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College Students: Dealing With Homesickness

College Students: Dealing With Homesickness

April 22, 2019

Everyone goes off to college with a plan, but for some students, homesickness can interrupt their desired plans.  When the student begins to miss the warmth of being home around family and friends; it can be difficult to adjust to a new environment. Moving away from home for college seems like a great idea when you are in...

The DMI All-Star

The DMI All-Star

April 10, 2019

Right before the band was scheduled to leave for Los Angeles, Hannah fell ill and caught both strep throat and the flu just days before the big performance. Going against her doctor’s orders, Hannah still went on to perform with the other students on Mississippi night. As a freshman and audio engineering major from Southaven,...

The Introvert’s Dilemma

The Introvert’s Dilemma

April 9, 2019

No matter how much a person may like (or dislike) his or her roommate, sharing a room with another person can be incredibly draining. For introverted college students who may not have the option to pay the extra money to live in a private dorm or rent a room in a house or an apartment, finding the time and space to be alone ...

Disability Accessibility

Disability Accessibility

Kjirsten Whitsell, Editor in Chief

March 6, 2019

Filed under Campus Happenings, News, Spring 2019

Delta State University has a small student population, with a very small percentage of those students having a disability. This small percentage leads to DSU not having all the resources to help that other, bigger universities may have. Dr. Richard Houston, who is the over the disability accommodations on campus, sat down...

Sexual Misconduct Awareness

Sexual Misconduct Awareness

March 6, 2019

Sexual violence on college campuses is sadly not a rare thing and neither is other types of abuse, including domestic violence and dating violence.   Rape. Sexual assault. Domestic abuse. Dating violence. In our society, these topics are commonplace in news and media, but how close are they to us really? How close are ...

DSU Budget in New Surveillance After Multiple Car Burglaries

DSU Budget in New Surveillance After Multiple Car Burglaries

February 9, 2019

Multiple auto burglaries on DSU residential property have resulted in surveillance installations.   According to Delta State University’s online daily crime log report, the campus auto burglaries began Monday, Oct. 19, 2018. Lawler-Harkins Dormitory's parking area was the first to report the incident.   Days...

October: The Month of Pink

October: The Month of Pink

October 22, 2018

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month (NBCAM), an annual campaign to increase awareness of the disease. During October, people from all over the country host and participate in events that support the campaign and for awareness of the disease.   From high school athletes who wear pink in support of the...

DSU Writing Center Receives New Computers

DSU Writing Center Receives New Computers

September 28, 2018

At the beginning of the 2018 Fall semester, Writing Center Director Dr. Judith Coleman received news that the campus Writing Center would be getting new computers. The four current computers that the Writing Center has are old and do not necessarily work very well (some do not even turn on). Due to this, they were assessed...

Short-Term Memory Loss: How the Statesmen Plan to Turn Around the Season

Short-Term Memory Loss: How the Statesmen Plan to Turn Around the Season

September 28, 2018

With three losses already this season, Delta State's football team is moving on with some help from selective short-term memory loss.   The team is no longer focused on the past games. The Statesmen are ready to prove that these losses will not define their season. They are expecting a major turn around to the season...

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...

DSU Men’s Swim and Dive Team Wins 10th NSISC Championship

DSU Men’s Swim and Dive Team Wins 10th NSISC Championship

March 23, 2018

Last weekend at the New South Intercollegiate Swim Conference championship, held on campus here at Delta State, DSU men’s swim and dive team managed a 1st place overall finish to win their conference. For his winning efforts, head coach Dan’l Murray was awarded NSISC coach of the year, well-deserved for another conference...