The Delta Statement

The baby squirrel asleep in his makeshift home.

The Great Squirrel Rescue

Alexis Rodgers, Literary Journal May 6, 2022

In between the months of September and October, a great storm brewed and threw the winds into a game of tug-a-war. The rain was harsh, cold, and quite unending. I had only been at Delta State for a few...

At the College House Party: Girl Takes Glass with Drink from the Tray. Diverse Group of Friends Have Fun, Dancing and Socializing. Disco Neon Strobe Lights Illuminating Room.

Cans on Coffee Tables: A Story on College Parties

Alexis Hall, Contributing Writer May 5, 2022
I wasn’t sure if the drink was his or not, but somehow, I had a bad feeling whether it was his or not.
Experiencing Customer Service

Experiencing Customer Service

Rosie Ellis, Copy Editor May 5, 2022

Anyone like me working in customer service has that one period of time where customers test our patience. Sometimes it’s in a good way, but other times, it can be in the worst way ever.  I have always...

Cookies under soft lighting

The Best Ooey-Gooey Triple Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cookies Guaranteed to be Better Than Your Mother Made!

Riley Stembridge, Publisher May 4, 2022

If you’re alive on this planet earth, then you’ve had a chocolate chip cookie. But I can assure you, these cookies are better than any other cookie! A buttery soft cookie packed full of chocolate!...

I wanted to feel the jittering Holy Ghost electricity in my veins. I wanted to feel the chills and spine-tingling ecstasy...

Prodigals Come Home, Orphans Never Do.

River Ackley, Contributing Writer May 4, 2022

In my 28 years of existence, I have learned one thing very clearly: Whether or not a story is told depends entirely upon the teller. I will not say that my exodus from the Pentecostal Church has led me...

Employees have to deal with “Karens”, disrespectful individuals, and disturbances just for doing their job.

Endearing Yelp Reviews

Canderrian Brown, Social Media May 4, 2022

Food tastes as if a rat made it! ★☆☆☆☆ Michael B. said… This is for Lawrence, you understanding, patient, hardworking, stressed-out, underpaid and job-experienced loser! I come into...

Steel Vengeance at Cedar Point.

Life is Good

Justin Anderson, Publisher May 2, 2022

The last seven months have been pretty crazy for me. Over the course of these past seven months, I have had more fun than I could imagine. While most of the fun has been close to home, I have drifted off...

Nashville, TN at night

A Weekend Trip to Nashville & This College Student’s First Attempt at Writing Gonzo

Justin Porter, Literary Journal May 2, 2022

Leaving the City We got on the bus early that first morning and left before the sun had time to awaken. It took a while to get where we were going. It took all morning, I remember. We were heading out...

...looking to buy five or six bottles of whatever stupid drink TikTok has tempted them with.

Selling Fuel to Wildfires

Lyra Flowers, Contributing Writer May 2, 2022

The thing is, I work at the liquor store. I’m not going to tell you which one since I would really like to keep my job--it makes me enough money to pay my bills, at least. I’ve stood behind the counter...

Illustration of cashier checking out a customer.

Gas Stations: Behind the Counter

Kaycey Raven, Contributing Writer April 29, 2022

Working at a gas station is not all sunshine and rainbows, I assure you. For a little blink of insight, we have guns under the counter for our protection if needed. Let's just say, get ready for a crazy...

(Image from Cranbourne Secondary College Pedagogy Toolbox)

The Professional Critics are Always Right

Bill Schmidt, Professional Movie Critic April 29, 2022

People always say that these days, everyone’s a critic. That is simply not true. Sure, people might express their opinions about their “favorite” things, but that does not make them a critic. Instead,...

Riding the Annakeesta Sky Lift in Gatlinburg

Adjust Your Altitude

Chelsea Bryan, Copy Editor April 27, 2022

March 27, 2021: Morning  We loaded up into the car and made our way to Gatlinburg. Tenn., from little ole Jonesville, Louisiana. A small and underdeveloped town couldn’t hold down three wild girls...