The Delta Statement

Five Wild Wanderers Embrace the Golden Gate

Spring Break Madness

Moukthida Xaygnaphone, Staff Writer May 7, 2024

Gather 'round, you adventure-hungry souls, for I have a tale to spin that will tickle your funny bone and make your wanderlust dance the cha-cha. Strap yourselves in as I take you on a whirlwind journey...

Doll Parts

Doll Parts

Naia Marie Loper, Co-Editor-In-Chief May 2, 2024

d have     I think I’ve always been on the periphery of the riot grrrl lifestyle I say periphery, because I spent most of my teenage years hating men, but also not having a word for...

Semicolon graduate

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Bipolar Student Applies for Graduation

Lauren Harvey, co-editor-in-chief May 2, 2024

As I scrolled through social media, a slide show popped up of a young girl in graduation regalia. Text covered the top of the photo: “Bipolar people are 70% less likely to graduate college.” I swiped...

The perfect Tinder profile.

The Dating Profile of Your Favorite Frat Boy

Samantha Kirkhart, Staff Writer April 30, 2024

Name: Chaney “Cheddar” Winston Age: 20 Education: Business Major. Junior. Frat - Tau Iota Tau Bio: Woman lover for sure. President of my frat #TIT4Life. I really love Taylor Swift and gambling....

Congratulations, soon-to-be grads!

The Success Letter

Jamelia Mason, Co-Editor-in-Chief April 30, 2024

Dear college seniors, Here’s what you need to know. Don't believe people when they say you have time to figure it out. You don’t. After you flip your tassel to the side, you will instantly...

Top Left to Right: Justin Porter, Professor Mike Smith
Bottom Left to Right: Canderrian Brown, Lauren Harvey, Jamelia Mason

SLF 2024 in Oxford, Miss.

Lauren Harvey, Co-Editor-In-Chief April 25, 2024

This year, the Southern Literary Festival (SLF) settled in Oxford, Miss. Sixteen southern colleges and universities’ best writers congregated at SLF 2024 for a packed three-day schedule. History of...

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Image Generation is Generating Problems

Anna Schmitz, Staff Writer April 11, 2024

A new form of art is on the rise in recent years, artificial intelligence (AI) image generation is reaching all corners of the internet. Users can find these images all over reddit, X (Twitter), Facebook,...

Customers peruse the aisles at Square Books in Oxford, Miss.

Books Are Not Dying

Lauren Harvey, Co-Editor-in-Chief April 11, 2024

In 2023, the average American started 12.6 books per year but only finished just over five books per year. This is a sharp decline from 18.5 books started in 1999. This begs the question, are books dying? The...

After Rolling Forks, Miss. was hit by tornados, professionals had to work in tents.

The Mississippi Health Care Crisis

Samantha Kirkhart, Staff Writer April 4, 2024

As the healthcare crisis worsens, many hospitals throughout Mississippi are in imminent threat of shutting down. According to Mississippi Today, “The Mississippi State Department of Health, an agency...

Workers in a factory in Dhaka/Bangladesh

The Real Cost of Fast Fashion: How It Hurts Workers

Moukthida Xaygnaphone, Staff Writer April 2, 2024

Fast fashion is a term used to describe clothing that is produced quickly and inexpensively to keep up with the latest trends. While this may seem like a great deal for consumers, the real cost of fast...

This is, unarguably, the best way to make ramen. Sorry, I don’t make the rules.

Make-Do Kitchen: Let’s Make Ramen

Emily Saucier, Co-Editor-In-Cheif March 26, 2024

Struggle Meals 101 Welcome to Make-Do Kitchen, where we don't have the means, but we work to get it done anyway. I’m Emily, I’ll be your host. Are you hungry? Are you broke? How about chronically...

Meet Tamari Tateshvili, a junior student majoring in Computer Science and an exchange student hailing from Akhaltsikhe, Georgia 🌍✨

Tamari Tateshvili’s Journey

Moukthida Xaygnaphone, Staff Writer March 21, 2024

At Delta State, the vibrant tapestry of campus life is interwoven with the stories and experiences of students from around the globe. Among them is Tamari Tateshvili, a junior majoring in Computer Science,...