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Does One Size Fit All in Today’s Society?

Does One Size Fit All in Today’s Society?

November 3, 2017

As recent years have passed, Americans and myself have become more aware of the recent racial tensions between white Americans and African Americans. With riots that end in tragedies like Charlottesville and NFL athletes taking a knee to protest police brutality, it makes me wonder how many steps backward have we taken? After...

Exploring Cleveland

Exploring Cleveland

October 31, 2017

Need a quick break from your classes? Why not explore some of the opportunities for some fun and exercise that is surrounding you? There are many options not only around DSU campus to fill up your down time, but also all around the town of Cleveland, Miss. A great place to keep you busy is at the Forest E. Wyatt Center, locat...

Mississippi’s Education Vacuum

Mississippi’s Education Vacuum

May 3, 2017

The Freedom Project is an afterschool and summer program that helps underprivileged students in the Mississippi Delta. They have outposts in Meridian, Rosedale, and Sunflower County. Tutors work with students of all ages to provide fun and innovative ways of learning different school subjects. The program also offers electives...

Ecuador’s Gatekeeper

Ecuador’s Gatekeeper

April 25, 2017

The ocean blue sky, the lush green mountains towering above me, the crisp wind blowing past my curls; it is the plurality of a soothing nature. I am afraid to look down. Crowds of strangers gather to watch as I step closer to the edge. “Are you sure you want to do this?” a man shouts from the crowd. I look back, unmoved...

“Trumping” the Future of our Children in the Mississippi Delta

“Trumping” the Future of our Children in the Mississippi Delta

April 22, 2017

On March 16, 2017, the Trump administration released the proposed federal budget for the 2018 fiscal year. Along with an increase in the defense budget, a variety of programs such as The Environmental Protection Agency, The Agricultural Department, and The Department of Commerce are in danger to receive significant cuts to their...

Delta State Bookstore

Delta State Bookstore

April 18, 2017

Delta State University offers a wide variety of assistance to students who attend the school, especially when it comes to their financial standings. One of these sources is the university’s book store which is located in the Union, right at the heart of campus. Not only does the book store offer all the student’s school-spirited...

Freedom of Choice

Freedom of Choice

April 17, 2017

Every semester at Delta State University (DSU), on-campus freshmen and sophomores pay $1,530 for the All Access meal plan. The plan includes unlimited Block Meals from the Young-Mauldin Cafeteria and $190 FLEX Dollars that students can use at both the cafeteria and the Student Union, which houses Java City, Chick-fil-A, Burger...