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A Seat at the Table Motivates Me to Love Myself

A Seat at the Table Motivates Me to Love Myself

November 4, 2016

Recently, Solange released her third album A Seat At the Table, and it took the world by storm. I must say I am completely in love with it. According to Pitchfork.com,  "it already seems like a document of historical significance, not just for its formidable musical achievements but for the way it encapsulates black cultural and social history with such rich...

Ars Amatoria

Ars Amatoria

October 28, 2016

I read somewhere, maybe in my girlfriends’ Cosmo or some Buzzfeed list, that Dr. Pepper makes vaginas stink. Crazy Right? That would suck for me because I absolutely love that shit. Then again, I also heard that red meats makes semen taste bitter. Hell, I’m not the one swallowing it and my girl hasn’t complained...

Presidential Election 2016

Presidential Election 2016

Penny Bedford

October 26, 2016

Filed under Fall 2016, Features

There has been plenty of talk about the upcoming presidential election. The candidates Donald J. Trump and Hilary Clinton have been receiving critical and supportive feedback from people all across the world. Both candidates have attempted to reach out to younger voters through various publicity stunts and activities. For...

The Last of a Dying Breed

The Last of a Dying Breed

October 16, 2016

Every graduating senior, whether in college or high school, has foregone what is called “senioritis”. According to UrbanDictionary.com, senioritis is the crippling disease that strikes high school seniors. If I may add to that definition, it also strikes college students such as myself. The website also stated symptoms on...

Let the Cooks Be Cooks

Let the Cooks Be Cooks

September 28, 2016

The Young-Mauldin Cafeteria is the heart of Delta State’s campus. It is where the faculty, the student body and staff socialize and have the option of eating a nutritious meal. “The café,” as it is often called, offers students healthy food choices. Whether it is tasty or not is left for the students, faculty and staff...

New Media, New America, New Election

New Media, New America, New Election

September 12, 2016

Let’s play a game, what do these statements have in common? Politician calls for all Muslims to be barred from entering America. Politician gets caught using personal laptop for top secret emails. Politician alludes to the assassination of another politician. Politician argues with other politician on social media. ...

Letter to the Editor

Virgina Fontaine

September 12, 2016

Filed under Fall 2016, Features

Dear Editor, The start of a new school year brings lots of exciting and new adventures to campus. New students arriving, upper class-men returning from their summer breaks, sororities and fraternities gaining new brothers and sisters. What some may not realize is that it also brings anxiety and panic to some. Trust me when I tell you, neither of those two things are anything anyone wants. One does not simply wake and think "this is the day I will freak out", or "I believe I want to have a panic attack". Anxiety and panic attacks are very...

Happy, but Sad

Happy, but Sad

April 26, 2016

As graduation approaches, students are running around trying to finish last minute projects and everything else. Remember to stop every so often to breathe and take a break. The same goes for people who are stressing out about what is going to happen after graduation. As a person who is graduating, I have been so stressed about w...

What Easter Means to Me

What Easter Means to Me

March 29, 2016

Easter to me is a time when families can come together to eat Sunday lunch and retell a story that has been told for centuries. It is the story of Easter. In my family we gather on Easter Sunday at my grandparents’ house and fellowship with each other, and then after our meal we gather in the den to retell the story of Jesu...

Be the Light

Be the Light

March 25, 2016

Have you ever stopped to think about how the decisions you make affect everyone else? Maybe, not even a mass audience, but a small crowd? Every day of my life, whether I'm having a great day or the most horrible day ever, I sometimes have to stop and think of the people are depending on me to make things happen or get thing...

The Delta

The Delta

March 25, 2016

Have you ever stopped to look at at where you live and appreciate the scenery The Delta has to offer? It's an excellent and beautiful place to live. What's not to love about The Delta? Even the people who live here have colorful characteristics. Each day I walk around, I learn to read people's faces as we pass each othe...

Sincerely, Confused

Sincerely, Confused

March 1, 2016

Hey Dishin' Dirt, I have this situation, and I have no clue what to do about it! So I have been seeing this guy for about a year and a half now, and we haven't established what we are. We do relationship things, but I get jealous when girls are all around him! Technically, we aren't together, but we are together if that...