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The DMI All-Star

The DMI All-Star

April 10, 2019

Right before the band was scheduled to leave for Los Angeles, Hannah fell ill and caught both strep throat and the flu just days before the big performance. Going against her doctor’s orders, Hannah still went on to perform with the other students on Mississippi night. As a freshman and audio engineering major from Southaven,...

Battle Royale Frenzy

Battle Royale Frenzy

April 9, 2019

Video games have rapidly become one of the most popular forms of entertainment and are continuing to adapt to appeal to all types of gamers. Gaming competitions and live streaming games have become more popular because of the growth of interest in video games. One type of game mode that is a cause of this growth in populari...

The Introvert’s Dilemma

The Introvert’s Dilemma

April 9, 2019

No matter how much a person may like (or dislike) his or her roommate, sharing a room with another person can be incredibly draining. For introverted college students who may not have the option to pay the extra money to live in a private dorm or rent a room in a house or an apartment, finding the time and space to be alone ...

Country Roads Take Me Anywhere but Here

Country Roads Take Me Anywhere but Here

March 29, 2019

Fallout 76 is an online action role-playing game in the Fallout series developed by Bethesda Game Studios and published by Bethesda Softworks. The game was announced on May 30, 2018 with longtime fans of the series eager to get their hands on a new installment in the Fallout series. The only problem was, people didn’t know w...

Resident Hall Council

Resident Hall Council

March 29, 2019

The Resident Hall Council (RHC) is a student run organization that helps plan events around campus by the students for the students. It is the job of the RHC to come up with events that students might enjoy in order to make student life on campus more fun and enjoyable. The leader of the RHC is Rebekah Lyons, a senior of Delta State ...

Trump Declares National Emergency to Avoid Another Shutdown

Trump Declares National Emergency to Avoid Another Shutdown

March 23, 2019

Since the government shutdown earlier this year, politicians on Capitol Hill have been struggling to come to an agreement over Trump’s fund proposal to build the wall on the southern border, but it turns out that an agreement was not necessary. For the past few weeks, a bipartisan committee in Washington has been working...

Mississippi’s Professional Theatre Aims to Keep the Culture of the State Alive on The Stage

Mississippi’s Professional Theatre Aims to Keep the Culture of the State Alive on The Stage

March 16, 2019

New Stage Theatre provides a professional level of theatre that is used to entertain and educate a diverse audience about the craft itself and the rich history of Miss.   New Stage Theatre, located in Jackson, Miss., is the only professional theatre in the state. Since establishment in 1965, New Stage has provided...

Disability Accessibility

Disability Accessibility

Kjirsten Whitsell, Editor in Chief

March 6, 2019

Delta State University has a small student population, with a very small percentage of those students having a disability. This small percentage leads to DSU not having all the resources to help that other, bigger universities may have. Dr. Richard Houston, who is the over the disability accommodations on campus, sat down...

Sexual Misconduct Awareness

Sexual Misconduct Awareness

March 6, 2019

Sexual violence on college campuses is sadly not a rare thing and neither is other types of abuse, including domestic violence and dating violence.   Rape. Sexual assault. Domestic abuse. Dating violence. In our society, these topics are commonplace in news and media, but how close are they to us really? How close are ...

Is Twitter Ruining American Journalism?

Is Twitter Ruining American Journalism?

March 5, 2019

Earlier this year, the online controversy over the Covington Catholic High School students and a Native American Elder, Nathan Phillips, sparked a significant article written by Farhad Manjoo on whether or not it is wise to take to Twitter, or other popular social media outlets, and express your opinion before all the facts ar...

New Security

New Security

Jalisa Thomas, Social Media

March 5, 2019

Have you been to a Walmart recently where this huge solar panel is in the middle of the parking lot? Some people may see this device, and they think it is a solar panel. Those are not solar panels. They are security devices. The Walmart Corporation is installing these devices in the parking lot of their stores to keep down...

Bitter Sweet Victory

Bitter Sweet Victory

March 5, 2019

  On Super Bowl Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, both sports and non-sports fans tuned in to watch the highly anticipated Pepsi Halftime Show in order to see Maroon 5 play the song “Sweet Victory” from the Nickelodeon cartoon “Spongebob Squarepants,” but soon became outraged when they found out that the one song that th...