HOMEWARD BOUND: Not every aspect of staying home for college is good

March 12, 2017 8:46 pm0 comments

While movies portray the fatal moving day, where a college freshman moves into a new dorm and parents say a bittersweet goodbye, this isn’t a reality for all college students. College students who live at home and attend a community college or a four-year college nearby encounter a power struggle […]

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‘Mom shaming’ not necessary

February 24, 2017 8:30 pm0 comments

Motherhood is a tiresome and thankless road many women go through because it’s part of life. It’s not as easy as it’s depicted on TV shows. It’s not cute or just a “walk through the park” with children. It’s questioning whether it’s poop in your ngernails or chocolate. It’s facing […]

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Travel costs too high for most

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Every year thousands of people register for airplane flights in order to go on vacation later that year, especially during summer time. Common places to go on vacation during the summer are Hawaii, New York City, as well as certain cities in Europe, such as Paris or Rome. These places […]

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Library policy requires students pay price for late reserves

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Library policy requires students pay price for late reserves  Judging a book by its cover is often a mistake many tend to make. Delta College’s Goleman Library has strived to improve students’ access to books for years. The library “Reserve Program” allows Delta students to check out classroom books and […]

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#PressOn spotlights modern journalism

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If you’ve been on any social media in the last couple weeks – mainly Twitter – you might have seen the hashtag #PressOn. e campaign pushes the power of journalism and, more importantly, pushes people to subscribe to a media outlet and take a picture of the receipt and post […]

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Crucial for students to have plan for college

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Student can get up to 150 percent of the semester that it takes them to finish their degree. Which means that students can get financial aid for as long as 5 years or longer. Fifth and sixth year students should be able to benefit from this program as long as […]

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Waiting for the dream school to ‘swipe right’

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It’s around the time every year people are failing at their New Year’s resolutions and getting their tax refunds, but for a few it’s a stressful and anxiety filled time because of waiting on transfer outcomes. You spend your life preparing for the outcome of whether or not you make […]

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Black men guilty before innocent

February 23, 2017 12:27 pm0 comments

Emmett Till, a 14-year old African American was abducted, mutilated, beat and also shot, by two white men in August 1955. His murder case helped push the Civil Rights Movement forward at that time. Till was accused of whistling at confessed killer Roy Bryant’s wife Carolyn. The accusation led to […]

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Pickup lines: trial vs. error

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Have you ever wondered if pick-up lines actually work? Or if people still use pickup lines? With Valentine’s Day just passing I noticed people flirting on campus, so much so that when I was heading to class a guy used a pick-up line that was so offensive that I wondered […]

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Future of journalism unsure

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Last semester I wrote an opinion piece for The Collegian expressing my concern regarding a Donald Trump presidency. No, I wasn’t concerned about mass deportations (which I still doubt will happen), nor was I concerned about a repeal of the Affordable Care Act (which I also doubt will happen, despite […]

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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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A ambivalent defense of Trump’s ‘ban’

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Donald Trump has only been in office for a few weeks and yet he’s already had several protests against him, from the Women’s March to Shia LaBeouf’s “He Will Not Divide Us” four-year livestream, which has been ironically divided. From just barely winning over Hillary Clinton to going through with […]

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Why a new semester sucks

February 10, 2017 11:35 am0 comments

The spring semester has begun and so has all the annoying details of a brand new semester. First of all parking during the first few weeks is terrible. Sure Delta holds off on enforcing parking permits on the first week, which I greatly appreciate.Be that as it may, I still […]

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Trump’s decisions raising red flags

February 9, 2017 1:25 pm0 comments

Narcissist Personality Disorder (NPD) is a mental disorder in which a person has a deep need for admiration, a sense of entitlement, lack of empathy for others and an inflated sense of self-importance according to Mayo Clinic. Narcissism is also considered a social or cultural problem according to Sciencedirect.com One […]

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Men are becoming the new face of make up

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Men are becoming the new face of make up

Beginning in 2015 to now there has been an explosive movement on social media of makeup artists, makeup lovers and supporters. The majority of women and men who use social media outlets as a self-promoting platform in the makeup industry are using it for a potentially growing business. Yes, men, […]

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Micro-Transactions: Have They Gone too Far?

December 12, 2016 10:21 pm0 comments

Over the past few years, an increasing number of full-price video game titles have had micro transactions, real money payments for in-game items, for example in game currency or a weapon skin, in them. Although somewhat benign, they have started to have a seemingly negative effect on many of the […]

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