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How Society Views Albinism

How Society Views Albinism

Sarai Cork, Event Planner December 6, 2019

What is Albinism?  Albinism, also called Achromasia, a rare inherited disorder, causes an individual to produce little to no melanin.  Most people with albinism have pale skin, eye conditions and...

Photo of Stephen King’s name on one of his published books.

Doctor Sleep Reintroduces Fans To a King

Erika Coleman, Copy Editor December 6, 2019

A Long Awaited Sequel The movie adaption of Stephen King’s novel “Doctor Sleep” released Nov. 8, 2019 to great critical expectations.  Predictions had “The Shining” sequel making around...

Behind Police Brutality

Behind Police Brutality

Emily Walker, Copy Editor December 6, 2019

What is Police Brutality? Police brutality is a rising occurrence in America.  As defined by, police brutality “is a civil rights violation that occurs when a police officer acts with...

The Women Who Wrote Monster, She Wrote

The Women Who Wrote Monster, She Wrote

Jack Vernon, Social Media December 6, 2019

The Women Behind the Book Monster, She Wrote: The Women Who Pioneered Horror and Speculative Fiction is a new book discussing the women who served as catalysts in the genres of horror and speculative...

As a way to get back at Blizzard, protestors decided to turn the Chinese Overwatch character Mei into a symbol for the Free Hong Kong movement in an attempt to get Overwatch merchandise banned in China.

Hong Kong vs the Chilling Blizzard

Trey Wright, Editor-in-Chief November 22, 2019

The video game company Blizzard has been in a lot of hot water over the past month. At the end of a Hearthstone tournament in China, Blizzard banned the winner for shouting “Free Hong Kong.” Blizzard...

A quiet place near the BPAC to relax after a stressful day. Photo by Anthony Brown.

A Breakdown of a Breakdown

Anthony Brown, Photographer November 15, 2019

The Causes of a Breakdown Testing season is almost here, and with that comes the anxiety of doing well. The pressure that accompanies test season seems to get more extreme every year, yet colleges and...

Original artwork by Erika Coleman

Why We Need Feminism

Erika Coleman and November 8, 2019

It’s Not Just For Women Feminism works to make women equal to men, not better than them. It aims for everyone to be perceived as equal. While the movement started as a way to get women the right to...

Woods Canyon Lake in Payson, Arizona. Photo by Emily Walker.

Take a Stand Against the Climate Crisis

Emily Walker, Copy Editor November 8, 2019

It is time for people to learn about what they can do to reduce their impact on global warming. Some people believe that climate change is a hoax. These people either believe there isn’t enough evidence...

Sodexo is a French food services and facilities management company and is one of the worlds largest multinational corporations,

Eating Good in DSU’s Neighborhood

Trey Wright, Editor-in-Chief November 1, 2019

During the summer break, Delta State University switched to a new food service vendor: Sodexo.  This change has led to a lot of new developments on campus, such as new cafeteria items on the menu,...

How To Be A Poet

How To Be A Poet

Chris Kalil, Delta Arts Editor October 30, 2019

Name it and Claim it So, you want to be a poet? No? Well, too bad.  The most important part about being a poet is claiming that you are one. Much like people who went to Yale and those who are freshly...

Six Ways to Combat Homesickness

Six Ways to Combat Homesickness

Emily Walker, Copy Editor October 30, 2019

Homesickness is something that will affect many university students at one point or another.  According to the U.S. Department of Education, 4,447 students came to Mississippi from other states to...

Behind Beautifully Burned

Behind Beautifully Burned

Jack Vernon, Social Media October 30, 2019

Delta Raised Erin Wilson, a Delta State junior, released her first album, Beautifully Burned, in September of 2019. Wilson accomplished this task with the help of the Delta Music Institute (DMI) and her...