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The Cyber Yard Bully: The Bully Who is Ending Young Lives

The Cyber Yard Bully: The Bully Who is Ending Young Lives

Jasmine McGill, Photography

December 3, 2018

Filed under Fall 2018, News, News Analysis

As of February, 15 of this year there were approximately 18 school shootings that occurred in the United States. Since then, that number has rapidly increased and there have been several more unfortunate occurrences since then. Each time a shooting happens, the immediate question asked is what the homelife was like for the shooter....

October: The Month of Pink

October: The Month of Pink

October 22, 2018

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month (NBCAM), an annual campaign to increase awareness of the disease. During October, people from all over the country host and participate in events that support the campaign and for awareness of the disease.   From high school athletes who wear pink in support of the...

Going a Long Way for the Longboarders

Going a Long Way for the Longboarders

October 22, 2018

Since the beginning of the Fall 2018 semester at DSU, there has been a huge increase in skateboarders on campus.  One of those boarders is Dillon Brown, a freshman majoring in Commercial Aviation at Delta State. He decided to form the Delta State Skateboard Club in an attempt to, as he puts it, “Bring the skateboarding community...

Christ Centered Recovery: Local Church starts support group for the broken in the community.

Christ Centered Recovery: Local Church starts support group for the broken in the community.

October 18, 2018

First Baptist Church Cleveland (FBCC) has started a new eight week study called Redemption Groups to help those in the community who are recovering from addiction and other types of sin in their lives. These groups are held on Thursday nights from 6:00-8:00 in the church’s fellowship hall. Redemption Groups are the church’s...

Family guy conspiracy theories that might change one’s view to “Just A Guy!”

Family guy conspiracy theories that might change one’s view to “Just A Guy!”

October 12, 2018

One of America's favorite comedy shows has plot twists that could throw off the way someone views Family Guy. Youtuber, Screen Rant, uploaded some videos in June that answers a lot of questions that have been asked since the launch of the first season. These videos point out connections between the creator, his characters and...

Drinking it Away: Death of Beloved Singer Found to be Tragic Accident

Drinking it Away: Death of Beloved Singer Found to be Tragic Accident

October 12, 2018

After suspicions of self-harm, the inquiry into the death of Dolores O’Riordan has proved that her death was a tragic accident. Dolores O’Riordan, the lead singer of the beloved Irish rock band The Cranberries, died on January 15, 2018. The inquiry, released to the public on September 6, 2018, stated that the official ...

Recurring Wreckage: Hurricanes Continue to be One of the Deadliest Threats to Americans

Recurring Wreckage: Hurricanes Continue to be One of the Deadliest Threats to Americans

October 7, 2018

Hurricane Florence devastated the East Coast earlier this month, and almost two weeks later, those affected are still suffering from the aftermath. Over the past 15 years, hurricanes have devastated the American people and caused more deaths and displacements than any other natural disasters. Florence is the most recent...

No offense, but… Maybe You’re Missing What These Sororities are Looking For

No offense, but… Maybe You’re Missing What These Sororities are Looking For

October 7, 2018

Delta State University is encountering inconsistencies between its overall racial demographics and those within its sororities. According to Mississippi.edu, in the fall of 2016, approximately 41% of students enrolled at Delta State were people of color. That same year, sorority Tri Delta had roughly 75 members, only five o...

A Piece of Resistance: A man inside Trump’s Administration speaks out.

A Piece of Resistance: A man inside Trump’s Administration speaks out.

Trey Wright, Publisher

October 7, 2018

Filed under Fall 2018, News

President Trump has faced a lot of backlash over his presidency, such as Foreign Affairs, Tax Reforms and even illegal immigration. Now the president is confronted with a new problem from inside the White House.   A senior member of Trump’s Administration has come out “anonymously” to disclose major secret...

School, Schedules, and Spanish: Professor Ferreira Considers Students when Creating Syllabus

School, Schedules, and Spanish: Professor Ferreira Considers Students when Creating Syllabus

October 2, 2018

In the life of a college student, homework and extra-curricular activities tend to take up most of a college student’s time. Trying to juggle work, friends, academics, clubs and teams is exhausting. Professor Sylma Samuel Ferreira does her best to help student schedules not be so hectic. Ferreira, a Spanish instructor at Delta Stat...

iPhone Conspiracy Theory: Behind the Screens

iPhone Conspiracy Theory: Behind the Screens

October 2, 2018

For years now, many iPhone users have stood with the belief that there is some type of conspiracy when it comes to the releasement of new iPhones. Many people believe that every time a new iPhone comes out, which is usually annually, the older iPhones begin to malfunction. They believe that Apple purposely makes the older phones...

History Gone in a Flash

History Gone in a Flash

October 2, 2018

90 percent of the Brazilian Museum of History burnt down, so what do we do when history is gone?