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Riots and Emergency: Inside Parchman Prison

Riots and Emergency: Inside Parchman Prison

Lajuana Banger, Copy Editor April 7, 2020

On New Year's Day, 2020, a fight broke out in Parchman Prison. An anonymous source who was involved in the riots says that the fights were not due to gang violence, but due to the mistreatment of the prisoners...

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Violence in the Delta

Sarai Cork, Delta Arts Journal Editor April 5, 2020

Gun violence is a serious issue that is getting worse in the Delta. Mississippi has faced more tragic deaths recently through the act of shooting a gun.  Mississippi is number one as the state with...

Environmentalism in younger generations

Jay Loper, Copy Editor April 3, 2020

“How Dare you?”  The voice of a new generation of activists    Late in the summer of 2018, fifteen-year-old Greta Thunberg made her first stand against climate change. Thunberg’s protests...

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The New Reality of COVID-19

Anthony Brown, Social Media Coordinator April 1, 2020

On March 12, 2020, the World Health Organization declared the COVID-19 outbreak a pandemic. Since then, the virus and efforts to slow its spread have not only changed our lives on DSU’s campus, but also...

The Troubles Down Under

Anthony Brown , Social Media March 4, 2020

Australia has been struggling with wildfires since the end of 2019. Their monsoon season is a main contributor of their newfound relief. Natural causes like dry lightning in dry bushland are a main contributor...


Justin Anderson, Publishing Manager March 3, 2020

The campus of Delta State University is very subtle and appealing to the eye. There are many positive things that can be said about the campus. But there are a few negative aspects that must be addressed. Some...

Five Mindsets That Will Boost Your College Experience

Five Mindsets That Will Boost Your College Experience

Eloi Brownley Francois, Publishing Manager March 2, 2020

With the upcoming events of Spring 2020, like the International Business Symposium and Young Professional Conference, getting into a convenient mindset to make the most out of these opportunities is crucial. These...

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Mental Health Crisis

Lajuana Banger, Copy Editor March 1, 2020

We sometimes overlook the people who suffer from mental health issues. Raising awareness of mental health is an opportunity to help people in need of assistance.  What is Mental Health? According to...

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Campus Exposure: The College Cost of Fake Grades

Tasha Toms, Publishing Manager February 28, 2020

It’s a Friday night in Cleveland. Despite some professors’ best efforts, most students are already putting away their work and getting ready for a night out. Cleveland may be a small college town...

 Group collaboration is key to communicating as a student body as well as agreeing on the best ways to execute event planning, budgeting and more.

Behind the Scenes: DSU Club Life

K'Na Rose, Events Coordinator February 28, 2020

According to the Delta State website, there are over one hundred extracurricular student organizations on campus.    The interest topics include topics such as academics, community service...

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Cafeteria Branching Out

Marilyn Carrera, Events Coordinator February 21, 2020

Delta State University now offers Asian and Mexican style food alongside American style foods. However, some DSU students from different cultural backgrounds still want a bigger variety of multicultural...

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Disaster Damages the Delta 

Tasha Toms, Publishing Manager February 19, 2020

On Jan. 11, 2020, an aggressive storm traveled throughout Cleveland. It caused extensive damage to Delta State’s athletic site.  An Athletics associate for the school commented that the complete damage...