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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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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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Trump touts accomplishments, future goals at Michigan rally

Trump touts accomplishments, future goals at Michigan rally

By Kelly Winters, Multimedia Journalist. U.S. President Donald Trump came to Grand Rapids Thursday, March 28 for his first campaign rally since the end of the Mueller probe into Russian collusion. His supporters gathered from all corners of Michigan to the Van Andel Arena to rally together and celebrate his presidency. After a warm welcome from his son Donald Trump […]

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Our View: Don’t complain if you don’t vote

Illustration by Maia Rose Wiederhold “I don’t vote. It doesn’t change anything.” If you’re anything like us, you’ve heard this excuse a million times. You have friends who will talk about how flawed democracy is — all in attempts to justify why they themselves don’t vote. The problem lies in the overwhelming amount of young people who don’t go out […]

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Hispanic Heritage Month game show encourages students to learn more

Hispanic Heritage Month game show encourages students to learn more

By Jennifer Torres, reporter. UNIVERSITY CENTER — Empty chairs began to fill in the lower west commons of Delta College as Jonathan Miller, dean of students, and Director of Diversity and Inclusion Carlos McMath engaged students to sit and learn about Hispanic heritage. The game show is part of a month-long celebration to help students appreciate what Hispanics mean to […]

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Our View: Being unable to feel safe in your living room

Our View: Being unable to feel safe in your living room

Botham Jean, a 26-year-old, African-American man, was shot and killed by Amber Guyger, an off-duty police officer, in the living room of his own apartment. Guyger claims this was on accident, as she thought it was her apartment and that Jean was a burglar. Let me rephrase. Another black man’s life was ended by the barrel of a “trained” police […]

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