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  • Okra Baseball Adds Another Accomplished Coach for 2018 Season

    Okra Baseball Adds Another Accomplished Coach for 2018 Season

    Ricky Silvestri, Contributing Writer

    September 22, 2017

    After the Statesmen's excellent 2017 season and World Series run, they have looked to reload an already experienced coaching staff with the addition of Coach Travis Graves. Graves brings with him 6 seasons (2012 to 2017) of experience as an associate coach at NJCAA powerhouse, Eastfield College. During...

  • The Coliseum: A Delta Legacy

    The Coliseum: A Delta Legacy

    Simone Jackson, Sports Editor

    September 21, 2017

    The Walter-Siller Coliseum on DSU's campus is ranked among the historical monuments of the Delta. According to former Lady Statesmen Head Coach Craig Roden, "Six teams made (the coliseum) historical, along with Coach (Margaret) Wade leading her team to 3 A.I.A.W. National Championships." Wade, also...

  • DSU: A Home Far From Home

    DSU: A Home Far From Home

    Ayesha Tariq, Staff Writer

    September 19, 2017

    Delta State University has a glowing record of welcoming international students. Undergraduates, graduates, and post-graduates from all over the world come here for their higher education. Kevin Ndege, an MBA candidate from Kenya, shared his fears and personal difficulties as an international...

  • DSU: Diversity University

    DSU: Diversity University

    Katilyn Walker, Staff Writer

    September 19, 2017

    Delta State is popping with culture as students come from all over the world to experience life at DSU. Most of us are used to hearing of people coming to the U.S. or even to Delta State to expand their horizons and learn new things, but what exactly can we, as Statesmen, learn from them? On...

  • A Band Made in Cleveland

    A Band Made in Cleveland

    Kole Oakes, Editor-in-Chief

    September 19, 2017

    On August 26, local Cleveland band, Scott's House, played a packed show at 606, a house that hosts a variety of shows. Scott's House is made up of Kacee Russell (vocals/guitar), Jacob Lifsey (guitar), Dylan Crouch (bass), and Taylor Whyte (drums). “The last house show was awesome," Russell said...

The Boogie Man at the GRAMMY Museum

The Boogie Man at the GRAMMY Museum

Avery Wall, Editor-in-Chief

The GRAMMY Museum wrapped up the Taylor Swift Experience this summer, and with Fall 2017 semester underway, a new special exhibit is opening up. Working alongside with the...

August 31, 2017No Comments

The Social Work and Music Program Mashup

The Social Work and Music Program Mashup

Bugg Davis

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...

May 3, 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

The Rumor Mill

The Rumor Mill

Avery Wall

“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...

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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Embers

Embers

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

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