WorkNet to employ youths despite funds

February 14, 2017 12:30 pm0 comments

Established in 1983, The Employment & Economic Development has played a key role in providing the economically disadvantaged and at-risk youth with a job San Joaquin Valley. Programs for job seeking individuals are provided under the Workforce Innovation & Opportunities Act. “There’s three grants,” said John Solis, Executive Director of […]

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Trump’s first days full of controversy

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Jan 20- marked the inauguration of Donald Trump as President of the United States. Protests met the new leader of the free world that day and the next day in the form of the Women’s March. Despite having just begun, Trump’s presidency is lighting flames of controversy. Trump has signed […]

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Onsite Electronics recycling event on Feb. 11, 25

February 2, 2017 11:44 am0 comments

Every second Saturday of the month, San Joaquin Delta College’s Shima 2 parking lot, Onsite Electronics Recycling will accept the following items for electronic recycling: televisions (all sizes and types), computer monitors, laptops, DVD players, computer towers, printers, VCR’s, stereos/radios, telephones, cell phones, video games, microwaves, and other electronics. Onsite […]

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Delta to host Community Band Concert

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San Joaquin Delta College will be hosting the Community Band Concert on Tuesday, March 7, in the Atherton Auditorium. Prices include $8 for adults, $5 for students and seniors 62 and over, and free for children 12 and under. There is a $1.00 Facility Fee on Delta College campus purchases and […]

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Pathway to Law programs hosts informational session

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The Delta College Pathway to Law Program will host an information session on Thursday, February 16 from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. in Budd 333. All students interested in career opportunities in the legal field are invited to stop by to learn about pathways to some of California’s most prestigious undergraduate institutions and law […]

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AAEC hosts chicken, waffle fundraiser

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The African American Employee Council (AAEC) of San Joaquin Delta College will host a Chicken & Waffle fundraiser on Thurs, Feb. 16 from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in Danner Hall. Pre-tickets are $10. The event is open to the public. The event will raise money for student scholarships, which […]

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New parking permit machines available at Delta

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San Joaquin Delta College has updated its parking permit machines. On Tuesday, Jan. 24, District Police sent out a school wide email explaining the update and how the new machines operate in a step by step process. Included in the email is a video made by the Delta College RTV […]

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Annual ‘Cash for College’ workshop to run on Feb. 9

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Annual ‘Cash for College’ workshop to run on Feb. 9

San Joaquin Delta College will host the annual Cash for College Workshop on Thursday, Feb. 9 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the E-Services Lab of the DeRicco Building Room 149. The workshop is free. All students are welcome. The event will provide assistance to students completing the 2017-2018 Free Application forFederal Student Aid […]

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Delta to host heart attack awareness event

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San Joaquin Delta College will host a Heart Attack & Stroke awareness fair on Saturday, Feb. 11 from 3:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the Locke Building. This is a free event. All students are invited. The fair will provide information about learning the warning signs and symptoms for heart attack and stroke. […]

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Delta College Celebrates Black History Month

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San Joaquin Delta College celebrates Black History Month, February 1-24 with each week having a special showcase. All events are free and open to the public. There will be several of events going on including film screening, keynote speakers, chicken and waffle scholarship fundraiser, and theater production. Black History Month […]

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Engineering program hosts high school competition

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San Joaquin Delta College will host the 30th Annual Engineering and Technology Day on Friday, Feb. 3. This event is put on by the school’s Engineering Program. This day of engineering starts at 8:30 a.m. and ends at 3 p.m. in the Holt Center and Tillie Lewis Theatre. This event […]

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Delta College ASDC Offers Food to Students in Need

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Currently enrolled San Joaquin Delta College students can receive free groceries from the Associated Students of Delta College Food Pantry by completing an online application. The Food Pantry is located inside the Student Activities office in Shima 101C and is open Monday and Thursday, 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. for student pick-up. Proof of enrollment […]

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Caltrans Allegedly Mistreats Homeless

December 13, 2016 9:22 am0 comments

A line of tents runs along the slough, directly under the Interstate 5 freeway. It doesn’t always stay along Weber Avenue, though. Sometimes the individuals who sleep there are moved, forced to relocate throughout the month. These people – some with mental health issues, some veterans and others just down […]

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Women identify as ‘nasty’ after Trump comment

December 12, 2016 10:19 pm0 comments

The final 2016 presidential debate on Oct. 19 was the last opportunity for Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton and Republican nominee Donald Trump to reach undecided voters. The debate covered issues impacting American people including gun control, national debt, women’s health rights and immigration.  When Chris Wallace, the moderator, asked the […]

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Colleges, cities adopt ‘sanctuary’ statuses

December 8, 2016 1:14 pm0 comments

A safe haven is defined as a place of refuge or security, a sanctuary of sort. Sanctuary is the word to define this predicament. As a result of the Nov. 8 election people have started taking steps to protect undocumented immigrants against president-elect Donald Trump. Students have joined the Trump […]

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Young voters optimistic leading to election

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First-time voters sometimes stand in silence, as if they didn’t want to know what the person in front or behind them was thinking or whom they be voting for, along with the other hundred or so experienced voters waiting for their shot at the ballot on Nov. 8. Ebony Gonzales, […]

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Stockton solider killed in Afghanistan bombing

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Stockton soldier Sgt. John W. Perry died Nov. 12 from serious injuries caused by an alleged suicide bomber in Bagram, Afghanistan. According to the U.S. Department of Defense, the 30-year old soldier was assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Special Troops Battalion, 1st Sustainment Brigade and 1st Cavalry Division […]

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‘Making a Murderer’ Nephew fighting for release from prison

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  “Making a Murderer” was one of Netflix’s biggest hits in 2016.  The documentary series told the tragic story of Steven Avery’s involvement in two controversial cases. The first was a 1985 arrest where Avery was accused of assaulting a woman named Penny Ann Beerntsen while jogging alone on a […]

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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. A more sterile setting has been in place in recent weeks, after members of the campus […]

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Delta to adopt genderless bathrooms

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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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