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Instructional Videos for Active Shooting: No Education Prevention Tactics?

Instructional Videos for Active Shooting: No Education Prevention Tactics?

March 24, 2018

I sit in my classroom management class, chewing my lip as I listen to Dr. Casale explain what we are doing today. She wears a black dress with her signature scarf, though this one is gray, and her signature heels. Her dark hair is pulled back into a ponytail and her glasses are placed firmly on her nose as she explains, Today,...

Tri Delta: St. Jude Fund Raising

Tri Delta: St. Jude Fund Raising

March 23, 2018

Tri Delta have exceeded $30,000,000 in St. Jude fund raising as part of their 10 year commitment.

DSU Connects Students from All Over the World

DSU Connects Students from All Over the World

March 23, 2018

Have you ever wondered how many international students are here in DSU? With over 3,000 students in DSU, 4% of them come from different countries. There are 127 international students that represent 45 countries who are studying here. The International Student Association organized events that “promote cross-cultural awareness...

Stay Away, No One Wants Your Germs!

Stay Away, No One Wants Your Germs!

March 22, 2018

Lately, the flu is going around campus. Students and faculty alike are getting sick, and some believe that it is okay to come to class if they are feeling a little under the weather. However, even just "a little sick" can still spread the virus around to other people. According to AccuWeather, “A total of 97 influenza-associated pediatric deaths have been reported for the 2017-2018 season.” While this is significantly lower than...

The Endangered Species List Grows Shorter

The Endangered Species List Grows Shorter

Avery Wall, Editor-in-Chief

March 22, 2018

Filed under Features, News, Spring 2018

10 Animals and Their New Statuses

What Not to Do as a College Student

What Not to Do as a College Student

March 22, 2018

I pace around my private room I received after becoming a resident assistant (RA) this semester. Both sides are decorated, but one side is clearly more lived in than the other. My bed is messy from me sleeping in it for a quick nap since I can’t sleep like a normal person, or a regular college student with a full 15-...

Why Pulling an All-Nighter Is Not a Good Idea

Why Pulling an All-Nighter Is Not a Good Idea

March 22, 2018

College is a fun yet stressful time for young adults starting a new chapter in their lives; however, with university life comes with heavy coursework and projects that take up much of student’s time during the day and night. According to a study at Brown University, only 11 percent of students reported they get a decent amoun...

CAUTION: Campus Cat Cameras

CAUTION: Campus Cat Cameras

Stormy Ferrell, Publisher

January 25, 2018

Filed under Editorials, Fall 2017, Spring 2018

Have you noticed the warning signs that were recently posted around DSU campus? If not, it’s probably because most of them have been knocked over and eventually covered by dead leaves. So, to fill those in who haven’t gotten the memo— Due to possible illnesses and diseases that can spread through wild felines, the...

A Specter is Haunting Mississippi

A Specter is Haunting Mississippi

January 25, 2018

“Yes, I am a Communist and I consider it one of the greatest honors, because we are struggling for the total liberation of the human race.” – Angela Y. Davis “The Communists disdain to conceal their views and aims. They openly declare that their ends can be attained only by the forcible overthrow of all existing...

A Psalm of Life

A Psalm of Life

December 5, 2017

This inspiring poem by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, (1807 - 1882) was first published in 1838. It uses an ABAB rhyming pattern. Longfellow explained the poems purpose as "a transcript of my thoughts and feelings at the time I wrote, and of the conviction therein expressed, that Life is something more than an idle dream." A very...

How Death Transformed a Person

How Death Transformed a Person

December 3, 2017

It was 4.a.m in the morning when I woke up, overhearing my cousin’s voice waking up her brother. She was crying, then handed the phone over to him. Mohammad Ali, Saliha Ishaque’s brother, immediately got up, took the phone and asked her what had happened. He left the room and began talking to someone on the phone. When he...

Excuses! Excuses!

Excuses! Excuses!

December 3, 2017

WARNING! This article discusses rape culture/sexual assault and may not be suitable for all readers.