The Delta Statement

Hayley “Bugg” Davis

Hayley “Bugg” Davis

January 21, 2017

Bugg, a junior from Potts, Miss., is an English major with a concentration in philosophy. Before coming to DSU, she played basketball at Northwest Community College. Her decision to come to Delta State was based on a full scholarship through Phi Theta Capa and her desire to focus more on academics and ministry work. On top of ...

Keiandra “Penny” Bedford

Keiandra “Penny” Bedford

January 20, 2017

Penny grew up in Tunica, Miss., a town whose underfunded education system spurred her to be the go-getter and self-starter she is today. After graduating from high school early, she came to Delta State University, where she now majors in English with a creative writing concentration. Campus involvement has become especiall...

Rachel Red

Rachel Red

January 19, 2017

Rachel is a freshman majoring in English Education with the hopes of being a high school English teacher. She is from Sarah, Miss. and is involved in several organizations on campus including the Baptist Student Union, Honors Program Association, and Weirdo Chess and Checkers Club. She once trained herself to run a 5k mara...

Kendall Morrow

Kendall Morrow

January 18, 2017

Kendall is a Senior at Delta State. She will be graduating in May with her Bachelor’s in English. Kendall plans to get her Masters in English as a Second Language, after she graduates. She enjoys watching Gilmore Girls and hanging out with her friends. Kendall is new to the Delta Statement and is a Staff Writer. “I’m n...

RUF Has a Dream

RUF Has a Dream

Jimmieria Chillis

September 27, 2016

Filed under Fall 2016, Spring 2016, Student Organizations

The Reformed University Fellowship, informally known as RUF, is an on-campus ministry. It meets every Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. in the Baioni Conference Center in Broom Hall. Its purpose, as indicated on the organization’s website and flyers in the Union, is “to reach students for Christ and equip them to serve Him.” Pastor...

A Walk You “Cam” Remember

A Walk You “Cam” Remember

Rebecca Carroll, Staff Writer

May 6, 2016

Filed under News, Spring 2016

A Walk You “Cam” Remember was in honor of 20-year-old, Cleveland native, Cameron Sebastian Griffin, who died on July 7, 2015 due to heart failure. The walk happened on Thursday, April 28th from 12 p.m.-2 p.m. on the Delta State Green Mile Trail. His mother Ellen Griffin said this walk is for Cameron, and on behalf of Ann...

Happy, but Sad

Happy, but Sad

April 26, 2016

As graduation approaches, students are running around trying to finish last minute projects and everything else. Remember to stop every so often to breathe and take a break. The same goes for people who are stressing out about what is going to happen after graduation. As a person who is graduating, I have been so stressed about w...

Times to Come

Times to Come

April 26, 2016

Graduation comes and goes. The future is upon us. We will make it. Let stress fade away. Breathe and let the worry out. Take in the beauty of the world....

The Heat of Passion

The Heat of Passion

Pattie Ross

April 24, 2016

Filed under Short Stories, Spring 2016

“God please help me!  God please help me!” She repeated over and over in her mind as she walked briskly into the concrete building.  She quickly stepped up the concrete stairs at a fast pace.  She looked down at her feet marking each step as a reminder of her resolve. Her apprehension seemed to burn away within her.  She ...

Delta Hands for Hope Hosts Summer Camp

Delta Hands for Hope Hosts Summer Camp

April 21, 2016

PRESS RELEASE - Shaw, MS 38773  124 E Peeler Avenue, April 18, 2016– Delta Hands for hope is a non profit organization whose mission is to strengthen the community assets related to education, spiritual development, health and recreation of school aged children in the surrounding areas. We will be hosting a Summer Day Cam...

Stuck

Stuck

April 20, 2016

The endless monotony The struggling ticking of the clock The loud voices quiet me I linger endlessly The swelling of my throat engulfs my many words The tonality of tone The finality of final I long to be heard I long to be seen But how can I when I'm not even looking at me...

More Fun in the Sun

More Fun in the Sun

April 11, 2016