The Delta Statement

Pro-Trump “Chalkening” Hits DSU Campus

April 8, 2016

Students across college campuses have participated in "#thechalkening" challenge in support of Donald Trump. It started when students at Emory University wrote "Trump 2016" on their campus sidewalk  to show their support.   The Twitter account Old Row decided to host a contest to get students to make the best "Trump...

Greek Week is in Full Effect

Greek Week is in Full Effect

April 5, 2016

Greek Week will be held April 4-9. It is sponsored by the Interfraternity Council (IFC), Panhellenic Council, National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC or The Pan), and the Offices of Student Life and Multicultural Affairs. “Greek Week is really a celebration of Greek Life on campus, but several of the events are open to the ent...

Scheduled Events for Greek Week

Scheduled Events for Greek Week

Rebecca Carroll, Staff Writer

April 5, 2016

Filed under News, Spring 2016

Sponsored by IFC, Panhellenic, and NPHC In conjunction with the Offices of Student Life and Multicultural Affairs Sunday, April 3 Chapters are encouraged to place their letters on the DSU Quadrangle.  Monday, April 4 Chapter members are encouraged to wear Badge attire today. Chapter members are encouraged to attend the Greek Awards Ceremony. ...

Cleveland Hall Floods due to Leaky Roofs

April 4, 2016

Cleveland Hall experienced a leak that transpired into flooding over Spring Break. During the week of March 7 through 11, Cleveland, Miss., and surrounding areas sustained heavy flooding that resulted in evacuations, flooded streets, and water damage to homes and vehicles. Some students were stuck in Cleveland and coul...

Auditions

Auditions

Tori McDonald

March 31, 2016

Filed under Short Stories, Spring 2016

They make everything rattle. I was glad Abel never played one, or I'd have gotten a headache every time we were together. They rattled the kick drum at the slightest little pluck. Or maybe it was the drums that were so loud, I couldn't tell. Either way, I was bound to go deaf sitting in on their practices. And you couldn't hea...

Dreamcatcher

Dreamcatcher

March 31, 2016

“You heard about the murders in that town, right?  The one two districts over.” They talked a lot here, he’d noticed.  Idle gossip for the most part, but it was enough to distract his raw fingers from their intricate task sometimes.   “Murders?  Are you talking about Carlisle?  Yea, it was all over the news for ...

Guest at Delta Music Institute Hits Sour Note

Guest at Delta Music Institute Hits Sour Note

March 31, 2016

Being in a room where you are uncertain of your surroundings can make anyone uncomfortable. Picture being in a room and things don’t go as planned or the scene wasn’t what you expected. The room was crowded and filled with white faces with only three faces of color among them. The performer captured the attention of every...

Asset Development Summit

Asset Development Summit

March 31, 2016

On Wednesday, March 16 from 8 to 3 pm, an Asset Development Summit, "Moving From Talk to Action: Resource and Community Forum," was held in the Jacob Conference Center in Ewing Hall on Delta State campus. The next Asset Development Summit will be held in the Fall 2016 semester. David Tanner, administrative assistant and...

Green Light: Jill Cabrera

Green Light: Jill Cabrera

Rebecca Carroll, Staff Writer

March 30, 2016

Filed under Okra Spotlight, Spring 2016

Dr. Jill Cabrera is an associate professor for the College of Education Department. “I teach graduate-level courses at DSU for students who are pursuing a Master of Education degree (M.Ed.) or Educational Specialist (Ed.S.) degree in Educational Administration and Supervision as well as those who are pursuing a Doctor of Educatio...

Life Moves On

Life Moves On

March 30, 2016

You are born You are raised You are sent out into the world You are the future   You become successful Or you fail You live Or you die   The world still moves along People still do their jobs People still live their lives People still walk around you   It is up to y...

Pi Kappa Alpha Raffles off Puppy for a Good Cause

Pi Kappa Alpha Raffles off Puppy for a Good Cause

March 29, 2016

This past week outside of the Union, many of you may have noticed an adorable yellow, Labrador retriever. The puppy was part of a fundraiser held by the Zeta Beta Chapter of Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity. They were holding a raffle to raise money for a six year old boy from, Aiden Amason, with “stage four desmoplastic small...

What Easter Means to Me

What Easter Means to Me

March 29, 2016

Easter to me is a time when families can come together to eat Sunday lunch and retell a story that has been told for centuries. It is the story of Easter. In my family we gather on Easter Sunday at my grandparents’ house and fellowship with each other, and then after our meal we gather in the den to retell the story of Jesu...