The Delta Statement

Things that are just not quite right tend to creep us out.

What Makes Things Creepy?

Emily Saucier, Copy Editor April 25, 2022

Why do we, as a species, go into panic mode when something isn’t quite right? Fear has been an essential part of survival for all of human history. We worry about predators, traps, and other threats...

A person reaches ”through” a cell phone grabbing at “likes” and “hearts” desperately.

Trendy or Narcissistic?

Chelsea Bryan, Copy Editor April 22, 2022

A Narcissist believes the world revolves around them.  Today, nearly half of the population of the planet uses some form of social media. According to a poll from  2020, approximately 3.6 billion...

Are DVDs becoming a thing of the past?

The Rise of Streaming and the Fall of Discs

Collin Crosby, Literary Journal April 22, 2022

There have been many types of physical media throughout the years, from VHS to LaserDisc to the most recent 4K Ultra HD discs. As technology advances, so do businesses and consumers. Today, the rise...

56% of divorces involve one party being addicted to porn

Let’s Talk About Porn

Riley Stembridge, Publisher April 20, 2022

If you’ve been alive since the conception of a recorded video, you’ve seen porn. In our postmodern world, almost everyone has access to the internet, therefore, access to pornography. Porn is unavoidable...

Think before you binge!

False Reality and Reality TV

Canderrian Brown, Social Media April 20, 2022

Reality TV has been around for nearly three decades, entertaining the masses with a variety of specials. Ranging from competition to dating shows, reality television has gifted viewers quality entertainment.  However,...

Sights like this are common in the Delta during Spring

Looking Back, Looking Ahead: A Warning

Justin Porter, Literary Journal April 18, 2022

In the early spring of 2022, severe weather repeatedly struck Yazoo County, echoing the memory of a tornado that tore its way through the city of Yazoo in 2010. Goodman’s Tornado On Tuesday, March...

An A-10 Warthog in flight

Predicting the Outcome of the 2022 Russian Invasion of Ukraine

Harrison Seeley, Delta Arts Journal Editor April 14, 2022

The What-If If Russia pushes further into Eastern Europe, particularly if they encounter American troops in Poland or Romania, there are essentially three possible occurrences.  Prediction 1: Anything...

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Understanding the 2022 Russian Invasion of Ukraine

Rosie Ellis, Copy Editor April 14, 2022

Before the Invasion Back in April of 2021, BBC News reported that Putin had unleashed war against 44 million people. According to the BBC, Putin claimed that modern, western-leaning Ukraine was a constant...

The New York Times Best-Seller Trademark

What is the New York Times Best Sellers List?

Lauren Harvey, Social Media April 12, 2022

According to the BBC, book sales have been on the rise since the peak of the pandemic. With the seemingly continuous lockdowns, more people have time to read books. This begs the question, how are best...

301 Event Center is hosting U.S. Band and expects many there

Hey Kids: U.S. Band at 301 Event Center

Joanna Johnson, Editor-in-Chief April 7, 2022

301 Event Center is opening this coming Friday, with a very special treat. The U.S. Band will be performing this Friday, April 8th and the doors open at 8:00 pm with a $10 cover. (You must be +21 years...

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Will You Be The Match?

Synethia Mathews, Contributing Writer March 24, 2022

Every three minutes someone in the United States is diagnosed with blood cancer or a blood related disease. Unfortunately, seventy percent of those who are diagnosed do not have a fully matched donor in...

COVID-19 placed stress on parents and children.

The After-Effects of COVID-19

Rosie Ellis, Copy Editor March 23, 2022

Back in 2020, the United States went into major lockdown due to COVID-19. According to Bob Woodward, President Donald Trump, at the time, knew about it, but he did not heed the warning.   This forced...