Candidates keep it coming in ninth Democratic debate

May 4, 2016 4:39 pm0 comments

Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders put on their gloves on and went back into the metaphorical ring on Thursday, April, 14 as Brooklyn played host to the ninth Democratic debate. The battle raged with more ferocity than other debate, with the recent backdrop of tension between the candidates coming forward, […]

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Presidential primaries update: April 26

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Tuesday, April 26 was the third “Super Tuesday” in the 2016 Democratic and Republican presidential primaries. Five of the presidential candidates competed in Delaware, Connecticut, Rhode Island,  Maryland, and Pennsylvania, with 384 delegates up for grabs for the Democrats and 118 for the Republicans. Donald Trump swept across all five […]

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Senate candidates vie for votes at Pacific-hosted debate

April 27, 2016 9:25 pm0 comments
Senatorial candidate Duf Sundheim surrounded by media outside debate room on April 25 at University of the Pacific.

Five leading candidates for California’s open U.S. Senate seat debated at University of the Pacific for the first time on Monday, April 25.

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College students simulate senate debate

April 26, 2016 9:13 pm0 comments
Forensic students participate in mock California Senate debate on April 25 at University of the Pacific.

University of the Pacific hosted a mock debate featuring local forensics students Monday, April 26 at the Janet Leigh Theatre just before the U.S. Senate Debate. San Joaquin Delta College’s Erika Jauregui represented Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez. Her adversaries were selected from University of the Pacific and Modesto Junior College speech and […]

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Unions protest at board meeting

April 25, 2016 5:27 am0 comments

On April 19, Delta’s campus became host of a protest held by the two campus unions: California School Educators Association and the San Joaquin Delta College Teachers Association. Signs around campus include slogans such “0 is the loneliest number. Members of the teachers association protest because the group and administration […]

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Clubs night promotes camaraderie

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Student activities and a student driven volunteer committee brought some of Delta College’s most involved students together for a night of games, food and fun. Thirty clubs were represented in this semester’s Club Night held on April 15 in Danner Hall. “We want [the clubs] to know that there’s opportunities […]

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Delta relatively safe for students, staff

April 22, 2016 9:18 pm0 comments

Considering the high crime rate of Stockton, Delta College is a relatively safe campus. According to, Delta College had one burglary and two Larceny/Theft incidents in 2012. There were six robberies in 2012, nine in 2013 and only two in 2014. According to the Delta campus police clery report. […]

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‘Pink tax’ charges women more

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‘Pink tax’ charges women more

On April 12, Sacramento lawmakers discussed whether to favor Senate Bill 899, which will end gender-based discrimination towards woman products. For years, controversy around discrimination against woman has increasingly been lifted and brought into the spotlight. This controversy today is called “Pink Tax” which refers to women paying more money […]

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Fewer Obstacles To Prevention

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California is now the second state behind Oregon to allow women of any age the opportunity to purchase birth control from local pharmacies without a doctor’s prescription. The birth control pharmacies will carry pills, Depo-Provera injections, vaginal rings and transdermal patches. Implants and intrauterine devices (IUDs) still require a visit […]

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Delta marketing brings positive PR

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Delta College has hired a new marketing team. The new Marketing Communication and Outreach Team has many focuses, the main focus is to attract more students to come to Delta. The team is divided in three different subdivisions. The marketing side focuses on branding and advertising the college. The team […]

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Vertically challenged: With repairs continuing, elevator issues inconvenience campus

April 11, 2016 9:13 pm0 comments

Delta College students, faculty and staff aren’t going up. With the Holt elevator down for long-term maintenance, and the Shima elevator regularly breaking, disabled students are finding it hard to get to class. In addition, programs that utilize the elevators are at a disadvantage, including classes in culinary arts and […]

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Prized Koi loved by many

April 10, 2016 9:35 pm0 comments

The prized Koi fish pond located at Delta College has been around for more than 50 years. On a daily basis students walk passed the living koi, located in the quad area, in the center of campus. In 2010, the fish in the pond were victim to an attack by […]

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Foster students find resources

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A population often not spoken of, foster youth may not have access to a higher education once they have aged out of foster care. Mary Graham Children’s Foundation (MGCF) is a non-profit organization with a mission to help foster youth takes steps towards adulthood as well as receiving a higher […]

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CSU faculty set to strike

April 8, 2016 5:26 pm0 comments

Faculty members at California State University (CSU) campus have successfully gone through the legal process to set a strike over a salary feud. March 28 was the deadline CSU faculty was given the green light to strike over the wages for 26,000 various CSU faculties spreading to 23 CSU campuses. […]

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Minimum wage rises

April 7, 2016 8:26 pm0 comments

On Monday, March 28, Gov. Jerry Brown signed a law that will gradually raise minimum wage to $15 by 2020. Currently California’s minimum wage is $10, which began Jan. 2016. However, Brown announced last year this was long overdue. This makes California the first in the nation to have the […]

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Stockton is Magnificent: Delta College Plaza comes alive in vibrant celebration of culture, food and diversity

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A member of “Ballet Folklorico de Frank Zapata” dances. PHOTO BY MIDORI MORITA

Delta College’s campus hosted the fifth Stockton is Magnificent event on Saturday, April 2. More than 100 organizations participated in the festivities including The Collegian and 20 other Delta-related booths. Denise Jefferson, founder and director of Stockton is Magnificent said the team came up with the idea for this event, […]

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Disney film anticipated for former student

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Employment opportunities for Mexican immigrants often include hard labor positions – working in the field, mowing lawns or taking care of other’s children. Rarely do these positions become topics for the silver screen. But, Disney and Brad Pitt’s Plan B Entertainment Inc. are going to tell an immigrant story never […]

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Delta hosts ‘Stockton is Magnificent’ celebration

April 2, 2016 11:05 pm0 comments
Delta hosts ‘Stockton is Magnificent’ celebration

Delta College’s campus hosted the fifth Stockton is Magnificent event on Saturday, April 2.

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College students utilized online deals

March 30, 2016 9:41 am0 comments

Saving money is something that many look for specially college students since tuition and the cost of supplies are increasing every year. As online shopping has increased over the years because either people are too busy or too lazy to physically go to stores to buy what they need. Amazon […]

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Clinton, Trump likely to be presidential choices

March 18, 2016 8:36 pm0 comments

If the primaries of the Republican and Democratic parties continue along their current course, it’s likely Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump will be the choices to lead the country. Both Clinton and Trump lead their rivals in delegates, Hillary leads with 766 (with pledged, but flexible super delegates that number […]

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