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Citizens of Bay City voice outrage about toll bridges

Citizens of Bay City voice outrage about toll bridges

By Michael Piwowarski, News Director. Bay City resident Alex Dewitt, former candidate for the city board of commissioners, is “both surprised and annoyed” by a unanimous vote to approve the implementation of toll bridges. Independence and Liberty Bridges are planned to reopen under new, private ownership in June 2024. Pricing rates include $0.50 per crossing for citizens of Bay City […]

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‘We’ll keep working on it:’ President Goodnow’s goals voted down

‘We’ll keep working on it:’ President Goodnow’s goals voted down

By Michael Piwowarski, editor-in-chief. UNIVERSITY CENTER – As the late businessman Stephen Covey once said: “Goals are pure fantasy unless you have a specific plan to achieve them.” Members of the Delta College board of trustees shared this sentiment when they voted on president Jean Goodnow’s goals for 2020 at the Dec. 10 meeting. After a near-unanimous vote in opposition […]

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[The Green Mile] Light up! Bay City welcomes recreational marijuana

[The Green Mile] Light up! Bay City welcomes recreational marijuana

By Michael Piwowarski, editor-in-chief. BAY CITY – As Michigan residents are now able to purchase recreational marijuana as of Sunday, Dec. 1, Bay City has established its ordinance just weeks ahead, in an effort to catch up with Ann Arbor. On Wednesday, Nov. 13, the state Marijuana Regulatory Agency announced that existing businesses with medical licenses that are also pursuing […]

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Baldwin’s offers delicious change in Buena Vista

Baldwin’s offers delicious change in Buena Vista

By Kelvin Butler, reporter. SAGINAW – The cowboy sign is now a pig-boy. Baldwin’s Smokehouse Barbeque is now open inside the former Texan restaurant in Buena Vista Township, on 3316 East Holland Rd. Couple Roy and Evelyn Baldwin, pastors at New Beginnings Deliverance Ministries in Saginaw, founded the restaurant to fill a void in the community. “We tried to open […]

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Electronic Media program prepares for next generation

Electronic Media program prepares for next generation

By Michael Piwowarski, editor-in-chief. UNIVERSITY CENTER – Thomas Bennett, general manager of broadcasting at Delta College, sits in his office in the courtyard level of A wing, home of the Electronic Media broadcasting facilities. His office is in the last part of the entire main campus that has not been renovated since 1961, when Delta College first opened its doors. […]

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Delta Beat – Fall 19 – Issue 7: Student Scholars, Christmas Music & Holiday Budgeting!

Delta Beat – Fall 19 – Issue 7: Student Scholars, Christmas Music & Holiday Budgeting!

Thanks for coming back for our 7th issue of the Delta Beat in the Fall 2019 semester! Between featuring a student, and giving some holiday budgeting tips, this issue is packed! Make sure to grab a copy of our print issue on Delta College newsstands! Follow us on social media! We’re on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Youtube, and TikTok! Videography / […]

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Human Library opens up to Delta students

Human Library opens up to Delta students

By Sam Philpot, associate editor. Additional reporting by Nicole Battinkoff, Collegiate correspondent. UNIVERSITY CENTER – Delta College hosted its eighth Human Library event Tuesday, Nov. 12 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event gave students the opportunity to sit down with people who have experienced different things through life and to hear their stories. “You go out to a […]

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Bay City passes ordinance on recreational marijuana licenses

Bay City passes ordinance on recreational marijuana licenses

By Michael Piwowarski, editor-in-chief. BAY CITY – As Michigan residents will be able to purchase recreational marijuana starting Sunday, Dec. 1, Bay City has increased the limit of business licenses. On Wednesday, Nov. 13, the state Marijuana Regulatory Agency announced that existing businesses with medical licenses that are also pursuing recreational licenses may set aside up to half their inventory […]

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The Green Mile: Local greenhouse cashes in on CBD

The Green Mile: Local greenhouse cashes in on CBD

By Michael Piwowarski, editor-in-chief. SAGINAW – Abele Greenhouse and Garden Center in Saginaw is currently closed to the public for the season. However, employees inside are still hard at work processing their first ever cannabis crop. But this is not “pot.” They are harvesting hemp – a cannabis subspecies – for CBD (cannabidiol). CBD, a chemical compound found in cannabis […]

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Early November snowstorm foreshadows winter to come

Early November snowstorm foreshadows winter to come

By Haeley Huggard, reporter. Winter has had an early start this year! On Monday, Nov. 11, Delta College closed its doors early and sent students home to wait out the snowstorm. Having continuous snow fall since 4 a.m., Delta students were forced to cease their campus activities, such as Change Your World Week. “There was definitely a bit of disappointment […]

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