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Blaming Should Not Be an Excuse for Inaction

Blaming Should Not Be an Excuse for Inaction

Avery Wall, Editor-in-Chief

March 24, 2018

Filed under Editorials, News, Spring 2018

In a recent NBC Think article by Dr. Whitney DeCamp, politicians including President Donald Trump pointed fingers at violent video games as one of the main causes of violent crimes, such as school shootings. However, while politicians continue to find other sources to blame, students, like those of Marjory Stoneman Douglas ...

How to Make Hot Pot?

How to Make Hot Pot?

March 24, 2018

What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you talk about food? You may think of cultural differences, or the happiness and satisfaction that food brings to you. Food is an indispensable part of human life. It cannot only solve the basic needs of our survival but is also a kind of enjoyment in life. The process of making...

Instructional Videos for Active Shooting: No Education Prevention Tactics?

Instructional Videos for Active Shooting: No Education Prevention Tactics?

March 24, 2018

I sit in my classroom management class, chewing my lip as I listen to Dr. Casale explain what we are doing today. She wears a black dress with her signature scarf, though this one is gray, and her signature heels. Her dark hair is pulled back into a ponytail and her glasses are placed firmly on her nose as she explains, Today,...

Chinese New Year in Mississippi

Chinese New Year in Mississippi

March 23, 2018

According to the Chinese Lunar Calendar, Feb. 15, 2018, is the Spring Festival, which is popularly known as the Chinese New Year. This day is like Christmas Eve and also called the Spring Festival’s Eve. With the spread of Chinese in the world, the most important festival in China is fervent in undertaking.Spring Festival...

A secret that went untold  

A secret that went untold  

Lajuana Banger, Staff Writer

March 23, 2018

Filed under Poems, Spring 2018

I wanna know why her Was it because she was better than me? Was it because you liked her more? You see you don’t just get to taunt with peoples' feelings.... I can see myself closing my eyes and pulling that trigger... The trigger that sent me into this mania.... Because you chose her... 3 years of loving...

A Leaf

A Leaf

March 23, 2018

A leaf Stain in the napkin We sit around the table Wasn’t aware of time It slipped through the footprints of the brook We dance Above a leaf Clinging to it We drift down along the brook And return to the sea Where the waves embrace us Standing in a leaf We sail to nowhere   ...

Tri Delta: St. Jude Fund Raising

Tri Delta: St. Jude Fund Raising

March 23, 2018

Tri Delta have exceeded $30,000,000 in St. Jude fund raising as part of their 10 year commitment.

DSU Connects Students from All Over the World

DSU Connects Students from All Over the World

March 23, 2018

Have you ever wondered how many international students are here in DSU? With over 3,000 students in DSU, 4% of them come from different countries. There are 127 international students that represent 45 countries who are studying here. The International Student Association organized events that “promote cross-cultural awareness...

DSU Men’s Swim and Dive Team Wins 10th NSISC Championship

DSU Men’s Swim and Dive Team Wins 10th NSISC Championship

March 23, 2018

Last weekend at the New South Intercollegiate Swim Conference championship, held on campus here at Delta State, DSU men’s swim and dive team managed a 1st place overall finish to win their conference. For his winning efforts, head coach Dan’l Murray was awarded NSISC coach of the year, well-deserved for another conference...

National Signing Day Success for DSU Women’s Soccer

National Signing Day Success for DSU Women’s Soccer

March 23, 2018

Delta State Women’s Soccer had a near record season in Fall 2017 with the best conference record they’ve had in nine years and are hoping their 13 signees who committed this week on National Signing Day will arrive in August ready to elevate their team to their best season yet. The Lady Statesmen came closer than ever...

Love Carried On

Love Carried On

March 22, 2018

It’s warm today. Wind barely blowing. And I thought of you. This time it’s different. Difficult. I still smile. I still laugh like the joke was just heard. As if, it was a dream. Wish it was all make believe. But it’s not. I’m reminded that this feeling is all I have to hold on to. More or less bi...

Just Call Your Mom, Just Call Your Dad

Just Call Your Mom, Just Call Your Dad

March 22, 2018

When you’re depressed, your mind is gone, You’re all alone on a battlefield, Don’t be afraid, just call your mom She'll make you feel relieved. When life seems hard, when you feel bad, And there’s no powers left to fight, Just pick a phone and call your dad No matter: day or night. If mood is dark and ...