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Taxpayers and City Streets

Taxpayers and City Streets

April 1, 2018

While leaving home to run to the grocery store, you encounter many sites and obstacles, such as large potholes and badly damaged streets. Unfortunately, most cities try to smooth over the potholes by filling the hole up with cement, but the patched pothole gives a bumpy ride. This is also bad for your car shocks, struts, and...

FOUND IN DITCH IN CLARKSDALE, MISSISSIPPI

FOUND IN DITCH IN CLARKSDALE, MISSISSIPPI

April 1, 2018

In Coahoma County, a body of an unknown black male was found alongside a residential roadway in a ditch during the early morning hours on Tuesday by children waiting for the school bus. Arriving at the bus stop that morning was unlike any other; however, a black man in his late 20’s lied face down in the ditch. The children,...

Antifa and the Fight Against the Far Right

Antifa and the Fight Against the Far Right

March 26, 2018

The Black Bloc, more commonly referred to as Antifa, is an Anti-Fascist movement dedicated to stopping the spread of white supremacy and far right ideology wherever it emerges. They are not one unified organization. They are hundreds of autonomous collectives all over the globe. They call themselves the Black Bloc because...

Student Loans

Student Loans

March 26, 2018

How Delta State University Helps

Blaming Should Not Be an Excuse for Inaction

Blaming Should Not Be an Excuse for Inaction

Avery Wall, Editor-in-Chief

March 24, 2018

Filed under Editorial, News, Spring 2018

In a recent NBC Think article by Dr. Whitney DeCamp, politicians including President Donald Trump pointed fingers at violent video games as one of the main causes of violent crimes, such as school shootings. However, while politicians continue to find other sources to blame, students, like those of Marjory Stoneman Douglas ...

Chinese New Year in Mississippi

Chinese New Year in Mississippi

March 24, 2018

According to the Chinese Lunar Calendar, Feb. 15, 2018, is the Spring Festival, which is popularly known as the Chinese New Year. This day is like Christmas Eve and also called the Spring Festival’s Eve. With the spread of Chinese in the world, the most important festival in China is fervent in undertaking.Spring Festival...

Tri Delta: St. Jude Fund Raising

Tri Delta: St. Jude Fund Raising

March 23, 2018

Tri Delta have exceeded $30,000,000 in St. Jude fund raising as part of their 10 year commitment.

DSU Connects Students from All Over the World

DSU Connects Students from All Over the World

March 23, 2018

Have you ever wondered how many international students are here in DSU? With over 3,000 students in DSU, 4% of them come from different countries. There are 127 international students that represent 45 countries who are studying here. The International Student Association organized events that “promote cross-cultural awareness...

DSU Men’s Swim and Dive Team Wins 10th NSISC Championship

DSU Men’s Swim and Dive Team Wins 10th NSISC Championship

March 23, 2018

Last weekend at the New South Intercollegiate Swim Conference championship, held on campus here at Delta State, DSU men’s swim and dive team managed a 1st place overall finish to win their conference. For his winning efforts, head coach Dan’l Murray was awarded NSISC coach of the year, well-deserved for another conference...

National Signing Day Success for DSU Women’s Soccer

National Signing Day Success for DSU Women’s Soccer

March 23, 2018

Delta State Women’s Soccer had a near record season in Fall 2017 with the best conference record they’ve had in nine years and are hoping their 13 signees who committed this week on National Signing Day will arrive in August ready to elevate their team to their best season yet. The Lady Statesmen came closer than ever...

The Endangered Species List Grows Shorter

The Endangered Species List Grows Shorter

Avery Wall, Editor-in-Chief

March 22, 2018

Filed under Features, News, Spring 2018

10 Animals and Their New Statuses

Rising Neo-Nazism in America

Rising Neo-Nazism in America

March 22, 2018

In recent news, there has been more talk about neo-Nazism groups taking a more active role in protests and/or rallies. While neo-Nazism has been nearly unheard of in the U.S. until the bloody Charlottesville incident a few months ago, neo-Nazis groups like the political American Nazi Party have been growing in popularity and v...