The Delta Statement

Soundtrack of Life

Soundtrack of Life

March 29, 2016

Life has a soundtrack. The music is in the way we speak, The things we do, And how we feel.   Every word, Hello, Goodbye, I love you.   Every action, A hug, A smile, A simple nod.   Every emotion, Anger, Happiness, Sadness.   Every thought, Who a...

Student Art Exhibition

Student Art Exhibition

March 29, 2016

Lunacy

Lunacy

March 28, 2016

You dwell where the sun won't travel Choose to live among the unraveled "Experience is the best teacher" But how can you teach the unteachable Unthinkable Without the best teacher Taking notes from afar Observing the lunatics as they are Studiously studying the subjects, Objects But you are but mer...

Preparing for Go Green Weekend

Preparing for Go Green Weekend

Rebecca Carroll, Staff Writer

March 28, 2016

Filed under News, Spring 2016

Go Green Weekend will be held on April 1-3. It will be the third annual Go Green Weekend at Delta State. Director of Recruiting, Caitlyn Thompson said Go Green Weekend’s name "encompasses many of the elements that make up the weekend." "It is a time to come together and cheer on our Statesmen, hence the go green," she...

Lady Statesmen Season Review

Lady Statesmen Season Review

March 26, 2016

The Lady Statesmen of Delta State experienced great amounts of success this basketball season. The Lady Statesmen captured their 16th GSC Women's Basketball Tournament title and the first since 2008-09. DSU finished as the GSC Tournament runner-up the last two seasons falling to Union in last years final 62-50. Chels...

The Delta Statement wins record first place awards at Mississippi Press Association competition

The Delta Statement wins record first place awards at Mississippi Press Association competition

March 25, 2016

Editors and staff of The Delta Statement, Delta State University’s student-led newspaper, won 12 awards, including a program-record of six first place awards, in news, editorials, sports, photography, video, layout and design, investigative reporting and general excellence in the 2015-16 Mississippi Press Association c...

Sun Drop and Mountain Dew

Sun Drop and Mountain Dew

March 25, 2016

Sun Drop You are all I can find, all they sale, what gets me through a day, helps me keep calm, satisfies my need, but you will never be my Mtn Dew.   Mountain Dew You are all I want to drink, all they do not sale, helps me so much more, keeps me sane, really satisfies my need, but you are no...

Green Light: Stephanie Messer is Fashion Forward

Green Light: Stephanie Messer is Fashion Forward

Aallyah Wright, Editor

March 25, 2016

Filed under Okra Spotlight, Spring 2016

  "Three words!" Stephanie Messer said while laughing. "Just three? You're asking the wrong thing of an English major!" Anyone who knows Messer knows that she is a very flamboyant person - based on her personality and her sense of fashion. Messer is no stranger when it comes  to rocking elaborate hats and ...

Graduation, Then What?

Graduation, Then What?

March 25, 2016

Many college students go through each semester overcoming obstacle after obstacle. No matter what area of study an individual may be in, we all have to use critical thinking skills and deal with some form of adversity. As time winds down, many potential graduates have one last obstacle to get through: post graduation plans....

I Could Only Imagine

I Could Only Imagine

March 25, 2016

A world where falling in love is the easiest decision to make, and the most beautiful risk to take. A world where peace conincided with joy, and violence didn't self-destruct and destroy. A world where hate wasn't the inevitable, and that melanin would make us inseperable - more or less, but we would mesh wel...

Green Light: #UniteToFight

Green Light: #UniteToFight

Aallyah Wright, Editor

March 25, 2016

Filed under Okra Spotlight, Spring 2016

Delta State University junior, Stephon Jackson, has been battling with sickle cell anemia since birth. To help bring awareness to the disease, Jackson is starting an organization called United Sickle Cell Anemia Association. "I started this organization for the sake of people along with myself, with the genetic disease of ...

Be the Light

Be the Light

March 25, 2016

Have you ever stopped to think about how the decisions you make affect everyone else? Maybe, not even a mass audience, but a small crowd? Every day of my life, whether I'm having a great day or the most horrible day ever, I sometimes have to stop and think of the people are depending on me to make things happen or get thing...