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Pioneer power pays off for Delta graduates

Pioneer power pays off for Delta graduates

By Michael Piwowarski, news editor. UNIVERSITY CENTER – After many semesters filled with long days at class and long nights getting homework done, Delta College students finally reached the end of the Pioneer path Friday, April 26. The west main hallway was lined with hundreds of students with different majors, different career goals and different walks of life. The endurance […]

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The Green Era: The legalization of marijuana opens doors in Chesaning

The Green Era: The legalization of marijuana opens doors in Chesaning

By Mateo Escamilla, Collegiate correspondent. Additional reporting by Michael Piwowarski, news editor. Chesaning, a town in Saginaw County formerly well known for the now-defunct Showboat Music Festival, had filed for Chapter 7 federal bankruptcy back in 2013, but now a marijuana grower is putting the town back on the radar. Highlife Farms is a nationwide grower, cultivator and manufacturer of […]

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Career Corner: Career Services available even after graduation

Career Corner: Career Services available even after graduation

By Cynthia Blahnik, career advisor. It’s graduation time! Application for graduation submitted? Check. Cap and gown ordered? Check. Invitations for ceremony and reception sent? Check. Registered with Delta College’s Career Services? Wait….what? With graduation just around the corner, many students may not think about using Delta College’s resources after they have received their credentials. However, the Career Services offices are […]

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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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Retail Roundup: Former car dealer site repurposed for new food truck festival

Retail Roundup: Former car dealer site repurposed for new food truck festival

By Michael Piwowarski, news editor. Midland Ford was once located at 1303 South Saginaw Rd. Nowadays, you won’t find any Mustangs or Explorers parked at the now-empty lot, as the car dealer moved to a bigger facility on Joe Mann Blvd in 2015, the old one having since been demolished. However, the empty parcel of land will soon be brimming […]

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Career Corner: Five tips on gaining experience while in college

Career Corner: Five tips on gaining experience while in college

By Cynthia Blahnik, Career Advisor. Students often become discouraged when thinking about what to put on their resume because they haven’t done anything to gain work experience besides take classes in college. Here are some quick tips to gain that valuable experience while in school: Work-Study Whether it’s checking materials in or out of the library, preparing laboratory materials for […]

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Collegiate staff to be recognized at board meeting

Collegiate staff to be recognized at board meeting

By Michael Piwowarski, news editor. UNIVERSITY CENTER −The Delta College board of trustees will recognize numerous students for their achievements. Among those honored will be members of the Delta Collegiate staff who won statewide and national awards this year. The Collegiate staff took home 20 awards at the 2019 Michigan Community College Press Association (MCCPA) conference. On the national level, […]

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Commemorative Vietnam Wall welcomes home veterans

Commemorative Vietnam Wall welcomes home veterans

By Sam Philpot, reporter. SAGINAW – In honor of those who served in the Vietnam War, the VA Medical Center hosted the Vietnam Veterans Moving Wall ceremony Friday, March 29. “We are trying to give them the welcome home they never got,” says veteran Tara Scheuer. “I served in Desert Storm and the first person who welcomed my unit when […]

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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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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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