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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...

To See or Not to See

To See or Not to See

February 22, 2018

On Feb. 6, the Bologna Performing Arts Center (BPAC) hosted a live adaptation of one of William Shakespeare’s most known plays, Hamlet. The production was put on by the Aquila Theatre, which is based in New York. The production captured the heart of the play with some of the more iconic scenes and important developments to the p...

What are a Few of Your Favorite Things?

What are a Few of Your Favorite Things?

February 19, 2018

The Bologna Performing Arts Center (BPAC) marked off an event on Jan. 25, 2018. The brand-new musical, The Sound of Music, produced by Rodgers & Hammerstein, filled up theater seats quickly for the famous performance and brought hundreds to Delta State. “The Sound of Music enjoyed extraordinary success as a live t...

Healthy Mind, Healthy Body

Healthy Mind, Healthy Body

February 15, 2018

Paula King, M.ED., NCC, a counselor for Delta State University’s Student Health Center, believes that talking with a counselor can be beneficial to those with and without mental health issues. King has a few tips for how students can stay mentally healthy through the year. People often believe that seeing a counselor...

Booting Test Anxiety to the Curb

Booting Test Anxiety to the Curb

Rebecca Dickson, Staff Writer

February 6, 2018

Filed under Campus Happenings, News, Spring 2018

Test anxiety effects many college students when faced with exams that determine whether they will get their degree or not. Fellow students at Delta State University have offered helpful tips and tricks for overcoming test anxiety. Test anxiety can appear in a variety of ways. Students sometimes feel nervousness, nausea, racing...

A Spark to Start a Fire

A Spark to Start a Fire

February 6, 2018

    As an African-American organization Delta State's African-American Student Council has a lot of events planned for Black History Month. On Feb. 5, at 6:00, they will be hosting a Black History Program to bring awareness to significant moments in Black History. The AASC plans to have two speakers at ...

DSU Gets New Cafeteria

DSU Gets New Cafeteria

February 5, 2018

Starting fall semester 2018, DSU students will eat in Young-Mauldin cafeteria, which is currently under reconstruction. DSU allocated $9.2 million for the renovation of this building, which will include a newer dining place, snack bar, theater, and a private dining room. The construction itself started Sept. 1, and will continue...

Tradition in the Delta

Tradition in the Delta

November 5, 2017

Pig Pickin' is a traditional and annual Delta State University event that has been going on for about three decades and is located behind the football field at Statesmen Park. As the years go by, Pig Pickin' gets better because more people come back to support and celebrate the DSU football team. Thirty years ago, Mr. ...

Southern Hospitality at DSU

Southern Hospitality at DSU

November 2, 2017

Located in Mississippi, Delta State University is at the heart of the south. For many exchange students, the first few days in the States brings on homesickness, insomnia, and communication barriers. Although, once classes begin to kick off and more students arrive to campus—things begin to get easier! With that being ...