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“Winter Wasteland in the Delta”

“Winter Wasteland in the Delta”

Ryan Rutledge, Social Media

February 5, 2019

Filed under Fall 2018, Features, Satire

Students of DSU were going through an ordinary week for a college student when disaster struck in the middle of the week. On Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, students were frightened to look out of their windows and see a blizzard of snow covering the campus. The suddenness of the snow storm caught everyone on campus off guard and...

Fake News Gone Rogue

Fake News Gone Rogue

February 5, 2019

It appears as though fake news has taken to new heights in an attempt to bring down President Trump and his staff. Recently, CNN White House Correspondent Jim Acosta attacked a young White House intern after President Trump attempted to stop him from asking fake questions that would attack the President’s credibility.   Later,...

Horoscopes

Horoscopes

February 5, 2019

Aries (Mar 20 – Apr 20) Don’t reach for unrealistic goals. You’re under 5’3”, so reaching that top shelf is going to be difficult. Taurus (Apr 20 – May 21) Just because your sign is the bull doesn’t mean you have to run after everything that’s red. Try chasing another color in the rainbow for once. ...

“Do the Least, Get the Most”

“Do the Least, Get the Most”

February 5, 2019

It’s finals season at Delta State University, and for many students, stress levels are peaking. However, 19-year-old freshman, Calvin McKinney, could not be more relaxed. McKinney, a Southern American gentleman, knows the values of hard work and determination, and he is determined to be the top of his class. College is...

Betrayal

Betrayal

Claire Foster, Da / Events

February 5, 2019

Filed under Delta Arts, Fall 2018, Short Stories

I have to let it go, I thought to myself. I plop myself down onto the bed and bury my face into the pillow. I feel a second weight upon the bed as I realize my boyfriend has followed me into the bedroom. “Go away,” I say as tears threaten to fall and soak my pillow. I feel the bed shake a little as he laughs. “You need t...

Chaos on the Delta State Campus

Chaos on the Delta State Campus

February 5, 2019

After an unknown incitement, English majors all over the Delta State Campus are acting erratically and violently. The violence continues for the fourth consecutive week. The initial incident happened on November 15, 2018. On that day, around 12:30 p.m., a group of English majors were performing their normal noon ritual of...

The Cyber Yard Bully: The Bully Who is Ending Young Lives

The Cyber Yard Bully: The Bully Who is Ending Young Lives

Jasmine McGill, Photography

December 3, 2018

Filed under Fall 2018, News, News Analysis

As of February, 15 of this year there were approximately 18 school shootings that occurred in the United States. Since then, that number has rapidly increased and there have been several more unfortunate occurrences since then. Each time a shooting happens, the immediate question asked is what the homelife was like for the shooter....

Yellow Rose Bush

Yellow Rose Bush

November 28, 2018

Yellow rose bush standing tall and looking well, You have many stories you could tell. Some stories of sorrow you might whisper, While the stories of joy you will yell.   Since your beginning the odds against you were stacked, Before you could be planted into your first home It was time to move, and...

X in the Moonlight

X in the Moonlight

November 28, 2018

In the early hours, X lay awake, Wondering how long a better life would take. Even though his heart would ache, He prayed continuously, for his own sake. It seemed no one could relate.   Day and night, he searched for contentment, but all he could conjure, were consistent amounts of resentment.   He...

sEa

sEa

November 13, 2018

Little boats are not supposed to hold glass screens that reflect an atmosphere of shifting humors but I sit and stare at a little glass square that cannot hold the moon with silver dust and then nothing and a thousand other things like the dark side of a book or the dark side of canyons that never form full lines of sound that ...

Something From Nothing

Something From Nothing

November 13, 2018

Color devoid from vision White glares, relentless Sentiments cease to flow   Creativity exiled in the vast expanses of the maze that the tissue inside my head became so long ago   A transparent thought flits ever so suddenly and disappears from view clickity-clack, noises...

Remembered

Remembered

November 12, 2018

I wondered when I would be opened, when my letters would be renewed. And my thoughts often wondered to a dark place, where there were no bounds, no borders, no grounds, where there are pictures that light up so foreign, but the dark enslaves their sound.   And Oh, how I wish to be awakened, for...