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Awards lined up in storage

A Crash Course Look at the Oscars

Anna Schmitz, Staff Writer April 23, 2024

With the Academy Awards, more colloquially known as the Oscars, wrapping up, many viewers have questions about the program. How are these specific movies nominated and who decides which ones win awards? The...

Navigating the Digital Marketplace: Exploring the Evolution of Online Shopping and Consumer Behavior

The Evolution of Online Shopping

Moukthida Xaygnaphone, Staff Writer April 18, 2024

Online shopping has undergone a remarkable evolution in recent years, reshaping consumer behavior and revolutionizing the retail industry. Factors such as e-commerce and advancements in technology drive...

Should you go Greek?

The Fall of Greek Life

Samantha Kirkhart, Staff Writer April 16, 2024

Fraternities and sororities, aka Greek Life, have flourished on college campuses since 1775. Colleges originally created these affiliations to represent and create communities. However, in recent years,...

While clean beauty products are better for you, they arent always as good for the environment.

Now Free of Toxins…and Concern for Sustainability?

Emily Saucier, Co-Editor-in- Chief February 29, 2024

Contemporary culture celebrates mindfulness of self-care and personal health. However, the “clean beauty” label does not guarantee the use of sustainable packaging. The New Trend: Ultimate Self-Care...

The Fielding L. Wright Art Center is located on Delta States quad.

The Wright Center Art Gallery: Delta State’s Hidden Gem

Anna Schmitz, Staff Writer February 29, 2024

The Delta State Art Gallery almost always has something going on. About every month, a new artist has the chance to share their work with the community, but students often overlook what the gallery has...

Duluth Model Power and Control Wheel

Domestic Violence: What It Is and Why You Need to Know About It

Lauren Harvey, Co-Editor-In-Chief February 20, 2024

Content Warning: Detailed Discussion of Domestic Violence Domestic violence (DV) is a topic that college and university circles don't discuss enough. According to official statistics, a shocking number...

SGA President, Haley Rooks is here to make the Delta State experience better.

What to know about Student Government Association and Elections

Samantha Kirkhart, Staff Writer February 14, 2024

As spring semester begins, Delta State’s very own Student Government Association (SGA) is on the lookout for interested new members to complete their cabinet. This is the Delta State student guide to...

Delta: We Have A Problem

Delta: We Have A Problem

Jamelia Mason, Co-Editor-in-Chief February 14, 2024

Delta State welcomed President Daniel J. Ennis with not just Okra and Statement pride, but also with an insurmountable amount of debt. This led President Ennis to make the tough decision to instigate...

Delta States warmly welcomed new international students from 13 countries during Spring orientation, Jan. 11-12, 2024

The Fighting Okra Goes Global

Moukthida Xaygnaphone, Staff Writer February 12, 2024

Delta State is breaking new ground with its initiative, "Fighting Okra Goes Global," aiming to provide a warm and supportive environment for international students. Assistant Advisor of International...

Hollywood Sign wearing a pink cowgirl hat (Assets from Pixabay, (Design and editing by Naia)

X’s and Oh-no’s: Elle King’s “Embarrassing” Opry Stunt

Naia Marie Loper, Co-Editor-In-Chief February 8, 2024

The Grand Ole Opry held a concert Jan. 19, 2024, to honor the 78th birthday of famed Country singer and songwriter Dolly Parton. Elle King was featured alongside other artists such as Tigirlily Gold and...

President Ennis

Delta State Welcomes President Daniel J. Ennis

Jamelia Mason, Publisher April 27, 2023

On March 28, 2023, Delta State University gained its ninth president, Dr. Daniel J. Ennis. This appointment came about after the Institute of Higher Learning removed former president William N. Laforge...

A degree can open doors for your employment future.

How Your Degree Can Affect Your Career

Erykah Rayford, Social Media April 27, 2023

The specific degree you hold can influence the types of job opportunities that are available to you. However, your degree does not necessarily limit your job opportunies.  For example, with a degree...