The Delta Statement

Delta State Ranks In Top 10 for Most Affordable College

Delta State Ranks In Top 10 for Most Affordable College

Aallyah Wright, Editor February 20, 2016

Delta State University was ranked #8 in the overall list as one of 2016's top 25 most affordable online colleges and degrees with an annual tuition of $6,012 and 20 online degrees. According to Taitum...

Officers of the African American Student Council include: (front row, left to right) Aja Buckhalter, Selena Trotter, (back, l to r) Ashley Blackburn, Letia McGee, Symmbol Sanderlin, Veronica Suggs and Alandria Ramsey.

African American Student Council

Aallyah Wright, Editor February 19, 2016

Here are the calendar events for February.

(From Left to Right: Sarah Fortenberry, Alecia Wilson, Kole Oakes, Jess Bennett, and Nick Houston | Photographer: Aallyah Wright)

DSU to Host DA Awards Ceremony

Rebecca Carroll, Staff Writer February 17, 2016

Delta State’s literary magazine, Da, formerly known as Confidante, will be having an awards reading on Wednesday, Feb. 17, in the Capps Archives and Museum from 4:00-5:30. The winning students and...

Students Form Smiles with Smile Train

Students Form Smiles with Smile Train

Katherine White, Staff Writer February 16, 2016

On Feb. 8, 2016, a booth in the student union was set up with candies and treats to be sold for a dollar a piece to raise money in support of Smile Train, a charity organization that provides cleft lip...

Tri Delta Fundraiser for St. Jude

Tri Delta Fundraiser for St. Jude

Rebecca Carroll, Staff Writer February 13, 2016

TheTri Delta sorority held a fundraiser in the Student Union for St. Jude from Feb. 9-­12. Tri Delta’s philanthropy is St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. The partnership between St. Jude and...

Snappin It Up In DSUS Phoneography Class

“Snappin’ It Up” In DSU’S Phoneography Class

Aallyah Wright, Editor February 11, 2016

Phoneography, a new course at Delta State University, is taught by R. Kim Rushing, professor of Art, on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10:50 – 1:30. Phoneography is a course that teaches students to...

Can You Stand the Heat?

Can You Stand the Heat?

Sheldon Ransom, Staff Writer February 11, 2016

During these last two weeks, students have experienced smoldering temperatures, but not outside. There have been dorms on campus that have had unbearable heat control. Several students have resorted to...

Faculty Senate Update

Faculty Senate Update

Sheldon Ransom, Staff Writer February 11, 2016

The Faculty Senate meeting took place on Jan. 19, 2016. The agenda was read as printed. More old business than new business was discussed. Throughout the meeting, the one issue that sparked everyone...

Montrelle Woodard is a sophomore at DSU and she has no declared a major

Kappa Sigma Hosts Puppy Bowl

Katherine White, Staff Writer February 11, 2016

On Feb. 4, 2016, the Lambda-Pi Chapter of Kappa Sigma teamed up with the Cleveland-Bolivar County Animal Shelter to hold a Puppy Bowl on the Quad. The Puppy Bowl consisted of two open pens where the puppies...

Zetas Embrace  Finer Womanhood Week

Zetas Embrace Finer Womanhood Week

Aallyah Wright, Editor February 11, 2016

The Psi Kappa chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., hosted their Finer Womanhood Week starting Jan. 31, 2016 through Feb. 4, 2016. Shalisa Jackson, president and treasurer of her chapter, explained...