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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Super Tuesday: Dominating the ring

March 3, 2016 8:18 pm0 comments
Super Tuesday: Dominating the ring

March 1, also known as Super Tuesday, marked the biggest day for the presidential primaries. Ten out of 11 participating states were the same for Democratic Party and Republican Party: Arkansas, Massachusetts, Texas, Vermont, Alabama, Georgia, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Virginia and Minnesota. Colorado in for Democrats and Alaska for Republican were […]

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Chancellor visits Delta campus

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Dr. Brice Harris, Chancellor of the California community college system, speaks to attendees of the Chancellor's Circle luncheon. PHOTO BY ORLANDO JOSE

On Wednesday, Feb. 24 the Chancellor of California Community Colleges, Dr. Brice Harris visited Delta’s campus as part of a Chancellor’s Circle event. Harris was given a tour of the campus that highlighted the many different programs students are involved in at Delta, including the MESA Student Center, the heavy […]

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Conference looks to inspire future medical students

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On Feb. 27 Delta College hosted the 2nd Annual Health Empowerment Conference put on by University of California, Davis. This conference helps high school and community college students prepare themselves to advance to the university level for the medical field. Francisco Mendoza, a second year student at UC Davis, said […]

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Delta College celebrates Black History Month

February 19, 2016 7:59 pm0 comments

Delta kicked off the Black history month celebrations on Thursday, Feb. 11  with a performance from Stockton’s First Poet Laureate Tama Brisbane . “Black History is soil of the soul, if you don’t understand the soil around you how can you continue to grow?” said Brisbane during her performance. The […]

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Alleged racism brings protests

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Alleged racism brings protests

The Tuesday afternoon silence of Delta College was interrupted on Feb. 2 by a group of protestors in the quad, and later the Administration Building, rallying against alleged racism on campus.

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Smokers not welcome

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Smoking is banned not only on Delta’s campus, but also at all RTD bus stops, leaving Delta’s smokers few options. PHOTO BY RICHARD REYES

Delta College’s smokers may need to find a new spot to smoke because on Jan. 1, the San Joaquin Regional Transit District (RTD) banned smoking from its bus stops. According to the RTD website, this smoke free policy applies to passengers and drivers. Smokers aren’t allowed to smoke anywhere within […]

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New community center plans for North Stockton

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A long-vacant North Stockton building is receiving a facelift and renewed purpose with aim at improving the lives of the city’s youths. The 30,000-square foot space at 428 E. Hammer Lane was home to Copeland’s Sporting Goods until the business closed in 2006. By this time next year it will […]

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Marinello beauty schools close

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Marinello beauty schools close

On Feb. 4, 2016 Marinello Beauty School announced permanent closure of all of its 56 campuses, including one in Stockton. Questions inlcuding why was the school closing and what happened began to rise when the institution, in operation for more than 100 years, decided to close. “I’m worried that I’m […]

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Muslim students say they feel comfortable on campus

February 18, 2016 7:40 pm0 comments

In the past, there’s been situations that involve Islamic culture. The question that comes up is ethics. How do Muslims feel? Due to media, people aren’t well informed about Muslim culture other than what media has showed. Delta College has a fair amount of Muslims on campus. What do the […]

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Brockovich addresses water crisis

February 4, 2016 9:43 pm0 comments
IN ATHERTON: Erin Brockovich looking up at the screen during meeting. PHOTO BY RICHARD REYES

Stockton’s water controversy came to campus on Monday, Feb. 1. Once a widely unknown and common practice of cities municipalities’ water treatment has sparked a citywide debate of the decisions local government is making in regards to citizen health. The debate is centered around the addition of chloramines – chlorine […]

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Delta enrollment plummets

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Delta enrollment plummets

With the spring semester of 2016 underway, there is a considerably low number of students enrolled this semester, causing a number of classes to suffer the consequences. “We started declining in the last three years,” said Vice President for Instruction Matt Wetstein, “Not by huge numbers. It’s just been a […]

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CSU educators call for potential strike over raises

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Faculty and labor groups are teaming together for possible California State University (CSU) strike. On Jan. 16, the CSU faculty union presented a united front with a number of labor committees for a probable strike over salaries. The faculty union is calling for a five percent rec- tification raise as […]

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2016 election update

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In the 2016 election year, the race isn’t just starting to heat up – it’s been on fire for some time. The campaign for president is an unprecedented, entertaining rollercoaster. Donald Trump, Hilary Clinton, Bernie Sanders, Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio are voices you currently hear on television, online, on […]

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Hackers attack Delta staff mail server

December 16, 2015 11:49 pm0 comments

Providing WiFi around campus for students, installing the latest computers, fighting off mail server hackers from around the world – the Information Technology (IT) department does it all to keep the network up and running. IT at Delta College is a never-ending process of keeping the network and equipment updated. […]

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Social media, politics trending together

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Politicians have targeted a new audience: Generation Z. Their number one portal to reach young and potential voters is through social media. Many social media networks such as Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and YouTube have changed the way politicians campaign. Barack Obama was the first presidential candidate to use social media […]

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Delta recycling event supports environmental responsibility

December 11, 2015 11:07 pm0 comments

Every day, millions of people purchase new electronic devices, often replacing items that have not yet ceased to function. The e-waste that results is often discarded with regular trash and ends up in landfills across the country and around the world. “With, like, regular batteries I usually just throw them […]

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U.S on alert in light of recent attacks

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It’s easy to say there are a lot of is- sues concerning safety happening in the world today. Recent attacks include the ISIS terrorist attacks on Paris on Nov. 13 and the mass shooting in San Bernardino on Dec. 2. People are looking for safe havens. Although ISIS is a […]

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Review of the Democratic Debate

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The dissection of the long awaited Democrat- ic debate that happened on Tuesday, Oct. 13, has been a large discussion of how the Demo- crats will compete with the even bigger Republi- can Party this year. At the Democratic debate, the candidates consisted of Hillary Clinton, Lincoln Chafee, Martin O’Malley, […]

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