The Delta Statement

The Delta

The Delta

Sheldon Ransom, Staff Writer 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...



Katherine White, Staff Writer 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...

Hunted: Prequel to Embers (Excerpt)

Hunted: Prequel to Embers (Excerpt)

Mikaela Hancock March 17, 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...

DSU Hosts Asset Development Summit

DSU Hosts Asset Development Summit

Rebecca Carroll, Staff Writer 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....

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Delta Flooding Causes Evacuations and an Unfortunate Spring Break for Some

Aallyah Wright and Katherine White 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...

Call for Submissions!

Call for Submissions!

March 7, 2016

Send all submissions for {fiction, nonfiction, essays, art photography, LookBook photo collages, reviews, etc.} to [email protected]. Send all Dishin' Dirt letters to [email protected].

Photographer: Najawon Wilson

Buzz Surrounding GRAMMY Museum Mississippi

Aallyah Wright and Jontil Coleman 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,...

Eye Contact

Eye Contact

Aaron Payne 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....

Phone photo taken at a local church in downtown Cleveland, MS


Najawon Wilson, Photographer March 4, 2016


Photo from Keiths Facebook page.

Green Light: Keith Johnson, Prince of the Blues

Aallyah Wright, Editor March 3, 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...

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DMI Students Travel to D.C.

Sheldon Ransom, Staff Writer 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...

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Greenlight: Jonathan Westfall

Rebecca Carroll, Staff Writer March 3, 2016

Dr. Jonathan Westfall, is an assistant professor for Psychology and Coordinator for First Year Seminar at Delta State University. Westfall joined the DSU psychology faculty in Fall 2014. “I chose...