The Delta Statement

Endangered, Close to Home

Endangered, Close to Home

April 9, 2019

We know that the conservation of plant and animal species is important; however, some speculate that the new proposals by our administration will weaken the 45-year-old Endangered Species Act.   Species conservation has been a topic of discussion since the mid-1900s and most are familiar with the purpose and importa...

Yuri Laguna

Yuri Laguna

Hannah Roberson, Publisher

April 9, 2019

I first found out about Yuri Laguna, an international student here at Delta State, through her roommate, Verity Poglayen. Verity briefed me on Yuri’s backstory and I was immediately intrigued.   The first time I met Laguna, was for our interview. She was dressed very casually, in a fuzzy sweater and jeans. It had be...

Ms. Perry

Ms. Perry

April 9, 2019

While most college students would consider themselves busy, student teachers seem to have the average student beat by a large margin.   I was able to catch Grenada native, Alexandra Perry, one afternoon as she was typing diligently on her laptop. Perry had already spent the entire day at school with her class of kin...

Resident Hall Council

Resident Hall Council

March 29, 2019

The Resident Hall Council (RHC) is a student run organization that helps plan events around campus by the students for the students. It is the job of the RHC to come up with events that students might enjoy in order to make student life on campus more fun and enjoyable. The leader of the RHC is Rebekah Lyons, a senior of Delta State ...

Promote All Options!

Promote All Options!

March 29, 2019

College education has been pushed on the public as the only way to have a “good life” for the past few decades. This big push for education began in the 60s-70s era and has shown extensive staying power.      As a result, the government was forced to supply funding for colleges. In turn, this caused inflation in tuition prices over the past two decades.      According to statistics r...

I Bleed Green: Antwyan “Todd” Moore

I Bleed Green: Antwyan “Todd” Moore

Hollie Williams, Publisher

March 26, 2019

The clock is winding down on DSU’s most-spirited student. Antwyan “Todd” Moore is a senior at Delta State University and as his time to graduate approaches in the Fall, he is left wondering who will fill his shoes. I approached Moore, mainly known on campus as Todd, still suited from a basketball game, hosted by...

Satire: “Winter Wasteland in the Delta”

Satire: “Winter Wasteland in the Delta”

Ryan Rutledge, Social Media

February 5, 2019

Students of DSU were going through an ordinary week for a college student when disaster struck in the middle of the week. On Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, students were frightened to look out of their windows and see a blizzard of snow covering the campus. The suddenness of the snow storm caught everyone on campus off guard and...

Satire: Fake News Gone Rogue

Satire: Fake News Gone Rogue

February 5, 2019

It appears as though fake news has taken to new heights in an attempt to bring down President Trump and his staff. Recently, CNN White House Correspondent Jim Acosta attacked a young White House intern after President Trump attempted to stop him from asking fake questions that would attack the President’s credibility.   Later,...

Satire: Horoscopes

Satire: Horoscopes

February 5, 2019

Aries (Mar 20 – Apr 20) Don’t reach for unrealistic goals. You’re under 5’3”, so reaching that top shelf is going to be difficult. Taurus (Apr 20 – May 21) Just because your sign is the bull doesn’t mean you have to run after everything that’s red. Try chasing another color in the rainbow for once. ...

Satire: “Do the Least, Get the Most”

Satire: “Do the Least, Get the Most”

February 5, 2019

It’s finals season at Delta State University, and for many students, stress levels are peaking. However, 19-year-old freshman, Calvin McKinney, could not be more relaxed. McKinney, a Southern American gentleman, knows the values of hard work and determination, and he is determined to be the top of his class. College is...

Satire: Chaos on the Delta State Campus

Satire: Chaos on the Delta State Campus

February 5, 2019

After an unknown incitement, English majors all over the Delta State Campus are acting erratically and violently. The violence continues for the fourth consecutive week. The initial incident happened on November 15, 2018. On that day, around 12:30 p.m., a group of English majors were performing their normal noon ritual of...

Can Someone be Good without God?

Can Someone be Good without God?

November 2, 2018

When pondering whether someone can be good without God, it almost seems like a forbidden subject. Some people in the world believe that a person's religion defines them for life regardless of the choices they make throughout their life. Others believe that people make choices and decisions every day to be good or to be bad. Fo...