The Delta Statement

Original artwork by Erika Coleman

Why We Need Feminism

Erika Coleman and 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...

Woods Canyon Lake in Payson, Arizona. Photo by Emily Walker.

Take a Stand Against the Climate Crisis

Emily Walker, Copy Editor 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...

Stop Selling Our Students Short

Stop Selling Our Students Short

Tia Davis, Social Media April 22, 2019

We as Americans take pride in our children’s education. We take pride in our students becoming successful in their life, so much that we encourage students to think beyond high school and about college.   While...

Getting Fired For What You Post On Social Media?

Getting Fired For What You Post On Social Media?

Jalisa Thomas, Social Media April 17, 2019

It is not unusual to see employees post stories about how they  have lost their jobs for what they post on social media. Although Social Media can be used to promote business, showcase your skills and...

For the men and women who suffer from addiction, prison can often further the cycle of drug or alcohol abuse.

Give Them Help

Carson Wiseman, Literature Journal April 17, 2019

Though addiction itself is not a crime, it is a disease that has consequences which can land a person in prison.   According to an article from The Center for Prisoner Health and Human Rights,...

Will Gun Bills Fix People Problems?

Will Gun Bills Fix People Problems?

Jonathan Boles, Photographer April 17, 2019

Since the House passed a new gun control bill back in February, its effectiveness, efficiency, and whether or not it will be passed completely have been a hot topic. Basically, the proposed bill will...

Are Video Games too Cool for School?

Are Video Games too Cool for School?

Trey Wright, Publisher April 17, 2019

What makes a competitive activity a sport? A common agreement would be that it requires players, a goal and some sort of entertainment for viewers. Most people would say that it has to be some sort...

The Great Divide

Jasmine McGill, Social Media April 16, 2019

Low income students and minorities are especially at a disadvantage when it comes to test prep. “Overall, most students are not ready for the academic rigors of college, but low-income students are especially...

What should minimum wage be?

What should minimum wage be?

Verity Poglayen, Photography April 10, 2019

In February of 2019, Illinois joined 28 other states in raising the minimum wage in their state. Mississippi still has not changed the wage since it was changed nationwide to $7.25 in 2009. While looking...

Socialization in the Online World

Socialization in the Online World

Eli Inman, Copy Editor April 10, 2019

Online platforms such as video games and live streaming sites are places to socialize with others and create close knit communities.   The question of how detrimental the internet can be to...

Have you weighed your options?

Promote All Options!

Hollie Williams and Hannah Roberson March 29, 2019

College education has been pushed on the public as the only way to have a “good life” for the past few decades. This big push for education began in the 60s-70s era and has shown extensive staying...

Can Someone be Good without God?

Can Someone be Good without God?

Claire Foster, DA/Events 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...