Post Tagged with: "Saginaw"

Late Night Soundwave: Dance to a new tune of your favorite song

Late Night Soundwave: Dance to a new tune of your favorite song

By Samuel Philpot, reporter. SAGINAW – Whether you’re an up-and-coming band trying to get people’s attention, or you’ve already made it to the big leagues, cover songs provide a way to get plenty of people to hear your style of music with a song they’re already familiar with.  The Temper Padics are a local cover band who have been playing […]

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Top 5 for the weekend of September 13

Get a new perspective at the Japan Festival Formed out of a sense of respect between Saginaw and its sister city, Shiga Prefecture in Japan, the Japanese Cultural Center and Tea House has always been a beautiful part of the city. On Sunday, Sept. 15, the center is hosting a festival dedicated to a wide variety of cultural performances and […]

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Take a hike in the Tri Cities

Take a hike in the Tri Cities

By Crystal Gwizdala, Science & Health editor. Whether you’re feeling stir-crazy or a stir for nature, these casual hiking trails are the perfect blend of wildlife and convenience. Sure, treadmills are controlled and sidewalks are flat (-ish), but occasionally we need something different from our walk: the sound of wind tickling the leaves, the crunch of a twig under your […]

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Retail Roundup: Top 5 local redevelopments of the 2010s

Retail Roundup: Top 5 local redevelopments of the 2010s

  By Michael Piwowarski, editor-in-chief. Just because a building closes down or gets demolished, doesn’t mean that the facility – or what’s left of it – will never be used again. Right here in the tri-city area, redevelopments have been happening all over the place. Old buildings, abandoned factories and shopping malls on life support are fair game for something […]

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Delta College welcomes “Charged” author to Saginaw

Delta College welcomes “Charged” author to Saginaw

By Patrick Sochacki, reporter. Emily Bazelon, award-winning author of the New York Times Best-Selling book “Charged: The New Movement to Transform American Prosecution and End Mass Incarceration,” is coming to the Temple Theatre Tuesday, September 17 at 7 p.m. The presentation is free and open to the public. In “Charged,” Bazelon  covers things like bond setting, plea deals and diversionary […]

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Saginaw campus off to a good start

Saginaw campus off to a good start

By Michael Piwowarski, editor-in-chief. Students respond with excitement SAGINAW – With the first weeks of the 2019 fall semester in the can, Delta College’s new satellite campus in downtown Saginaw is already a hit for both students and professors alike. Saginaw Township resident Kwaudraya Bates, 21, is going to Delta for early education but is also working to get her […]

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Retail Roundup: Could the new Delta campus save downtown Saginaw?

Retail Roundup: Could the new Delta campus save downtown Saginaw?

By Michael Piwowarski, editor-in-chief. Downtown Saginaw has been making local headlines quite a few times over the summer! From the opening of Delta College’s new Saginaw campus to the unexpected closing of the Bancroft Wine & Martini Bar and the city council’s decision to ban recreational marijuana facilities for a year, there has been some excitement and uncertainty surrounding the […]

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Downtown Saginaw campus surpasses expectations

Downtown Saginaw campus surpasses expectations

By Michael Piwowarski, editor-in-chief. As Delta College enters the 2019 fall semester, their newly opened Saginaw campus is offering classes for the first time. The Saginaw Center, located at 319 East Genessee, held its grand opening June 22 and has largely been welcomed by the community. Enrollment has exceeded expectations, with still more prospective students walking in to register less […]

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Coffee Beanery looking to open up shop in Saginaw campus

Coffee Beanery looking to open up shop in Saginaw campus

By Michael Piwowarski, news editor. Mere months before the anticipated summer opening of Delta College’s new downtown Saginaw learning center, a Michigan-based coffee chain intends to become a part of it. Michele Pierce, the owner of the Coffee Beanery location at Fashion Square Mall in Saginaw, went to the April 9 board of trustees meeting and presented her proposal to […]

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Delta plants seed for new Midland campus

Delta plants seed for new Midland campus

By Michael Piwowarski, news editor. First it was the Saginaw Center, which broke ground March 26, 2018 on East Genesee Avenue in the downtown area. This year, Delta College has kickstarted the construction of another brand new satellite campus, located in downtown Midland. Delta College president Jean Goodnow stated in a press release that students, educators and employers have been […]

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