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In front of Delta States Lawler-Harkins dorm.

Lawler-Harkins: Stairs, Stairs and More Stairs

Shamyiah Williams, Publisher October 3, 2019

Lawler-Harkins, one of Delta State’s oldest residence dorms on campus, is a three-story building with no elevator. Lawler-Harkins’ stairs are steep and narrow with low railings which have raised...

The National Association of Collegiate Esports was founded in 2016, and currently houses over eighty college teams.

A New Era of Sports at DSU

Trey Wright, Editor-in-Chief September 27, 2019

Delta State University students Christopher Honeycutt and Victoria Jankowski have created the Delta State Gamers Club, a place where students can come together in their free time to play games and take...

The Gaming Club meets every other Wednsday on the second floor of the Student Union.

Starting a New Game on Campus

Anthony Brown, Photography/ Social Media September 27, 2019

This semester, Delta State University (DSU) is getting a gaming club. While the semester has only just begun, the president of the new-found club Victoria Jankowski, has around 100 people, teachers and...

College Students: Dealing With Homesickness

College Students: Dealing With Homesickness

Jalisa Thomas and Verity Poglayen 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...

Picture of 2019 Delta Music Institute All-Stars’ 12 band members. Hannah is the one on the far right front row. (Pic from Delta State website)

The DMI All-Star

Jasmine McGill, Social Media 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...

The library can be a perfect place to recharge on a college campus. The second floor of DSU’s library has several secluded desks and study rooms that are great for studying or just hanging out alone.

The Introvert’s Dilemma

Carson Wiseman, Literary Journal 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...

Public spaces are required by law to have disability accessible entrances--but many are not as accessible as you might think.

Disability Accessibility

Kjirsten Whitsell, Editor in Chief March 6, 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,...

Sexual Misconduct Awareness

Sexual Misconduct Awareness

Hannah Roberson and Tia Davis 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...

The E.B. Hill / Canal Apartment Complex

Photo Creds: DSU Housing Department Website

DSU Budget in New Surveillance After Multiple Car Burglaries

Hollie Williams, Publisher 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...

October: The Month of Pink

October: The Month of Pink

Jasmine McGill, Photography 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...

Going a Long Way for the Longboarders

Going a Long Way for the Longboarders

Trey Wright, Publisher October 22, 2018

Since the beginning of the Fall 2018 semester at DSU, there has been a huge increase in skateboarders on campus.  One of those boarders is Dillon Brown, a freshman majoring in Commercial Aviation at Delta...

No offense, but… Maybe You’re Missing What These Sororities are Looking For

No offense, but… Maybe You’re Missing What These Sororities are Looking For

Madison Kalia , Copy Editor October 7, 2018

Delta State University is encountering inconsistencies between its overall racial demographics and those within its sororities. According to, in the fall of 2016, approximately 41% of...