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First blood drive of year hosted in Danner Hall

August 27, 2015 7:52 pm0 comments
First blood drive of year hosted in Danner Hall

On Aug. 26 and 27, Delta College hosted a two-day blood drive in Danner Hall. Donors received a free t-shirt for their donations.

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‘Welcome Week’ celebration ends with barbecue

August 20, 2015 9:14 pm0 comments
‘Welcome Week’ celebration ends with barbecue

The Associate Students of Delta College held its annual barbecue celebration welcoming back students. Hot dogs and chips were served as students listened to a band perform.

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Motivation at the convocation

August 18, 2015 8:44 pm0 comments
Motivation at the convocation

Motivational speaker Jullien Gordon addressed students in the Tillie Lewis Theatre for New Student Convocation during Welcome Week activities on Aug. 18.

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Former instructor, coach pleads guilty

May 28, 2015 5:33 pm0 comments

Former Stockton United School District physical education teacher, Denny Peterson pleaded guilty to one count of battery on May 20. Peterson also had ties to the Delta College campus. According to News 10, Peterson will serve 10 days in jail, three years formal probation, and mandatory child abuse classes. He […]

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ASDC explains $75K spending habits and election season for spring semester

May 11, 2015 11:17 pm0 comments

ASDC is the Associate Student Delta College Government Organization. According to Director of Student Activities Aja Butler, the purpose of the organization is to serve as the voice of Delta College Students. “[We] organize student life events that represent the diversity of the college,” said Butler. This spring semester, ASDC’s […]

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49ers, Raiders fill needs in NFL draft, Delta standout among rookie class

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Now that all seven rounds of the 2015 NFL Draft are in the books, we can take a deeper look into what local teams have done to improve. After an underwhelming 3-13 season last year, the talent-depleted Oakland Raiders needed to draft well to compete. With the fourth overall pick the Raiders selected Amari […]

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Ports honor Stockton native Braden

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WELCOME HOME:
Dallas Braden signs autographs for his hometown fans on May 2 at Banner Island Ballpark. PHOTO BY RICHARD REYES

Fans showed up to Banner Island Ballpark on May 2 to watch the Stockton Ports honor one of the city’s own. Former Ports and Oakland Athletics pitcher Dallas Braden had his jersey retired and threw out the first pitch before the Ports game against the San Jose Giants. “It’s unbelievable […]

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Issues of color in America

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Issues of color in America

There have been many controversial issues this year when it comes to race. The news has shown riots, killings and other situations stemming from racial issues. The Collegian is addressing these issues through this package. The pur- pose is to start an open discussion about race issues in America. As […]

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Movie sequels: If twice is not as nice, why thrice?

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There are many movies known for sequels. However, some aren’t building the sought after fan bases for continuing pieces of work. Sequels are additions to captivating ideas and stories, such as a part two or three. There are several movie additions critics raise questions towards. Sometimes the reality is that […]

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Baseball players make the grade

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Baseball players make the grade

The Delta Mustangs baseball team is ranked No. 1 in the nation. Two players are balancing the responsibilities of being on a winning team with school duties. Outfielder Lance Berringer and first baseman Zach Perugi don’t have a problem with keeping grades up and playing baseball. The two are all […]

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‘No Child’ going through revamp

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Members of the U.S. Senate will work toward revamping the education law known as No Child Left Behind. It’s a reauthorization of the landmark Elementary and Secondary Elementary Education Act of 1965 passed by Lyn- don Johnson. According to Johnson, “full educational opportunity should be our first national goal.” The […]

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Lady Mustangs edge out Ohlone Renegades to reach Sweet 16

May 8, 2015 11:14 pm0 comments
CELEBRATORY FASHION: Mustangs Victoria Mata and Serena Hernandez celebrate another run leaving Ohlone College in the rear view. PHOTO BY RICHARD REYES

The Lady Mustangs softball team advanced to the Sweet 16 after winning a best of three series against the Ohlone Renegades on May 3. The Mustangs won game one on May 2, 4-1 behind Sophomore Allie Mendez’s superb pitching, but weren’t able to complete the sweep in game two. After […]

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Pillow Talk: Don’t fall into the shade cycle

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Pillow Talk: Don’t fall into the shade cycle

The most awkward moment after a breakup, whether it was a mutual agreement or against your will is releasing the hurt inside your heart. Far too often, after a relationship ends the battle of words begin. Friends and family members divide into separate countries, and wars are waged based on […]

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Teen pregnancy not end of the road

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According to DoSomething.org, three in 10 American girls will get pregnant at least once before the age of 20. That’s nearly 750,000 teen pregnancies every year. We all know someone who has had a child during their teen years, but how do you respond to it? Are you supportive? Are […]

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Not all protests are marked with violence

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PROTESTERS TAKE OVER PACIFIC: Protesters rally against alleged police brutality on April 14. The protest caused Pacific Ave to be closed. PHOTO COURTESY OF CARMEN SLAUGHTER

The First Amendment to the Constitution clearly lays out that you shall be given the freedom to peacefully assemble. Recent events have brought this fundamental right into the spotlight. Now the questions flow in and the loudest one is: Where do we draw the line between protest and riot? Protesting […]

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Drought outlook remains troubling

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California’s drought has become the talk of the state. The San Joaquin Valley, being rich in agriculture, has long since been a hot topic when it comes to how it is being impacted. Current estimates put California at having one year of water left in reserves, said NASA Senior Water […]

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One-time megastar still tours amidst old controversies

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In a generation where songwriting skills are diminishing and auto-tune is taking over, R&B legend R. Kelly still represents the true meaning of American music with his talents as a vocalist, producer and songwriter. Kelly has sold millions of recordings and has written classic songs for himself and other talented […]

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Students left without plan

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Former Heald College students waited in line at the Stockton branch to learn about their options for transferring.  
PHOTO BY VORANI KHOONSRIVONG

On April 26, Corinthian Colleges announced it would permanently close its remaining 28 ground campuses across the U.S including all 10 Heald College locations in California.

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Mustangs advance to super regionals

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GAME 1 Delta’s offense got things going early as the team scored two runs in the first inning and a total of five runs in the first four. That was more than enough for the Mustangs’ starting pitcher. For game one, Delta’s Head Coach Reed Peters called on ace Cameron […]

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Big summer entertainment nearing

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Big summer entertainment nearing

Summer means high heats and blockbusters, and also an abundance of debuting shows. With the season fast approaching that means a lot of free time for college students. Television is back with a vengeance. This summer has a lot in store. For the Netflix users, which is almost everyone: “Orange […]

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