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  • The Rumor Mill

    The Rumor Mill

    Avery Wall

    May 3, 2017

    “Did you hear about what happened to her?” “No, what?” “She missed a lot of classes ‘cuz she got pregnant.” “You’re jokin’!” “I bet her ‘rents wished it was a joke.” But, the whole idea behind this rumor was meant in simple passing—a joke in of itself because...

  • The Social Work and Music Program Mashup

    The Social Work and Music Program Mashup

    Bugg Davis

    May 3, 2017

    The Mississippi public school system has taken some hard hits to the budget in recent years, and this effects Delta State University because it is a public institution. Some of these budget cuts have led to some tough decisions that had to be made by the institution’s leaders. There have been some...

  • Mississippi’s Education Vacuum

    Mississippi’s Education Vacuum

    Nick Houston

    May 3, 2017

    The Freedom Project is an afterschool and summer program that helps underprivileged students in the Mississippi Delta. They have outposts in Meridian, Rosedale, and Sunflower County. Tutors work with students of all ages to provide fun and innovative ways of learning different school subjects. The program...

  • The Disorganized Award Goes to…

    The Disorganized Award Goes to…

    Bugg Davis

    May 3, 2017

    I sat at my desk and stared at the stack of books spread across it. There were papers everywhere, crammed between books, torn and ripped, and even all over the floor. I was searching for a paper that was due the next day, panicking, because it was lost amongst the tempest of work.   *ring, rin...

  • Figures in the Dark or a Trick of the Mind?

    Figures in the Dark or a Trick of the Mind?

    Avery Wall

    May 3, 2017

    Have you ever awakened in the middle of the night and been unable to move? Along with this sudden paralysis, there is a sense of something leering at you in the pitch darkness of your room—a mysterious, foreboding figure or a pair of crimson eyes glaring at you out the corner of your eye. Fear and...

An Endless War

An Endless War

Rachel Red

On March 9, 2017, President Donald Trump proposed a 2018 fiscal year budget that would eliminate funding for, among others, the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH)...

April 26, 2017No Comments

Passport to Success

Passport to Success

Penny Bedford

The Alumni Foundation and Career Services have teamed together to host an event, Passport to Success, for juniors, seniors, and graduate students. The event focuses on the...

April 10, 2017No Comments

Tough Day at the Tennis Courts

Tough Day at the Tennis Courts

Bugg Davis

The Halls Ferry Road Tennis Courts in Vicksburg, Miss., hosted our Statesmen tennis team to face off against Alcorn State University on March 29. It was a tough time for...

April 24, 2017No Comments

Okra Ain’t Just Fried in the Delta

Okra Ain’t Just Fried in the Delta

Bugg Davis

Spring break is a time of grand adventure, a time for the studying states, people to get away from the books, and see something beyond these cotton-covered flat lands. The...

May 3, 2017

Poll: Spring Break

Poll: Spring Break

March 8, 2017

Favorite Foods

Favorite Foods

March 1, 2017

What Season are You?

What Season are You?

February 22, 2017

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A Cold Day

A Cold Day

February 24, 2017

What the Heck is Pickle Ball: Video

What the Heck is Pickle Ball: Video

February 17, 2017

What is Spring Festival

What is Spring Festival

February 9, 2017

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bugs, birds, buildings

bugs, birds, buildings

Words I Never Said

Words I Never Said

Great Wall

Great Wall

Cold Notes

Cold Notes

A Stone in a Glass of Wine

A Stone in a Glass of Wine

Surviving High School: Chapter 2

Surviving High School: Chapter 2

Purple Ivory

Purple Ivory

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