The Delta Statement

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...

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...

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...

Delta States Gaming Club has big plans for next year.

The Future of the Delta State Gaming Club

Adams W. Ray, Copy Editor April 26, 2023
As the newly-formed Gaming Club wraps up the semester, they are thinking about their future. The club declared their intentions for club activities next semester at one of their final spring meetings. 
Lusia Harris is remembered for her lasting career, talents, and effort in achieving her dreams.

Who ‘Gave ‘Em Hell’?: The Legacy of Lusia Harris

Jamelia Mason, Publisher February 28, 2023

Lusia Harris was born in small town Minter City, Miss., in 1955. According to Andrew Maraniss, author of "Inaugural Ballers," life wasn't always easy for young Harris. Growing to a height of 6 feet,...

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Four Ways to Win at College

Jamelia Mason, Publisher February 13, 2023
Its up to you to decide how you will apply yourself. Pace yourself and strive to become better than you were yesterday.
Student Librarian Breana Cargill examining documents at the reference desk.

Flying Under the Radar: Roberts-Laforge Library

Charlie Lott, Social Media February 10, 2023
The Roberts-Laforge Library is a buoy for students to cling to in times when they feel like they are drowning in a sea of stress, study materials and caffeine. 
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Will You Be The Match?

Synethia Mathews, Contributing Writer March 24, 2022

Every three minutes someone in the United States is diagnosed with blood cancer or a blood related disease. Unfortunately, seventy percent of those who are diagnosed do not have a fully matched donor in...

Staying safe on campus

Keeping Yourself Safe

Jay Loper, Copy Editor March 9, 2022

1. Safe drinking: Unless they have strong personal beliefs, college students want to drink. You’re away from home, you have a brand new social scene and you can be whoever you want… However, at the...

“Death is a mystery, and burial is a secret.” – Stephen King, “Pet Sematary”

Ghosts on Campus

Justin Porter, Literary Journal February 25, 2022
This campus holds secrets behind the harmless cover of everyday life. Haunted dormitories, Ouija boards, curious and terrified students and unbelievable circumstances are the center of these stories.