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The for-profit prison system has been barbed with issues since its inception.

Are Private Prisons Necessary?

Adams W. Ray, Copy Editor March 23, 2023
Overall, whether it is from the perspective of a prisoner, guard or law-abiding citizen, for-profit prisons seem to be no one’s preference. 
Which of these social media platforms do you spend the most time on?

Is Social Media Really Social?

Jaylen Townsend, Publisher March 22, 2023

How do you feel after spending hours on social media–excited and relaxed or drained and defeated?  Cutting back on your social media time is advantageous to your health and well-being. Social Media...

Sex-ed curriculums across the South have been called out for comparing sexually active students to chewing gum and dirty chocolate.

Birds, Bees and Dirty Chocolate?

Kelly Foster, Editor-in-Chief March 21, 2023

Public schools in Mississippi still operate under the amended Section 37-13-171 of the Mississippi Code of 1972. This code has a few strict requirements, including emphasis on abstinence as the “standard”...

A collage of historical pictures from legendary Delta State women’s basketball teams that includes Harris. This one of the few physical pieces of memorabilia recognizing her.

When Will Delta State Monumentalize Lusia “Lucy” Harris?

The Delta Statement March 9, 2023

Delta State is a place many successful people, some legends, have called home. One of these legends is women’s basketball icon, Lusia “Lucy” Harris. However, despite her esteemed career, Harris's...

See what changes as Blonde Bombshell Officer Rose Clancy graces headlines from 1957 to 2073.

Satire: Trans Representation in the Media Since 1957

Naia M. Lanton, Columnist/Da Editor March 8, 2023

1957: Former Virginia State Trooper Becomes “Absolute Smokeshow” Now known as Rose Clancy by friends and relatives, Clancy says she “always knew she was different from other boys” and stated that...

Lusia Harris is remembered for her lasting career, talents, and effort in achieving her dreams.

Who ‘Gave ‘Em Hell’?: The Legacy of Lusia Harris

Jamelia Mason, Publisher February 28, 2023

Lusia Harris was born in small town Minter City, Miss., in 1955. According to Andrew Maraniss, author of "Inaugural Ballers," life wasn't always easy for young Harris. Growing to a height of 6 feet,...

Senior Aviation Student Kaiden Holt poses next to a DA42 Airplane at the Delta State Airport.

The Flying Okra: Aviation at Delta State

Charlie Lott, Social Media February 24, 2023

Not many college students spend their scholarly time soaring through the air in a highly pressurized tube, but this is the reality for Delta State aviation students.  For many years, Delta State has...

The pandemic left some students feeling stranded.

Opinion: Communication Goes Beyond the Classroom

Erykah Rayford, Social Media February 14, 2023

Professors should adjust their communication skills, take interest in their students and not be so judgmental when it comes to “mental health days.”  Mental Health According to the Princeton Public...

The baby squirrel asleep in his makeshift home.

The Great Squirrel Rescue

Alexis Rodgers, Literary Journal May 6, 2022

In between the months of September and October, a great storm brewed and threw the winds into a game of tug-a-war. The rain was harsh, cold, and quite unending. I had only been at Delta State for a few...

At the College House Party: Girl Takes Glass with Drink from the Tray. Diverse Group of Friends Have Fun, Dancing and Socializing. Disco Neon Strobe Lights Illuminating Room.

Cans on Coffee Tables: A Story on College Parties

Alexis Hall, Contributing Writer May 5, 2022
I wasn’t sure if the drink was his or not, but somehow, I had a bad feeling whether it was his or not.
Experiencing Customer Service

Experiencing Customer Service

Rosie Ellis, Copy Editor May 5, 2022

Anyone like me working in customer service has that one period of time where customers test our patience. Sometimes it’s in a good way, but other times, it can be in the worst way ever.  I have always...

Cookies under soft lighting

The Best Ooey-Gooey Triple Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cookies Guaranteed to be Better Than Your Mother Made!

Riley Stembridge, Publisher May 4, 2022

If you’re alive on this planet earth, then you’ve had a chocolate chip cookie. But I can assure you, these cookies are better than any other cookie! A buttery soft cookie packed full of chocolate!...