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 “KUMARI DEVI” —— Goddess to Mortal

 “KUMARI DEVI” —— Goddess to Mortal

November 19, 2017

Certainly, the world is full of wonders: some created by nature and some created by traditions which become the basis of cultures. Under the umbrella of culture, there lie many things that make you wonder and think. The immense impact and versatility of culture can be seen in different regions of world. The Himalayas consist...

They Toured 6th Street After Dark

They Toured 6th Street After Dark

November 19, 2017

One morning as tear gas ghosts waft from sobbing streets, A little boy huddles inside a car. The left door is missing.  The boy remembers Metal shrieking the previous night, and Flares and flashlight beams striking As carelessly as any fist. This overturned bulk had made like refuge After warm arms grew limp And cold.  But n...

Statesman VS The Fighting Okra

Statesman VS The Fighting Okra

Kaitlyn Walker, Social Media Editor

November 19, 2017

Filed under Art, Fall 2017, Okra Spotlight, Uncategorized

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A Survivor Dressed in Pink

A Survivor Dressed in Pink

November 18, 2017

  In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month, I interviewed breast cancer survivor and DSU alumni, Brenda Holliday, from my hometown. I have known her for the majority of my life. During October, I always think about her and others who have gone, or are currently going, through breast cancer treatments. After calling...

Seeking Positive Representation

Seeking Positive Representation

November 17, 2017

  A resident of Cleveland and a Delta State alum, Curtis Lehr, identifies herself as a non-binary transwoman. According to recent studies, there are around 1.4 million people in the United States that identify as transgender. When Lehr first started transitioning, she considered herself more gender fluid and ...

Ellen Hoog Goes to the Circus with You

Ellen Hoog Goes to the Circus with You

November 17, 2017

Close the dike for the day And go fly a kite, but watch out, Ellen will kick you And the birds will lick you [cute]. Get ten cakes while you’re out, Eat them all in one day See a magic show- it’s amusing. Sit on your friend’s bed after and Eat some blueberries Drink a coke, pet a lamb, Maybe play burn ball Dial your mum o...

I’m Just Going to Highlight the Important Parts

I’m Just Going to Highlight the Important Parts

November 17, 2017

  You do need sleep, go to sleep. You can’t sleep 3 hours a night and function. Coffee isn’t a replacement for sleep. When stress drinking don’t choose liquor. When stress drinking and you do choose liquor, try not to puke on your computer. Have a glass of wine instead. Not 6 glasses of wine. ...

Greek Life: It’s Not What You Think

Greek Life: It’s Not What You Think

November 5, 2017

Everyone has an image of Greek Life through influenced marketing by the media and entertainment industry. However, the stereotypical Greek Life we see on TV is not exactly accurate. Through an exclusive interview with the President of the Panhellenic Council, Madeline Kincer, the Statement was able to shed some light on the...

My Adventures with Mark Begin

My Adventures with Mark Begin

November 5, 2017

What happened that night was so strange, and yet so real. It seemed to have lasted for quite some time, yet it was only in a single night! I will try to explain it as best as I can. The details are so striking and memorable that I think I can do a pretty good job of telling it, though I might miss a few more minor details. There...

‘Tis the Season of Statesmen’s Sports!

‘Tis the Season of Statesmen’s Sports!

November 5, 2017

  As the fall sports come to an end, winter is just around the corner. Winter is the year of bundling up, drinking hot chocolate, and watching indoor sports. These indoor sports are just as exciting as football and baseball games. Everyone participates and it's entertaining once the crowd gets riled up. The Statement welc...

In the Woods of the County of Flanders: the year 1088 A.D.

In the Woods of the County of Flanders: the year 1088 A.D.

November 5, 2017

The chase was on! The boar charged through the trees, brushing by bushes as often as he could in a futile attempt to get away from his pursuers who were bearing down on him as they flew through the woods on agile steeds. He was wearing out and he knew it. He must soon find the right place and time to face his attackers...

Tradition in the Delta

Tradition in the Delta

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 the years go by, Pig Pickin' gets better because more people come back to support and celebrate the DSU football team. Thirty years ago, Mr. ...