The Delta Statement

The hidden notes from the events and an artists depiction of the aliens.

The Pascagoula River Aliens

Collin Crosby, Literary Journal March 11, 2022

Pascagoula, Miss.: in the year 1973, the lives of two local shipyard workers, Charles Hickson and Calvin Parker, would be changed forever.  There is a great deal of controversy surrounding whether...

 The Fighting Okra believes in you! (credit: Delta State Twitter)

102 Covid Cases and Counting: How does DSU compare to Ole Miss and Mississippi State?

Ethan Burnett, Copy Editor October 8, 2020

As of Sept. 21, 2020, the total number of COVID-19 cases at DSU is just above 100. Many attribute this to the decisive way administration has handled the pandemic. Other Mississippi colleges that have...

Riots and Emergency: Inside Parchman Prison

Riots and Emergency: Inside Parchman Prison

Lajuana Banger, Copy Editor April 7, 2020

On New Year's Day, 2020, a fight broke out in Parchman Prison. An anonymous source who was involved in the riots says that the fights were not due to gang violence, but due to the mistreatment of the prisoners...

Opinion: Mississippi’s Education Vacuum

Opinion: Mississippi’s Education Vacuum

Nick Houston May 3, 2017

The Freedom Project is an afterschool and summer program that helps underprivileged students in the Mississippi Delta. They have outposts in Meridian, Rosedale, and Sunflower County. Tutors work with students...

“Trumping” the Future of our Children in the Mississippi Delta

“Trumping” the Future of our Children in the Mississippi Delta

Nick Houston April 22, 2017

On March 16, 2017, the Trump administration released the proposed federal budget for the 2018 fiscal year. Along with an increase in the defense budget, a variety of programs such as The Environmental...

Poster outside of the Office of Student Life

How to Support South Mississippi Tornado Victims

Kendall Morrrow 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,...

Mississippi State Flag

Mississippi State Flag

Nick Houston December 1, 2016

Delta State University has become the last public university in Mississippi to permanently lower the state flag as of November 3rd, 2016. After thrusting Delta State into a controversial national spotlight,...