The Delta Statement

Why Bring Up the Past?

Why Bring Up the Past?

Noah Blake, DA Journal Editor March 12, 2021

Enrollment and activity in humanity departments has plummeted while STEM and business programs have skyrocketed over the last two decades (Forbes). However, people must realize that history is important...

College students struggle daily with the tasks they are faced with, but it is okay to not be okay and to seek help.

It’s Okay to Not Be Okay

Jaclyn Deason, Copy Editor March 10, 2021

Researchers from NCBI recently studied how college students feel overwhelmed and emotional when dealing with the different situations that come with living and being out on their own for possibly the first...

No Stimulus Check? No Problem. Here’s How College Students Can Apply for Pandemic Relief Funds

No Stimulus Check? No Problem. Here’s How College Students Can Apply for Pandemic Relief Funds

Mollie Pinion, Copy Editor March 9, 2021

Parents can claim most college students as dependents on their tax returns. Because of this, students are not eligible for stimulus checks. However, the pandemic has financially affected  college students,...

Isolation During the Pandemic

Being Quarantined, Words from Dr. Coleman

Raven Runnels, Publisher March 4, 2021

According to the CDC, isolation has led to a rise in stress, depression, suicides, and mental disorders. Dr. Judith Coleman, Delta State’s Writing Center Director, Language and Literature professor,...

Natalie Jeffries is excited to see what the new semester holds with Phi Mu!

Semester Redo: Delta State Aims for a More Fun and Safe Semester.

Joanna Johnson March 3, 2021

Following protocols and practicing healthy habits, Delta State will be able to start having safe on-campus events.   Fall 2020 has been an oddly memorable semester.  Students tried to avoid...

Did You Really Read a Poem, or Was it Just a Fancy Tweet?

Did You Really Read a Poem, or Was it Just a Fancy Tweet?

Kelly Foster March 2, 2021

As social media continues to encourage aspiring young poets to post their work, a long-standing debate persists regarding whether or not these works can truly be considered poems. The literary community...

F U Curfew!: Students Try to Find a Solution to Dorm Curfew!

F U Curfew!: Students Try to Find a Solution to Dorm Curfew!

Skylar Andrews March 1, 2021

There are many reasons students go off to college. Freedom is one of those reasons.  COVID-19 has impacted students’ lives on and off-campus. Those who live on campus have to base their school, athletic,...

Lockdown and Lockups

Lockdown and Lockups

Morgan Raper February 26, 2021

In the wake of 2020, violent crimes increased compared to pre-Covid reports despite stay-at-home orders. Cleveland’s increase in violent crime along with Delta State’s series of break-ins have left...

Visitation: Will It Ever Come Back?

Visitation: Will It Ever Come Back?

Ethan Burnett February 25, 2021

The Student Government Association has begun working on a bill to allow students living on campus access to visitation. Delta State University put visitation on restriction starting in Spring 2020 as...

The Electoral Daycare

The Electoral Daycare

Jack Vernon, Social Media Manager November 18, 2020

The week of Nov. 3, 2020, was an interesting one to say the least. That was the week I began my time at the Electoral Daycare. The Electoral Daycare is a very special preschool daycare that only admits...

GIrls Do Play Video Games

Sexism in Video Games

Ethan Burnett, Copy Editor November 18, 2020

Sexism. It’s a heavy topic in today’s culture. Most people know it from terms such as “the glass ceiling” or “wage gap,” but I would like to point it out in a different place: video games.   Many...

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Diversity in American Entertainment

Olivia Freeny, Publisher November 17, 2020

Diversity in American entertainment has always been lacking. Many television shows and movies have mostly white actors and white male directors. A majority of entertainers who have won Oscars, Grammys...