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PHOTO GALLERY: Petting zoo on campus

April 25, 2015 4:59 am0 comments
PHOTO GALLERY: Petting zoo on campus
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Be wise when helping others with donations

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Based out of San Diego and founded in 2010, Go Fund Me is a well-known personal funding website. It gives people the ability to fund individuals to help with personal causes. Helping someone in need of assistance is something some individuals will not hesitate to do. A recent Go Fund […]

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Caution urged when posting on social media

April 24, 2015 5:54 pm0 comments

Do you know who Joey Casselberry is? It’s likely you do, just maybe not by name. He’s the Bloomsburg University baseball player who was kicked off his school team for posting an offensive tweet about teenage American Little League pitcher Mo’ne Davis. In the tweet, Casselberry called the teenager a […]

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Beards: Man’s real best friend

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Beards: Man’s real best friend

My close friends and family know me by name. Acquaintances and strangers know me by beard. My five-year old beard is unique due to its natural gradient from dirty blonde to a fiery red. It’s such a part of me that I base my haircut around my beard. My girl- […]

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BE PREPARED: Making legal arrangements for family members

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Nobody wants to think about dying or becoming incapacitated by injury or illness, but not preparing for such things places a burden on the loved ones left to make those decisions in a time of crisis. According to the American Bar Association, 55 percent of Americans don’t have a will […]

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Pillow Talk: Confidence key in relationships

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Pillow Talk: Confidence key in relationships

Every man and woman has a moment in life when they’re feeling unsure of themselves, when it comes to approaching someone about hooking up. What if she doesn’t like me? What if he has a girlfriend? How can I make a good first impression? These are all questions floating around […]

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Remodeled greenhouse open for usage

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Remodeled greenhouse open for usage

On April 14, members of the Delta College board of trustees gathered next to the new greenhouse to be dedicated. Local officials also showed up including Stockton Mayor Anthony Silva and Delta College Superintendent Kathleen Hart. The new greenhouse features a new shade puller that controls the heat. “They will […]

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Well-known Lodi High teacher dies unexpectedly after school

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Current and former students gathered in front of Lodi High School on April 12 to remember Gary Fujihara, better known as ‘Fuj,’ a long-time art teacher who died unexpectedly two days earlier. A small sidewalk memorial was held and students showed up with chalk to write some of their favorite […]

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Vet Fam program connects at Delta

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HELPING HAND: Air Force Veteran Renee Painter recieves information about services avaliable to
vets from Stan Rapada at the Veteran
Services
Center. PHOTO BY KRISTEN RIEDEL

In 2010, Captain Susan Feighery was diagnosed with an aggressive form of cancer that ended her 17-year military career and started a two-year battle for her life. After many rounds of radiation, surgeries and chemotherapy, Feighery emerged victorious, but forever changed, and began her search for what she calls “the […]

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State Superintendent Torlakson talks to Delta students on education

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State Superintendent Torlakson talks to Delta students on education

PROSPECTS FOR CHANGE: State Superintendent of Schools Tom Torlakson emphasized the importance of hands-on work, team building and problem solving during a talk at Delta on April 8. He also answered questions from students and faculty on the future of education in California. PHOTO BY VORANI KHOONSRIVONG

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Utah to use firing squad

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The Utah State Senate recently voted to bring back death by firing squad. This will only happen if lethal injection drugs were unavailable when needed. Deaths by firing squad consist of the execution of a con- demned person by shooting. According to the The New York Time’s website: “Only three […]

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Asparagus Festival returns, exceeds expectations

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30TH YEAR: The popular deep-fried asparagus returned for this year’s Asparagus Festival. PHOTO BY ORLANDO JOSE

The Asparagus Festival has a new home. This year the festival moved from Weber Point to the San Joaquin County fairgrounds. The Festival was a three-day event. Last year the event was nearly cancelled but Tony and Carol Noceti of Noceti Inc. decided to take on the traditional event and […]

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‘Boy bands’ influence dangerous behavior

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Recently Zayn Malik announced he was departing boy-band quintet One Direction. Millions of girls around the world screamed in devastation and shock. From The Beatles to NSYNC to Jonas Brothers to One Direction, boy bands have been around for a long time. New Kids on the Block and Backstreet Boys […]

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Q & A: New Delta Board of Trustee members discuss goals, plans

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Q & A: New Delta Board of Trustee members discuss goals, plans

Richard Vasquez and Catherine Mathis are two new members of the Delta College Board of Trustees. Both were elected to the board in the Nov. 2014 election. Vasquez is a Delta College student in addition to board member. Who are you? Vasquez: “Well I’m acting students as for Delta, I’m an […]

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#Trending: Live streaming

April 23, 2015 8:30 pm0 comments
#Trending: Live streaming

Some say a picture is worth 1,000 words. How many would a live video stream be? Perhaps a lot more? Streaming live video has become a recent trend for musicians, celebrities, noteworthy writers as well as “the average Joe” have all started using it to promote and share themselves. Apps […]

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Students hit mid semester sadness

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It has come to that point in the semester where our class attendance is dwindling, midterms are over and finals seem miles away. How do you stay motivated during this slump? Do you remind yourself of your goals? Do you keep a diligent calendar? Do you make sure you take […]

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Fight to determine the pound-for-pound best

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After six years of waiting, the bout of the century is only days away. Mayweather vs Pacquiao. So let’s talk about who wins the biggest (singular) money-making fight in history. Mayweather is the considerable favorite. He’s known as the most technically dominant and defensively sound boxer of all time. It’d be […]

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Writer urges quality in choosing sandals

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Writer urges quality in choosing sandals

Spring has officially returned for another season of allergies and “showers” — I say “showers” because California is in a drought — and colorful fashion. Aside from the constant sneezing, April “showers” and questionable fashion trends springtime sees the return of a stereotypical California staple: flip-flops. Yes. You read correctly. […]

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Justice march shuts down Pacific Avenue

April 15, 2015 2:33 am0 comments
Dionne Smith Downs speaks about her hopes for awareness to come from the march that strength along a large portion of Pacific Avenue. PHOTO BY KATHERINE GREY

Protesters marching against police brutality shutdown Pacific Avenue near the Delta College campus for a couple hours Tuesday.

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Protest against police violence stalls traffic near campus

April 14, 2015 11:29 pm0 comments
Protest against police violence stalls traffic near campus

A protest against police brutality stalled traffic along March Lane in front of Delta College today. Check back later for updates.

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