The Delta Statement

Green Light: Janie Magee

Green Light: Janie Magee

Rebecca Carroll, Staff Writer

February 24, 2016

Filed under Okra Spotlight, Spring 2016

Janie Magee is an instructor and the clinical director for the Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences at Delta State. Magee came to work at DSU in the fall of 2011. She was a rehab director at a long term care facility before coming to teach at DSU. She said she was a little hesitant to become an instructor because she...

Da Awards Ceremony A Success

Da Awards Ceremony A Success

February 24, 2016

Delta State’s literary magazine, Da, hosted its 2nd Annual awards reading on Wednesday, Feb. 17. A pretty good crowd showed up to support and listen to the winners read. The emcee for the award ceremony was Stephanie Messer. Kole Oakes placed first in fiction, second place in poetry, and received an honorable mention in info...

BSU hosts Bake Sale

BSU hosts Bake Sale

February 22, 2016

The Baptist Student Union of DSU held its annual bake sale in the student union on February 11th and 12th to raise funds for their student missions. Donations for the fundraiser came from local churches and some of the leadership team members. Baked goods included cookies, slices of cakes, cupcakes, and brownies. “T...

GRAMMY Museum Mississippi Set To Open In March

GRAMMY Museum Mississippi Set To Open In March

February 22, 2016

Set to open on March 5, 2016, the GRAMMY Museum is expected to be a main attraction in the Mississippi Delta. After six years of establishing a firm foundation in Los Angeles, California, the GRAMMY Museum at LA Live has partnered with the Cleveland Music Foundation to expand its observance of music to Mississippi. The Missi...

Green Light: Todd Davis

Green Light: Todd Davis

February 22, 2016

Todd Davis is part of the Health, Physical Education, and Recreation Department at Delta State University. He runs the OKRA Camp and is Director of Outdoor Recreation. Davis has been a teacher at DSU for eight years and is teaching courses in both undergraduate and graduate levels. While Todd has directed the outdoor recreation...

Repentance

Repentance

February 22, 2016

There's no use for such a thing A string no thread A bird with no song to sing You've no wisdom to know the vastness of knowledge how to tall the papyrus reed will grow You've no understanding to comprehend the balance of good and evil what will happen in the end so hear me well my servant my ashes of ashes m...

What Lurks Beneath

What Lurks Beneath

February 22, 2016

It's always the scariest thing they can think of Usually hidden, rarely they are right out in the open Society harbors fear of them Their variety and differences are almost mindboggling Some of them can harm you Some of them comfort you We all have them because NONE of us are perfect What does yours look like?!...

The Reality

The Reality

February 22, 2016

Strewn across a path so wide Lay fragments that aren't easily hidden A puzzle so complex and impromptu That we never are fully able to see it To each their own because we all possess it Is this massive and important concept How you choose to present it is a choice of your own This thing called life: is a voyage ...

Who Are You to Tell Me Something?

Who Are You to Tell Me Something?

February 20, 2016

Most people in the working force all dread something about their jobs. Whether it's the hours or the pay, something about the person's job sucks. Most of the time, if not all the time it is a person of authority. However there is that percentage of people who want to be of authority and call shots but in actuality has no kind...

Delta State Ranks In Top 10 for Most Affordable College

Delta State Ranks In Top 10 for Most Affordable College

February 20, 2016

Delta State University was ranked #8 in the overall list as one of 2016's top 25 most affordable online colleges and degrees with an annual tuition of $6,012 and 20 online degrees. According to Taitum Ridgway, SR Education Group, DSU ranked highly for several online degree programs; #5 in education, #3 in counseling, #5...

African American Student Council

African American Student Council

February 19, 2016

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DSU to Host DA Awards Ceremony

DSU to Host DA Awards Ceremony

February 17, 2016

Delta State’s literary magazine, Da, formerly known as Confidante, will be having an awards reading on Wednesday, Feb. 17, in the Capps Archives and Museum from 4:00-5:30. The winning students and honorable mentions are Kole Oakes, Jess Bennett, Nick Houston, Laurel Breeland, Alecia Wilson, Sarah Fortenberry, and Julian...