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Weirdos Unite

Weirdos Unite

February 23, 2017

“We are the Delta State Weirdo Chess Club, but [we are] more than just a chess club. We're a bunch of young individuals...weird individuals...trying to use our inability to ‘fit in’ [to] make us STAND OUT. Not just in the world of chess, but in the life we live everyday as well.” Weirdo Chess Club Facebook Page ...

Improvement in the Lives of LGBTQ+ Students

Improvement in the Lives of LGBTQ+ Students

Kole Oakes

January 30, 2017

Filed under Spring 2017, Student Organizations

Going into its second active semester, the Gender and Sexuality Alliance (GSA) has made some significant strides in bettering the lives of Delta State's LGBTQ+ students.   The GSA’s presence on campus has brought a feeling of comfort and safety to LGBTQ+ students: “I have never really been able to find or talk...

DSU Presents SADD to YOU

DSU Presents SADD to YOU

January 25, 2017

SADD, which stands for Students Against Destructive Decisions, is a potentially new student organization at Delta State University. SADD is a national group that was founded by Robert Anastas in 1981. Their mission is to help teenagers and young adults deal with issues such as drug use, underage drinking, drunk driving,...

The Wesley

The Wesley

October 24, 2016

The Wesley is another student activity that can be found around Delta State’s campus. Students are encouraged to check it out. We caught up with some of the students who attend the Wesley regularly to see what it is all about. Here's what we found out:   Define the Wesley in your own words:     “To me, the Wesley i...

About the BSU

About the BSU

October 22, 2016

What is the BSU? The Delta Statement is here to help you find out. The short acronym stands for Baptist Student Union and is classified as a religious extracurricular activity for Delta State’s students. However, we caught up with some of the students who attend the BSU to see what they thought of it. Here are their respo...

Student Organizations Hosts Social Injustices Forum

Student Organizations Hosts Social Injustices Forum

October 18, 2016

On Oct. 6, 2016 at 3:30 p.m., student organizations and leaders hosted a forum on social injustices in America. Leading this open conversation were representatives from the African American Student Council, the Reformed University Fellowship (RUF), the National Pan-Hellenic Council, and Mr. DSU Scottie Willis. Students an...

RUF Has a Dream

RUF Has a Dream

Jimmieria Chillis

September 27, 2016

Filed under Fall 2016, Spring 2016, Student Organizations

The Reformed University Fellowship, informally known as RUF, is an on-campus ministry. It meets every Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. in the Baioni Conference Center in Broom Hall. Its purpose, as indicated on the organization’s website and flyers in the Union, is “to reach students for Christ and equip them to serve Him.” Pastor...

Upsilon Delta Delta Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Incorporated Hosts Scholarship Matters Poster Contest

Upsilon Delta Delta Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Incorporated Hosts Scholarship Matters Poster Contest

April 10, 2016

Members of the Upsilon Delta Delta Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. hosted a “Scholarship Matters” poster contest for students at the Cleveland Career Development and Technology Center on April 12, 2016 during Omega Week at Delta State University. Pictured from left to right: Cor’Tez Hibbler- ...

Pi Kappa Alpha Raffles off Puppy for a Good Cause

Pi Kappa Alpha Raffles off Puppy for a Good Cause

March 29, 2016

This past week outside of the Union, many of you may have noticed an adorable yellow, Labrador retriever. The puppy was part of a fundraiser held by the Zeta Beta Chapter of Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity. They were holding a raffle to raise money for a six year old boy from, Aiden Amason, with “stage four desmoplastic small...