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Tradition in the Delta

Tradition in the Delta

Simone Jackson, Sports Editor

November 5, 2017

Pig Pickin' is a traditional and annual Delta State University event that has been going on for about three decades and is located behind the football field at Statesmen Park. As...

Southern Hospitality at DSU

Southern Hospitality at DSU

Ayesha Tariq, Staff Writer

November 2, 2017

Located in Mississippi, Delta State University is at the heart of the south. For many exchange students, the first few days in the States brings on homesickness, insomnia...

DSU Art Faculty Fills Wright Gallery

DSU Art Faculty Fills Wright Gallery

Stormy Ferrell, Publisher

October 13, 2017

Every year, Delta State University has an exhibit opening filled with pieces from the art professors, known as the faculty art show. This year the official opening was on Se...

DSU English Professor Releases Memoir

DSU English Professor Releases Memoir

Kole Oakes, Editor-in-Chief

October 13, 2017

Mike Smith, author and English professor at DSU, has recently released a new book of essays: And There Was Evening And There Was Morning. The essays detail his experience witnessi...

92nd Birthday of DSU

92nd Birthday of DSU

Ayesha Tariq, Staff Writer

October 12, 2017

On Sept., 13, 2017, DSU celebrated its 92nd birthday with a lot zeal and zest. The anniversary celebration began in Whitefield Hall at noon. Current and retired faculty and supervisors ...

STATESMEN EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH

STATESMEN EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH

Hadia Zafar, Staff Writer

October 11, 2017

On Sep. 22, 2017, The Delta State University Council awarded Miss Stella Pruitt as the August 2017 Employee of the month. She has been working as a custodian at Delta State for the past ...

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The Mississippi GRAMMY Museum Hosts the International Blues Conference

The Mississippi GRAMMY Museum Hosts the International Blues Conference

Avery Wall, Editor-in-Chief

November 3, 2017

Every year in the fall, Delta State manages the International Blues Conference, which celebrates the Delta and its influence on the Blues. The conference used to be held with...

Carlson Cleans Up Campus

Carlson Cleans Up Campus

Stormy Ferrell, Publisher

November 3, 2017

After finally finding an open parking spot, I tossed out my cigarette, grabbed my backpack, and scurried to class, staring into my phone. On the way, I glanced up and noticed...

Does One Size Fit All in Today’s Society?

Does One Size Fit All in Today’s Society?

Dearron Stewart, Staff Writer

November 3, 2017

As recent years have passed, Americans and myself have become more aware of the recent racial tensions between white Americans and African Americans. With riots that end...

Academic Life vs Social Life

Academic Life vs Social Life

Hadia Zafar, Staff Writer

November 2, 2017

Abulfaz Hajizada, a student here at DSU, gives some advice on how to manage a social life with academic life. Hajizada believes that, "Managing your time wisely is a vital...

Exploring Cleveland

Exploring Cleveland

Wyatt O'Keefe, Copy Editor

October 31, 2017

Need a quick break from your classes? Why not explore some of the opportunities for some fun and exercise that is surrounding you? There are many options not only around DSU ...

From Samhain to All Hallows Eve

From Samhain to All Hallows Eve

Katilyn Walker, Social Media Editor

October 31, 2017

Many Christians feel that it is not appropriate to celebrate Halloween because of its sketchy background. Halloween has the stigma attached to it that it is associated with...

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