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If Not Now, When?: Three Ways to Stop Procrastinating

Aaliyviah Frison, Copy Editor February 9, 2023

Are you a procrastinator? If so, then this article is for you.  College students handle multiple subjects, assignments, exams and extracurriculars, so having time management skills is essential.  Time...

The Delta State womens soccer team, 2022-2023, poses on media day.

Women’s Soccer Recap

Robyn A. Moody, Contributing Writer February 9, 2023

In his third season as head coach, Mark Hiller helped the Lady Statesmen Women’s Soccer team break its record for the most program wins in a season.  Coach Hiller, Assistant Couch Una Einarsdottir...

Gen Z aesthetic tends to be nostalgic for the late 90s and early 2000s.

Zennials: Generation Leminal

Naia M. Lanton, Columnist/Da Editor February 7, 2023

Arbitrary stereotypes and intergenerational prejudice seems to be taking over online discourse within the last few years. What started as a way to separate cohorts into demographics for marketing and social...

Is this you? A student falls asleep at her computer.

Read This if You’re Feeling Tired

Kelly Foster, Editor-in-Chief January 26, 2023

You’re sleep-deprived. Well, you probably are, according to the Journal of Adolescent Health. In a study of over 1,000 university students ages 17 to 25, researchers categorized over 60 percent as “poor...

Mississippi writer Willie Morris, who died in 1999, is buried in Glenwood Cemetery in Yazoo City, Miss.

A Son Immortalizes his Father’s Love

Justin Porter, Editor-in-Chief January 25, 2023

On April 29, 2022, David Rae Morris published “Love, Daddy: Letters from My Father” with University Press of Mississippi. Morris, a writer, photographer and filmmaker, is the son of Mississippi...

Execs canceled some cartoons due to concerns about appropriateness for children.

Why They Canceled Your Favorite 90s and 2000s TV Series

Kendall Coker, Copy Editor April 25, 2022

Cartoon Network has gone through many stages of production since its debut in October of 1992. Studio Ghibli’s films are hard to find. Fan favorites have been canceled, unobtainable, and simply wiped...

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...