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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KWDC returns to airwaves amid identity crisis in light of new station

September 9, 2016 11:40 am0 comments
KWDC returns to airwaves amid identity crisis in light of new station

As the Fall 2016 semester gets underway, the KWDC radio booth sits dark and empty. But not for long, and not without controversy. The student radio station has been off the air since the spring semester concluded in May. Delta College’s administration maintains it was a move that had to […]

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Life-saving pen breaks the bank, skyrockets to $600

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Life-saving pen breaks the bank, skyrockets to $600

EpiPens are essential for those prone to deadly allergic reactions towards specific things such as peanuts or milk. The price for a pack containing two EpiPens used to run anywhere from $60-$100; but as the need for these pens increased throughout the years, so has the prices. “I think it’s […]

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Catch ‘em All: Pokémon GO brings players together

September 8, 2016 8:43 pm0 comments

Since July 6, Pokémon fans have spent time fulfilling their childhood dream of becoming the very best Pokémon Master, like no one ever was. That’s when Pokémon GO was released as a collaboration between the Pokémon Company and Niantic Labs took over the world in a matter of days.. “I think […]

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ASDC food bank looking for new student distributers

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On Sept. 9, the Associated Students of Delta College (ASDC) will host a training event for those who would like to participate in distributing food to Delta students for this semester’s Food Pantry. “The Food Pantry is where students with low income can get free meals and groceries,” said Hannah […]

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Security at some community colleges armed

May 12, 2016 9:59 am0 comments

In the wake of recent events across the country, many colleges are equipping their police departments with new firepower to better respond to active shooter situations. The vast majority of public colleges employ armed officers. Other schools hire private security guards who patrol the campus either unarmed or armed only […]

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‘Passport to College’ students seeing success 10 years later

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‘Passport to College’ students seeing success 10 years later

In 2006, Delta College introduced the Passport to College program offering 12,000 fifth graders a promise of two years of free tuition. Families interested in taking advantage of the program were required to attend yearly meetings in order to receive the free tuition. “From being a part of this program, […]

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Campus once site for state mental hospital

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Delta College’s campus has connections to mental health history in San Joaquin County. According to the December 2009 issue of the Delta Express, the Delta campus once was the Pacific and Yokuts avenues for the hospital. Before the Delta campus was built, the campus location was a farming unit for […]

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Sanders takes campaign policy to Stockton

May 10, 2016 6:38 pm0 comments
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders addresses the crowd on May 10 at Weber Point Events Center in Stockton.

The Bern spread to the drought-hit state of California. A rally in support of underdog Democratic Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders (D-Vermont) was held at the Weber Point Events Center next to the waterfront in downtown Stockton on May 10. “Seven-thousand reasons why we are standing here today and why we’re […]

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Presidential hopeful Sanders speaks in Stockton

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Presidential hopeful Sanders speaks in Stockton

Democratic Presidential Candidate Bernie Siders spoke to a crowd of 7,000 at Weber Point Events Center in Stockton on May 10.

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Stockton feels the ‘Bern’ at downtown rally

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Stockton feels the ‘Bern’ at downtown rally

Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders visits Stockton on Tuesday, May 10. Sanders made a stop in Sacramento on May 9. Members of The Collegian staff are reporting from Weber Point Events Center. The gates opened at 7 a.m. Sanders is scheduled to speak at 10 a.m.

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