The Delta Statement

Chinese New Year, Chinese New You

In Chinese culture, the pig is a symbol of wealth and good fortune. The pig is the twelfth of the zodiac animals. The traits of the zodiac animal are bestowed on the people born during that year.

Carson Wiseman, Literature Journal

March 7, 2019

Kicking off the Year of the Pig, the Chinese New Year begins February 5, 2019. This 15-day celebration, also known as the Spring Festival, is the largest holiday celebrated in the Chinese culture. The Baptist Student Union brought some of the holiday’s well-known traditions to to Delta State’s campus. Sometimes called...

Disability Accessibility

Public spaces are required by law to have disability accessible entrances--but many are not as accessible as you might think.

Kjirsten Whitsell, Editor in Chief

March 6, 2019

Delta State University has a small student population, with a very small percentage of those students having a disability. This small percentage leads to DSU not having all the resources to help that other, bigger universities may have. Dr. Richard Houston, who is the over the disability accommodations on campus, sat down...

Sexual Misconduct Awareness

Sexual Misconduct Awareness

March 6, 2019

Sexual violence on college campuses is sadly not a rare thing and neither is other types of abuse, including domestic violence and dating violence.   Rape. Sexual assault. Domestic abuse. Dating violence. In our society, these topics are commonplace in news and media, but how close are they to us really? How close are ...

Is Twitter Ruining American Journalism?

Is Twitter Ruining American Journalism?

March 5, 2019

Earlier this year, the online controversy over the Covington Catholic High School students and a Native American Elder, Nathan Phillips, sparked a significant article written by Farhad Manjoo on whether or not it is wise to take to Twitter, or other popular social media outlets, and express your opinion before all the facts ar...

New Security

New Security

Jalisa Thomas, Social Media

March 5, 2019

Have you been to a Walmart recently where this huge solar panel is in the middle of the parking lot? Some people may see this device, and they think it is a solar panel. Those are not solar panels. They are security devices. The Walmart Corporation is installing these devices in the parking lot of their stores to keep down...

Scene from the episode

Bitter Sweet Victory

March 5, 2019

  On Super Bowl Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, both sports and non-sports fans tuned in to watch the highly anticipated Pepsi Halftime Show in order to see Maroon 5 play the song “Sweet Victory” from the Nickelodeon cartoon “Spongebob Squarepants,” but soon became outraged when they found out that the one song that th...

Zaxby's Chicken Fingers & Buffalo Wings, 804 N Davis Ave Cleveland, Ms. 38732

Winner Winner Chicken Dinner!

March 5, 2019

On Jan. 14, Zaxby’s opened up their newest location in Cleveland with special deals for its first 100 customers. Days before the grand opening of the newest restaurant in Cleveland, the advertisements for special deals appeared and sent many residents into a frenzy to be in this elite group of chicken eaters. One of t...

Spring Break 2019: Beach Party!
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Spring Break’s Up Next; Got Plans?

March 1, 2019

Need to explore some new sights without breaking the bank? Join us on the countdown to 7 super cheap vacation spots you won’t regret! 07: Gulf Island National Seashore This national seashore stretches 160 miles over the northern coast of the Gulf of Mexico. These waters expand past Mississippi and Florida. The co...

Is Cleveland Still Boring?

Is Cleveland Still Boring?

February 9, 2019

Anyone who is new to Cleveland, Miss. or not familiar with the town would consider it to be boring, mainly because it doesn’t offer much in terms of shopping and food options. In a way they haven’t been completely wrong in believing this, up until this point at least.. However, there have been some new additions to the town’s...

The E.B. Hill / Canal Apartment Complex

Photo Creds: DSU Housing Department Website

DSU Budget in New Surveillance After Multiple Car Burglaries

February 9, 2019

Multiple auto burglaries on DSU residential property have resulted in surveillance installations.   According to Delta State University’s online daily crime log report, the campus auto burglaries began Monday, Oct. 19, 2018. Lawler-Harkins Dormitory's parking area was the first to report the incident.   Days...