The Delta Statement

Five Steps to Balancing Your Academic and Social Life

Five Steps to Balancing Your Academic and Social Life

Hadia Zafar, Staff Writer September 26, 2017

The struggle to maintain a social life and your GPA is real. The Statement interviewed Abulfaz Hajizada and Ahmed Ayman to see how they managed to stay centered and successful at DSU. 1. Time Management Abulfaz...

Delta State Green Mile

Transferring to The Green Mile

Dearron Stewart, Staff Writer September 22, 2017

Grenada, Miss., native Jabari Khalil Hardwick says transferring to Delta State was one of the best decisions he has made: Delta State gives him lots of room to breathe and a better chance to further his...

DSU Baseball: Adds Coach for 2018 Season

DSU Baseball: Adds Coach for 2018 Season

Ricky Silvestri, Contributing Writer September 22, 2017

After the Statesmen's excellent 2017 season and World Series run, they have looked to reload an already experienced coaching staff with the addition of Coach Travis Graves. Graves brings with him 6...

Transfer Student, Kaitlyn OKeefe

DSU Transfer Students: Adjusting to New Environment

Wyatt O'Keefe, Staff Writer September 21, 2017

Transfer students can be found throughout DSU and are unique due to their experiences at a different college campus before making the transition to a four-year university. According to Dean Morgan,...

DSU: A Home Far From Home

DSU: A Home Far From Home

Ayesha Tariq, Staff Writer September 19, 2017

Delta State University has a glowing record of welcoming international students. Undergraduates, graduates, and post-graduates from all over the world come here for their higher education. Kevin...

DSU: Diversity University

DSU: Diversity University

Katilyn Walker, Staff Writer September 19, 2017

Delta State is popping with culture as students come from all over the world to experience life at DSU. Most of us are used to hearing of people coming to the U.S. or even to Delta State to expand...

Okra Spotlight: Jessica Byrd

Okra Spotlight: Jessica Byrd

Penny Bedford April 6, 2017

Jessica Byrd is an artistic and proud alumnus of Delta State University. Byrd graduated in 2004 with a BA in Art. Her favorite artists are Vincent van Gogh and Georgia O’Keeffe. Byrd loves experimenting...

The Okra Spotlight is on Ace

The Okra Spotlight is on Ace

Bugg Davis October 13, 2016

Aspriona “Ace” Gilbert is a junior red shirt for the Lady Statesmen basketball squad. After transferring from her successful career at Northwest Community College, she received the newcomer award for...

The Okra Spotlight Is On Eric Jamal

The Okra Spotlight Is On Eric Jamal

Penny Bedford, Staff Writer September 14, 2016

“I’ll give you my heart. I’m a proud organ donor/ I’m living in the present, I consider it a gift.” The above sentences, or shall I say verses, were from Christian rapper, Eric Jamal Johnson....

Green Light: Jill Cabrera

Green Light: Jill Cabrera

Rebecca Carroll, Staff Writer March 30, 2016

Dr. Jill Cabrera is an associate professor for the College of Education Department. “I teach graduate-level courses at DSU for students who are pursuing a Master of Education degree (M.Ed.) or Educational...

Photo of Stephanie Messer as a undergraduate student

Green Light: Stephanie Messer is Fashion Forward

Aallyah Wright, Editor March 25, 2016

  "Three words!" Stephanie Messer said while laughing. "Just three? You're asking the wrong thing of an English major!" Anyone who knows Messer knows that she is a very flamboyant person...

Green Light: #UniteToFight

Green Light: #UniteToFight

Aallyah Wright, Editor March 25, 2016

Delta State University junior, Stephon Jackson, has been battling with sickle cell anemia since birth. To help bring awareness to the disease, Jackson is starting an organization called United Sickle...