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Halloween brings up need for safety

December 16, 2014 7:23 am0 comments

With Halloween right around the corner, we are all excited for dressing up, trick or treating and parties. All of this sounds fun but, have you thought about the dangers Halloween can bring and how you can stay safe? Halloween is by far the deadliest day of the year, according […]

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Crime Prevention and Safety fair held on campus

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Crime prevention and safety is important for everyone. That’s why on the week of October 8, 2014 the San Joaquin Delta College District Police held the second annual Crime Prevention and Safety Fair on campus. Many organizations and agencies such as the Stockton Police Department K-9 Unit, Fire Department and […]

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Thanksgiving origins often lost in celebrations

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When we think of Thanksgiving day, we think about our families get- ting together, food, football and a break from school. Even though Thanksgiving sounds fun, many people do not know what started the tradition of giving thanks. As many may know, in 1621 the Pilgrims in Plymouth, Massachusetts had […]

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Player is not your average safety (Mustang Spotlight)

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Delta College football safety Ian Montazem is the Mustang Spotlight for this issue of The Collegian. He attended McNair High School. Montazem is one of four captains on the team. He has recorded two interceptions, 40 tackles with 5.0 tackles per game, according to the California Community College Athletics Association […]

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Restrooms shut down after sewer line back up

December 12, 2014 9:43 pm0 comments

Delta College closed campus at 3 p.m Nov. 24 to prevent a bathroom backup. The sewer backup was located on the west side of campus towards the main sewer connection on Pershing Avenue. “Facilities took the precaution on closing the restrooms until the extent of the blockage was known to […]

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TAKING HIS FINAL BOW: Drama professor to retire at end of school year

December 11, 2014 10:34 pm0 comments
ACTORS STUDIO: Harvey Jordan giving intructions to his students about finals. PHOTO BY RICHARD REYES

Lights. Camera. Action. For 23 years Delta College Drama Professor Harvey Jordan has taught students these commands to students. Next semester will be his last. Jordan will retire at the school year’s end. Recently Jordan produced Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet” giving it an urban touch up. “It had been on […]

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Video shows teacher with Delta connection dragging student

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In November, a video of a Stockton Unified School District physical education teacher dragging a 14-year-old student into a pool went viral. The video, said to have shot by another student, was recorded in August. That teacher, Denny Peterson of Edison High School, is seen in the video grabbing the […]

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Vasquez newly elected trustee for Area 4 board seat

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SWEARING IN: Richard Vasquez is sworn in to the Area 4 Board of
Trustees seat on Dec. 9. PHOTO COURTESY OF JIM VERGARA

Newly elected Board of Trustees District 4 representative Richard Vasquez credits his experience as a member of an arts committee and the Pets Advisory Committee for his successful campaigning. Vasquez says he spent five years on both committees building experience, but admits he was intimidated when running against incumbent and […]

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Mustangs make the grade, despite heavy workload

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IN THE ZONE: Student-athlete Nishalina Buksh putting in work off the court. PHOTO BY RICHARD REYES

As the fall semester is coming to an end, Mustang athletes know even though the season is over, finals are coming up. Most people at Delta might think athletes have it all, but in reality they are students walking around getting their education like everyone else. However, student-athletes are students […]

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Rumors of Mayweather, Pacquiao finally getting in the ring

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Mayweather versus Pacquiao 2015? For six-long years Fans have watched and heard all the rumors fade into a fanatical dream. Once one of the greatest fights of all time is now surely impossible with Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao on verge of retirement, right? But actually, the fight is […]

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Delta gets jazzy with annual festival

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JAZZ FESTIVAL: The Pacific Mambo Orchestra, originally from San Francisco, brings the crowd to its feet. PHOTO BY ROBERT JUAREZ

On Dec. 6, jazz bands from middle schools to the college level were on hand at Delta College for the 15th annual Delta Jazz Festival. The Holt Building was packed with musicians lugging instruments from the flute to the electric guitar, followed by supportive parents and relatives. The festival was […]

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As fall semester ends, Netflix streaming will likely increase

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As fall semester ends, Netflix streaming will likely increase

Netflix has become a powerhouse for live streaming entertainment. Now with winter break approaching, Netflix will be in frequent use with plenty of free time ahead. So allow this list to assist you in find- ing a new television series to binge on or perhaps some movies to enjoy. SHOWS […]

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Upcoming year to bring onslaught of movie sequels

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Brace yourself, the sequels are coming. While 2014 seemed to be the year of the super hero movie, 2015 has the potential to be the year of the sequel. Some major and questionable sequels are out in the upcoming year. In January, we are promised “Taken 3” (Why isn’t one […]

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Holiday, snow fun at Dell’Osso

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DELL’ OSSO FAMILY FUN: Valley residents go out of the normal Lathrop element for some fun in the snow. PHOTO BY MIDORI MORITA

Winter in San Joaquin Valley doesn’t always fulfill the stormy and white expectations of the cliché holiday season. The Dell’Osso family recognizes this and gives people in the area an opportunity to enjoy winter activities we normally don’t get to experience in San Joaquin County. Dell’Osso Family Farm takes a […]

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Holiday traditions differ for people in month of December

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Holiday traditions differ for people in month of December

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, as some say. The weather is colder, holiday songs play in every store and lights light up the night. Even though some enjoy winter celebrations, many people dread the season. The lines at Target are way too long. Christmas songs get repetitive. […]

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HOLIDAY GIFT IDEAS: Presents that won’t break the bank

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HOLIDAY GIFT IDEAS: Presents that won’t break the bank

The holidays are a time of giving, not necessary of spending as some businesses lead you to believe. But who said gifts had to be expensive? FOR THE MOVIE LOVER Taking a popcorn box that isn’t used, you can add items including candies, gift cards and popcorn. It’s simple, yet […]

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Healthy choices can prevent colds during flu season

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With the cold snap, everyone can now feel the season changed. Now it’s time for a prolonged flu season. It’s also time to avoid getting colds by taking some minor precautions, including taking showers at night or blow-drying your hair in the morning. Good health habits can also prevent illnesses. […]

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Quiet Storm

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Quiet Storm

A Collegian comic.

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Water hyacinth covers Stockton waterways

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For the past two years, water hyacinth has covered the Delta Rivers causing night shipping to become more difficult and restricted. It has become a big issue for boaters and businesses at Stockton’s marinas. Most of the water hyacinth has covered the Port of Stockton, blocking the water, causing the […]

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Pillow Talk 101: Dating during the holidays

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The most critical time in figuring out where a new relationship is headed comes during the holidays. Couples in new relationships use this time of year to get their families more acquainted and familiar. Thanksgiving can be one of those “deal or no deal” type of situations. Often times it’s […]

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