The Delta Statement

Three flowers wilting in the rain.

Drew, Rhianna, and Dylan : Three Student Deaths, One School Year

Hannah Alley and Jay Loper February 28, 2020

Left with only questions and memories, the Delta State student body reels from the loss of three of their own. Senior Drew Rexrode, sophomore Rhianna Billings and junior Dylan Dempsey tragically lost their...

John earns money doing other students homework online.

Campus Exposure: The College Cost of Fake Grades

Tasha Toms, Publishing Manager February 28, 2020

It’s a Friday night in Cleveland. Despite some professors’ best efforts, most students are already putting away their work and getting ready for a night out. Cleveland may be a small college town...

 Group collaboration is key to communicating as a student body as well as agreeing on the best ways to execute event planning, budgeting and more.

Behind the Scenes: DSU Club Life

K'Na Rose, Events Coordinator February 28, 2020

According to the Delta State website, there are over one hundred extracurricular student organizations on campus.    The interest topics include topics such as academics, community service...

Jennifer McIntosh, Learning Young

To The Little Ones I Love

Skynia Butts, Student Contributor February 27, 2020

To the little ones I love,  I wanted to write you a Baldwinian letter, but I am not James Baldwin. I am not that lyrical or experienced with words. You probably do not even know who Baldwin is at your...

This is a picture of different tools for makeup.

How To Achieve a Quick and Simple Everyday Look

Lajuana Banger, Copy Editor February 27, 2020

Make-up is like art, and the key to a great painting starts with the canvas. That same concept applies to make-up. Makeup is not everyones’ favorite, but it is a go-to when you want to look phenomenal.  This...

A list of majors from DSUs website.

Is it Okay To Be Indecisive?

Shamyiah Williams, Publishing Manager February 27, 2020

80 percent of students will change their major in college according to Yuritay Ramous. Why do these students change their major while in college? Data Point breaks down the percentages between the different...

Picture of posters from Young-Maldin

Cafeteria Branching Out

Marilyn Carrera, Events Coordinator February 21, 2020

Delta State University now offers Asian and Mexican style food alongside American style foods. However, some DSU students from different cultural backgrounds still want a bigger variety of multicultural...

The Soccer Facilities were damaged in the storm.

Disaster Damages the Delta 

Tasha Toms, Publishing Manager February 19, 2020

On Jan. 11, 2020, an aggressive storm traveled throughout Cleveland. It caused extensive damage to Delta State’s athletic site.  An Athletics associate for the school commented that the complete damage...

The picture is explaining, metaphorically, how society silence black women from speaking up about their problems.

The Silence: No One Is Speaking Up

Shamyiah Williams, Publishing Manager February 19, 2020

In 2019, black girls and women went missing across America. However, missing person accounts and their details were under-represented in the media. When it comes to being kidnapped, raped, beaten, or even...

DnD Dice

Delta Nu Delta

Jay Loper, Copy Editor February 19, 2020

DSU’s Delta Nu Delta (DND) has been pulling in members for little over a year, yet the club remains widely unknown. DND is, fittingly, a Dungeons and Dragons (D&D) club. Despite its underground...

Legal Troubles and the SCP Foundation

Anthony Brown , Social Media February 18, 2020

A man named Andrey Duksin is trying to illegally monetize a creator based website  What's happening? The Secure, Contain and Protect (SCP) Foundation is the website in question. Thousands of individuals...

The History Behind The Okra Office

The History Behind The Okra Office

Victoria Jankowski, Copy Editor February 16, 2020

A service closet on the Union’s Second Floor is home to a small part of campus history that few know of: the Okra’s Office. When asked about it, Okra Scholars Coordinator Dr. Johnathan Westfall...