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Why We Need Feminism

Why We Need Feminism

Erika Coleman

November 8, 2019

It’s Not Just For Women Feminism works to make women equal to men, not better than them. It aims for everyone to be perceived as equal. While the movement started as a way to get women the right to vote, it has since evolved into something more. However, much of feminism does focus on the treatment of women and how people ...

Take a Stand Against the Climate Crisis

Take a Stand Against the Climate Crisis

November 8, 2019

It is time for people to learn about what they can do to reduce their impact on global warming. Some people believe that climate change is a hoax. These people either believe there isn’t enough evidence or that climate scientists are lying. The biggest standpoint people argue against climate change is that the planet is s...

Eating Good in DSU’s Neighborhood

Eating Good in DSU’s Neighborhood

November 1, 2019

During the summer break, Delta State University switched to a new food service vendor: Sodexo.  This change has led to a lot of new developments on campus, such as new cafeteria items on the menu, a Starbucks located directly in the Student Union and a Firehouse Subs shop coming soon. But has this change really been ...

How To Be A Poet

How To Be A Poet

October 30, 2019

Name it and Claim it So, you want to be a poet? No? Well, too bad.  The most important part about being a poet is claiming that you are one. Much like people who went to Yale and those who are freshly not virgins, you must constantly tell everyone about it or it does not count.  What it Takes  Emotional sensitivity is a requ...

Six Ways to Combat Homesickness

Six Ways to Combat Homesickness

October 30, 2019

Homesickness is something that will affect many university students at one point or another.  According to the U.S. Department of Education, 4,447 students came to Mississippi from other states to attend public college. With this many out-of-state students experiencing new lifestyles, homesickness is almost inevitable.  ...

A Wearer of Many Hats

A Wearer of Many Hats

Sarai Cork, Event Planner

October 30, 2019

Who is Flora Wilson? My grandmother, Flora Wilson, is not your usual grandmother that people see on TV. You know, the ones that always surprise you with delicious baked goods.  She keeps it real if someone asks her a question, so be prepared for that. Her words may seem harsh, but her message will definitely help in the long r...

Three Reasons Why You Should Watch “Black Mirror”

Three Reasons Why You Should Watch “Black Mirror”

Shamyiah Williams, Publisher

October 27, 2019

"Black Mirror", a Netflix series, is a five-season series which tells unique stories. These unique stories can range from sci-fi to modern situations that make you question society and your life choices.  Here are three reasons why you should watch it: "Black Mirror" is enthralling "Black Mirror" is a series that consists of different storyl...

When Can You Relax?

When Can You Relax?

October 27, 2019

Do Breaks Even Exist? Even though Fall Break has come and blown right past, some students stay up too late and don't sleep to catch up with the deadlines that are given to them. Some students even have to sacrifice part of their break just to not be so behind once school continued.  With all of this, it begs the question: where can the separa...

Satire: Democratic Rumble

Satire: Democratic Rumble

April 23, 2019

Every four years bring the most exciting wrestling match, the Royal Rumble. This year, 30 democrats will enter the match for an opportunity to face the world champion, Donald Trump. Many democrats have announced their place in the match-up this year. 18 competitors have already claimed their spot in the rumble--all of them hopi...

Satire: World War Borderlands 3

Satire: World War Borderlands 3

April 23, 2019

Gearbox Studios, creators of the insanely popular video game series Borderlands, have been under fire after the recent reveal of the newest addition to the franchise, Borderlands 3.   The backlash of the community was not brought on by the game reveal but was instead sparked by the announcement that Borderlands 3 ...

Satire: Top 5 Tips to Becoming a Beauty-Trending YouTuber

Satire: Top 5 Tips to Becoming a Beauty-Trending YouTuber

April 23, 2019

Number One: A camera! And not just any ol’ camera. Most successful YouTubers shell out anywhere between $200 to $2000 in recording equipment. But if you are low on cash, just use your cellphone camera! Upgrade to the latest iPhone and invest in a phone case with a lousy kickstand or pop-socket and you’re almost there. &...

High Horses

High Horses

April 23, 2019

The smell of air would be rancid to city folk, but to me it smells like making sweet memories. My old boots slip in the mud as I walk past the arena with my lead rope tight in hand. I hear the announcer call out the name of a contestant, and horse and rider shoot out of the gates to make their clover-leaf pattern around the ...