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How Hope Fled Myanmar

How Hope Fled Myanmar

Noah Blake, DA Journal Editor April 27, 2021

On February 1st 2021, Myanmar’s military seized control of the government, returning the nation to total military rule for the first time since 2011. The military has suppressed peaceful protests in...

Swept up by comparison, many social media users don’t realize just how much it affects them.

The Side of Social Media That We’re Looking At But Not Seeing

Mollie Pinion, Copy Editor April 26, 2021

Fans on Twitter recently called out Kylie Jenner for photoshopping her leg to look slimmer in a poolside bikini picture. That's okay though because she probably made roughly $1 million for just pressing...

Reddit: The Righteous Cause Behind Taking Down Wall Street

Reddit: The Righteous Cause Behind Taking Down Wall Street

Ethan Burnett, Publisher April 22, 2021

By now you’ve probably heard of Reddit and Gamestop. This fiasco has the entire stock market turned upside down, and if you’re confused about how it all works, you’re not alone.    It...

“Perhaps the turning point in one’s life is realizing that to be treated like a victim is not necessarily to become one.” -James Baldwin

Days of Nothing

Sykina Butts, Social Media Manager April 21, 2021

Xiaojie Tan (49) and her daughter planned on celebrating Tan’s fifty birthday with strawberry cake on March 17, 2021. Yet, that never happened.    Delania Ashley Yuan (33), Hyun Jung Grant...

The Spartan Agoge: Investigation of Badassery

The Spartan Agoge: Investigation of Badassery

Caleb Giachelli, DA Journal Editor April 20, 2021

Have you ever seen the movie 300? Whether you enjoy chest and bicep day or not, trying to ignore physical greatness is seemingly an impossible concept. When Gerard Butler kicks some politically misinformed...

Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay

Male Infertility Is on the Rise in the U.S.

Caleb Giachelli, Delta Arts Journal Editor April 19, 2021

Infertility, specifically in the United States of America, is on a rapid rise. Contrary to popular belief, the issue is primarily due to biological concerns of males alone. An article written by Sadiya...

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COVID-19: The Conspiracy Theories Behind Public Reluctance to Vaccination

Vorris Williams, Delta Arts Journal Editor March 23, 2021
According to epidemiologists Young and Hagan, the vaccine is “our best shot at ending the pandemic,” and yet conspiracy theories about the safety of the vaccine persist. 
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...