Forum at Delta nears as mayoral race heats up online

November 8, 2016 1:36 pm0 comments

On Friday, October 14th Democratic Councilmember Michael Tubbs and Republican Stockton Mayor Anthony Silva will face off in a debate hosted by San Joaquin Delta College in the schools South Forum. Hosted by the League of Women Voters, both candidates will be pressed on issues that Stockton has to deal […]

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Mediators elevate the vote in Manteca

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With Donald Trump urging voters to take the monitoring of elections into their own hands, some citizens are countering Trump’s watchdogs with a show of peaceful unity, participating in meditation flash mobs at polling places across the nation. The Elevate The Vote, campaign was created by Unify.org and spread through Facebook to encourage […]

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Controversy here, controversy there, everything might not be alright

October 27, 2016 11:42 am0 comments

The Presidential Primaries ended this summer with the Democrats nominating Hillary Clinton and the Republicans nominating Donald Trump, both of whom have troubled pasts. Trump has blundered the first few months of the general election with various gaffes running from taking a veteran soldier’s Purple Heart and commenting that he […]

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Stockton Hospital unable to treat major trauma patients

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The county’s only trauma center hospital can’t accept major trauma patients. Staffing issues causing the San Joaquin General Hospital to turn patients away.  The hospital can’t treat victims of shootings, stabbings and crash injuries. The two hospitals that major trauma patients will now be transported to are the Doctors Medical […]

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The Fight For Stockton

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The Fight For Stockton

Delta College’s Multimedia, History and Political Science departments were co-sponsors in a series of campus candidate forums Oct. 13-14. The event, also sponsored by the League of Women Voters of San Joaquin County and the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People – Stockton Branch, featured San Joaquin County […]

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Delta to adopt genderless bathrooms

October 21, 2016 2:50 pm0 comments

Delta College will soon be joining the growing ranks of colleges that are designating gender-neutral restrooms on campus. A location for the restrooms has not been officially determined as of yet, though it appears that restrooms located in the Forum building are the most likely candidates to undergo transformation. “It […]

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New decisions for the future of California

October 20, 2016 11:09 am0 comments

In the Nov. 8 election, California voters will be asked to weigh in on a number of important issues. We asked students what they knew of the propositions and initiatives that were on the ballot this year. Students surveyed at Delta College were mostly familiar with Prop 64 the legalization […]

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Clowns inch closer to Stockton

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With Halloween nearly two weeks away, Americans have been releasing their inner Pennywise, and dressing up as the most terrifying creature on the planet: clowns. In recent months, sightings of clowns have caused school districts to be shut down and placed people at high alert. People have been shot, or […]

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Samsung phone causes panic, fire hazards

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This year, the smartphone industry has been a mixed bag. Although Google’s Pixel phone was released to underwhelming responses and the iPhone 7 from Apple left consumers wondering how to listen to music and charge the phone at the same time, no one has been struggling like Samsung has since […]

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Delta College forums hosts congressional and supervisor candidates

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On Oct. 13 both Moses Zapien and Tom Patti introduce themselves and told the audience why they’ve chosen to run for the position of San Joaquin Supervisor . Zapien plans on improving literacy, supporting the growth of local shops and more. Patti stated he and the citizens of Stockton share […]

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ARCHIVE: Friday Candidate Forums at Delta College

October 13, 2016 10:24 pm0 comments
ARCHIVE: Friday Candidate Forums at Delta College

The League of Women Voters of San Joaquin County, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People – Stockton Branch, Delta College’s Multimedia, Political Science and History programs present Candidate Forums.

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ARCHIVE: Thursday Candidate Forums at Delta College

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ARCHIVE: Thursday Candidate Forums at Delta College

The League of Women Voters of San Joaquin County, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People – Stockton Branch, Delta College’s Multimedia, Political Science and History programs present Candidate Forums. Schedule for Thursday, Oct. 13 5:30 p.m. San Joaquin County Supervisor, District 3: Supervisor Moses Zapien, Tom Patti […]

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Mayoral candidate Michael Tubbs gains endorsements, traction in community

October 10, 2016 7:12 pm0 comments

With the elections on Nov. 8, the Young Democrats of San Joaquin County have endorsed Stockton City Councilman Michael Tubbs for Stockton Mayor. “The Young Dems of San Joaquin is a collective of young democrats who endorse and work with candidates, who partner up with other groups and participate at […]

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EPIC Club inspires leadership skills for students

October 7, 2016 8:45 pm0 comments

There is a new club on campus for Fall. The Empowering Positive Initiatives for Change is also known as EPIC Club. “The club was formed because of the Epic Program offered here at Delta Community College,” said Mercy Bacallan, a member of the club. This club is meant to promote […]

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Safety concerns arise as student brings machete to campus

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As Delta College students and police officers gathered together for “Coffee with a Cop” on Sept. 7, the event was interrupted when concerned students reported suspicious activity. “Students report seeing a Hispanic guy in a grey shirt, acting agitated while walking through the quad while holding a dictionary in his […]

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Pride Club sees resolution in space dispute

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The posters, games and stuffed animals that once adorned Delta College’s Pride Center are sitting in a storage unit, with Pride Club members awaiting direction as to when the items will be displayed again.

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Delivery service helps battle the crimson tide

October 6, 2016 11:56 am0 comments
Delivery service helps battle the crimson tide

Small businesses help cities thrive. Stockton is no exception. You can find a business and a clientele for anything — even feminine products. Toni Valenzuela, 50, Devon Valenzuela, 25, and Samantha Valenzuela, 20, have started a feminine product delivery service called The Dot Spot. The business is a first of […]

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Restaurant offers discounts thanks to Trump

October 2, 2016 7:10 pm0 comments

Many groups and people have taken a stance against Republican Presidential Nominee Donald Trump, now tacos and their makers stand with them. Tepa Taqueria sponsored the Delta College’s “Students Against Trump’s Taco Day” event, where in return for putting down some contact information and name patrons bought tacos at a […]

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Trump supporter claims Clinton presidency would oversaturate market with immigrant business

September 23, 2016 10:16 pm0 comments

Presidential hopeful Donald Trump’s stance on immigration may have pushed Latino voters away, except for one Southern California man who aims to stand with Trump. Trump supporter and co-founder of the group Latinos for Trump, Marco Gutierrez, wants to make America great again and tacos aren’t part of the plan […]

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Farmworkers to receive overtime pay

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Gov. Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 1066 into law on Sept. 12, making California the fifth state in the country to provide farmworkers with overtime pay. The action is being called a “historic move” by Brown, with many expressing that farm workers are finally getting what they deserve after working […]

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