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News Articles:

  • Anime Expo to Award US$25,000 in Cosplay Prizes
    Anime News Network.com, Feb. 3, 2011
    The Society for the Promotion of Japanese Animation announced on Thursday that it will be awarding a total of US$25,000 in cash and prizes to cosplayers attending Anime Expo 2011, which will run in Los Angeles during the extended July 1-4 holiday weekend. The biggest of these prizes will be a US$10,000 grand prize to the team that wins “Best of Show”… <more>
  • Delta speech and debate team starts season strong
    The Collegian, Oct. 22, 2010
    Upon entering room Holt 410, a 6-foot glass case protected numerous trophies and awards. This display case complimented the work currently going on as two groups of students brainstormed topics ranging from China helping Iran’s nuclear progress, endangered turtles and the awkward everyday life of phone sex operators. <more>
  • Students killed in accident after celebration
    The Collegian, Sept. 24, 2010
    Two Delta students, Chris Hoovler, 18, and Kasandra Bittick, 17, were killed in a traffic accident early Saturday morning on Sept. 18. Also killed in the vehicle were mutual friend Carol Phan, 17, and driver Robert Bittick, 19. Robert was Kasandra’s brother. The Calif. Highway Patrol’s reports that the car swerved… <more>

Feature Articles:

  • Downtown Stockton reaches critical mass
    The Collegian, Nov. 5, 2010
    More than 60 bicyclists made their presence felt by blazing through the congested streets of downtown Stockton last Friday, Oct. 29. Despite the threat of rain and nighttime traffic, these bikers took to the street for a monthly bike tour around town known as Critical Mass. The event has roots to similar gatherings… <more>
  • Interview with HomeMadeWafflez
    AllisBrawl.com, Nov. 4, 2009
    A long time ago while I used to freelance for the local newspaper, I interviewed local Smash competitors Meep, TC1, KFC and Dark Mike, otherwise known as FTA. While visiting Meep’s house at 11 p.m. to conduct an interview after a tournament, a member outside of the group ran some friendlies alongside FTA. I didn’t know at the time that this person running a Doc struggling to keep up with TC1′s Mario or KFC’s Fox would make his name known among Smash players nationwide…. <more>
  • Gail Alioto “returned back to Earth”
    The Collegian, May 13, 2009
    “You may feel like you are at the very, very bottom. But when you’re down there, then the only way to go is up,” student Gail Alioto, 32, says. Looking through her fourth story window, the combination of a body under the heavy influence of crystal meth and the stress of living a lifestyle of a west coast drug dealer were too much… <more>
  • Jolly old self at Sherwood Mall
    The Record, Dec. 20, 2007
    T’was the week before Christmas and throughout Sherwood mall, shoppers were scurrying buying gifts big and small. Past the eatery tables stood the children in glee, waiting for Santa Claus sitting near the Christmas tree. I queued up in line to reap some holiday fun, to talk with Santa, who looks like Roy Lynn Weaver, age 61. The wait for an interview was so spectacular and great, that I had to ask good ol’ Saint Nick these questions eight….<more>

Entertainment Articles:

  • Recettear: Hope for Japan’s indie developers
    Bitmob, Sept. 8, 2010
    What does it take to get cutely drawn, anime-inspired characters on the front page of Bitmob? Hopefully, the hype for the much anticipated Halo: Reach and Dead Rising 2 won’t overshadow the localized release of the PC game Recettear: An Item Shop’s Tale, an inspiring victory for the Japanese independent games market…. <more>
  • Student create 2-hour movie
    The Collegian, Dec. 11, 2009
    The Motion Picture Association of America re­ported that the cost of a Hollywood movie rounds out to $106 million. The students of Delta’s radio and television program are making one for less than $100. Despite working with a very low budget, the cast and crew said that they are learning more… <more>
  • United Nations of fighting games
    Bitmob.com, Sept. 10, 2009
    At Evolution 2009, the biggest and best fighting game tournament out there, the top story going into the qualifying rounds was that 1,040 people had registered to play Street Fighter 4. This massive amount of entries clearly broke all records for tournament play, proving that the fighting game community has come a long way from its humble beginnings in the local arcade scene… <more>





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