The Delta Statement

Taking the Road Less Traveled

Taking the Road Less Traveled

Dearron Stewart, Staff Writer October 5, 2017

"The Road Less Traveled" by Robert Frost Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry I could not travel both And be one traveler, long I stood And looked down one as far as I could To where it...

Some of DSU Donations for Hurricane Harvey Victims.

DSU to the Rescue: Hurricane Harvey

Simone Jackson, Sports Editor October 5, 2017

Aug. 25, 2017, Texas was hit by Hurricane Harvey, a category three hurricane with one hundred thirty miles per hour winds, and only twelve years after the Gulf Cost was hit by Category 5 Hurricane Katrina. Both...

Amazon is planning to set up its 2nd headquarters in a North American city.

Amazon: All Set for Second Headquarters

Hadia Zafar, Staff Writer October 4, 2017

After thirty-eight billion dollars of economic growth in Seattle, Amazon’s first home and the world’s biggest online giant is planning to set up its second headquarters, HQ2, in North America. Amazon...

Preparing for the Worst:  Hurricane Irma

Preparing for the Worst:  Hurricane Irma

Dearron Stewart, Staff Writer September 30, 2017

Hurricane Irma has been one the most devastating natural disasters to ever hit South Florida, flooding the homes of millions. With this tragedy, it has left residents wondering where will they stay and...

Statesman Guide to Success

Statesman Guide to Success

Stormy Ferrell , Publisher September 30, 2017

Are you a Statesman searching for success? Visit the Student Success Center located on the third floor of the Union in suite 308. There, you will discover a dedicated team of DSU staff who are offering...

More Money, More Problems: College Edition

More Money, More Problems: College Edition

Simone Jackson, Sports Editor September 30, 2017

  Most students struggle with managing their money responsibly during their journeys through college. A few DSU students have agreed to answering a few questions concerning their monthly spending...

A Labor Day Reminiscence

A Labor Day Reminiscence

Ayesha Tariq,, Staff Writer September 29, 2017

For many DSU students, Labor Day means driving back home for a three-day weekend without any homework. It is rare that someone looks back and takes into consideration of the hardships the national holiday...

Counting the Stars at Wiley Planetarium

Counting the Stars at Wiley Planetarium

Avery Wall, Editor-in-Chief September 29, 2017

Located behind Walter-Caylor Hall near 4th Ave., the Wiley Planetarium recently hosted its first showing of the semester entitled, “September Sky.” Director of the planetarium, Dr. Adam Johanson led...

Big Changes in Store for DSU BSU

Big Changes in Store for DSU BSU

Katilyn Walker, Social Media Editor September 29, 2017

The Baptist Student Union (BSU) at Delta State is kicking off the semester with a new Director, Andrew “Kappy” Kappenman. Kappenman came to be apart of the BSU at Delta State University from Hernando,...

Okra Out Front: Party on the Library Lawn

Okra Out Front: Party on the Library Lawn

Katilyn Walker, Social Media Editor September 28, 2017

Everyone is invited to “Okra Out Front,” the first ever celebration of LGBTQ History Month at Delta State University, on Oct. 5, 6:00 p.m., in front of the Roberts-Laforge Library. The event will...

Broken Arrow, By Lawson King. Located Downtown Cleveland, along Sharpe Ave.

Sanders Sculpture Garden Expands to Downtown

Stormy Ferrell , Publisher September 27, 2017

The city of Cleveland partnered with Hazel and Jimmy Sanders Sculpture Garden to sponsor five sculptures downtown along Sharpe Avenue. “Broken Arrow,” created by artist and Delta State graduate, Lawson...

Five Steps to Balancing Your Academic and Social Life

Five Steps to Balancing Your Academic and Social Life

Hadia Zafar, Staff Writer September 26, 2017

The struggle to maintain a social life and your GPA is real. The Statement interviewed Abulfaz Hajizada and Ahmed Ayman to see how they managed to stay centered and successful at DSU. 1. Time Management Abulfaz...