The Delta Statement

Photo of Anna Claire Stokes,

IFC Fundraiser for Anna Claire Stokes

Katherine White, Staff Writer March 2, 2016

This past week, Feb. 22 -26, the Inner Fraternal Council (IFC) found a lot of Greek merchandise in the student life office and decided to put it to good use. The Greek merchandise found, belongs to the...

Photo from Delta State Universitys website

Most Beautiful Pageant

Aallyah Wright, Editor March 2, 2016

The Student Government Association (SGA) presented the 2016 Most Beautiful Pageant on Feb. 23, in the Bologna Performing Arts Center. Emily Adams took the title of Most Beautiful and Most Photogenic. The...

Photo of Members of AASC at their spring induction ceremony.

AASC’s Spring Induction Ceremony

Aallyah Wright, Editor March 1, 2016

The African American Student Council hosted their spring induction ceremony on Feb. 24, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. in the Lena Roberts Chapel. "[The] induction ceremony is set to celebrate members and the collaborations...

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Delta Jewels Oral History

Sheldon Ransom, Staff Writer March 1, 2016

On Feb. 17, Delta State hosted The Delta Jewels Oral History event. The event took place in the Jacob Conference Center in Ewing Hall. Alysia Burton Steele graced the event with her presence as the guest...

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Of Ebony Embers

Aallyah Wright, Editor March 1, 2016

Delta State University's Diversity Committee presented "Of Ebony Embers: Vignettes of the Harlem Renaissance" on Feb. 25, at 7:00 p.m. in Jobe Auditorium. Arlene Sanders, Instructor of Politcal Science...

President LaForge and winning the race members.

Winning the Race Meeting

Najawon Wilson March 1, 2016

Photo by Katherine White

Cleveland Country Club Hosts Big Band Bash

Katherine White, Staff Writer February 27, 2016

It was a night filled with jazz, dancing, and delicious food. The Cleveland Country Club hosted Delta State’s Jazz Ensemble on Feb. 26, to help aid in the band’s fundraiser. Tickets were $20 for...

(From Left to Right: Sarah Fortenberry, Alecia Wilson, Kole Oakes, Jess Bennett, and Nick Houston | Photographer: Aallyah Wright)

Da Awards Ceremony A Success

Rebecca Carroll, Staff Writer February 24, 2016

Delta State’s literary magazine, Da, hosted its 2nd Annual awards reading on Wednesday, Feb. 17. A pretty good crowd showed up to support and listen to the winners read. The emcee for the award ceremony...

BSU hosts Bake Sale

BSU hosts Bake Sale

Jontil Coleman, Web Manager February 22, 2016

The Baptist Student Union of DSU held its annual bake sale in the student union on February 11th and 12th to raise funds for their student missions. Donations for the fundraiser came from local churches...

Photographer: Najawon Wilson

GRAMMY Museum Mississippi Set To Open In March

Jontil Coleman, Web Manager February 22, 2016

Set to open on March 5, 2016, the GRAMMY Museum is expected to be a main attraction in the Mississippi Delta. After six years of establishing a firm foundation in Los Angeles, California, the GRAMMY...

Delta State Ranks In Top 10 for Most Affordable College

Delta State Ranks In Top 10 for Most Affordable College

Aallyah Wright, Editor February 20, 2016

Delta State University was ranked #8 in the overall list as one of 2016's top 25 most affordable online colleges and degrees with an annual tuition of $6,012 and 20 online degrees. According to Taitum...

Officers of the African American Student Council include: (front row, left to right) Aja Buckhalter, Selena Trotter, (back, l to r) Ashley Blackburn, Letia McGee, Symmbol Sanderlin, Veronica Suggs and Alandria Ramsey.

African American Student Council

Aallyah Wright, Editor February 19, 2016

Here are the calendar events for February.