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No Smoking At All On Campus

September 16, 2014 3:17 pm0 comments

As of July 14, Delta College became a Tobacco-Free campus. This new policy makes it difficult for many students who smoke standard cigarettes, electronic cigarettes and hookah pipes to enjoy a quick smoke break between classes. During the fall 2013, Delta’s smoking policy forced smokers out to the parking lots. […]

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Growing Fashion Trends On Campus Never Gets Old

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The fashion trends of today are forever evolving. Dressing casual five-years ago meant wearing a collared shirt, khaki pants and dress shoes. That’s not the case today. If you see a young man wearing a collared shirt today, he’s probably wearing jeans instead of khakis, and loafers instead of dress […]

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‘Bright light’ gone too soon

September 12, 2014 5:17 pm0 comments
‘Bright light’ gone too soon

Death of chemistry student, scholar called suspicious by family When Dr. Alhaji Gonzales talks about his son Abdul Juana, he does so with a mixture of pride and yearning. Pride because he has a print out of all his son’s academic achievements dating back to 2002. The last one on […]

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More to outside hitter than just volleyball

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More to outside hitter than just volleyball

Volleyball is back at Delta College. This issue we spotlight Mustang Kaitlin Drake. Drake is a sophomore outside hitter playing under Head Coach Molly Mordaunt. Last season she averaged 2.2 kill per set, with a hitting percentage of 260 in 26 matches. Drake is majoring in Nutrition. She said she […]

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Cunningham demolition continues

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Cunningham demolition continues

During the summer, the Cunningham building demolition began. The process continues now. Delta College made an agreement with the California Community College Chancellors office to have Cunningham removed in order to get state funding for the new Science and Math Building. As demolition continues some students around the area have […]

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Craft brewers rejoice as beer nerds seek untapped flavors, brews

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AT THE ABBEY: Bartender Josh Dick pours a glass of beer. PHOTO BY  ZACARIAH MERCES-SPINDLER

Stockton Beer Week brought out the experimental side of beer drinkers. Every day drinkers gave up the plain Budweiser & Coors Light to allow their palates a taste of more defined, specialized brew. Local breweries were on display, taking over Stockton’s taps with hundreds of new brews to taste. Experimental […]

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Flooding relocates campus offices, causes confusion for students

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Flooding relocates campus offices, causes confusion for students

An early August flood in the DeRicco Student Services Building has forced essential campus offices to relocate for the first part of the semester. Officers on patrol discovered the flood at 4 a.m. during campus patrol.  “The pipe was just in the right location that the water went both ways […]

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Delta’s annual ‘Visions’ exhibit features work from local artists

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Delta’s annual ‘Visions’ exhibit features work from local artists

L.H. Horton Jr. Gallery is hosting its 5th Annual “Visions In Clay” exhibition through Sept. 18, 2014. The exhibition includes sculptural and functional work, as well as craftsmanship and diversity of style. Works were selected for their unique form, technical skills and texture qualities. This year 56 artists from around […]

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ALS Ice Bucket phenomenon takes the world by storm

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This summer we were hit with another viral sensation from the Internet — the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. The challenge has helped bring in the money to help find a cure for this disease. The Ice Bucket Challenge was greatly influenced by former college baseball athlete Pete Frates. Frates was […]

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Highly respected professor dies while on tour in Italy

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Highly respected professor dies while on tour in Italy

“Energetic, positive, professional.” That’s how Kathleen Bruce, director of forensics and associate professor at San Joaquin Delta College, describes recently deceased friend and colleague Germán Águilar. Germán Andrés Águilar, director of choral and vocal activities at Delta College, died of a heart attack on June 7, 2014. Águilar was on […]

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Student instructor wanted for fraud

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Student instructor wanted for fraud

A Delta College employee is under warrant for grand theft and embezzlement. McKinzie Heavenly Harrison, also known as McKinzie Croney, worked for the college’s Culinary Arts Department where she allegedly took a total of $4,555.33 on nine occasions between May 3 and June 4. According to Delta police, Harrison was struggling […]

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Beer Week returns to Stockton’s Miracle Mile

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Beer Week returns to Stockton’s Miracle Mile

Pour it up: Stockton celebrates annual Beer Week. Stockton Marks Beer Week on August 22–31. More than fifteen venues around the Stockton area, mainly on the Miracle Mile, celebrated and recognized local breweries by promoting various crafted beers. Among the venues that participated during the festivities included the Abbey Trappist […]

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Rock ‘n’ roll over rap

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Rock music is on the rise and there is nothing that the competition can do about it. It may not be the classic rock of the 1970s that fought for love not war or heavy metal that turned heads and scared the elderly, but it’s rock. “It’s what people are […]

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Fantasy Football returns, brings out excitement for sports fans

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The 2014 National Football League season has started and with it brings the joy of Fantasy Football.  Fantasy Football is a game anyone can play, which can divide a household and crown one person a league champion until the next season.  “I love playing fantasy football,” said Daniel Valentine, a […]

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Mustang’s comeback falls short

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Mustang’s comeback falls short

After a 2-8 record in the last season, the Mustangs football team was poised to start fresh in 2014 Unfortunately, the scoreboard read 24-0 in favor of the Santa Rosa Junior College early in the second quarter of the home opener Sept. 6 at DeRicco Field. The Mustangs struggled on […]

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Parking permits can prevent $33 ticket

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Delta College campus police are enforcing parking tickets violations at a fast pace to start the new semester. Many students take the risk of parking without permits knowing it could cost them a $33 ticket. The cost of a permit is $30. “It would be more beneficial for students to […]

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Water polo teams prepare for season

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Coming from high school to play college sports may sound easy, but it’s not. A great example is the Delta College men and women water polo teams. Every year new athletes from different schools across the San Joaquin Valley sign up to join Delta’s program and are put through multiple […]

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Shakespeare returns ‘Guerrilla’ style

May 13, 2014 4:30 pm0 comments
Shakespeare returns ‘Guerrilla’ style

Last Tuesday, the day to day routine of traveling from one class to another across Delta College’s Quad was interrupted. Interrupted by people in lavish outfits yelling out in iambic pentameter. Delta’s Theater department brought back Guerrilla Shakespeare, the last time being in 2011. This years performances titled “Will Power” […]

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Club FEED works to combat hunger, promotes nutrition

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Club FEED is one way to get involved on campus. Combating hunger and learning about healthy living is beneficial for college students. One of the events that club FEED is hosting for the end of the semester is a Walk-for-Hunger on Saturday May 10 at 9:00 am,at Lodi Lake. The […]

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Delta Mustangs women’s soccer, kick their way around

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After suffering a 1-0 second round defeat to Cosumnes River College in the California Community College Athletic association tournament last November, the Delta College Lady Mustangs soccer team is back to work as they begin to prep for a deeper run this upcoming season. “ I have big expectations this […]

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