The Delta Statement

K'Na Rose, Events Coordinator

Germs are taking over the world. Quite literally, the Coronavirus pandemic is shutting down multiple businesses in America in one clean sweep.  There’s no longer any need for recreation or luxuries that have no beneficial value to the public. I would gracefully sacrifice recreation if I was on someone’s payroll.  Not just anyone’s payroll, though. The people government officials call “essentials” are the main ones bringing home the bacon these days, especially if they got it off...

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there is nothing but a hole (and other thoughts)

Chris Kalil, Student Contributor

nothing – there is nothing there is nothing there is nothing. There should be something. Anything. The tumors in my grandmother’s brain the size of grapes. They moan like animals before they die. The morphine only works when they sleep. The needle goes in so smoothly. Paper against glass. The thin sting. The opened eye. The howls turn into high whines. Almost silent. Almost sound like stop....

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Horses

Emily Walker, Student Contributor

I wish my father had never loved horses. I wish he had never taught me how to love horses. When I look at a horse, instead of thinking of its beauty or the urge I have to ride it bareback, I just think of him. As its mane flows through the hot Arizona breeze, all I see is my father mounted upon its back. I used to look for horses, pointing them out to my dad so he could tell which breed it was. But...

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The Story of Professor Ferreira

Marilyn Carrera

DSU's beloved Spanish professor, Sylma Samuel Ferreira is from the Commonwealth of Dominica, an island in the Caribbean. Not to be confused with the Dominican Republic, another country in the Caribbean, the official language of Dominica is English, and 80% of the population also speaks French Creole. A World Traveller  Professor Ferreira has been to school all over the world. From birth to college...

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Riots and Emergency: Inside Parchman Prison

Lajuana Banger, Copy Editor

On New Year's Day, 2020, a fight broke out in Parchman Prison. An anonymous source who was involved in the riots says that the fights were not due to gang violence, but due to the mistreatment of the prisoners and their unhealthy living conditions. On Jan. 1, 2020, while in the anonymous source's cell, the source stated that his bunkmate let someone else in. Before he could move, the person jumped...

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How Social Media Affects Relationships and Reality

Shamyiah Williams, Publishing Manager

Relationships are important What does a relationship mean? What makes it meaningful to have a bond or connection with another person? A relationship can be between family, friends, associates, or romantic partners. Although there are many different types and definitions of relationships, they should always be healthy. Some relationships can turn toxic. Some relationships suddenly lose the most...

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Violence in the Delta
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To The Little Ones I Love
Betrayal
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Ableists: Shut Up And Listen!
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Drew, Rhianna, and Dylan : Three Student Deaths, One School Year
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Why You Should Watch “Who Killed Malcolm X?”
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