Category: Opinion

Why I take risks to serve my country

Why I take risks to serve my country

By Gregory J. Haven, Collegiate correspondent. When I was 10 years old, my grandfather was a combat medic during the Korean War and saved lives, from bullet wounds all the way to burn victims. From that day on, I always wanted to make a change in this world to affect other people’s lives. My grandfather taught me to never give […]

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Illustration by Lindsay Lang

Three-day weekends could save productivity and lives

Editorial Five days. Eight to 12 hours shifts each day. Then all you’ve got is the weekend to try and relax or finish those around-the-house projects before the work week begins all over again. Overworking is a serious problem among adults; not just in the United States, but in many other countries as well. Japan even has a word for […]

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Saturday is for the boys

By Cristian Kunse, Collegiate correspondent. It’s been a tough week at school and you have homework like no other. Your girlfriend is being annoying and not replying to you. It’s snowing in November. You’re on seven hours of sleep a night and nothing sounds better than a redbull coffee. But you remember what tomorrow is. Tomorrow is the legendary Saturday, […]

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Editorial: Later days doesn’t mean better grades

Editorial: Later days doesn’t mean better grades

On Wednesday, Nov. 6, Sen. Kamala Harris proposed a new bill that would keep public schools open until 6 p.m. The belief behind this bill, the Family Friendly Schools Act, is that it would assist parents and ease their burdens of trying to find people to care for their children between 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. while they’re at work. […]

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Detention Progression; injection or redemption?

Detention Progression; injection or redemption?

By Samuel Philpot, Associate Editor   Due to the knowledge of consequences, I believe that actions, especially harsh actions, should be met with equal retribution. There is a point where someone pushes beyond rehabilitation. If one person causes the death of multiple people, via genocide, school shooting or mass murder in general, they need to be euthanized. Murder is a […]

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Editorial: How bad can the death penalty really be?

Editorial: How bad can the death penalty really be?

Michigan has a wonderful history with the death penalty. We haven’t executed a single person since statehood in 1837. We were the first English-speaking government in the world to abolish the death penalty for ordinary crimes. It has been unconstitutional in our state since the 1963 constitution became effective in 1964. On October 10, 2019, Republican Rep. David McSweeney proposed […]

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Illustration by Lindsay Lang

Editorial: #fixthedamnpotholes

Does Michigan have the worst potholes? All signs point to yes. Potholes cause more damage than what they are worth. They pop our tires, wear down our shocks and make us swerve throughout roads. Gretchen Whitmer ran for office with the slogan “fix the damn roads.” November will mark one year since she was elected Michigan’s governor, so why are […]

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Illustration by Lindsey Lang

President Trump builds a wall in the newsroom/Trump is the GOAT

President Trump builds a wall in the newsroom By Patrick Sochacki, reporter   President Trump, separated from all of his nonsense and sensationalist Twitter screaming, should be impeached.  He has broken and violated the Constitution over and over again.  He has almost no qualifications to hold the title that he currently possesses.  These are thoughts Americans should have when thinking […]

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Our View: Delta needs its fun events back

Our View: Delta needs its fun events back

College events are a big part of campus life all over the nation. Given our new generation the demand for theatrical productions, concerts, parties and social engagements has become a necessity. Having the ability to attend certain “fun” events has not been a Delta tradition in a long time. The last exciting event that had been conducted was back in […]

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Does “13 Reasons Why” really glamorize teen suicide?

Does “13 Reasons Why” really glamorize teen suicide?

By Haeley Huggard, reporter Those of you that have been keeping up with the Netflix series “13 Reasons Why” probably saw that season three came out August 23. With highly controversial topics presented in the show, many viewers felt that the graphic portrayal of these topics was too much for younger audiences. Some argue that the show glorifies teen suicide, […]

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