The Delta Statement

STATESMEN EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH

STATESMEN EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH

Hadia Zafar, Staff Writer October 12, 2017

On Sep. 22, 2017, The Delta State University Council awarded Miss Stella Pruitt as the August 2017 Employee of the month. She has been working as a custodian at Delta State for the past 11 years. Based...

Religion in the Cafeteria

Religion in the Cafeteria

Ayesha Tariq, Staff Writer October 12, 2017

The DSU cafeteria has a variety of food from a salad bar to fast food, from non-veg to vegetarian, from cheese pizza to pepperoni pizza, and from RC’s to Minute Maids. It’s up to the students how they...

Joe Gow Nue Grocery Store in Greenville, Mississippi, 1930s

Chinese in the Delta

Micah Sanders, Contributing Writer October 12, 2017

   What if Chinese men and women never migrated south? Why did they choose the Delta? What would have happened if life would have been easier wherever the Chinese originally lived? All one can say is...

Should College Athletes Get Paid?

Should College Athletes Get Paid?

Dearron Stewart, Staff Writer October 11, 2017

Debate rages over whether college athletes should get paid for their hard physical and academic work. Another factor in the debate is that they make money for networks and companies such as the NCAA football...

Lucy Richardson Janoush

In Memory of Lucy Janoush

Stormy Ferrell , Publisher October 9, 2017

On Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017, the city of Cleveland lost beloved family member, DSU alumnus, and devoted community volunteer Dr. Lucy Richardson Janoush. Dr. Janoush was extremely dedicated to Cleveland...

Whats There to do at DSU?

What’s There to do at DSU?

Hadia Zafar, Staff Writer October 9, 2017

When students first arrive on campus, they may have a challenging time finding fun activities to do around Delta State University. Fortunately, students can find many events to experience throughout their...

Colin Kaepernick Taking a Knee with Team Mate

Taking a Knee for a Purpose

Dearron Stewart, Staff Writer October 6, 2017

On Sept. 24, 2017, President Trump called African-American NFL athletes and their allies who knelt during National Anthem "sons of bitches." After his remark people are curious about standing for the National...

Educating the Future Educators at DSU

Educating the Future Educators at DSU

Katilyn Walker, Social Media Editor October 6, 2017

New English Education Program Coordinator and Assistant Professor of English, Dr. Gabriel Scala, has only been at DSU for six weeks, but so far, she has many new plans in store for the English Education...

(A Bird) A Shadow

(A Bird) A Shadow

Kole Oakes, Editor-in-Chief October 5, 2017

  I face outside through the grimy windows and ​wash away flakes of  food from the bowl  –  ​ The sun shines onto the silver of the faucet,  reflecting back light of the sun straight...

Cooling Sunlight

Cooling Sunlight

Avery Wall, Editor-in-Chief October 5, 2017

The water felt cool even through my wetsuit as I dived deeper into the open plains of the ocean. Sunlight, gentle and soft, streamed through the surface and danced with the bubbles expelled from my regulator....

Got Time to Make Time?

Got Time to Make Time?

Stormy Ferrell , Publisher October 5, 2017

Academic Advising Services are offered to all DSU students and can be found in the Student Success Center on the 3rd floor of the Union. Students who need guidance throughout their college careers are...

Caption: I Am a Man: Sanitation Workers Strike, Memphis, Tennessee, March 28th, 1968. Ernest Withers, 1968; printed 1994. Gelatin silver print. Museum purchase, 2006.322.1.

Invisible Colors

Kole Oakes, Editor-in-Chief October 5, 2017

When will I get to work? When will it all comes w/ ease? Can you be both passive and active? Will I regret all the times I've popped my bones? Will I ever be able to walk passed a group of black...