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Local Talent: Band plays for fun, not fame

May 18, 2016 12:43 pm0 comments

“In The Meantime,” a band featuring lead singer/front man Richard Sepulveda, is our featured artist this issue. The interview took place in a fast paced, running late type of car ride. But before questioning started, Sepulveda said he had to practice singing some of the songs he was covering. “I’m […]

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Helicopter parents hover over college students

May 17, 2016 10:52 am0 comments

“Helicopter parents” a term Parents.com has defined as a parent who takes an overprotective or excessive interest in the life of their child or teen. Parenting that has been advancing throughout the years and lingers around until adulthood. Parents who do their adult childrens laundry, cleaning their room and even […]

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Good teachers versus bad one

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Every college student knows there are different types of teachers in the school system. It varies from those who work hard at their craft to those who are content in their effortless ways. I’m the type of student who doesn’t learn from a teacher who records their lecture and lets […]

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“Ticket Master Operates Through Facebook”

May 12, 2016 10:59 am1 comment

Recently, Ticketmaster has begun selling tickets through Facebook, since Facebook is the most used social media website. Ticketmaster thought it would be a great idea to sell event tickets through Facebook. This leads to a much more easy access and a much more faster speed pace to getting tickets. The […]

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MUSTANG VOICE: ‘If marijuana were to be legal in California would it be a benefit to anything or anyone?’

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MUSTANG VOICE: ‘If marijuana were to be legal in  California would it be a benefit to anything or anyone?’

“The money that would come out of it, if we were to tax it just like we tax cigarettes or alcohol I think the money would be beneficial to help our economy,” said Xenia Ceja. “No because it would affect the children from other people and also effect other people […]

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Plagiarism in the music industrty

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In what’s becoming phenomenon since last year’s court decision awarding Marvin Gaye’s estate $7.4 million dollars for copyright infringement, two more lawsuits were filed last week seeking damages for plagiarized songs. Michael Skidmore, representing the estate of Randy Craig Wolfe, filed suit against Led Zeppelin accusing the legendary British band […]

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Diaz’ ‘Stockton Slap’ makes way into UFC2 video game

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Video game manufacturer EA Sports has immortalized the “Stockton Slap” in its latest release, UFC 2. “I think it’s pretty cool,” said Delta College student Andy Larson. “It’s unique to Stockton and now everyone will know about it.” The move, made famous by Stockton brothers Nate and Nick Diaz, is […]

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Security at some community colleges armed

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In the wake of recent events across the country, many colleges are equipping their police departments with new firepower to better respond to active shooter situations. The vast majority of public colleges employ armed officers. Other schools hire private security guards who patrol the campus either unarmed or armed only […]

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Community college chancellor makes more user-friendly assessment test

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California Community Colleges Chancellors’ Office has changed the way students are assessed for their classes by replacing the Compass Test, which has been used throughout the United States. “The state of California has put together a Common Assessment Initiative, so they’re going to bring all the Community Colleges under one […]

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‘Passport to College’ students seeing success 10 years later

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‘Passport to College’ students seeing success 10 years later

In 2006, Delta College introduced the Passport to College program offering 12,000 fifth graders a promise of two years of free tuition. Families interested in taking advantage of the program were required to attend yearly meetings in order to receive the free tuition. “From being a part of this program, […]

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Campus once site for state mental hospital

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Delta College’s campus has connections to mental health history in San Joaquin County. According to the December 2009 issue of the Delta Express, the Delta campus once was the Pacific and Yokuts avenues for the hospital. Before the Delta campus was built, the campus location was a farming unit for […]

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Sanders takes campaign policy to Stockton

May 10, 2016 6:38 pm0 comments
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders addresses the crowd on May 10 at Weber Point Events Center in Stockton.

The Bern spread to the drought-hit state of California. A rally in support of underdog Democratic Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders (D-Vermont) was held at the Weber Point Events Center next to the waterfront in downtown Stockton on May 10. “Seven-thousand reasons why we are standing here today and why we’re […]

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Presidential hopeful Sanders speaks in Stockton

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Presidential hopeful Sanders speaks in Stockton

Democratic Presidential Candidate Bernie Siders spoke to a crowd of 7,000 at Weber Point Events Center in Stockton on May 10.

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Stockton feels the ‘Bern’ at downtown rally

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Stockton feels the ‘Bern’ at downtown rally

Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders visits Stockton on Tuesday, May 10. Sanders made a stop in Sacramento on May 9. Members of The Collegian staff are reporting from Weber Point Events Center. The gates opened at 7 a.m. Sanders is scheduled to speak at 10 a.m.

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Conversations on recreational legalization in California

May 7, 2016 5:04 am0 comments
Conversations on recreational legalization in California

California has always been sort of weed friendly but now Californians are pushing legislature for legalization of the drug at the recreational level. This isn’t the first time. In 2010, Prop 19 was proposed to regulate, control and tax cannabis. It was defeated by voters at 53.5 percent. Now, following […]

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Student fights autism stereotype

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Autistic individuals process the world differently than the average person. Everyone has their own experience, but as for those with autism, it can feel like being an alien on a different planet. Alyssa Palomares is a second-semester student of Delta College and she is autistic. “On my worse days, certain […]

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Soccer star ‘Pele’ scores with his story on big screen

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Seeing a film of a soccer player known as the greatest player of all time would attract many soccer fans and it’s actually happening with the movie “Pele: Birth of a Legend.” The film is a biopic independent film coming to the big screen on May 13. Kevin De Paula […]

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Months into new program, Starbucks customer adjust

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Months into new program, Starbucks customer adjust

In February Starbucks announced changes to its rewards program and many customers weren’t happy. “I hate the new program, why should I have to spend about $60 dollars just get a free item that’s worth around $5 dollars,” said customer I’La Wylie. On the new program, for every dollar spent […]

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Local task force helps protect Stockton citizens

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Local task force helps protect Stockton citizens

The Junior Angels training Center had its grand opening in Stockton, California. In attendance were the chamber’s ambassadors, Dynamic Leaderships tools, Caravan Gourmet Gifts and Haggerty Construction. Mayor Anthony Silva attended the event as well. The regional director of the Guardian Angels, Sean Rogers, gave a walk through of the […]

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Soccer field set to open in fall 2016

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After nearly a decade of setbacks, Delta College will have a fully functioning soccer field in the fall, but must deal with one last problem. The installation of artificial turf has been put on hold due to a Killdeer bird that has nested on the soccer pitch. “It’s like a […]

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