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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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Examining the ASBG’s yearly budget

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Associated Student Body Government (ASBG) role on campus is to serve as the student voice in major decisions on campus. The students who serve are responsible for providing input on everything from district policy and procedures to course schedule changes. The budget for 2013-14 school year is $53,183, in which […]

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Slam poets ready, eager to bring home gold

May 9, 2014 4:46 pm0 comments
Slam poets ready, eager to bring home gold

Two Delta students will represent Stockton at a global slam poetry event this summer. Youth poetry organization With Our Words recently held a competition at the Podesto Impact Teen Center in Stockton, and the top six participants were named to the city’s poetry team. This July, the team will compete […]

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Two little lines: Despite all advice, being pregnant in college is a struggle. I urge all young people to finish education.

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Heidi Sharp, 22, is a part-time Delta College student and part-time barista. She married her high school sweetheart, Wesley, in 2012. The same year, the couple purchased their first home in Stockton. Now, thanks to two little lines on a pregnancy test, the Sharps are expanding in July. Now, given […]

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Fan group not what they seem to be

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The definition of anthropomorphic is the idea of giving human characteristics to non human beings. Currently two major communities fall into this category, My Little Pony fans, or “bronies,” and the more infamous “Furries.” Often people assume that Furries are looking for sexual attention. This can’t be further from the […]

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Delta changing priority registration process

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Effective fall 2014, there will be a major change in the priority registration system that is currently in place at Delta College. Previously, a point system was used for priority.  Certain qualifications, GPAs and other factors contributed negatively or positively to how many points a student had. The more points […]

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Students learn methods to connect to children for future careers

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On April 28, students in the art and creativity for young children class lined up along a large sheet of paper and began to paint. Only instead of using brushes like most people, they used dinosaurs, wine corks and their hands. “(It’s about) giving hands on experience to know why […]

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Mustangs spring re-cap

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The San Joaquin Delta Mustangs sports teams enjoyed much success and suffered a few heartbreaking moments during the spring of 2014. With the talent of the players returning next year and the guidance from coaches, expectations for the Mustangs next year are limitless. MEN’S BASKETBALL: In the sixth season with […]

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Diabetes ‘does not discriminate’

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Delta student Lilly Warren learned she had diabetes about a year-and-a-half ago. “I have a strong genetic pull on both sides of my family, and it’s almost at 100 percent [diagnoses] for three generations back,” said Warren. “My great-grandmother died from losing a limb,” “She was not obese and she […]

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Instructor brings opera to students

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Instructor brings opera to students

Seasoned operagoers and nervous newbies gathered at Modesto’s Gallo Center for the Arts last Friday evening for the world premier of Tawawa House, an original opera set at the start of the Civil War. Among those attending were college and high school students who had never been to an opera […]

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College Education trumped by Experience

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Most of us are raised to believe that college is the golden ticket to success. You graduate and are supposedly guaranteed a prosperous career. To succeed in societies eyes, one must have a college degree to become a contributing member of society. But with the ever-rising tuition fees and the […]

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Recent changes in Danner hall lead to needless concern

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Rumor has it that student chef is taking over the cafeteria of Danner hall that leaves staff, students and faculty wondering. This is not the case. “The student chef is not taking over food services I don’t know where that idea came from but, I’m in charge of the food […]

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Students work Asparagus festival to aid community

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In the past 29 years, over $5.9 million dollars has been contributed back to local charities directly from the Stockton Asparagus Festival. This would not be possible without the continued help of the community according to the Stockton Asparagus Festival Facebook page. The Festival was a three day event unfortunately […]

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Writer urges students to take important step, go for internships

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I always wondered what I’m getting myself into every time I set my alarm to 2:30 a.m. Sometimes I feel like I have gone insane, and when I tell others that I’m waking so early for an unpaid internship, they think I have lost my mind as well. Now that I’m at […]

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Summertime tunes: Which song will claim dubious honor?

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Summertime tunes: Which song will claim dubious honor?

Every day that passes is one closer to the beginning of summertime. Those three or so magical months of long days, longer nights and brain freeze inducing Slurpees. The movie theater is filled to the brim, enticing its patrons with popcorn, air conditioning and the years biggest blockbusters. And as […]

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From high expectations to tempered results

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With each semester comes a new batch of expectations. “I’m going to get that 4.0!” “Transfer this year? Yeah, I can do that!” “18 units?! Pfft, child’s play.” While these are admirable goals, seldom do they ever come into fruition when they are taken all at once. Why do these […]

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Books over Booze: how to score a quality date

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let me start out by saying that I would rather go on a date to Barnes&Noble than to some grimy bar scene; it’s not really for me. You might be thinking college is all about having new experiences and meeting new people. But for some, college is a party. For […]

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Phone app allows user to earn money for charities by walking

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Phone app allows user to earn money for charities by walking

Do you walk, run or bike often? Do you have an iPhone or Android cellular device? Well if you do, Charity Miles is the app for you. It all started with Gene Gurkoff. After running marathons for nine years, to raise money for parkinson’s disease research in honor of her […]

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