Staying healthy using vitamins key to fighting the bug

March 7, 2014 5:36 pm0 comments
Staying healthy using vitamins key to fighting the bug

Did you know that Vitamin C can help boost your immune system? Some people think it’s a myth, but it’s not. Many studies have been made about Vitamin C and its benefits. According to WebMD, it helps protect against immune system deficiencies. Although Vitamin C hasn’t been proven to prevent […]

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Flu epidemic leaves death toll higher than previous years

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The H1N1 virus, also known as influenza, has accounted for more than 300 deaths in California this flu season, six of which were children. San Joaquin County accounts for seven of the deaths, according to the California Department of Public Health (CDPH). Compared to only 106 deaths attributed to the […]

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New, longer buses debut in Stockton

February 21, 2014 6:40 pm6 comments
New, longer buses debut in Stockton

San Joaquin Regional Transit District (RTD) debuted the first of its six new articulated Express buses on Tuesday to serve increasing ridership along Route 40. The longer buses provide about 50 percent more space, a relief to riders who had to stand during Route 40′s busiest hours. RTD’s Manager of […]

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Delta college set to host events

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From Feb. 27 to March 21 Delta College’s L.H. Horton Gallery hosts “Theme of Black Identity in America.” The opening will run from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Feb. 27. It features readings from With Our Words Youth Poetry Collective.” Other special events during February celebrating Black History Month […]

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Tour Of Comedy set to share laughs at delta

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On Feb. 26 at 8 p.m. the 2014 Tour of Comedy Examining Racial Divide brings “Tar Baby” starring Desiree Burch to the Tillie Lewis Theatre. Tickets will be sold at the Delta College Center for the Arts box office. The cost is $8 for students and seniors and $12 for […]

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Scattered waste leaves campus unsightly

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Scattered waste leaves campus unsightly

Litter is all over campus. We all see it. But what does Delta do to fix the problem? Groundskeepers on the Delta College campus have a tough job. 21 custodians are tasked with picking up after 19,000 students, staff and faculty. Their jobs involve: sweeping sidewalks, mowing lawns, raking leaves, […]

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Clubs work to survive beyond the ‘rush’ period

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With the recent decline in clubs on campus, some clubs have had to adapt new policies on campus in order to survive. The clubs include Delta PSI, Club Feed and Anthropology Club who manage to keep active with campus activities as well as membership requirements. “We go to events monthly […]

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Confusion across campus over similarities in acronyms

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Confusion across campus over similarities in acronyms

Students returning for the spring semester knew this campus like the back of their hand, but recent upgrades made it difficult for many students to get to class on time. Delta student Diana Murry was one of many lost students. “I just glanced at my class schedule and thought it […]

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Delta English professor honored with Susan B. Anthony Award for work in creative arts

February 7, 2014 12:00 am0 comments
Delta English professor honored with  Susan B. Anthony Award for work in creative arts

Delta College English Professor Paula Sheil is one of eight local woman being honored this year with the Susan B. Anthony Awards. Sheil will receive the award for her work in the creative arts. “The Susan B. Anthony Women of Achievement Awards to honor women who have excelled in their […]

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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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