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Is Twitter Ruining American Journalism?

Is Twitter Ruining American Journalism?

March 5, 2019

Earlier this year, the online controversy over the Covington Catholic High School students and a Native American Elder, Nathan Phillips, sparked a significant article written by Farhad Manjoo on whether or not it is wise to take to Twitter, or other popular social media outlets, and express your opinion before all the facts ar...

New Security

New Security

Jalisa Thomas, Social Media

March 5, 2019

Have you been to a Walmart recently where this huge solar panel is in the middle of the parking lot? Some people may see this device, and they think it is a solar panel. Those are not solar panels. They are security devices. The Walmart Corporation is installing these devices in the parking lot of their stores to keep down...

Bitter Sweet Victory

Bitter Sweet Victory

March 5, 2019

  On Super Bowl Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, both sports and non-sports fans tuned in to watch the highly anticipated Pepsi Halftime Show in order to see Maroon 5 play the song “Sweet Victory” from the Nickelodeon cartoon “Spongebob Squarepants,” but soon became outraged when they found out that the one song that th...

Winner Winner Chicken Dinner!

Winner Winner Chicken Dinner!

March 5, 2019

On Jan. 14, Zaxby’s opened up their newest location in Cleveland with special deals for its first 100 customers. Days before the grand opening of the newest restaurant in Cleveland, the advertisements for special deals appeared and sent many residents into a frenzy to be in this elite group of chicken eaters. One of t...

DSU Budget in New Surveillance After Multiple Car Burglaries

DSU Budget in New Surveillance After Multiple Car Burglaries

February 9, 2019

Multiple auto burglaries on DSU residential property have resulted in surveillance installations.   According to Delta State University’s online daily crime log report, the campus auto burglaries began Monday, Oct. 19, 2018. Lawler-Harkins Dormitory's parking area was the first to report the incident.   Days...

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

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...