The Delta Statement

Nerf War at the Baptist Student Union

Nerf War at the Baptist Student Union

Kendall Morrow May 3, 2017

The Nerf Gun War had been the topic of conversation for weeks around the Baptist Student Union, or as we call it, BSU. People that didn’t even own Nerf guns and especially didn’t know how to use them...

The Unexpected Child

The Unexpected Child

Hannah Kistemaker April 21, 2017

The “Fighting Okra” was first conceived in 1985. Its unknowing parents included a few members of the Statesmen basketball and baseball teams. Their idea was simple: “What is mean and green?”   The...

Opinion: Delta State Bookstore

Opinion: Delta State Bookstore

Bugg Davis April 18, 2017

Delta State University offers a wide variety of assistance to students who attend the school, especially when it comes to their financial standings. One of these sources is the university’s book store...

Freedom of Choice

Freedom of Choice

Rachel Red April 17, 2017

Every semester at Delta State University (DSU), on-campus freshmen and sophomores pay $1,530 for the All Access meal plan. The plan includes unlimited Block Meals from the Young-Mauldin Cafeteria and $190...

Passport to Success

Passport to Success

Penny Bedford 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....

Aaron Payne working on resumes at his internship at Career Services.

How DSU Internships Can Help You Prepare for Your Career

Kendall Morrow April 3, 2017

Brittany Smart is in her last semester of the Social Work Program at Delta State, which involves a required internship. The Delta Statement asked Smart some questions about how Delta State has helped her...

Wrap it Up

Wrap it Up

Kendall Morrow April 1, 2017

Members from the African American Student Council hosted events to advocate for women of different cultures to stick to their roots rather than leaving them behind in order to fit into the culture in the...

The Illusionists-Live From Broadway in the Delta

The Illusionists-Live From Broadway in the Delta

Kendall Morrow 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.,...

Alumni Association and Foundation

Alumni Association and Foundation

Penny Bedford March 27, 2017

The Delta State Alumni Association provides the connection linking the University with over 30,000 graduates. It exists to connect graduates for continued support, fellowship, and networking across the...

GSA president Jess Bennett

The GSA Screens Pariah

Kole Oakes March 26, 2017

The first GSA Movie Night of the Spring 2017 semester was held on Feb 20. The organization screened the 2011 film Pariah, which is about a young gay black woman coming of age in the Bronx. The screening...

The Delta Players Present Speech and Debate

The Delta Players Present Speech and Debate

Kole Oakes 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...

BPAC’s Ambassador Program

BPAC’s Ambassador Program

Penny Bedford March 25, 2017

The Bologna Performing Arts Center (BPAC) is searching for new volunteers for the Ambassador Program. The Ambassador Program began in 1996, a year after the BPAC was opened. The ambassadors are volunteers...