The Delta Statement

Attention: DSU Drivers

Attention: DSU Drivers

September 25, 2017

As DSU campus becomes busier during peak class hours, traffic begins to jam and finding an open space is like finding a needle in a haystack. Here is a brief survival guide for DSU drivers who may be unaware of some rules and regulations. First, purchase your decal. A few ways to do this is by going to visit Student Business...

Transferring to The Green Mile

Transferring to The Green Mile

September 22, 2017

Grenada, Miss., native Jabari Khalil Hardwick says transferring to Delta State was one of the best decisions he has made: Delta State gives him lots of room to breathe and a better chance to further his career as a computer science major. How is the transition from your previous college to Delta State? "Making the transition f...

DSU Baseball: Adds Coach for 2018 Season

DSU Baseball: Adds Coach for 2018 Season

Ricky Silvestri, Contributing Writer

September 22, 2017

Filed under Baseball and Softball, Campus Happenings, Fall 2017, Okra Spotlight

After the Statesmen's excellent 2017 season and World Series run, they have looked to reload an already experienced coaching staff with the addition of Coach Travis Graves. Graves brings with him 6 seasons (2012 to 2017) of experience as an associate coach at NJCAA powerhouse, Eastfield College. During his time at Eastfield,...

DSU: Okra Care

DSU: Okra Care

Dearron Stewart, Staff Writer

September 21, 2017

Filed under Campus Happenings, Fall 2017

How many universities can say that they have their own health center? Thankfully, Delta State University’s health center is located right on campus to serve all students, faculty, and staff if they have a medical problem or question. Constructed in 1976, the O.W. Reilly building was named after Dean Reilly, who was famously...

DSU Transfer Students: Adjusting to New Environment

DSU Transfer Students: Adjusting to New Environment

Wyatt O'Keefe, Staff Writer

September 21, 2017

Filed under Fall 2017, Okra Spotlight

Transfer students can be found throughout DSU and are unique due to their experiences at a different college campus before making the transition to a four-year university. According to Dean Morgan, a transfer from Hinds Community College, this next chapter in the life of a transfer student gives them the uncertainty and...

The Walter-Sillers Coliseum: A Delta Legacy

The Walter-Sillers Coliseum: A Delta Legacy

September 21, 2017

The Walter-Siller Coliseum on DSU's campus is ranked among the historical monuments of the Delta. According to former Lady Statesmen Head Coach,Craig Roden, "Six teams made (the coliseum) historical, along with Coach (Margaret) Wade leading her team to 3 A.I.A.W. National Championships." Wade, also known as the "mother of...

Embers

Embers

Blake Barnes, Contributing Writer

September 19, 2017

Filed under Delta Arts, Fall 2017, Short Stories

Day by day, they wandered, and every sunset their home. The stars had become familiar to them, the only consistency outside of each other. Every new face in every new place offered the same darting glances, passing over like mindless whispers of clouds, unlike the ones they loved to watch so sleeplessly. They found a place...

DSU: A Home Far From Home

DSU: A Home Far From Home

September 19, 2017

Delta State University has a glowing record of welcoming international students. Undergraduates, graduates, and post-graduates from all over the world come here for their higher education. Kevin Ndege, an MBA candidate from Kenya, shared his fears and personal difficulties as an international student. According to Ndeg...

DSU: Diversity University

DSU: Diversity University

September 19, 2017

Delta State is popping with culture as students come from all over the world to experience life at DSU. Most of us are used to hearing of people coming to the U.S. or even to Delta State to expand their horizons and learn new things, but what exactly can we, as Statesmen, learn from them? One of our own, Sung-Eun ...

A Band Made in Cleveland

A Band Made in Cleveland

September 19, 2017

On August 26, local Cleveland band, Scott's House, played a packed show at 606, a house that hosts a variety of shows. Scott's House is made up of Kacee Russell (vocals/guitar), Jacob Lifsey (guitar), Dylan Crouch (bass), and Taylor Whyte (drums). “The last house show was awesome," Russell said of the August 26 show. "We've...

The Boogie Man at the GRAMMY Museum

The Boogie Man at the GRAMMY Museum

Avery Wall, Editor-in-Chief

August 31, 2017

Filed under Fall 2017, News

The GRAMMY Museum wrapped up the Taylor Swift Experience this summer, and with Fall 2017 semester underway, a new special exhibit is opening up. Working alongside with the John Lee Hooker Estate and Craft Recordings, the GRAMMY Museum is proud to open its exhibit on the famous, GRAMMY-winning blues musician John Lee Hooker and...