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Christ Centered Recovery: Local Church starts support group for the broken in the community.

Christ Centered Recovery: Local Church starts support group for the broken in the community.

October 18, 2018

First Baptist Church Cleveland (FBCC) has started a new eight week study called Redemption Groups to help those in the community who are recovering from addiction and other types of sin in their lives. These groups are held on Thursday nights from 6:00-8:00 in the church’s fellowship hall. Redemption Groups are the church’s...

Family guy conspiracy theories that might change one’s view to “Just A Guy!”

Family guy conspiracy theories that might change one’s view to “Just A Guy!”

October 12, 2018

One of America's favorite comedy shows has plot twists that could throw off the way someone views Family Guy. Youtuber, Screen Rant, uploaded some videos in June that answers a lot of questions that have been asked since the launch of the first season. These videos point out connections between the creator, his characters and...

Drinking it Away: Death of Beloved Singer Found to be Tragic Accident

Drinking it Away: Death of Beloved Singer Found to be Tragic Accident

October 12, 2018

After suspicions of self-harm, the inquiry into the death of Dolores O’Riordan has proved that her death was a tragic accident. Dolores O’Riordan, the lead singer of the beloved Irish rock band The Cranberries, died on January 15, 2018. The inquiry, released to the public on September 6, 2018, stated that the official ...

Daisies

Daisies

Liz Howell, Copy Editor

October 12, 2018

Filed under Delta Arts, Fall 2018, Short Stories

Melberta lifted her head as she pushed open the door to her favorite burger place. Mrs. Geraldine always took care of her, and a good cheeseburger always made everything better. She was careful not to let the door slam as she closed it, gripping the knob tightly with one hand while resting her other hand on the glass as if she...

The Girl in Blue Skin

The Girl in Blue Skin

October 8, 2018

I throw the covers off of me in the dark room and sit up in bed, my shirt sticking to the back of my skin. Swinging my legs off to the side, I get up and head to the kitchen for a fresh glass of…something, anything to cool me off and make me feel less sticky. I haven’t been sleeping well lately, and I don’t know why. I...

Recurring Wreckage: Hurricanes Continue to be One of the Deadliest Threats to Americans

Recurring Wreckage: Hurricanes Continue to be One of the Deadliest Threats to Americans

October 7, 2018

Hurricane Florence devastated the East Coast earlier this month, and almost two weeks later, those affected are still suffering from the aftermath. Over the past 15 years, hurricanes have devastated the American people and caused more deaths and displacements than any other natural disasters. Florence is the most recent...

Images

Images

October 7, 2018

Warning: This story has content that may be triggering to some readers.   Images, and Images. All I see are these Images. They follow me around constantly; every time I close my eyes, these Images are glued to my eyelids. Whether I am awake or sleeping, these Images follow me.  Dark creatures, silently stalking; thes...

No offense, but… Maybe You’re Missing What These Sororities are Looking For

No offense, but… Maybe You’re Missing What These Sororities are Looking For

October 7, 2018

Delta State University is encountering inconsistencies between its overall racial demographics and those within its sororities. According to Mississippi.edu, in the fall of 2016, approximately 41% of students enrolled at Delta State were people of color. That same year, sorority Tri Delta had roughly 75 members, only five o...

A Piece of Resistance: A man inside Trump’s Administration speaks out.

A Piece of Resistance: A man inside Trump’s Administration speaks out.

Trey Wright, Publisher

October 7, 2018

Filed under Fall 2018, News

President Trump has faced a lot of backlash over his presidency, such as Foreign Affairs, Tax Reforms and even illegal immigration. Now the president is confronted with a new problem from inside the White House.   A senior member of Trump’s Administration has come out “anonymously” to disclose major secret...

School, Schedules, and Spanish: Professor Ferreira Considers Students when Creating Syllabus

School, Schedules, and Spanish: Professor Ferreira Considers Students when Creating Syllabus

October 2, 2018

In the life of a college student, homework and extra-curricular activities tend to take up most of a college student’s time. Trying to juggle work, friends, academics, clubs and teams is exhausting. Professor Sylma Samuel Ferreira does her best to help student schedules not be so hectic. Ferreira, a Spanish instructor at Delta Stat...

Dublin Diversion

Dublin Diversion

October 2, 2018

In a small bar set snugly in the middle of Dublin’s busiest street, an elderly couple toasted each other over drinks on the most popular Irish holiday: St. Patrick’s Day. The bar around them was noisy and busy with the younger generation, but the two only cared about being there together. Niall raised his glass towards...

iPhone Conspiracy Theory: Behind the Screens

iPhone Conspiracy Theory: Behind the Screens

October 2, 2018

For years now, many iPhone users have stood with the belief that there is some type of conspiracy when it comes to the releasement of new iPhones. Many people believe that every time a new iPhone comes out, which is usually annually, the older iPhones begin to malfunction. They believe that Apple purposely makes the older phones...