The Delta Statement

Debate on Black History Month

Debate on Black History Month

Alecia Wilson, Copy Editor 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....

Professor Patricia Roberts shown in her office. (Courtesy Delta State University)

No Boundaries

Aallyah Wright, Editor-In-Chief 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...

Delta State journalism students Laura Orsborn (left to right), Elisabetta Zengaro, Conor Bell (back row), Tiago Doneux, Aallyah Wright and La Tia Penn display a record number of Mississippi Press Association awards for news, editorials, features, photography, graphic design and general excellence. The awards were presented at the annual Better Newspaper Contest in Jackson on March 26. Associate professor Patricia Roberts, Delta Statement advisor, is fourth from left. (The Delta Statement)

Forever Grateful For Your Presence

Alecia Wilson, Staff Writer 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...