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DSU Mens Swim and Dive Team

DSU Men’s Swim and Dive Team Wins 10th NSISC Championship

Tasha Toms, Staff Writer March 23, 2018

Last weekend at the New South Intercollegiate Swim Conference championship, held on campus here at Delta State, DSU men’s swim and dive team managed a 1st place overall finish to win their conference....

DSU celebrates Anoucke Baas winning goal.

National Signing Day Success for DSU Women’s Soccer

Tasha Toms, Staff Writer March 23, 2018

Delta State Women’s Soccer had a near record season in Fall 2017 with the best conference record they’ve had in nine years and are hoping their 13 signees who committed this week on National Signing...

To See or Not to See

To See or Not to See

Kjirsten Whitsell, Staff Writer February 22, 2018

On Feb. 6, the Bologna Performing Arts Center (BPAC) hosted a live adaptation of one of William Shakespeare’s most known plays, Hamlet. The production was put on by the Aquila Theatre, which is based...

What are a Few of Your Favorite Things?

What are a Few of Your Favorite Things?

Stormy Ferrell , Publisher February 19, 2018

The Bologna Performing Arts Center (BPAC) marked off an event on Jan. 25, 2018. The brand-new musical, The Sound of Music, produced by Rodgers & Hammerstein, filled up theater seats quickly for...

DSU Counselors: Paula King, Dr. Richard Houston, and Deidra M. Byas

Healthy Mind, Healthy Body

Kjirsten Whitsell, Staff Writer February 15, 2018

Paula King, M.ED., NCC, a counselor for Delta State University’s Student Health Center, believes that talking with a counselor can be beneficial to those with and without mental health issues. King has...

Booting Test Anxiety to the Curb

Booting Test Anxiety to the Curb

Rebecca Dickson, Staff Writer February 6, 2018

Test anxiety effects many college students when faced with exams that determine whether they will get their degree or not. Fellow students at Delta State University have offered helpful tips and tricks...

A Spark to Start a Fire

A Spark to Start a Fire

Kole Oakes, Editor-in-Chief February 6, 2018

    As an African-American organization Delta State's African-American Student Council has a lot of events planned for Black History Month. On Feb. 5, at 6:00, they will be hosting...

Young Maudlin Cafeteria is set for a few changes by the end of the summer.

DSU Gets New Cafeteria

Selby Matyakubova, Staff Writer February 5, 2018

Starting fall semester 2018, DSU students will eat in Young-Mauldin cafeteria, which is currently under reconstruction. DSU allocated $9.2 million for the renovation of this building, which will include...

Tradition in the Delta

Tradition in the Delta

Simone Jackson, Sports Editor November 5, 2017

Pig Pickin' is a traditional and annual Delta State University event that has been going on for about three decades and is located behind the football field at Statesmen Park. As the years go by, Pig...

Southern Hospitality at DSU

Southern Hospitality at DSU

Ayesha Tariq, Staff Writer November 2, 2017

Located in Mississippi, Delta State University is at the heart of the south. For many exchange students, the first few days in the States brings on homesickness, insomnia, and communication barriers....

DSU Art Faculty Fills Wright Gallery

DSU Art Faculty Fills Wright Gallery

Stormy Ferrell , Publisher October 13, 2017

Every year, Delta State University has an exhibit opening filled with pieces from the art professors, known as the faculty art show. This year the official opening was on Sept. 28, 2017, and viewings...

Book Cover of And There Was Evening And There Was Morning written by DSU professor Mike Smith.

DSU English Professor Releases Memoir

Kole Oakes, Editor-in-Chief October 13, 2017

Mike Smith, author and English professor at DSU, has recently released a new book of essays: And There Was Evening And There Was Morning. The essays detail his experience witnessing his first wife's illness...