The Delta Statement

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...

A view of the new planetarium from the theater room.

Check Out the Wiley Planetarium

Penny Bedford 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...

Who are You Calling a Rooster?

Who are You Calling a Rooster?

By Rachel Red March 7, 2017

The Chinese zodiac has long captivated people across the globe, but with its fame have come some misconceptions. Like, isn’t the Chinese zodiac just a rip-off of the Western zodiac? It’s not! Yes,...

There’s a New Sherriff in Town

There’s a New Sherriff in Town

Nick Houston March 6, 2017

After serving for nearly 25 years on the Delta State police force, Chief Lynn Buford retired on January 17, 2017. Now, there’s a new sheriff in town, Chief Jeff Johns. In light of the new hire, The...

Tri Deltas working the Kissing Both on Valentines Day

Kisses for St. Jude

Kendall Morrow March 2, 2017

In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, the Delta State Chapter of Tri Delta hosted a fundraiser for St. Jude. “Kisses for St. Jude” took place in in the H.L. Nowell Union, where The Delta Statement talked...

Honor Society: Scam or Real?

Honor Society: Scam or Real?

Penny Bedford February 27, 2017

The Delta State community has mixed reviews concerning The Society for Collegiate Leadership & Achievement (SCLA), which has recently sent emails inviting students to join “a multidisciplinary honor...

Weirdos Unite

Weirdos Unite

Rachel Red February 23, 2017

“We are the Delta State Weirdo Chess Club, but [we are] more than just a chess club. We're a bunch of young individuals...weird individuals...trying to use our inability to ‘fit in’ [to] make us...

A comic depicting the humorous side of being a well-rounded student.

What Career Services Can Do For You?

Penny Bedford February 20, 2017

The Career Services (CS) offers many opportunities for students to work on their career path. Their services include but are not limited to resume consultations, job postings, career coaching, job search...

2017 Most Beautiful Pageant

2017 Most Beautiful Pageant

Hannah Kistemaker February 19, 2017

On February 16 the Student Government Association (SGA) held Delta State University’s 2017 Most Beautiful Pageant at the Bologna Performing Arts Center. Thursday night, 29 ladies competed for the title...

Some of the students that enjoyed watching the UPC’s showing of Moana in the BPAC recital hall.


Kendall Morrow 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...