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...

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...

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...

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...

Only in St. Louis

Why You Should Get Out of Cleveland with Your Boyfriend (or Friend, or Anyone).

Joanna Johnson, Publisher February 21, 2022

Number One Fact People who say small towns are wonderful are dirty, filthy liars. Yes, small towns have their perks, but have you had the chance to escape Cleveland for a weekend? I’m talking about...

We aren’t here for a long time, just a good time.

A Family Vacation With a Twist: The Deason Shit Show

Jaclyn Deason, Copy Editor May 6, 2021

Family vacations are fun, relaxing and a great way for families to bond with each other and create memories.  What could be more appealing than a relaxing trip to the beautiful Colorado mountains?...

Baylee and I with tears in our eyes after our last ever game together 

Glory Days

Mollie Pinion, Copy Editor May 5, 2021

10:00 The voices in my head are deafening. Or is it just my heart rate pounding in my ears? Either way, I’m completely inside of my own head. Tracing overplays and trying to calm my anxious and nervous...