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“Winter Wasteland in the Delta”

“Winter Wasteland in the Delta”

Ryan Rutledge, Social Media

February 5, 2019

Filed under Fall 2018, Features, Satire

Students of DSU were going through an ordinary week for a college student when disaster struck in the middle of the week. On Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, students were frightened to look out of their windows and see a blizzard of snow covering the campus. The suddenness of the snow storm caught everyone on campus off guard and...

Fake News Gone Rogue

Fake News Gone Rogue

February 5, 2019

It appears as though fake news has taken to new heights in an attempt to bring down President Trump and his staff. Recently, CNN White House Correspondent Jim Acosta attacked a young White House intern after President Trump attempted to stop him from asking fake questions that would attack the President’s credibility.   Later,...

Horoscopes

Horoscopes

February 5, 2019

Aries (Mar 20 – Apr 20) Don’t reach for unrealistic goals. You’re under 5’3”, so reaching that top shelf is going to be difficult. Taurus (Apr 20 – May 21) Just because your sign is the bull doesn’t mean you have to run after everything that’s red. Try chasing another color in the rainbow for once. ...

“Do the Least, Get the Most”

“Do the Least, Get the Most”

February 5, 2019

It’s finals season at Delta State University, and for many students, stress levels are peaking. However, 19-year-old freshman, Calvin McKinney, could not be more relaxed. McKinney, a Southern American gentleman, knows the values of hard work and determination, and he is determined to be the top of his class. College is...

Chaos on the Delta State Campus

Chaos on the Delta State Campus

February 5, 2019

After an unknown incitement, English majors all over the Delta State Campus are acting erratically and violently. The violence continues for the fourth consecutive week. The initial incident happened on November 15, 2018. On that day, around 12:30 p.m., a group of English majors were performing their normal noon ritual of...

Can Someone be Good without God?

Can Someone be Good without God?

November 2, 2018

When pondering whether someone can be good without God, it almost seems like a forbidden subject. Some people in the world believe that a person's religion defines them for life regardless of the choices they make throughout their life. Others believe that people make choices and decisions every day to be good or to be bad. Fo...

Does (Class) Size Matter?

Does (Class) Size Matter?

November 2, 2018

Bigger is not always better in terms of class sizes for students at various universities. One student’s experiences at a large public university shows that colleges that have bigger class sizes tend to not give the personal attention that a student may need while other schools with smaller classes have relationships with student...

Halloween: The Dark History

Halloween: The Dark History

November 1, 2018

Halloween has been known as one of the creepiest, yet most enjoyable holidays for many years; but its history is not focused on in schools or discussed much in everyday life. So, where does this spooky festivity originate from, and how has it developed into the fun and frightening holiday we know it as today?   It is...

Life of an International Student

Life of an International Student

November 1, 2018

The experience of living abroad is stimulating yet challenging at the same time. It is a period of discovering and testing your potential, so life abroad can be different from what you expect. You may be surprised to find out that what you see in movies and television programs is not always true. America has a lot to offer ...

When do You Become an Adult?

When do You Become an Adult?

November 1, 2018

Adulthood is a complex concept that can be defined in various ways: physical maturity, psychological development or social behaviour. The question we need to figure out is when do you really become an adult? In most countries, including the U.S., the official age to become an adult is 18, which is when most people are already...

Athletics and Academics: Why do We Attend School?

Athletics and Academics: Why do We Attend School?

November 1, 2018

Thousands of Americans enroll in college, both 2-year and 4-year, every year. Even though a large percent of the population attends college, Americans are not the most educated people in the world. Perhaps it is because of our huge emphasis on athletics. Even though colleges are supposed to be primarily concerned with the educat...

Voting Today Can Shape Your Tomorrow

Voting Today Can Shape Your Tomorrow

November 1, 2018

One of the most precious things to a citizen in the United States is his or her right to vote. Many battles have been fought over the years to give every citizen the right to vote. So, why do so many of today’s citizens—especially the youth—not vote? They say it is because their voices do not matter over those of the ol...