The Delta Statement

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Preparing for Go Green Weekend

Rebecca Carroll, Staff Writer March 28, 2016

Go Green Weekend will be held on April 1-3. It will be the third annual Go Green Weekend at Delta State. Director of Recruiting, Caitlyn Thompson said Go Green Weekend’s name "encompasses many of...

Few of the winners at the Mississippi Press Awards.

The Delta Statement wins record first place awards at Mississippi Press Association competition

Elisabetta Zengaro March 25, 2016

Editors and staff of The Delta Statement, Delta State University’s student-led newspaper, won 12 awards, including a program-record of six first place awards, in news, editorials, sports, photography,...



Katherine White, Staff Writer March 23, 2016

During the week of Feb. 29 to March 4, The Panhellenic Council held a fundraiser for Anna Claire Stokes, a student who was recently in a major car wreck. Stokes is waiting to be transferred to the Shepard’s...

DSU Hosts Asset Development Summit

DSU Hosts Asset Development Summit

Rebecca Carroll, Staff Writer March 17, 2016

On Wednesday, March 16 from 8 to 3 pm, an Asset Development Summit, "Moving From Talk to Action: Resource and Community Forum," was held in the Jacob Conference Center in Ewing Hall on Delta State campus....

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Delta Flooding Causes Evacuations and an Unfortunate Spring Break for Some

Aallyah Wright and Katherine White March 11, 2016

Delta State University's Spring Break was in full effect March 7-11, but what many thought would be a sunny break turned into a flood filled extravanganza. Cleveland, along with many other surrounding...

Call for Submissions!

Call for Submissions!

March 7, 2016

Send all submissions for {fiction, nonfiction, essays, art photography, LookBook photo collages, reviews, etc.} to [email protected]. Send all Dishin' Dirt letters to [email protected].

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DMI Students Travel to D.C.

Sheldon Ransom, Staff Writer March 3, 2016

Delta Music Institute (DMI) students were selected to attend an educational workshop at the nation's capital. The workshop was titled "The History of Gospel Music." The workshop is part of the "Performance...

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Greenlight: Jonathan Westfall

Rebecca Carroll, Staff Writer March 3, 2016

Dr. Jonathan Westfall, is an assistant professor for Psychology and Coordinator for First Year Seminar at Delta State University. Westfall joined the DSU psychology faculty in Fall 2014. “I chose...

History Department Hosts History Movie Night

History Department Hosts History Movie Night

Rebecca Carroll, Staff Writer March 3, 2016

The History Department had a History Movie Night screening of “Bridge of Spies” in Jobe Hall on Wednesday, Feb. 24, from 6 to 9. “Bridge of Spies” was nominated for six academy awards this year. “I...

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IFC Fundraiser for Anna Claire Stokes

Katherine White, Staff Writer March 2, 2016

This past week, Feb. 22 -26, the Inner Fraternal Council (IFC) found a lot of Greek merchandise in the student life office and decided to put it to good use. The Greek merchandise found, belongs to the...

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Most Beautiful Pageant

Aallyah Wright, Editor March 2, 2016

The Student Government Association (SGA) presented the 2016 Most Beautiful Pageant on Feb. 23, in the Bologna Performing Arts Center. Emily Adams took the title of Most Beautiful and Most Photogenic. The...

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AASC’s Spring Induction Ceremony

Aallyah Wright, Editor March 1, 2016

The African American Student Council hosted their spring induction ceremony on Feb. 24, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. in the Lena Roberts Chapel. "[The] induction ceremony is set to celebrate members and the collaborations...