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No trial: Catholic priest pleads “no contest” to sexual assault charges

No trial: Catholic priest pleads “no contest” to sexual assault charges

By Michael Piwowarski, news editor SAGINAW — After being given a not guilty verdict at his first trial, Roman Catholic priest Robert DeLand Jr. has backed out of any further trials, pleading no contest to further sexual assault charges brought against him. The priest, who formerly served the Saginaw Diocese, is still charged with second-degree criminal sexual conduct, gross indecency […]

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Pioneers baseball is at bat with Mother Nature

Pioneers baseball is at bat with Mother Nature

By Steele Wynne, reporter. UNIVERSITY CENTER — Typically, players ice their shoulders after a long game of throwing, but what if it is already freezing outside? After starting their preseason games in the south with warmer weather, the Pioneers baseball team has returned to Michigan and its inclement weather. The Pioneers concluded their preseason with an overall record of 5-8-1, […]

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Who’s new on the Detroit Lions?

Who’s new on the Detroit Lions?

By Joe Thornton, editor-in-chief. As free agency in the National Football League cools down, this year has definitely been the most memorable free agency in recent years. With multiple household names switching teams including the likes of Le’Veon Bell, Antonio Brown and, last but not least, Odell Beckham Jr., the 2019-2020 season warrants excitement before it really begins! As a […]

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NCAA commercial glorifies student-athletes

NCAA commercial glorifies student-athletes

By Joe Thornton, editor-in-chief. The National College Athletic Association, the organization responsible for most college-level athletics, recently released a new advertisement showing the life of a student-athlete. In this commercial, which lasts 30 seconds, the student is shown waking up early, going for a light jog and then, among other things, playing in a basketball game. His day ends with […]

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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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Perspectives: Yay or nay on gas tax increase?

Perspectives: Yay or nay on gas tax increase?

Higher gas prices taking Michigan by storm By Kelly Winters, multimedia journalist. Ahhhh yes, it is that time of year again. The post excitement of everyone’s spring break trips have worn off and the only thing on people’s mind is their final seven-week stretch until graduation and even better yet, summer break. Without the hindrance of classes, there is so […]

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Our View: Government should rethink sex education

Our View: Government should rethink sex education

Remember the humiliating day in middle school when teachers separated the girls from the boys and we all received the talk? It was this day, in particular, our childlike innocence was snatched away and everyone knew what sex was and how it could lead to pregnancy. Walking away that day, the only things we knew could possibly stop pregnancies were […]

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Pink Floyd’s “Dark Side of the Moon” shines a light at the Delta Planetarium

Pink Floyd’s “Dark Side of the Moon” shines a light at the Delta Planetarium

By Ryan Reichard, Arts and Entertainment editor. BAY CITY − Every Saturday at 7 p.m. until the end of April, the Delta College Planetarium is bringing back one of its most successful shows from last year: Pink Floyd’s “Dark Side of the Moon.” The show is based off the band’s iconic 1973 album of the same name and reimagines the […]

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