Drought consequences growing

October 9, 2015 8:24 pm0 comments
DELTA COLLEGE PLAZA: The brand new green
space is showing brown results of reduced watering. PHOTO BY KRISTEN RIEDEL

California concluded its fourth full year of drought on Sept. 30 and the effects of a long­-term water deficit continue to increase. The recent Butte and Valley fires account for the loss of 3,000 structures and six human lives, bringing the costs of the drought to measurable and devastating light. […]

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Lawsuit filed against two marijuana dispensaries

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On Aug. 23, the city of Stockton filed lawsuits against two of the remaining marijuana dispensaries – Elevate Wellness and Collective 1950. The lawsuit against Elevate Wellness, located at North Union Street in Stockton, accuses the shop of being a public disturbance and a danger to the area. Elevate Wellness […]

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Pope visits United States for first time

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Pope Francis, the superior of the Catholic Church, wrapped up his very first visit to the United States and is still just as famous now as he was when he was elected back in 2013. During his five-day stay, Francis visited Washington, D.C., New York and Philadelphia. This Pope has […]

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Pope visits United States for first time

October 8, 2015 6:09 pm0 comments

Pope Francis, the superior of the Catholic Church, wrapped up his very first visit to the United States and is still as popular now as he was when he was elected back in 2013. During his five-day stay, Francis visited Washington, D.C., New York and Philadelphia. This pope has appealed […]

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Stock market recovering

September 25, 2015 6:25 pm0 comments

A month has gone by since the Dow Jones industrial average dropped 1,000 points and ended the day with nearly a 600 point loss. The stock market is slowly regaining strength and stability, but is far from a full recovery. The Dow Jones dip last month was the largest loss […]

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Visionary mourned: Stockton, Delta remember downtown innovator

September 24, 2015 6:47 pm0 comments
DOWNTOWN VIGIL: The setup at the vigil held for Tim Egkan on Sept. 16 at the Stockmarket in Stockton. PHOTO BY ORLANDO JOSE

“Stockton is a dump.” “There is no hope with that city.” “Glad I moved out of that place.” Delta College students read comments like this daily on social media, knowing the reality that what they’re reading may be true. In 2012, the city set a record high for murders with […]

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KWDC officially launches station

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KWDC officially launches station

Delta’s Radio and Television program launched KWDC 93.5 FM, its student-run radio station this month, KWDC broadcasts throughout Stockton and streams worldwide from its website. For many RTV students, participation is an opportunity to experience a hands-on setting at school. For Professor William Story, it’s a dream come true. Story […]

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Can you identify Delta’s campus safety officers?

September 4, 2015 4:13 am0 comments
Can you identify Delta’s campus safety officers?

Being aware of all services provided at Delta College is an important part of being an active member of the college community. Campus security is provided 24 hours a day, every day of the year by a cadre of professionals, including dispatchers who answer calls and interact with people who […]

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Candidates gaining traction in run for 2016 presidency

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BERNIE SANDERS Pros: He gets the youth. He has ideas for the Democratic side. He draws crowds of thousands to his rally’s everywhere he goes. He’s running a strong campaign built on policies. He’s held office as a two-term senator of Vermont. He’s leading in Iowa and gaining traction in […]

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Watching Calif.’s drought

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It’s no secret California is suffering from a drought. Conversations about El Nino, Global Warming and the future of California are ever-present. Delta College Geography Professor Robin Lyons answered questions to help students gain insight on the matter. “This is the fourth year of the drought and… droughts occur periodically […]

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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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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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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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Drought outlook remains troubling

May 8, 2015 4:41 pm0 comments

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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PHOTO GALLERY: Student Art Exhibit opening April 23

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PHOTO GALLERY: Student Art Exhibit opening April 23

An opening reception for the “Student Art Exhibition” was held on April 23 at the L. H. Horton Gallery. The exhibit runs through May 15.

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Instructors celebrate student achievement at outstanding recognition award ceremony

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On May 4, Delta College hosted the bi-annual Outstanding Student Recognition Award Ceremony at the Atherton Auditorium. The event recognized students nominated for academic achievement in the spring semester. Students honored sat on stage with their nominated groups and were given an award and a rose. A picture of the […]

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Remodeled greenhouse open for usage

April 24, 2015 5:45 pm0 comments
Remodeled greenhouse open for usage

On April 14, members of the Delta College board of trustees gathered next to the new greenhouse to be dedicated. Local officials also showed up including Stockton Mayor Anthony Silva and Delta College Superintendent Kathleen Hart. The new greenhouse features a new shade puller that controls the heat. “They will […]

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