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Violence in the Delta

Sarai Cork, Delta Arts Journal Editor April 5, 2020

Gun violence is a serious issue that is getting worse in the Delta. Mississippi has faced more tragic deaths recently through the act of shooting a gun.  Mississippi is number one as the state with...

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Environmentalism in younger generations

Jay Loper, Copy Editor April 3, 2020

“How Dare you?”  The voice of a new generation of activists    Late in the summer of 2018, fifteen-year-old Greta Thunberg made her first stand against climate change. Thunberg’s protests...

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The New Reality of COVID-19

Anthony Brown, Social Media Coordinator April 1, 2020

On March 12, 2020, the World Health Organization declared the COVID-19 outbreak a pandemic. Since then, the virus and efforts to slow its spread have not only changed our lives on DSU’s campus, but also...

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Ableists: Shut Up And Listen!

Jay Loper, Copy Editor March 12, 2020

Like you, people with autism are human. We have thoughts, emotions, and intentions of our own. We do not need to be told what to do or how to feel.    It is frustrating whenever I see yet another...

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Why You Should Watch “Who Killed Malcolm X?”

Shamyiah Williams, Publishing Manager March 11, 2020

After the death of Malcolm X, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr wrote a letter explaining his final stance on integration.   “I fear I am integrating my people into a burning house,” King states in the...

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Justin Anderson, Publishing Manager March 3, 2020

The campus of Delta State University is very subtle and appealing to the eye. There are many positive things that can be said about the campus. But there are a few negative aspects that must be addressed. Some...

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Five Mindsets That Will Boost Your College Experience

Five Mindsets That Will Boost Your College Experience

Eloi Brownley Francois, Publishing Manager March 2, 2020

With the upcoming events of Spring 2020, like the International Business Symposium and Young Professional Conference, getting into a convenient mindset to make the most out of these opportunities is crucial. These...

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Ingested and Entangled: How Harmful Can a Balloon Really Be?

Hannah Alley, Delta Arts Editor March 2, 2020

Picture this: it is your graduation. You have been working for the last four years to walk on stage and receive your diploma.  It is finally over. Friends and family gather together to celebrate the...

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Mental Health Crisis

Lajuana Banger, Copy Editor March 1, 2020

We sometimes overlook the people who suffer from mental health issues. Raising awareness of mental health is an opportunity to help people in need of assistance.  What is Mental Health? According to...

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Drew, Rhianna, and Dylan : Three Student Deaths, One School Year

Hannah Alley and Jay Loper February 28, 2020

Left with only questions and memories, the Delta State student body reels from the loss of three of their own. Senior Drew Rexrode, sophomore Rhianna Billings and junior Dylan Dempsey tragically lost their...

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Campus Exposure: The College Cost of Fake Grades

Tasha Toms, Publishing Manager February 28, 2020

It’s a Friday night in Cleveland. Despite some professors’ best efforts, most students are already putting away their work and getting ready for a night out. Cleveland may be a small college town...

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Behind the Scenes: DSU Club Life

K'Na Rose, Events Coordinator February 28, 2020

According to the Delta State website, there are over one hundred extracurricular student organizations on campus.    The interest topics include topics such as academics, community service...

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