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College Isn’t Necessary For Being Successful

Ethan Burnett, Copy Editor October 22, 2020

The entire time I was in high school, I considered college to be very important. As I began to prepare for transferring to college, I realized that it wasn't as important as I thought it was. Although...

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The apartments where students at DSU can quarantine are on campus.

Quarantining at DSU

Tasha Toms October 16, 2020

The Bad News Taylor woke up to a text from her roommate: “My boyfriend just tested positive for COVID! We both probably are, too!”   Taylor had a few symptoms but really didn't think much...

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Carson Wiseman poses with her corgi. Photo credit: Wiseman

Carson Wiseman: Pandemic Tutor

Jack Vernon, Social Media Manager October 15, 2020

In a pre-COVID-19 world, Delta State University’s Writing Center was one of the most valuable assets available to the university’s students and faculty. However, when the pandemic hit in March 2020,...

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D20 Dice

Could Dungeons and Dragons Be Your New Hobby?

Olivia Freeny, Publisher October 14, 2020

Welcome, traveler, to the Delta Statement Tavern! Here, you will find all sorts of news and information about Delta State University and other interesting topics. Ah, but you seem to be interested in this...

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Phi Mu celebrates Bid Day with Masks on

Greek to Clean Freak: How Covid-19 has affected Campus Greek Life

Joanna Johnson October 13, 2020

Many incoming freshmen dream of spending their college years in their new Greek home. However, COVID-19 has drastically affected these outcomes.    With a little less than 100 cases at Delta...

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Twins always win! Michael and Matthew pose at the Grammy Museum. Photo Credit: Matthew and Michael Franks

The Mosquito Burrito Brothers: Living Life with your Identical Twin

Joanna Johnson, Social Media Manager October 9, 2020

  When I first moved to Cleveland, Miss., my sorority sister brought me to Mosquito Burrito, the restaurant she works at. I met her enthusiastic coworker, Michael Franks, who treated me with hospitality.    A...

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 The Fighting Okra believes in you! (credit: Delta State Twitter)

102 Covid Cases and Counting: How does DSU compare to Ole Miss and Mississippi State?

Ethan Burnett, Copy Editor October 8, 2020

As of Sept. 21, 2020, the total number of COVID-19 cases at DSU is just above 100. Many attribute this to the decisive way administration has handled the pandemic. Other Mississippi colleges that have...

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Delta State University VS. COVID-19

Delta State University VS. COVID-19

Tasha Toms October 7, 2020

COVID-19 has caused university life as we know it to change. This year there's online classes, fewer campus activities and a restricted union. It’s hard to feel as though any aspect of regular student...

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Beware of the Sidewalks!

Delta State University’s Precarious Sidewalks

Olivia Freeny, Publisher October 6, 2020

The campus of Delta State University is beautiful and almost a century old. With age comes safety hazards, which are shown in the current state of the sidewalks.   The Dangerous Sidewalks   Campus...

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Tyler Moore - Strength and Conditioning Coach at Delta State University

At Home Workout 101

Tasha Toms, Publishing Editor August 25, 2020

Due to COVID-19, gyms are shutting worldwide. This means many are left wondering how to stay fit at home. There are many options to working out at home – if you feel up to it.  Working out is a fantastic...

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People gathering in protest with signs.

Beyond Party Lines

Hannah Alley, Student Editor May 5, 2020

 It's NOT Just About You 2020 has been a wild year, and believe it or not, it is only May. If you turn on the TV, open up Instagram, or even walk outside, it is impossible to escape the overwhelming...

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Self-love looks like the version of you that is complete, and happy and centered.

Self-Love: No One Can Do It For You

K'Na Rose, Publishing May 5, 2020

Self-Love: No One Can Do It For You Love is the closest thing we as humans have to magic. There's a mystery to its attraction, a secret to its mastery and a yearning for its possession.  Sadly,...

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