The Delta Statement

The library can be a perfect place to recharge on a college campus. The second floor of DSU’s library has several secluded desks and study rooms that are great for studying or just hanging out alone.

The Introvert’s Dilemma

April 9, 2019

No matter how much a person may like (or dislike) his or her roommate, sharing a room with another person can be incredibly draining. For introverted college students who may not have the option to pay the extra money to live in a private dorm or rent a room in a house or an apartment, finding the time and space to be alone ...

One of Perry’s favorite forms of stress relief is competing in weekend karate tournaments. She has been doing karate since she was six and is two belts away from a black belt.

Ms. Perry

April 9, 2019

While most college students would consider themselves busy, student teachers seem to have the average student beat by a large margin.   I was able to catch Grenada native, Alexandra Perry, one afternoon as she was typing diligently on her laptop. Perry had already spent the entire day at school with her class of kin...

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Country Roads Take Me Anywhere but Here

March 29, 2019

Fallout 76 is an online action role-playing game in the Fallout series developed by Bethesda Game Studios and published by Bethesda Softworks. The game was announced on May 30, 2018 with longtime fans of the series eager to get their hands on a new installment in the Fallout series. The only problem was, people didn’t know w...

Resident Hall Council

Resident Hall Council

March 29, 2019

The Resident Hall Council (RHC) is a student run organization that helps plan events around campus by the students for the students. It is the job of the RHC to come up with events that students might enjoy in order to make student life on campus more fun and enjoyable. The leader of the RHC is Rebekah Lyons, a senior of Delta State ...

Have you weighed your options?

Promote All Options!

March 29, 2019

College education has been pushed on the public as the only way to have a “good life” for the past few decades. This big push for education began in the 60s-70s era and has shown extensive staying power.      As a result, the government was forced to supply funding for colleges. In turn, this caused inflation in tuition prices over the past two decades.      According to statistics r...

Surviving Nursing School

Tia Davis, Social Media

March 26, 2019

Nursing School is two of the most complicated years of a student’s life that can either make or break them. Ataarionneah Shavers is a 2016 graduate of Cleveland High (now known as Cleveland Central High) located here in Cleveland, Mississippi. When asked why she chose to apply for Delta State’s nursing program, she quickly responded by saying, “It was closer to home. Their nursing program is highly looked upon by employers and I wanted to prove to myself and others that I could successfully complete nursing school.” Delta State currently...

I Bleed Green: Antwyan “Todd” Moore

Antwyan Moore 
Photo Creds: Anonymous

Hollie Williams, Publisher

March 26, 2019

The clock is winding down on DSU’s most-spirited student. Antwyan “Todd” Moore is a senior at Delta State University and as his time to graduate approaches in the Fall, he is left wondering who will fill his shoes. I approached Moore, mainly known on campus as Todd, still suited from a basketball game, hosted by...

Expansive Graduate Opportunities Offered by Delta State University

Eli Inman, Copy Editor

March 26, 2019

Delta State University offers much more than the undergraduate programs that most students are familiar with.   It also provides a wide variety of graduate programs that follow the traditional master’s pathway or are offered fully online. There are several different master’s programs that fall into various disciplines.Of course, DSU is traditionally a college of education and the majority of graduate programs reflect this. The traditional pathway graduate education programs offered here include the Master of Education in Counseling,...

Trump Declares National Emergency to Avoid Another Shutdown

Trump Declares National Emergency to Avoid Another Shutdown

March 23, 2019

Since the government shutdown earlier this year, politicians on Capitol Hill have been struggling to come to an agreement over Trump’s fund proposal to build the wall on the southern border, but it turns out that an agreement was not necessary. For the past few weeks, a bipartisan committee in Washington has been working...

Greenville, Miss. streets during the Great Flood, taken from Miss. Archives

Mississippi’s Professional Theatre Aims to Keep the Culture of the State Alive on The Stage

March 16, 2019

New Stage Theatre provides a professional level of theatre that is used to entertain and educate a diverse audience about the craft itself and the rich history of Miss.   New Stage Theatre, located in Jackson, Miss., is the only professional theatre in the state. Since establishment in 1965, New Stage has provided...

What Campus Life?

Erika Coleman and Verity Poglayen

March 7, 2019

Delta State students are missing out on events and clubs on campus because they are generally unaware of where to find notices and details for activities and groups that interest them. When asked about how they find information, students say they rely mostly on word of mouth and friends to inform them of the goings-on of Delta State University (DSU). They also reply, “I look at the posters and fliers” or “I hear about most things from friends.” Students getting information from friends and posters do get some details of what is happening...

Student Shutdown

Luke Terrill, Copy Editor

March 7, 2019

The current government shutdown has affected DSU students and the programs that many of them rely on. According to Christie Rocconi, the director of the Financial Aid Department, the shutdown did not affect the financial aid that students were able to receive it merely delayed it and caused some slight problems with the timing of new arrivals to DSU. Katie Stroup, the assistant director of the financial aid department said that they “worked hand in hand with students to make sure that the shutdown didn’t affect them.” Furthermore, Rocconi...