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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

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?

Italy: Not the Wonderland You Thought

Italy: Not the Wonderland You Thought

October 2, 2018

Italy has greatly suffered from what is commonly known as “The European Migrant Crisis” over the past three years. Since the crisis began, Italy has accumulated an estimated 500,000+ immigrants. This has greatly affected locals, tourists and the refugees themselves. March 15, 2011 marked the beginning of the Syrian Civil War. Sin...

Chicago County Property Tax Divide

Claire Foster, Da / Events

October 2, 2018

After a year-long investigation, The Chicago Tribune has found that the tax assessments of residential homes in Chicago counties have been completely wrong for many, causing intense grief and tension within Chicago communities, and the credibility of the property tax system has been looked at with doubt and caution. Chicago is a city that has been divided by class and race, but there has been another underlying reason to cause tension for the residents of Chicago. In an almost reverse Robin Hood setting, tax properties have been benefiting the ri...

Financial Hurt: How Students Struggle with DSU’s Aid Department

Financial Hurt: How Students Struggle with DSU’s Aid Department

October 2, 2018

Many Students believe that the Delta State University Financial Aid Department has functioned improperly in handling student account issues. With nearly 100 students in the “final purge” of classes, The Delta Statement decided to reach out. Unlike many universities that allow students to take classes and pay for them...

What if You are not a Christian?

What if You are not a Christian?

October 2, 2018

Delta State welcomes many international students from around the world, bringing cultural and religious diversity. With the majority among them being Muslim, students have decided to form a Muslim student association. According to students, the purpose of this association is to introduce diversity and share the values and traditions...

DSU Writing Center Receives New Computers

DSU Writing Center Receives New Computers

September 28, 2018

At the beginning of the 2018 Fall semester, Writing Center Director Dr. Judith Coleman received news that the campus Writing Center would be getting new computers. The four current computers that the Writing Center has are old and do not necessarily work very well (some do not even turn on). Due to this, they were assessed...

Short-Term Memory Loss: How the Statesmen Plan to Turn Around the Season

Short-Term Memory Loss: How the Statesmen Plan to Turn Around the Season

September 28, 2018

With three losses already this season, Delta State's football team is moving on with some help from selective short-term memory loss.   The team is no longer focused on the past games. The Statesmen are ready to prove that these losses will not define their season. They are expecting a major turn around to the season...

Taxpayers and City Streets

Taxpayers and City Streets

April 1, 2018

While leaving home to run to the grocery store, you encounter many sites and obstacles, such as large potholes and badly damaged streets. Unfortunately, most cities try to smooth over the potholes by filling the hole up with cement, but the patched pothole gives a bumpy ride. This is also bad for your car shocks, struts, and...