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Libyans look for ‘road map to peace’

The uprising in Libya began nearly two months ago and not much has changed. The only difference is foreign intervention, which leader Moammar Gadhafi supporters strongly oppose.

Softball team on beat, ranked No. 1

The Red Hot Chili Peppers. Zac Brown Band. Rock. Country. Music. This is not a story of songs, but of a team playing on the same beat.

Stockton rapper strives to be a role model

Greg Rodriguez, 22, is a San Joaquin Delta College student known in the hip hop community as G3. The Stockton-raised Rodriguez started thinking about rap as a serious career in early 2010, looking to make a difference in the world, be a positive influence in the community and a role model for children.

Event brings affordable fashions to Delta students

How does one have a fashionable wardrobe and home while on a college student budget? One way to have both is to attend the semi-annual Nearly New Sale on April 8 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. in Danner Hall.

On track despite weather

The gloomy weather this weekend had most people staying indoors. That wasn't the case for the track and field teams from more than 10 community colleges, who showed off athleticism at the Raydell Barkley Relays on Saturday. March 19 despite the cold, rain and wind.

Warning: ‘Red’ may cause snoring

Suppose hundreds of years ago, a fraction of our ancestors lived a grim life inside a fairy tale. Among the mountains and plains sprinkled with flakes of snow lies a small village made of Lincoln Logs in the heart of a dense forest. This small community is subjected to constant werewolf attacks.

Club members finally coming together

Communications between clubs has been difficult in recent semesters mainly due to a lack of an Active Clubs List, but that's changing thanks to a Facebook page established this semester. Without an Active Clubs List it is hard for clubs to get in touch to coordinate events or get updates on how clubs are doing.

SJDC arts hosts spring benefit showcase

The Delta College Arts and Communication Division hosted "Primavera: A Musical Showcase" on Saturday, March 19. Students, faculty, friends and family gathered at the Episcopal Church of St. John the Baptist in Lodi for a variety of performances, which highlighted the talent and diversity of Delta College.

March in March rallies students

"Students united will never be divided," chanted nearly 13,000 students at the California Capitol in Sacramento on Monday, March 14.

Construction projects separate horticulture buildings

With spring time just around the corner, this season's preparation for Horticulture students landed in the soil of construction. The horticulture program has been around Delta's campus for many decades, and has expanded from an empty little catfish pond to a garden full of heirloom tomatoes, marigold flowers, petunias and more.

Delta responds to concerns about sending campus-wide emails

Students are not receiving proper emails informing them of campus events or happenings said Associated Student Body Government President Patrice Burke. "Student Body's job is to get students to the community," she said. "But how am I supposed to do that with twenty-thousand or so students?"

International film festival brings ‘Sunshine’ to Delta

San Joaquin Film Society featured four short movies produced by Delta's RTV students during the organization's 4th San Joaquin International Film Festival on March 20. The movies - "Blur," "Lockdown," "Illusia," and a 30-minute preview of "Broadcasting Sunshine" - were part of the festival's "Delta Day" program held in the Tillie Lewis Theatre.

Tights a fashion accessory, not pants

There are many fashion trends that can be classified as odd or even inappropriate. Wearing tights ­-a thin, form-fitting garment- as if they were pants falls into both categories.

M.E.Ch.A. hosts blood drive

The Movemiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztlan (M.E.Ch.A.) Club brought the Annual National Cesar E. Chavez Blood Drive Challenge to Delta College on March 18.

Would you Chuck? You should!

Long considered to be a Stockton institution, Chuck's Hamburgers has been in the same location for more than 50 years. It has survived over five decades of social change, economic recessions and recovery, multiple generations of family owners and a near-fatal lawsuit over handicap accessibility in 2009.

Athlete of the issue

Kyle Hassna #23 Sophomore Position: Pitcher Favorite Athlete: Roy Halladay Season Stats: (5-1) 3.00 era, 29 strikeouts

Soccer to host clinic

The Women's Soccer team will be hosting a soccer clinic from March 28-31 for girls ages 6-13. Adrienne Sorenson, Delta's head coach, will run the clinic with a staff made up of current Delta Women's Soccer coaches and players.

Editorial: Mourning a fallen comrade

The ink of a fallen newspaper will be on the hands of the Yosemite Community College District Board of Trustees. In a 7-0 vote, the Board of Trustees agreed that the best way to satisfy the budget at Modesto Junior College was to cut whole programs.

Choir students attend National Conference in ‘Windy City’

Since the beginning of last semester, the Delta choirs have made it a goal to branch out of our own auditoriums and into the community. From March 9-12, the groups were able to do just that but further than just our community - they reached as far as the "Windy City" Chicago.

Delta Board plans to cut $8.2M over three years

Determined March 15, the Delta College Board of Trustees voted to adopt the $8.2 million dollar budget cut scenario. The middle ground to three options proposed by the Community College League of California; worst case scenario being $12.15 million and best case $5.1 million. This decision comes as an inevitable result of Governor Jerry Brown's budget proposal for 2011-2012.
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