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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...

Wu Yifan First Chinese Star to Perform During the Super Bowl Halftime Show

Wu Yifan First Chinese Star to Perform During the Super Bowl Halftime Show

February 20, 2018

On Feb. 4, 2018, the United States celebrated its biggest sporting event, the Super Bowl, which was held in the U.S Bank Stadium, Minneapolis, Minn. The Super Bowl’s halftime show has always been star-studded with the most popular stars including both national and international. This year, the lineup was different, as the...

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...

Chinese Press Under Attack

Chinese Press Under Attack

February 15, 2018

The Chinese media is being criticized for their recent reports on a sexual assault case involving a girl known as Lanlan Tang (her real name has been hidden in order to protect her identity). The Chinese people think that the media are conspiring with the girl’s assaulter and misguiding public opinion. In 2008, Tang, 14,...

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...

Are Standardized Tests Enough?

Are Standardized Tests Enough?

February 15, 2018

Chinese students who want to study abroad often have difficulty communicating with native English speakers. Foreign language proficiency is a requirement for study abroad, and is evaluatied through the IELTS. Maybe some people are wondering what IELTS is? Short for International English Language Testing System, the IELTS...

#MeToo

#MeToo

February 15, 2018

In recent weeks, it seems that more and more women are standing up to the men who have sexually assaulted them. According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics, an average of 21 percent of female undergraduates reported that they had been sexually assaulted since school started. This study was just from nine unnamed universities...

Kentucky School Shooting

Kentucky School Shooting

Avery Wall, Editor-in-Chief

February 15, 2018

Filed under News, Spring 2018

The Marshall County High School shooting in Ky., which occurred Wednesday, Jan. 23, is the 13th mass shooting in 2018. Since 2013, there is a rise in school shootings with one occurring in an average of a week according to Everytown Research. With this knowledge, current and new students of Delta State should be aware of Ok...

I CAN SEE THE LIGHT!

I CAN SEE THE LIGHT!

Hailey Alderman, Staff Writer

February 15, 2018

Filed under News, Spring 2018

Delta State University will get new street lights around parts of campus that are dimly lit. One of the areas that will be getting a light is in the parking lot behind the Kethley building. Chelsea Hall, senior secretary of the Language and Literature department, is quite happy that the new lights will be going up on campus....

Upcoming QEP and Related Events

Upcoming QEP and Related Events

February 15, 2018

Friday, February 23rd –  (FREE & OPEN TO PUBLIC) @ noon– in front of Union, on Quad  Singing of “Lift Every Voice and Sing”  -Lyric sheets will be provided. Event sponsor: African American Student Council and DSU QEP Tuesday, February 20th –  (FREE & OPEN TO PUBLIC) @ noon– Capps Archives Seminar R...

No Really, How Are You?

No Really, How Are You?

February 15, 2018

Being in college can be really stressful. For some, dealing with so many new people causes nerves and anxiety to flare. If it feels like you can't breathe or you want to faint, this is a sign of social anxiety. Social anxiety is the fear of interaction with other people. Often, those who suffer from social anxiety fear being...

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...