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Chamber of Commerce Hosts College Fair Soon

Chamber of Commerce Hosts College Fair Soon

October 14, 2016

Cleveland – The Cleveland Bolivar County Chamber of Commerce will host a college and career fair for all juniors and seniors in Bolivar County on Thursday, November 10 from 8:30am-12:00 pm at Delta State University. Representatives from approximately thirty colleges and businesses will be in attendance.  This annual event...

The Okra Spotlight is on Ace

The Okra Spotlight is on Ace

October 13, 2016

Aspriona “Ace” Gilbert is a junior red shirt for the Lady Statesmen basketball squad. After transferring from her successful career at Northwest Community College, she received the newcomer award for the 2015-2016 basketball season.  The Delta State news crew was able to catch up with Ace and ask her some questions:  ...

Theft is Top Crime on DSU’s Campus

Theft is Top Crime on DSU’s Campus

October 13, 2016

According to Chief Lynn Buford, head of the Delta State University Police Department, larceny is the largest category of crime on any college campus. The combination of college students and bustling campuses create an environment that favors a criminal thief. College students tend to carry around laptops, cell phones, bo...

DSU 91st Anniversary

DSU 91st Anniversary

October 12, 2016

Stress Relief Painings

Stress Relief Painings

October 11, 2016

            Lily Pond    Wind Changes Welcome to the Jungle   The first painting is called Lily Pond the Second is called Wind Changes The third is called Welcome to the Jungle. All of the pieces were done in acrylic paint on foam board. They were done as a set with the purpose of stress relief in mind. Artist ar...

Ding Dong Ditching: Harmless Prank or Harassment

Ding Dong Ditching: Harmless Prank or Harassment

October 9, 2016

Saturday, Sept. 10, Trish Wall of Greenwood, Miss., was sitting on the couch talking about college with her daughter before heading to bed. It was well after one o’clock in the morning and the streets outside the house were quiet. The television was on as background noise when suddenly someone pounded on the front door with ...

Clowns Come to Cleveland?

Clowns Come to Cleveland?

October 5, 2016

Some of you may have already heard about the clown epidemic going on predominately in the Southern states. Is this a cause for alarm? Here is some of the information I found then you can decide. The trend began in South Carolina, where residents of the Fleetwood apartments and their children claimed clowns attempted to lu...

Pig Pickin’ 2016

Pig Pickin’ 2016

October 3, 2016

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Cross Country Girls’ Determination to Improve

Cross Country Girls’ Determination to Improve

October 3, 2016

Delta State Women's Cross Country season kicked off on Sept. 3, at Christian Brothers University in Memphis, Tenn., but training began long before then. "It's a tough sport," said Coach Doug Pinkerton, who accepted the head coach position for cross country at Delta State 13 years ago. The girls’ typical practice is full...

District Judge Comes to DSU

District Judge Comes to DSU

Penny Bedford

September 30, 2016

Filed under Fall 2016, News

On Sept., 20, Delta State University featured Judge Gustavo Gelpi in the Colloquia Distinguished Speakers Lecture Series. His lecture was called “Police Reform through the Eyes of a United States District Judge.” Gelpi began with the history of police reform, which began in the early 1990s after the Rodney King incident ...