The Delta Statement

Stand For Children

Stand For Children

October 19, 2019

Stand For Children is an organization that provides strategies to better the education system. It is located in different places in the United States, including Memphis, Tennessee.   Cardell Orrin, Memphis Executive Director of Stand For Children, says that Stand For Children exists to address structural inequalities...

ACCESS ACCESSIBILITY

ACCESS ACCESSIBILITY

October 18, 2019

Dr. Richard Houston has been the Americans with Disabilities Act Coordinator for Delta State University for over 10 years and plans to continue to improve accessability on campus. Dr. Houston says that in the next five years he hopes, “Every new addition, every new upgrade or every new remodel would take into account that this building i...

Under New Management

Under New Management

October 4, 2019

For the first time in seven years, a man not named Jim Boone will be coaching the men's basketball team for Delta State University. Coach Mike Nienaber will take over for the Statesmen and is looking forward to the challenge of picking up right where Coach Boone left off last March.  The Delta Statement set out to interview Coa...

Student Transportation around Cleveland

Student Transportation around Cleveland

October 3, 2019

Delta State University (DSU) has a lot to offer their students, but some say the campus is missing student transportation.  Not every student has a ride to get around town. Some students are left relying on friends, but friends are not always reliable.  There are many international students who attend DSU without a vehicle, and they ha...

Lawler-Harkins: Stairs, Stairs and More Stairs

Lawler-Harkins: Stairs, Stairs and More Stairs

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 questions for Delta State. Shania Mugford, a resident in Lawler-Harkins for two years, states, “I don’t feel comfortable enoug...

Who Turned up the Heat?

Who Turned up the Heat?

October 1, 2019

This year the Amazon reached a record high of over 90,000 active fires—a number that worries Brazilians and people around the world and reflects how the rate of deforestation is rising quickly. The environmental policies active in Brazil currently contribute to the fires and deforestation. Brazilian President Jair Bo...

Critical Darling from The Golden Era of Television gets a Movie

Critical Darling from The Golden Era of Television gets a Movie

September 27, 2019

“El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie” will be released on Netflix on October 11, 2019. Vince Gilligan, creator of the original television show “Breaking Bad,” is both writer and director. “El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie” is a direct continuation of the events that happened at the end of the television series, which ran fro...

A New Era of Sports at DSU

A New Era of Sports at DSU

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 a break from their studies. Jankowski also has plans to start an esports team for Delta State. Upon asking why she started the esports team...

Starting a New Game on Campus

Starting a New Game on Campus

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 students alike, interested in the club to petition towards it’s creation.  With eight members, she quickly made headway...

Cardi & Nicki’s Beef with Each Other

Cardi & Nicki’s Beef with Each Other

April 22, 2019

It has been a couple of months since the big incident of Cardi B. v Nicki Minaj attacks and since there has not been much since.   The alleged attack happened in September at New York’s Fashion Week. At this event there were many cameras able to catch it on film.   In the beginning of the video on TMZ’s...

Thrown for a Looper

Thrown for a Looper

Liz Howell, Copy Editor

April 22, 2019

Equality and equivalencies are not always the same thing. According to CNN, former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper, when asked if he would consider a woman as his running mate for his presidential campaign, questioned why women are not asked the same thing about men. Hickenlooper shrugged as he asked, "How come we're ...

Super Merger: What the Disney/ Fox merger means for the future of Marvel films

Super Merger: What the Disney/ Fox merger means for the future of Marvel films

April 22, 2019

On Wednesday, March 20, Disney and 21st Century Fox completed one of the biggest mergers in Hollywood. In this deal, Disney purchased the film and TV assets of 21st Century Fox for a massive $71.3 billion. This purchase of content gives Disney control of many successful film and TV franchises such as Alien, Titanic, How I Met You...