael Piwowarski, editor-in-chief. UNIVERSITY CENTER – Christina Szilagyi, an adjunct instructor in history at Delta College, spends her weeks commuting between Delta and other schools. She teaches at Mott Community College, Northwood, SVSU and Mid-Michigan. Like many other adjuncts – professors which are meant to be employed part-time and are non-tenured – she struggles regularly to piece together enough […]

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John McMahon, of Midland, is a student as well as a tutor focused on Delta’s cyber security program. He often comes into networking and cyber security classes to help other students with their lab work. Oct. 15, 2019, University Center. (RJ Murphy/Reporter)

Delta receives recognition for cyber defense education

By RJ Murphy, reporter. UNIVERSITY CENTER – Could you imagine if your bank account got hacked? Yikes! This is why October has been declared National Cyber Security Awareness Month. With the advancement of technology, computers have become entangled in almost every aspect of our lives. Personal items like phones, cars and houses all have computers in them. When we look […]

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The city of Midland showed up to Chemical CIty Paper's launch party on Oct. 30, and mingled among refreshments. Photo by Michael Pieper (Creative Director)

Chemical City Paper launches print edition

By RJ Murphy, reporter.   MIDLAND – On Tuesday, Oct. 29, a newly formed press organization hosted a party to celebrate the release of their first print issue. Founded earlier this year, the Chemical City Paper is a digital first, non-profit news source exclusively covering the Midland area. The event was well attended, showing signs of support from the community. […]

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Bars cut ties with Grand Rapids brewery

Bars cut ties with Grand Rapids brewery

By Samuel Philpot, Associate Editor. BAY CITY – Ever since Tracy Evans, a former employee of Founders Brewery, filed a racial discrimination lawsuit against the Grand Rapids based brewery, trouble has been on tap for the company. Last year, Evans filed a lawsuit against Founders stating that a racial slur was thrown around casually at work. He also stated how […]

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The Green Mile: Bay City takes a deep dive into the marijuana business

The Green Mile: Bay City takes a deep dive into the marijuana business

By Michael Piwowarski, editor-in-chief. BAY CITY – By March 5, 2019, the 25th medical marijiuana business license was approved in Bay City. Starting in July, medical dispensaries have been opening up, including Skymint, Puff and Medical Woods. Now, with Friday, Nov. 1, being the first day of Michigan accepting recreational marijuana business licenses, Bay City could be turning even greener. […]

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Bay City mayor vetoes medical marijuana facility

Bay City mayor vetoes medical marijuana facility

By Michael Piwowarski, editor-in-chief. BAY CITY – In October, the Bay City board of commissioners voted to approve opening a medical marijuana dispensary in the former Rudy’s Red Lion diner, which closed in July 2018 for unknown reasons. However, a mayoral veto on the decision was submitted three days later. At their Monday, Nov. 4 meeting, the board of commissioners […]

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