The Delta Statement

Sports Versus Education

Sports Versus Education

November 21, 2016

Since high school, I have noticed that more emphasis is put on sports rather than education. Athletic programs at colleges and universities are heavily funded by institutional funds and students’ fees that should go toward academic programs. Division I schools spend more money on athletes than education. Studies showed ...

How I Feel

How I Feel

November 21, 2016

Drowning in procrastination. Sinking in piles of pills, paint brushes, and papers. Waves of sleep and numbness keep pummeling me. I’m tired. I’m tired of being told how, when, what, and where. I yearn to be free. Flowing, living waters I want to partake. Like crashing waves, I am at war with myself. Seems like the wor...

DSU Works to Improve Campus

DSU Works to Improve Campus

November 16, 2016

There is always room for improvement when it comes to anything. Delta State University has completed some major improvements within the year such as the reconstruction of the roads and pedestrian crossings. Cleveland Hall, a girls’ dormitory, is under reconstruction this semester; there will be new bathrooms installed for ...

Let’s Take Action

Let’s Take Action

November 12, 2016

Burn Up the Writers

Burn Up the Writers

November 10, 2016

Burn up the Writers By: Bugg, 10/31/16 If writing exposed people it would be illegal. That's why we have editors for our editors. That's why it's all done online now. They couldn't burn up all the paper- So just press the delete button- That solves all the problems... If writers expose people, They get fired. That k...

Composition and Color Study

Composition and Color Study

Jimmieria Chillis

November 8, 2016

Filed under Art, Fall 2016

Composition and Color Study (Purples and Yellows), Watercolor and Acrylic, 2016

Wine Bottles and Corks

Wine Bottles and Corks

November 6, 2016

Wine Bottles and Corks, Mixed Media, 2016

A Seat at the Table Motivates Me to Love Myself

A Seat at the Table Motivates Me to Love Myself

November 4, 2016

Recently, Solange released her third album A Seat At the Table, and it took the world by storm. I must say I am completely in love with it. According to Pitchfork.com,  "it already seems like a document of historical significance, not just for its formidable musical achievements but for the way it encapsulates black cultural and social history with such rich...

From the Ground Up

From the Ground Up

Jimmieria Chillis

November 2, 2016

Filed under Art, Fall 2016

Jimmieria Chillis, From the Ground Up, Acrylic on Wood Panel, 2015

Times Have Changed

Times Have Changed

October 31, 2016

The food court located in the H.L Nowel Union building has been the main attraction for current and future students of Delta State University for years, but it seems as though that might change. The food court includes the popular chicken franchise Chick-fil-a, Burrito Bowl, Burger Studio, Provisions on Demand, also known as...

A Mouse with a Loud Voice

A Mouse with a Loud Voice

October 30, 2016

Laughter echoed around the cafeteria, seemingly bouncing along each table as creamy potatoes slid down her ebony locks. Layla Kirks, the typical blonde and model figure, cackled the loudest, ensuring that her victim knew full well just who had thrown their lunch at her. Jamie huddled into herself, anything to make her appe...

Lady Statesmen Win against Mississippi Valley State

Lady Statesmen Win against Mississippi Valley State

October 30, 2016

Lady Statesmen Wrap Up Fall Season with a 17-3 Win over Mississippi Valley State University   The Delta State Women's Softball team is full of great potential. They are getting ready for the upcoming season in the spring. Before spring time gets here, though, they are taking advantage of some fall ball. This past Friday,...