The Delta Statement

What’s Your Problem?

What’s Your Problem?

Jack Vernon, Social Media October 31, 2018

America has a privilege problem, well at least according to the majority of Delta State students we do. The Delta Statement recently conducted an anonymous survey to gauge the beliefs of our students about...

Double Protection or Double Standard?: Male and Female Athletes

Double Protection or Double Standard?: Male and Female Athletes

Jasmine McGill, Photography October 30, 2018

Say the name Kobe Bryant and the average person will be able to tell you who he is and what he does. Some people will know a lot and will have no trouble sharing. Say the name Diana Taurasi and the average...

Justice System Jokes: A look at “affluenza” and why it’s a problem

Justice System Jokes: A look at “affluenza” and why it’s a problem

Liz Howell, Copy Editor October 30, 2018

Affluenza: noun af·flu·en·za | \ˌa-(ˌ)flü-ˈen-zə  \ definition of “affluenza:” the unhealthy and unwelcome psychological and social effects of affluence regarded especially as a widespread...

Football is Becoming Soft

Football is Becoming Soft

Delvin Weems, Photography October 23, 2018

It’s the start of a new football season and a lot of people are looking forward to the games that they are in. Every week is a new game which means new opponents. The defense of each team is the most...

Depression: It Can Happen to Anyone

Depression: It Can Happen to Anyone

Merissa Pittman, Staff Writer April 20, 2018

Years ago, people believed that depression could be treated with chemicals or drugs.   This belief was supported by false use of data from tests that were conducted by various researchers. Big businesses...

Ways to Help Decrease Dropout Rates

Ways to Help Decrease Dropout Rates

Jamie Martin, Staff Writer April 10, 2018

Research done by the “Do Something Project” shows that approximately 25% of all high school freshmen will fail to graduate high school. With an increase in high school dropout rates, everyone...

Time’s Up

Time’s Up

Wenqi Hu, Staff Writer April 1, 2018

With all the women standing up for gender equality and supporting each other in every field, the #MeToo and TIME’S UP movements have brought changes to women`s lives in many parts of the world. Women...

Being a Young Parent in College

Being a Young Parent in College

Lajuana Banger, Staff Writer April 1, 2018

The stress that is put on the parent as she/ he tries to pursue their career. Some sources say that parents are the most stressed because it takes a lot of energy to deal with a child. Some parents lack...

Debt: The College Life They Failed to Reveal

Debt: The College Life They Failed to Reveal

Merissa Pittman, Staff Writer April 1, 2018

  From the beginning of high school, we have aspirations of being somebody one day. Our beloved teachers and administrators routinely coached us on college admission and choices. For the next four...

The Opioid Epidemic in America

The Opioid Epidemic in America

Rebecca Dickson, Staff Writer April 1, 2018

The opioid epidemic has taken ahold of a vast majority of people in United States since 1992. Opioids are becoming the most popular drug of choice, creating alarming over-dose and death rates. Prescription...

Why Closed Captioning Matters

Why Closed Captioning Matters

Kjirsten Whitsell, Staff Writer April 1, 2018

Recently, the issue of captioning in media has been in the spotlight, especially with celebrities, such as Nyle DiMarco leading the fight for inclusivity. Having captions in media, especially movie theaters,...

The Recognition Mental Health Deserves

The Recognition Mental Health Deserves

Hailey Alderman, Staff Writer March 26, 2018
Mental health issues in America are currently being vastly overlooked.