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Green Light: Todd Davis

Green Light: Todd Davis

February 22, 2016

Todd Davis is part of the Health, Physical Education, and Recreation Department at Delta State University. He runs the OKRA Camp and is Director of Outdoor Recreation. Davis has been a teacher at DSU for eight years and is teaching courses in both undergraduate and graduate levels. While Todd has directed the outdoor recreation...

Chocolate Lovers Month

Chocolate Lovers Month

February 15, 2016

Valentine’s Day is coming up, and many different types of chocolate can be seen on the shelves at just about every store around. According to The Statistical Portal website, chocolate sales in the United States have increased from twenty billion in 2013 to twenty-one billion in 2016. Ladarrius Cole, a physical education majo...

Green Light: Amber Dodge

Green Light: Amber Dodge

February 11, 2016

Amber Dodge is a junior majoring in wildlife management from Goldsboro, N.C. Dodge wants to work in a rehabilitation center for animals but is still unsure what kind of animals she would like to work with. She has time to figure this out. She said that she chose Delta State because it offered a decent price for tuition,...

Green Light: Tori Summers

Green Light: Tori Summers

Rebecca Carroll, Staff Writer

February 11, 2016

Tori Summers is a senior speech and hearing science major at Delta State. She said she plans to work as a speech-language pathologist until she can continue her path towards a master’s in special education. Summers is a resident assistant in Brumby­ Castle Hall. She has been an RA for the fall 2015 and the current,...

Green Light: All Gas, No Brakes

Green Light: All Gas, No Brakes

Aallyah Wright, Editor

February 9, 2016

Twenty-two year old, Treyzar “Boochie” Eatmon, is an entrepreneur and current student at Delta State University. See why he shines so bright. Eatmon started his own organization, All Gas No Breaks, on Feb. 14, 2015. He is the president and founder of this group. “Whatever we go for, we go nonstop until we accomplish...

Green Light: Natalie Carroll

Green Light: Natalie Carroll

Rebecca Carroll, Staff Writer

February 9, 2016

Natalie Carroll is an assistant professor of Graphic Design at Delta State University. This is Carroll’s second year teaching at DSU. She teaches beginner and upper level courses such as Typography, Package Design, and Advanced Graphic Design. During the summer, she normally teaches a section of Introduction to Art. Carroll said she almost got a degree in chemistry because she excelled in science but after visiting the Art Department at The University of Tennessee at Martin, “something just clicked.” “I was just drawn to the field of design and how versatile it could be,” she said. When she is not designing for a client, her personal portfolio is more in the digital art/collage realm. She likes the idea of fragments, colors, and repeated images. She said that she likes breaking images up, this way it loses its original meaning and becomes something completely different. She is an active member of the trivia group,...