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New studies on plastic sippy cups raise questions about toxicity

April 17, 2014 5:20 pm0 comments
New studies on plastic sippy cups raise questions about toxicity

        Various types of plastic resins are used to package and serve food and beverages. Polyethylene terephthalate, or PET, is used in 20-ounce water and soda bottles. Polyvinyl chloride (PVC) is used in plastic wrap and deli food containers. Bisphenol A, or BPA, is one of many […]

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‘Chavez’ whitewashes labor leader’s life story

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One day, at the age of 11, I started working in the fields, and that’s where I witnessed for the first time the injustice, and the indignities, suffered by the farm workers.” These words are among the opening lines of the first biographical drama on César Chávez, directed by Diego […]

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Last lap to summer vacation

April 13, 2014 3:38 pm0 comments
Last lap to summer vacation

As baseball players run to home stretch, they are using every fiber of their being to score for their team. You can’t say they aren’t working hard when they’re running at high speeds toward a rewarding victory. After spring break, college students experience their own type of “home stretch”, but […]

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Dating apps can’t provide what normal romance can

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In A Midsummer’s Night Dream, Shakespeare said that, “Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind…” Several hundred years later, Shakespeare could have rephrased that to say, “Love looks not with the eyes, but with the app.” With the birth of online dating, the Internet has redefined what […]

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Apathy leaves generation paying no heed to rhythm of war drums

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With each bomb that goes off in Syria, the country is met with a deafening roar. On a college campus you’ll be met with a discerning silence. Turn on a television, go online or flip through a newspaper and you’ll discover that tensions are high around the world. There’s always […]

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GETTING A SUMMER JOB: Making yourself marketable during the hot-month job hunt

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GETTING A SUMMER JOB: Making yourself marketable during the hot-month job hunt

It’s that time of year, when college students are gearing up for the summer break from school. The problem young people frequently run into, though, is a lack of spending money to do fun things. So the other activity students are gearing up for is finding a summer job. Summer […]

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Hit shows hook new members to service

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Hit shows hook new members to service

Netflix has been known to be a great source for movies of different genres: from comedy to horror, it has it all. Most recently, it has been a useful asset to people who want to catch up on or just begin watching popular TV shows. TV hits such as Breaking […]

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Textbook bundles cheating students out of cash

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Textbook bundles cheating students out of cash

Students at Delta are being robbed. Not because the campus isn’t safe, but because of absolutely ridiculous book prices. We all know about this, so why could I be possibly writing about it now? Students have began to find a way out of this situation. This wonderful textbook resource is […]

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Two Little Lines: Stay away from baby message boards for medical advice

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With the advent of the Internet and smartphones that can access it, we have instant medical resources to browse. Doctors will tell patients to stay off the Internet when it comes to medical questions. Don’t self-diagnose, they say. Whenever I bring up stuff I found on the Internet to ask my […]

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Did you know of Stone Soup Radio?

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Did you know of Stone Soup Radio?

This newly formed internet radio station, that is located right off the miracle mile at 231 West Bradford Road. Stone Soup Radio is the heart of a man named John Morearty; who dedicated his life to the Peace and Justice Center. The building that Stone Soup Radio calls home, now […]

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Editorial: Charging for ID cards is hurting Delta College

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In the past decade, many public schools and colleges have implemented required identification cards – many making students wear them as badges around their necks. At the college level, students often possess identification cards. But instead of wearing them for everyone to see, these cards are hidden in wallets. At […]

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Show endings leave viewers disappointed

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On March 31, the popular television show “How I Met Your Mother” came to what fans are calling another controversial end to a hit show. Show runners have a habit of getting people to enjoy a show, run it for the better part of a decade, then when the finale […]

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NCAA championship title games, sweep for Connecticut Huskies

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One year after serving a postseason academic ban for bad grades, and being kicked out of the Big East conference. The Connecticut Huskies were the last ones laughing as they won the National Championship over the Kentucky Wildcats 60-54 on April 7. Shabazz Napier, one of the few to stick […]

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Online learning just as good: Different methods of learning different lifestyles

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In today’s dwindling job market the competition amongst employees has been raised. Workers are required to gain additional knowledge to advance in their field or simply maintain their current position. As a result more and more people are going back to school. People now have a selection of routes in […]

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Nearly New Sale returns

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Nearly New Sale returns

The Delta College Fashion Club held their annual spring semester Nearly New Sale on April 4, in upper Danner. Several designer brands and apparel for men, women & children were among many of the items on sale for students, faculty and staff to purchase. This year, the accessories included a […]

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NCAA players deserve monetary compensation

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It is safe to say that college football is a lucrative sport. With championship bowl games being sponsored by “Fortune 500” companies, Universities and head coaches receive billions of dollars for the commercialization of their school and players. The National Collegiate Athletic Association uses their player’s image in video games, […]

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Track athlete juggles responsibilities

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Track athlete juggles responsibilities

College life can be overwhelming. For Delta College track and field athlete, Chelscie Pacheco college life is stressful and demanding. Pacheco balances school, work and track throughout her life. She is well disciplined and works hard to reach her goals. “Sleep is a huge thing, so I always make sure […]

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Art professor’s journey through art, culture

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Art professor’s journey through art, culture

Delta College is diverse, unique and inspiring — much like art professor Joe Mariscal. Mariscal’s journey is adventurous and rare. “Well, you know it’s kind of an interesting story,” said Mariscal. “I got a letter from my professor his name was Bruce Duke, he taught here for forty-five years, and […]

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Speaker addresses international education

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On Thursday, April 3, Delta College’s Cultural Awareness Program welcomed Dr. Nancy Pine as a guest speaker. Pine is a renowned educator and researcher in cross cultural studies and is the Director of Education at Mount St. Mary’s College in Los Angeles. The title of Pine’s lecture was “What Kids […]

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Delta takes to the track

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ON THE FIELD: Mustangs sophomore Travis Turner
during the high jump event on April 3. PHOTO BY JERMAINE DAVIS

The Delta College Track & Field team recently held the Mustang Invitational Heptathlon/Decathlon event April 3-4, on campus at the Lawrence DeRicco Track. This two-day event included Track & Field runners from Chico State, Humboldt State, Modesto Junior College and a number of runners with no school affiliation. On the […]

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