The Delta Statement

A tree representing the four seasons spring, summer, fall, winter.

Surviving the Seasons

Canderrian Brown, Copy Editor March 4, 2022

Have you ever lounged on the beach during a massive heat wave? What about ice-skating at your nearest park? Surely, you’ve walked outside and taken a deep breath of fresh cut grass? Every person had...

Eerie Swamp at Night

Witch of Yazoo

Justin Porter, Literary Journal March 2, 2022

Into the Fire On May 25, 1904, Yazoo City was up in smoke. A devastating fire spread through the small Mississippi town, destroying the town’s business district and causing around $200,000 worth of...

Chinese Water Dragon

Funky Pets for College Students

Riley Stembridge, Publisher February 28, 2022

In every child’s life, there comes a point where they decide they want a pet, most often a puppy or a kitten. Some parents use this as an opportunity to teach their child about responsibility, and those...

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Behind the Scenes of Party Planning Ft. Jennifer Armstrong Delta Party Rental LLC.

Chelsea Bryan, Copy Editor February 28, 2022

How the Business Began Jennifer Armstrong, founder and creator of Delta Party Rental LLC in Cleveland, Miss., is a determined, hard working entrepreneur who loves to make people happy.  Her business...

Only in St. Louis

Why You Should Get Out of Cleveland with Your Boyfriend (or Friend, or Anyone).

Joanna Johnson, Publisher February 21, 2022

Number One Fact People who say small towns are wonderful are dirty, filthy liars. Yes, small towns have their perks, but have you had the chance to escape Cleveland for a weekend? I’m talking about...

Reality TV: Real or a Fantasy

Reality TV: Real or a Fantasy

Kenesia Murphy, Social Media Manager May 10, 2021

Real or Fake? Reality TV lets us see a little bit into people’s lives, making a life full of glitz and glam relatable s Commercials and teasers about upcoming episodes are filled with drama and edited...

We aren’t here for a long time, just a good time.

A Family Vacation With a Twist: The Deason Shit Show

Jaclyn Deason, Copy Editor May 6, 2021

Family vacations are fun, relaxing and a great way for families to bond with each other and create memories.  What could be more appealing than a relaxing trip to the beautiful Colorado mountains?...

Baylee and I with tears in our eyes after our last ever game together 

Glory Days

Mollie Pinion, Copy Editor May 5, 2021

10:00 The voices in my head are deafening. Or is it just my heart rate pounding in my ears? Either way, I’m completely inside of my own head. Tracing overplays and trying to calm my anxious and nervous...

Yes, I Dealt With This

Retail Is Actually a Nightmare

Ethan Burnett, Publisher May 4, 2021

Those of you who have had to deal with the public know this is true. For those of you who haven’t, I’ll do my best to portray late-night grocery duties as accurately as possible.  My sleepy hometown...

“When someone shows you who they are, believe them the first time.” -Maya Angelou

The Making of a Snowflake

Sykina Butts, Social Media Manager May 3, 2021

Day 1  I’d never thought I would be in jail, and certainly, not by choice. My first day of training as a correctional officer, better known as COI, started with sitting and ended with sitting. Hours...

Pictured: my mortal enemy

Existential Decrees Get Degrees

Kelly Foster, Delta Arts Journal Editor April 30, 2021

8:00 PM So. A “gonzo article.” Isn’t that the guy from Sesame Street? No, seriously, can one of you please explain what the actual heck a gonzo article is to me? Because, apparently, I have to...

Machines Are Becoming a Threat

Machines Are Becoming a Threat

Jaclyn Deason, Copy Editor April 23, 2021

Technology use in our world is increasing drastically, and it is beginning to take over the workplace.    Many people working in fields such as manufacturing, packaging and finance are seeing...