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The Women Who Wrote Monster, She Wrote

The Women Who Wrote Monster, She Wrote

December 6, 2019

The Women Behind the Book Monster, She Wrote: The Women Who Pioneered Horror and Speculative Fiction is a new book discussing the women who served as catalysts in the genres of horror and speculative fiction.  It’s author’s Dr. Melanie Anderson, assistant professor of English at Delta State University, and Dr. Lisa Kroger...

Hong Kong vs the Chilling Blizzard

Hong Kong vs the Chilling Blizzard

November 22, 2019

The video game company Blizzard has been in a lot of hot water over the past month. At the end of a Hearthstone tournament in China, Blizzard banned the winner for shouting “Free Hong Kong.” Blizzard has received major backlash because of this, and people became very angry with Blizzard for two main reasons. The first: Bl...

A Breakdown of a Breakdown

A Breakdown of a Breakdown

November 15, 2019

The Causes of a Breakdown Testing season is almost here, and with that comes the anxiety of doing well. The pressure that accompanies test season seems to get more extreme every year, yet colleges and universities are not doing enough to alleviate student stress. College students pay for every mistake they make. Everything...

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...