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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...

A Winter’s Coat

A Winter’s Coat

October 2, 2018

I wake up and it’s dark and I have no idea where I am at, it feels like just a couple seconds ago I was with Jack and the rest of the family being loaded onto a weird bird thing in what seemed to be a new crate for me- I guess that’s a plus. Right before the weird humans took me away Jack gave me a treat, it tasted a li...

History Gone in a Flash

History Gone in a Flash

October 2, 2018

90 percent of the Brazilian Museum of History burnt down, so what do we do when history is gone?

Italy: Not the Wonderland You Thought

Italy: Not the Wonderland You Thought

October 2, 2018

Italy has greatly suffered from what is commonly known as “The European Migrant Crisis” over the past three years. Since the crisis began, Italy has accumulated an estimated 500,000+ immigrants. This has greatly affected locals, tourists and the refugees themselves. March 15, 2011 marked the beginning of the Syrian Civil War. Sin...

Chicago County Property Tax Divide

Claire Foster, Da / Events

October 2, 2018

Filed under Fall 2018, News

After a year-long investigation, The Chicago Tribune has found that the tax assessments of residential homes in Chicago counties have been completely wrong for many, causing intense grief and tension within Chicago communities, and the credibility of the property tax system has been looked at with doubt and caution. Chicago is a city that has been divided by class and race, but there has been another underlying reason to cause tension for the residents of Chicago. In an almost reverse Robin Hood setting, tax properties have been benefiting the ri...

Financial Hurt: How Students Struggle with DSU’s Aid Department

Financial Hurt: How Students Struggle with DSU’s Aid Department

October 2, 2018

Many Students believe that the Delta State University Financial Aid Department has functioned improperly in handling student account issues. With nearly 100 students in the “final purge” of classes, The Delta Statement decided to reach out. Unlike many universities that allow students to take classes and pay for them...