The Delta Statement

But Would You Hit Me?

But Would You Hit Me?

February 24, 2016

Domestic violence is a real and serious matter. Millions of women are battered and bruised everyday. The absolute sad part about domestic violence is the majority of the time it is commited by a spouse, family member, or someone the victim is dating. But, why is it that men feel the need to lay their hands on women as opposed...

Who Are You to Tell Me Something?

Who Are You to Tell Me Something?

February 20, 2016

Most people in the working force all dread something about their jobs. Whether it's the hours or the pay, something about the person's job sucks. Most of the time, if not all the time it is a person of authority. However there is that percentage of people who want to be of authority and call shots but in actuality has no kind...

Is “Formation” Her Greatest Creation?

February 13, 2016

Do you ever feel like an outcast when everyone likes something and you’re the only one who doesn’t, or partially doesn't? This is exactly how I feel about Beyoncé’s new song "Formation." Don’t get me wrong, I love me some Beyoncé, but this song wasn’t a complete win for me. I catch myself singing the lyrics because...

It’s Not All Sunsets and Roses

It’s Not All Sunsets and Roses

February 11, 2016

Let's be real, relationships are imperfect, which is why we're here for you at the Statement's new Dishin' Dirt advice column. Send your questions to [email protected] and let the dishin' begin.

Can You Stand the Heat?

Can You Stand the Heat?

February 11, 2016

During these last two weeks, students have experienced smoldering temperatures, but not outside. There have been dorms on campus that have had unbearable heat control. Several students have resorted to having multiple cooling fans and opening their windows in their room. Yet, there are still many complaints. Not only is the...

To Wear or Not to Wear

To Wear or Not to Wear

February 11, 2016

Isn’t it crazy how the weather is changing drastically? From December until now, the weather has been weirdly interesting yet very annoying. One second it is extremely cold outside, and I have to bundle up in extreme gear, and the next second, it is time to bring out the sunglasses and crop tops. I might be over exaggerating...

Debate on Black History Month

Debate on Black History Month

February 11, 2016

In the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom, February is recognized as Black History Month. This month is meant to highlight and commemorate the African Americans that had in impact on black history. Such people include Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Harriet Tubman, Malcolm X, Rosa Parks, and the list goes on. It is...

No Boundaries

No Boundaries

February 9, 2016

Walking into DSU’s journalism program my freshman year, I did not know what to expect. I was extremely quiet, and I never did too much talking. I soon met the very outspoken, wise woman known as Patricia Roberts. I didn’t know much about journalism, but I knew I loved writing and wanted to touch people with my stories. Patricia...

Forever Grateful For Your Presence

Forever Grateful For Your Presence

February 9, 2016

Professor Roberts: You taught me so much in so little time. It breaks my heart that you can't teach me again in this lifetime. As I write this, I smile as the tears flow because I know that you are at peace. I know that you are somewhere being nosy and asking all the right questions, the usual. It's difficult for me to express...