The Delta Statement

Love’s Mystery Parade

Love’s Mystery Parade

March 25, 2016

I see your face Yet, I don't know your name You come to me in my dreams Whispering the calling of my name Appearing with an outlined radiant glow I'm losing myself in your eyes Can you see what I see? Can you see the children? Hear them laughing and playing The fool tried to play you in the game of love ...

The Delta

The Delta

March 25, 2016

Have you ever stopped to look at at where you live and appreciate the scenery The Delta has to offer? It's an excellent and beautiful place to live. What's not to love about The Delta? Even the people who live here have colorful characteristics. Each day I walk around, I learn to read people's faces as we pass each othe...

Build-A-Bag

Build-A-Bag

March 23, 2016

During the week of Feb. 29 to March 4, The Panhellenic Council held a fundraiser for Anna Claire Stokes, a student who was recently in a major car wreck. Stokes is waiting to be transferred to the Shepard’s Center in Atlanta, Ga., to receive physical therapy to recover from the damages of the wreck. Currently Stokes is receiving...

Hunted: Prequel to Embers (Excerpt)

Hunted: Prequel to Embers (Excerpt)

Mikaela Hancock

March 17, 2016

Filed under Short Stories, Spring 2016

Helina glared at him. As if she could help what family she was born into! All she wanted was to scream at him. But ladies did not scream. Especially in public. So she simply forced her frown into a smile and said, “Good day to you, Mr. Terrasun. I sincerely hope that you find luck in your Galbonian ventures.” “I’m sure I’...

DSU Hosts Asset Development Summit

DSU Hosts Asset Development Summit

March 17, 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 a...

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Delta Flooding Causes Evacuations and an Unfortunate Spring Break for Some

March 11, 2016

Delta State University's Spring Break was in full effect March 7-11, but what many thought would be a sunny break turned into a flood filled extravanganza. Cleveland, along with many other surrounding cities in the South, experienced major flooding. In some areas of Cleveland, South Court Street , for example, the flood w...

Call for Submissions!

Call for Submissions!

March 7, 2016

Filed under Campus Happenings, News, Spring 2016

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Buzz Surrounding GRAMMY Museum Mississippi

Buzz Surrounding GRAMMY Museum Mississippi

March 4, 2016

There is a lot of buzz surrounding the grand opening of the GRAMMY Museum Mississippi which opens, Saturday March 5, in Cleveland, Mississippi. DSU student and member of DMI ALL-Stars, Brennan Barham, is more than excited for the museum. Barham said today has been a very busy day getting ready for the opening ceremonies. "There...

Eye Contact

Eye Contact

March 4, 2016

I looked into the mirror, uncomfortable with what I saw. My now pale and ghostly skin glistened before me. I slowly made my way up to my face and set my eyes upon the scar upon my left cheek hesitantly. The scar that continuously served as a hindrance. The line upon my face that matches the scars upon my wrists that I usually h...

Phoneography

Phoneography

Najawon Wilson, Photographer

March 4, 2016

Filed under Photos, Spring 2016

 

Green Light: Keith Johnson, Prince of the Blues

Green Light: Keith Johnson, Prince of the Blues

Aallyah Wright, Editor

March 3, 2016

Filed under Okra Spotlight, Spring 2016

Keith Johnson is a senior Delta Music Institute audio engineering major at Delta State University and is taking the blues world by storm as the Prince of the Blues. A native of Glen Allan, Miss., Johnson has two brothers and three sisters. In his immediate family, there are no musicians, but there are others in his family tha...

DMI Students Travel to D.C.

DMI Students Travel to D.C.

March 3, 2016

Delta Music Institute (DMI) students were selected to attend an educational workshop at the nation's capital. The workshop was titled "The History of Gospel Music." The workshop is part of the "Performance at the White House" series. This opportunity was given through the partnership of Delta State and the GRAMMY Museum...