Category: Science/Health/Tech

Healthy eating is not expensive

Healthy eating is not expensive

By Crystal Gwizdala, Collegiate correspondent. Cost of healthful food is the most cited reason people don’t buy more fruits and vegetables, according to www.foodinsightorg. Because why buy fruit when a sausage, egg and cheese biscuit with a 24-ounce coffee from Speedway costs $2.99? Wait – let’s check our options. Three pounds of Fuji apples from Meijer cost $1.99, averaging 25 […]

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Delta and local communities keep Michigan clean

Delta and local communities keep Michigan clean

By Zach Parfeniuk, reporter. Delta College celebrated Earth Day on Apr. 11, with the theme this year being “Protect Our Species” as guest speakers, presentations and other events lined the hallways. This event dispersed information about the dangers posed to local animals, insects and fish in the Great Lakes ecosystem. In Room N007, speaker Janet Malusi, an expert on bees […]

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Birds of Prey fly in to Delta for Earth Day

Birds of Prey fly in to Delta for Earth Day

By Kelly Winters, multimedia journalist. Joe and Barb Rogers, wildlife recovery experts, spoke at Delta College’s Earth Day celebration Thursday, April 11 about “Birds of Prey.” The couple showed a total of nine different birds to a group of interested students and faculty.

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Great Lakes Restoration Initiative evades budget cut

Great Lakes Restoration Initiative evades budget cut

By Zach Parfeniuk, reporter. U.S. president Donald Trump’s March 2019 budget proposal to congress included a 90 percent cut to the funding of the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, going from a current $300 million to just $30 million. However, at his Grand Rapids rally later that month Trump backed off, pledging to everyone in the audience that he would support […]

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Staying safe from the sun

Staying safe from the sun

By Maia Wiederhold, illustrator. The last bits of snow are melting, the weather is warming up and a few signs of spring are coming our way! With this change in the seasons comes the one thing we all love, but are dangerously unmindful to: the sun. Everyone loves a sunny day outdoors; the world looks brighter and we feel happier. […]

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Fact or Fiction: Are you really as blind as a bat?

Fact or Fiction: Are you really as blind as a bat?

By Maia Wiederhold, illustrator. We’ve all heard someone in our lives use the phrase “blind as a bat” to describe someone who can’t see very well, but contrary to popular belief, bats really aren’t all that blind. Bats are pretty unique predators in the way that they use echolocation to hunt their prey at night. They produce sounds and then […]

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Game Guy: Google unveils new game streaming service

Game Guy: Google unveils new game streaming service

By Colton Carrier, reporter. For the wide majority of people, we have run headfirst into the streaming age; you don’t buy albums, you listen to them on Spotify; you don’t buy a DVD, you hop onto Netflix. From film, to music, all the way to books, streaming has become the mode du jour for every form of entertainment under the […]

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SkillsUSA makes its way to Delta once again

SkillsUSA makes its way to Delta once again

By Colton Carrier, reporter. On Friday, Feb. 22, Delta College hosted the 2019 SkillsUSA Region III Annual Competition. Featuring more than 10 trade schools like the Bay-Arenac Intermediate School District (ISD) Career Center, the Genesee Career Institute (GSI) and the Huron ISD, the event celebrates trades from all walks of life. Focused around a series of competitions, the SkillsUSA Annual […]

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Game Guy: “Jump Force” doesn’t stick the landing

Game Guy: “Jump Force” doesn’t stick the landing

By Colton Carrier, reporter. “Jump Force”, the latest three-versus-three fighting game to come out of Bandai Namco Entertainment, is a trainwreck. Built around the Shonen Jump manga lineup and created to celebrate the franchise’s 50th anniversary, this game is anything but a gift to anime and manga fans. Between ugly graphic design, buggy animation, a weak roster and subpar gameplay, […]

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Staying moisturized during the cold weather months

Staying moisturized during the cold weather months

By Maia Wiederhold, illustrator. With the beauty of snow, the warmth of the holidays and the optimism of the new year comes the one thing I think we can all agree to despise: dry skin. When temperatures drop, so do the moisture levels in the air. The dry atmosphere draws that lacking moisture from our skin, leaving us cracked and […]

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