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Reflecting on the music of the 2010s

Reflecting on the music of the 2010s

By RJ Murphy, reporter. The 2010s were a decade defined by digital media. Streaming services now dominate the music industry. We’ve seen how these companies have refined their platforms, how old artists have adapted and how new artists have soared to stardom by engaging with the internet. Here are the songs that ascended to the top of the year-end U.S. […]

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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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Illustration by Lindsay Lang

[Noteworthy] Kanye West drops long awaited Christian album

By RJ Murphy, reporter.   Love him or hate him, Kanye West is undoubtedly a cultural icon as a critically acclaimed musician, producer, fashion designer and entrepreneur. His unreserved antics and personality have been the topic of many tabloids, and has received relentless criticism. With the release of “Jesus is King,” West is making a statement regarding his values and […]

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John McMahon, of Midland, is a student as well as a tutor focused on Delta’s cyber security program. He often comes into networking and cyber security classes to help other students with their lab work. Oct. 15, 2019, University Center. (RJ Murphy/Reporter)

Delta receives recognition for cyber defense education

By RJ Murphy, reporter. UNIVERSITY CENTER – Could you imagine if your bank account got hacked? Yikes! This is why October has been declared National Cyber Security Awareness Month. With the advancement of technology, computers have become entangled in almost every aspect of our lives. Personal items like phones, cars and houses all have computers in them. When we look […]

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The city of Midland showed up to Chemical CIty Paper's launch party on Oct. 30, and mingled among refreshments. Photo by Michael Pieper (Creative Director)

Chemical City Paper launches print edition

By RJ Murphy, reporter.   MIDLAND – On Tuesday, Oct. 29, a newly formed press organization hosted a party to celebrate the release of their first print issue. Founded earlier this year, the Chemical City Paper is a digital first, non-profit news source exclusively covering the Midland area. The event was well attended, showing signs of support from the community. […]

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Noteworthy: What is an “industry plant” in music?

Noteworthy: What is an “industry plant” in music?

By RJ Murphy, reporter. Thanks to online streaming, radio and many other mediums, music is more accessible than ever in today’s day and age. Spotify has an impressive 35 million songs in their catalog, while Apple Music has 50 million songs. With recording equipment becoming cheaper and easier to use, bedroom studios are popping up all over the world. Today, […]

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Local residents prepare for flavored e-cigarette ban

Local residents prepare for flavored e-cigarette ban

By RJ Murphy, reporter. Michigan just became the first state to ban the sale of flavored e-cigarettes, and it’s not going over well with local businesses that specialize in the product. On September 4, 2019, governor Gretchen Whitmer made an executive order banning flavored e-cigarettes for six months. This ban will go into effect within 30 days and applies to […]

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How students can sleep to success

How students can sleep to success

By RJ Murphy, reporter. What constitutes a good night’s sleep? When we fall asleep, the body cycles through several different stages of sleep. According to Medical News Today, the most important stage is REM sleep, or rapid eye movement. We enter REM sleep about 90 minutes after first falling asleep. It is during this stage that the body and mind […]

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Note-worthy: “Old Town Road” redefines music

Note-worthy: “Old Town Road” redefines music

By RJ Murphy, reporter. Montero Lamar Hill, a 19-year-old college dropout from Atlanta, uploaded the song “Old Town Road” to the internet under the name Lil Nas X as an independent release on December 3, 2018. Produced by Dutch producer Youngkio, the song has the flavor of a country tune, while having the hard-hitting sauce that can only be procured […]

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