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, 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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Delta marketing brings positive PR

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Delta College has hired a new marketing team. The new Marketing Communication and Outreach Team has many focuses, the main focus is to attract more students to come to Delta. The team is divided in three different subdivisions. The marketing side focuses on branding and advertising the college. The team […]

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Vertically challenged: With repairs continuing, elevator issues inconvenience campus

April 11, 2016 9:13 pm0 comments

Delta College students, faculty and staff aren’t going up. With the Holt elevator down for long-term maintenance, and the Shima elevator regularly breaking, disabled students are finding it hard to get to class. In addition, programs that utilize the elevators are at a disadvantage, including classes in culinary arts and […]

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Prized Koi loved by many

April 10, 2016 9:35 pm0 comments

The prized Koi fish pond located at Delta College has been around for more than 50 years. On a daily basis students walk passed the living koi, located in the quad area, in the center of campus. In 2010, the fish in the pond were victim to an attack by […]

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Foster students find resources

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A population often not spoken of, foster youth may not have access to a higher education once they have aged out of foster care. Mary Graham Children’s Foundation (MGCF) is a non-profit organization with a mission to help foster youth takes steps towards adulthood as well as receiving a higher […]

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CSU faculty set to strike

April 8, 2016 5:26 pm0 comments

Faculty members at California State University (CSU) campus have successfully gone through the legal process to set a strike over a salary feud. March 28 was the deadline CSU faculty was given the green light to strike over the wages for 26,000 various CSU faculties spreading to 23 CSU campuses. […]

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Minimum wage rises

April 7, 2016 8:26 pm0 comments

On Monday, March 28, Gov. Jerry Brown signed a law that will gradually raise minimum wage to $15 by 2020. Currently California’s minimum wage is $10, which began Jan. 2016. However, Brown announced last year this was long overdue. This makes California the first in the nation to have the […]

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Stockton is Magnificent: Delta College Plaza comes alive in vibrant celebration of culture, food and diversity

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A member of “Ballet Folklorico de Frank Zapata” dances. PHOTO BY MIDORI MORITA

Delta College’s campus hosted the fifth Stockton is Magnificent event on Saturday, April 2. More than 100 organizations participated in the festivities including The Collegian and 20 other Delta-related booths. Denise Jefferson, founder and director of Stockton is Magnificent said the team came up with the idea for this event, […]

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Disney film anticipated for former student

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Employment opportunities for Mexican immigrants often include hard labor positions – working in the field, mowing lawns or taking care of other’s children. Rarely do these positions become topics for the silver screen. But, Disney and Brad Pitt’s Plan B Entertainment Inc. are going to tell an immigrant story never […]

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Delta hosts ‘Stockton is Magnificent’ celebration

April 2, 2016 11:05 pm0 comments
Delta hosts ‘Stockton is Magnificent’ celebration

Delta College’s campus hosted the fifth Stockton is Magnificent event on Saturday, April 2.

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College students utilized online deals

March 30, 2016 9:41 am0 comments

Saving money is something that many look for specially college students since tuition and the cost of supplies are increasing every year. As online shopping has increased over the years because either people are too busy or too lazy to physically go to stores to buy what they need. Amazon […]

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Clinton, Trump likely to be presidential choices

March 18, 2016 8:36 pm0 comments

If the primaries of the Republican and Democratic parties continue along their current course, it’s likely Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump will be the choices to lead the country. Both Clinton and Trump lead their rivals in delegates, Hillary leads with 766 (with pledged, but flexible super delegates that number […]

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Forensics team qualifies for national tournament

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Two Delta college students on the Speech and Debate team are making history. Erika Jauregui and Jordan Rosales have been invited to the National Parliamentary Tournament of Excellence. NPTE is a tournament that only accepts 64 speech and debate teams in the nation. The two will be representing one of […]

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Animal shelter helps community

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Even after a blossoming three years at Stockton’s animal shelter, Mayor Anthony Silva is still calling for reform. Silva said he wants to “place a resolution on the next agenda supporting a new ‘Bill of Rights’ protecting local animals. Provides a minimum standard of care for dogs and cats sustaining […]

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Sexual assaults problem on college campuses

March 17, 2016 3:07 am0 comments

Sexual assault is a major problem faced at colleges across the nation according to the September 2015 study by the Association of American Universities. In the poll of 27 universities, 11.7 percent of victims reported “experiencing nonconsensual sexual contact by physical force, threats of physical force, or incapacitation” since enrollment. […]

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Phones ‘cook’ sperm

March 15, 2016 8:25 pm0 comments

Men who keep cell phones close to their bodies are “cooking their sperm,” according to a new study in Israel. The study, conducted by professors from the Technion University in Haifa, monitored the sperm levels of more than a 100 men attending a fertility clinic for one year. While the […]

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Stockton group seeking artists

March 9, 2016 5:20 am0 comments

The Downtown Stockton Alliance (DSA) is making a call to any experienced artists to help make a mural postcard trail in the downtown area of Stockton. “This is a serious project and we are very excited about it. We believe it is a great idea to have art in a […]

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Economists keep a watchful eye on possible economic downturn

March 4, 2016 12:52 am0 comments

Prominent economists agree real estate values rising, interest rates falling and gas prices below $3 and $2 is going to cause a greater economic crash than in 2008. The US Central Bank has created $1.39 trillion in new money put into circulation following the 2008 crash. Economists fear in the […]

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