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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...

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...

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...