Free jazz concert to be held in Atherton Auditorium on Saturday

February 6, 2014 7:18 pm0 comments

Delta College is holding a free hour-long jazz concert at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 7. The concert is presented by the award-wining jazz REACH Metta Quintet and the University of the Pacific-based Brubreck Institute Jazz Quintet. The event will be held in the Atherton Auditorium. The concert is free and […]

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Hart receives Athena Award

December 13, 2013 6:24 pm0 comments
Dr. Kathy Hart

Dr. Kathy Hart, President/Superintendent of Delta College, received the Athena Award at the Stockton Golf and Country Club on Nov. 21. “The Athena Award was inspired by the goddess of Greek mythology known for her strength, courage, and wisdom,” states the awarding organization. It’s not only a prestigious award for […]

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Council admonishes mayor

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Council admonishes mayor

Tuesday, Dec. 3, the Stockton City Council voted to “admonish” Mayor Anthony Silva for violating the Brown Act. Section 54963(a) of the Brown Act “prohibits any person from disclosing any confidential information obtained in closed session unless specifically authorized.” Stockton City Attorney John Luebberke wrote a report recommending the City […]

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Typhoon Haiyan devastates Philippines

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Typhoon Haiyan devastates Philippines

On Nov. 8, Typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines. Although no greater in magnitude than Hurricane Sandy, which ravaged the East Coast including New York City in late 2012, the typhoon left the island devastated. Several poorly structured buildings crumbled due to the high wind forces. Many people are without clean […]

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Campus police respond to shooting near bus stop

December 11, 2013 9:57 pm0 comments
Campus police respond to shooting near bus stop

On Nov. 27, shots were fired by the Delta College’s main entrance at Pacific and Yokuts avenues, close to the bus stop that services students venturing to campus. Campus police were bombarded immediately with calls in regards to the shooting. “Calls came into the dispatch center talking about shots fired […]

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Puente Club honors memory of member

November 21, 2013 6:56 pm0 comments
COMMEMORATION: The Puente Club placed a photo of deceased member Emmanuel Ruiz on a Dia de Los Muertos altar. PHOTO BY KARINA RAMIREZ

The Delta Puente Club is grieving the loss of a fellow member, 27-year-old Delta Student Emmanuel Ruiz. Ruiz was killed during a Nov. 8 home invasion. According to KCRA, two other members of Ruiz’s family died as well, leaving only two survivors, including a six-year-old boy. Puente Club President Sofy […]

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Delta student competes in singing contest

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Delta student competes in singing contest

Everyone wants to be a superstar but very few actually put in the hard work to make their dreams come true. That might be the story for some who procrastinate, but not for one Delta College student. Erica Lutrell, 23, is a Stockton native who has been writing songs since […]

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Culinary Arts program serves Delta population

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STUDENT CHEF: Staff and students have lunch in the dining room while being served by Culinary Arts students. PHOTO BY JERMAINE DAVIS

The Delta College Student Chef’s Lounge is serving some of the best food on campus but few students take advantage of the fresh dishes and quiet environment available. The lounge is located in Danner Hall. On Tuesdays and Wednesdays, visitors to Danner may see students walking around campus with brown […]

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Professors offer tips on debate strategies to students

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Students may be familiar with professors vs. students debates, but may not be familiar with the recent modification called professors vs. professors. On Nov. 7, Delta College faculty members debated as to the relevance of bachelor’s degrees and if the value is worth the cost. Naturally the faculty members shared […]

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Eight-day Jewish ‘Festival of Lights’ to begin

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Many Americans are counting down the days until Thanksgiving. Many may not be aware of the Jewish holiday Hanukkah, which means “dedication” in Hebrew. Hanukkah begins on Nov. 27 and ends Dec. 5 this year. Hanukkah, which is also referred to as the Festival of Lights and Feast of Dedication, […]

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Shopping discounts offered online on Monday after Black Friday craze

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With the holidays approaching Americans will hit the ground running for the best shopping deals on Black Friday. But Cyber Monday is also predicted to be one of the busiest days of the year. What is Cyber Monday? It’s a marketing term created for the Monday after Thanksgiving in the […]

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City to hire more officers after measures pass

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City to hire more officers after measures pass

Measure A will increase the sales tax in the city of Stockton by 3/4 of a cent. Measure B gave voters the chance to give opinion on what the Measure A tax money will be used for. The passing of Measure B affirms the majority of voters would like 65 […]

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Long time DSPS counselor retires

November 8, 2013 5:58 pm0 comments
LEAVING DELTA: Rodney Keeney retired on Oct. 31. PHOTO COURTESY OF DELTA COLLEGE

Rodney Keeney, one counselor working in the Disabled Students Programs and Services department, retired on Oct. 31 after working at the college for 25 years. Keeney, in an interview in early October, said it was scary he was retiring on Halloween. Keeney graduated from Sacramento State University with a master’s […]

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‘Nearly New Sale’ opens doors for club

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‘Nearly New Sale’ opens doors for club

On Nov. 8 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Delta College’s Fashion Program will be offering bargains on brand name items at an event called the “Nearly New Sale.” The items available will be new and nearly new clothes for men, women and children of all sizes. Thanks to a […]

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New marine highway dedication at Port of Stockton

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New marine highway dedication at Port of Stockton

On Nov. 2, the Port of Stockton held the official dedication ceremony for the new Marine Highway, a passageway to move cargo between the port, Oakland and Sacramento. The purpose of the project is to move cargo off the highway, particularly Interstate 580, onto the Marine Highway, also known as […]

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Affordable Care website creates problems for Americans to register

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Many Americans are feeling frustration over the Affordable Care Act, nicknamed Obamacare. People who are either self-employed, or who are not currently working, must apply for the new benefits under said act. Since the healthcare.gov website opened on Oct. 1, people have had problems with the website. Just a little […]

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2D/3D exhibit brings spotlight to Stockton Arts

November 7, 2013 4:18 pm0 comments

A large, 3-D sculpture of a man’s head welcomes visitors to Delta College’s L.H. Horton Gallery in the Shima building. The gallery features pieces of both 2- and 3- dimensional art. The art was created by artists throughout the country. Gallery Director Jan Marlese has been in charge of arranging […]

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Report details crimes happening on Delta campus

October 25, 2013 3:43 pm0 comments
Report details crimes happening on Delta campus

Two recent crimes at Delta College have left the campus community on edge, but the number of incidents in the past few years is low according to the recently released Clery Report for 2012-13. An Oct. 9 sexual battery on campus and an Oct. 17 attempted robbery made headlines, causing […]

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Delta Pride combines events for LGBT awareness

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Delta Pride combines events for LGBT awareness

On Oct. 16, the Delta Pride Club brought awareness to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) bullying by combining the celebration of Spirit Day and National Coming Out Day. Chalk outlines of bodies drawn in the quad represented gay youth who took their own lives because of bullying. To commemorate […]

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Measure A, B could offer solutions to Stockton’s debt, criminal issues

October 11, 2013 5:25 pm0 comments
Measure A, B could offer solutions to Stockton’s debt, criminal issues

Stockton voters will have some very important decisions to make on the upcoming November  ballot. If approved, Measure A will raise sales taxes in the city of Stockton 3/4 of a cent. Measure B gives voters the chance to give their opinion on what the Measure A tax raise will […]

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