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Okra Out Front: Party on the Library Lawn

Okra Out Front: Party on the Library Lawn

Katilyn Walker, Social Media Editor

September 28, 2017

Filed under Campus Happenings, Fall 2017, News, Student Organizations

Everyone is invited to “Okra Out Front,” the first ever celebration of LGBTQ History Month at Delta State University, on Oct. 5, 6:00 p.m., in front of the Roberts-Laforge Library. The event will open with an introduction to LGTBQ History Month and will include a timeline highlighting important events in the struggle...

Attention: DSU Drivers

Attention: DSU Drivers

September 25, 2017

As DSU campus becomes busier during peak class hours, traffic begins to jam and finding an open space is like finding a needle in a haystack. Here is a brief survival guide for DSU drivers who may be unaware of some rules and regulations. First, purchase your decal. A few ways to do this is by going to visit Student Business...

DSU Baseball: Adds Coach for 2018 Season

DSU Baseball: Adds Coach for 2018 Season

Ricky Silvestri, Contributing Writer

September 22, 2017

Filed under Baseball and Softball, Campus Happenings, Fall 2017, Okra Spotlight

After the Statesmen's excellent 2017 season and World Series run, they have looked to reload an already experienced coaching staff with the addition of Coach Travis Graves. Graves brings with him 6 seasons (2012 to 2017) of experience as an associate coach at NJCAA powerhouse, Eastfield College. During his time at Eastfield,...

DSU: Okra Care

DSU: Okra Care

Dearron Stewart, Staff Writer

September 21, 2017

Filed under Campus Happenings, Fall 2017

How many universities can say that they have their own health center? Thankfully, Delta State University’s health center is located right on campus to serve all students, faculty, and staff if they have a medical problem or question. Constructed in 1976, the O.W. Reilly building was named after Dean Reilly, who was famously...

Passport to Success

Passport to Success

April 10, 2017

The Alumni Foundation and Career Services have teamed together to host an event, Passport to Success, for juniors, seniors, and graduate students. The event focuses on the future of Delta State’s students. Passport to Success will create LinkedIn profiles for the participants free of charge. LinkedIn is a networking tool for...

The Illusionists-Live From Broadway in the Delta

The Illusionists-Live From Broadway in the Delta

March 27, 2017

The Illusionists will be hitting the stage in the Delta for a short period of time, but that does not mean their performance will be anything short of amazing. On Thursday evening starting at 7:30 p.m., this magician act right from Broadway will be at Delta State’s own Bologna Performing Arts Center, and you don’t want to...

The Delta Players Present Speech and Debate

The Delta Players Present Speech and Debate

March 25, 2017

The Delta Players premiered their production of Stephen Karam's “Speech and Debate” on Mar 22. This is Dr. Kilby Allen's directorial debut at Delta State. The cast is comprised of Layla Young, Logan Swain, Jess Bennett, and Ginny Smith. The Delta Players have partnered with the GSA for this play, accepting donations for...

Check Out the Wiley Planetarium

Check Out the Wiley Planetarium

March 9, 2017

The Roy L. and Clara Belle Wiley Planetarium, originally built in 1976, has been newly renovated and reopened to students and the public as of Oct., 2016. Located at the end of the Caylor-White-Walters complex, the planetarium now houses a dual 3-D Digistar 5 digital projector system. The planetarium, which is currently the...

UPC Wants YOU

UPC Wants YOU

February 16, 2017

On Friday, Feb. 3, 2017, the Union Program Council showed Disney’s Moana in the BPAC Recital Hall. The Delta Statement talked to Jeanna Wilkes and asked her a few questions about the UPC such as what they do and how students can get involved. The Union Program Council (UPC) is a student organization that coordinates and...

606: A Delta Venue

606: A Delta Venue

February 6, 2017

Dylan Crouch turned the house at 606 South Court Street into a venue that hosts a wide variety of acts. 606 has hosted two shows this semester so far and has four more scheduled for February.   The idea to have house shows came from Crouch wanting to be able to see them himself. “When I moved here, I thought, 'Cool...

How to Support South Mississippi Tornado Victims

How to Support South Mississippi Tornado Victims

January 31, 2017

The Office of Student Life at Delta State is collecting donations for the Pine Belt tornado victims and encourages students to participate in this on-going event.   On the morning of Jan. 21, 2017, tornadoes hit south Mississippi causing damage to 1,400 homes in eight different counties. There were 60 injuries and...

Fire Station Trick or Treat

Fire Station Trick or Treat

October 21, 2016

  Press Release   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 12, 2016 Public Relations: Chris Smith, (662) 588-3449 Talbot Brooks, (662) 588-8649   Fire Station Trick-or-Treating Safety and Scary Delight All in One Bolivar County, MS – Bolivar County Volunteer Fire Department’s Battalion 1 (BCVFD Bn1) ...