The Delta Statement

Hands Holding Object

Hands Holding Object

Jimmieria Chillis

September 29, 2016

Filed under Art, Fall 2016

Let the Cooks Be Cooks

Let the Cooks Be Cooks

September 28, 2016

The Young-Mauldin Cafeteria is the heart of Delta State’s campus. It is where the faculty, the student body and staff socialize and have the option of eating a nutritious meal. “The café,” as it is often called, offers students healthy food choices. Whether it is tasty or not is left for the students, faculty and staff...

RUF Has a Dream

RUF Has a Dream

Jimmieria Chillis

September 27, 2016

Filed under Fall 2016, Spring 2016, Student Organizations

The Reformed University Fellowship, informally known as RUF, is an on-campus ministry. It meets every Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. in the Baioni Conference Center in Broom Hall. Its purpose, as indicated on the organization’s website and flyers in the Union, is “to reach students for Christ and equip them to serve Him.” Pastor...

Students Share Thoughts On Welcome Week

Students Share Thoughts On Welcome Week

September 23, 2016

Welcome week is an event held once a year to help new students get integrated in campus life at Delta State. I decided to interview a few students to find out their thoughts on this year’s Welcome Week. Senior Digital Media Arts Major, Ebony Lumas: What events did you participate in? “I don’t think that I went to many events, ...

Statesmen Lose to West Georgia, 34-24

Statesmen Lose to West Georgia, 34-24

September 22, 2016

Sept. 17, marked the third game of the season for the Statesmen. They faced their first away game against the West Georgia Wolves who are currently ranked No. 3. The Statesmen were first to score in the afternoon game on Saturday. Freshman defensive end Zane Samuel came up big when he blocked West Georgia's punt and re...

DSU vs MC

DSU vs MC

September 20, 2016

Remorseful Rage

Remorseful Rage

September 15, 2016

I cannot speak now; Civility is at rest. quiet is no more Desire revealed the Silence ever prevails-- quieted Restraint  

The Okra Spotlight Is On Eric Jamal

The Okra Spotlight Is On Eric Jamal

Penny Bedford, Staff Writer

September 14, 2016

Filed under Fall 2016, Okra Spotlight

“I’ll give you my heart. I’m a proud organ donor/ I’m living in the present, I consider it a gift.” The above sentences, or shall I say verses, were from Christian rapper, Eric Jamal Johnson. Johnson is currently a junior at Delta State University and is a Delta Music Institute major. Johnson began rapping at th...

Spinners

Spinners

September 13, 2016

Throughout the week, I'm a full time student and part time worker. Also, I dedicate some weekends working part time at the lone skating rink in town called Spinners. Ice cream is one of the many items you can purchase at Spinners. Flavors shown in the image: Strawberry, Chocolate, Vanilla and Cookies & Cream. Reno...

Westfall Combines Okra Scholars and FYS with Peer Mentors

Westfall Combines Okra Scholars and FYS with Peer Mentors

Avery Wall, Copy Editor

September 13, 2016

Filed under Fall 2016, News

Dr. Jon Westfall, coordinator of First Year Seminar (FYS) and Okra Scholars, changed both programs for the better. He recently created an established role for the peer mentors in the classrooms of incoming freshmen. “The biggest change that we’re doing this year,” he said, “is thinking about how to use the program to...

Julia Morrisroe Art Exhibit Opens

Julia Morrisroe Art Exhibit Opens

September 13, 2016

  ulia Morrisroe, an associate professor at the University of Florida, was the featured artist at Delta State’s own campus gallery. The exhibition was opened on Aug. 25. According to Morrisroe’s summary of her work, the goal in this particular exhibition is “to seek the relentlessly streaming information and d...

Delta State Faculty Votes to Remove State Flag

Delta State Faculty Votes to Remove State Flag

September 12, 2016

Tuesday evening, August 30, 2016, Delta State University became the last public University in the state of Mississippi to fly the state flag after Mississippi University for Women and Mississippi State University took down their flags. President William LaForge, of Delta State University released this statement on Sept. 2:...