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Freshmen looking forward to new challenges

April 28, 2016 9:06 pm0 comments

Countless student-athletes enter Delta College with the goal of earning an athletic scholarship to a Division I university — few receive the honor — even fewer due so with three years of eligibility remaining. Alex Dentoni, 19, and Andre Lindsey, 20, have accomplished this feat as they’ve committed earlier this […]

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Fake news creates distrust in media

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Have you ever seen that article on Facebook about the accused Boston Marathon bomber that was severely injured in prison? Or the Syrian refugee that renounced his Islamic faith after eating bacon for the first time? Guess what, they’re fake. Fake news can be an unstoppable force, showing up everywhere […]

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Senate candidates vie for votes at Pacific-hosted debate

April 27, 2016 9:25 pm0 comments
Senatorial candidate Duf Sundheim surrounded by media outside debate room on April 25 at University of the Pacific.

Five leading candidates for California’s open U.S. Senate seat debated at University of the Pacific for the first time on Monday, April 25.

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College students simulate senate debate

April 26, 2016 9:13 pm0 comments
Forensic students participate in mock California Senate debate on April 25 at University of the Pacific.

University of the Pacific hosted a mock debate featuring local forensics students Monday, April 26 at the Janet Leigh Theatre just before the U.S. Senate Debate. San Joaquin Delta College’s Erika Jauregui represented Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez. Her adversaries were selected from University of the Pacific and Modesto Junior College speech and […]

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Unions protest at board meeting

April 25, 2016 5:27 am0 comments

On April 19, Delta’s campus became host of a protest held by the two campus unions: California School Educators Association and the San Joaquin Delta College Teachers Association. Signs around campus include slogans such “0 is the loneliest number. Members of the teachers association protest because the group and administration […]

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Clubs night promotes camaraderie

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Student activities and a student driven volunteer committee brought some of Delta College’s most involved students together for a night of games, food and fun. Thirty clubs were represented in this semester’s Club Night held on April 15 in Danner Hall. “We want [the clubs] to know that there’s opportunities […]

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Race identity for mixed race kids in America

April 24, 2016 8:44 pm1 comment

Being a mixed kid wasn’t easy growing up. My mother is white and Samoan. My father is Belizean. I was born and raised in Tracy. I was one of two black children in my elementary school. I recall having moments of prejudice against me when I was young. I got […]

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No loyalty anywhere in sports

April 23, 2016 4:04 am0 comments

With different sports teams winning championships every year means a certain type of people come out from the shadows. Bandwagoners seem to always pop up at the end of a team’s title run no matter the sport. The one and done fans are a loyal team fans nightmare. For example, […]

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Swimmers prepare for finals

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The San Joaquin Delta College men and women’s swimming team is heading to the Big 8 swimming championships on Thursday through Saturday. The team has done well this season and doesn’t plan letting up after the Big 8. “We should have five girl relays [and] we’re hoping for five guy […]

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Delta relatively safe for students, staff

April 22, 2016 9:18 pm0 comments

Considering the high crime rate of Stockton, Delta College is a relatively safe campus. According to crimegraphics.com, Delta College had one burglary and two Larceny/Theft incidents in 2012. There were six robberies in 2012, nine in 2013 and only two in 2014. According to the Delta campus police clery report. […]

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‘Pink tax’ charges women more

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‘Pink tax’ charges women more

On April 12, Sacramento lawmakers discussed whether to favor Senate Bill 899, which will end gender-based discrimination towards woman products. For years, controversy around discrimination against woman has increasingly been lifted and brought into the spotlight. This controversy today is called “Pink Tax” which refers to women paying more money […]

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Fewer Obstacles To Prevention

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California is now the second state behind Oregon to allow women of any age the opportunity to purchase birth control from local pharmacies without a doctor’s prescription. The birth control pharmacies will carry pills, Depo-Provera injections, vaginal rings and transdermal patches. Implants and intrauterine devices (IUDs) still require a visit […]

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‘S-CK-N’ what’s that spell? Not STOCKTON

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‘S-CK-N’ what’s that spell? Not STOCKTON

Visit Stockton, the Stockton Visitors & Convention Bureau, spent $80,000 to fund a logo that’s targeted at encouraging tourism for the city. The logo itself has the two “to’s” in the city’s name flipped while under is a slogan stating “Stocked full of flavor.” This design makes for an eyesore […]

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New talent cleaning up baseball

April 21, 2016 9:48 pm0 comments

America’s pastime has been revitalized with a new wave of athletes. Gone are baseball’s shadow of the steroid era, as the illegal enhancer has withdrawn and the sport is starting to flourish again with no juice needed. “I think it’s in good shape, there’s some good young talent coming up […]

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Just keep swimming

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Just keep swimming

Swimmers practice for state finals.

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Local coffee house offers students late-nights study spot

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PHOTO BY FRANCINA SANCHEZ

With the semester quickly coming to an end, do you have somewhere to sit down and hit the books? Delta College students are getting ready for long study hours, so where does everyone go if they do not study at home? “I usually go to Peet’s or Starbucks if I […]

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Mustang Voice: ‘What do you want from your commencement speaker for graduation?’

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Mustang Voice: ‘What do you want from your  commencement speaker for graduation?’

“Academically accepted, well rounded person who participated in campus and off campus activities such as sports, and club a confident person who is enthusiastic person,” said Natalie Delgado. “I would want a commencement speaker. Someone who knows what there talking about inspirational, funny but still serious someone who knows what […]

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Brewing up success one cold beer at a time

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Brewing up success one cold beer at a time

Channel Brewing Co. already successful before potential brewery launch this summer Stockton is on the rise, a slow rebirth of sorts. People in the city are attempting to change its image, scenery and business. Billy Chaddock is part of that change with Channel Brewing Co. The company started out as […]

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Fitness center hopes to better community

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LET’S GET PHYSICAL: Gabe Subry, owner of CrossFit 209, above, stands by large mural in his facility PHOTO BY FRANCINA SANCHEZ

After first opening in 2009, CrossFit 209 Sport relocated to a new and larger facility at the beginning of the year. CrossFit is designed to improve and maximize fitness by using functional movements or in other words natural movements that are “ingrained in our DNA,” according to the CrossFit 209 […]

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‘Whipping Man’ debuts: Play takes viewers back in to civil war era

April 18, 2016 8:33 pm0 comments

The Collegian interviews Donna Marie, director of “The Whipping Man,” and fellow actors Denmark Ves and Larry Lee Roberson. Q: Give us a preview about your play? Marie: “The Whipping Man” by Matthew Lopez is a story set in 1865 right after the ending of the Civil War. Two former […]

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