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Got Time to Make Time?

Got Time to Make Time?

October 5, 2017

Academic Advising Services are offered to all DSU students and can be found in the Student Success Center on the 3rd floor of the Union. Students who need guidance throughout their college careers are always welcome at the Student Success Center. The Success Center offers not only tutoring services, but an array of academic advising services, such as: a...

DSU to the Rescue: Hurricane Harvey

DSU to the Rescue: Hurricane Harvey

October 5, 2017

Aug. 25, 2017, Texas was hit by Hurricane Harvey, a category three hurricane with one hundred thirty miles per hour winds, and only twelve years after the Gulf Cost was hit by Category 5 Hurricane Katrina. Both storms left behind billions of dollars worth of damages. There were people without homes or power, and nowhere to...

Amazon: All Set for Second Headquarters

Amazon: All Set for Second Headquarters

October 4, 2017

After thirty-eight billion dollars of economic growth in Seattle, Amazon’s first home and the world’s biggest online giant is planning to set up its second headquarters, HQ2, in North America. Amazon has posted an online application to welcome cities to take part in their public search. The deadline for the submission is...

Preparing for the Worst:  Hurricane Irma

Preparing for the Worst:  Hurricane Irma

September 30, 2017

Hurricane Irma has been one the most devastating natural disasters to ever hit South Florida, flooding the homes of millions. With this tragedy, it has left residents wondering where will they stay and how they will start a new life. After advancing storm power in the Pacific Ocean for nearly a week, Hurricane Irma lunged...

Statesman Guide to Success

Statesman Guide to Success

September 30, 2017

Are you a Statesman searching for success? Visit the Student Success Center located on the third floor of the Union in suite 308. There, you will discover a dedicated team of DSU staff who are offering many different resources that can assist students striving for success. This helpful department is on a mission to encourage...

Counting the Stars at Wiley Planetarium

Counting the Stars at Wiley Planetarium

September 29, 2017

Located behind Walter-Caylor Hall near 4th Ave., the Wiley Planetarium recently hosted its first showing of the semester entitled, “September Sky.” Director of the planetarium, Dr. Adam Johanson led a discussion on the night constellations and planets Delta State students and the Cleveland community can expect to see thr...

Big Changes in Store for DSU BSU

Big Changes in Store for DSU BSU

September 29, 2017

The Baptist Student Union (BSU) at Delta State is kicking off the semester with a new Director, Andrew “Kappy” Kappenman. Kappenman came to be apart of the BSU at Delta State University from Hernando, Mississippi. He graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi and has been involved with collegiate student ministries...

Okra Out Front: Party on the Library Lawn

Okra Out Front: Party on the Library Lawn

Katilyn Walker, Social Media Editor

September 28, 2017

Filed under Campus Happenings, Fall 2017, News, Student Organizations

Everyone is invited to “Okra Out Front,” the first ever celebration of LGBTQ History Month at Delta State University, on Oct. 5, 6:00 p.m., in front of the Roberts-Laforge Library. The event will open with an introduction to LGTBQ History Month and will include a timeline highlighting important events in the struggle...

Attention: DSU Drivers

Attention: DSU Drivers

September 25, 2017

As DSU campus becomes busier during peak class hours, traffic begins to jam and finding an open space is like finding a needle in a haystack. Here is a brief survival guide for DSU drivers who may be unaware of some rules and regulations. First, purchase your decal. A few ways to do this is by going to visit Student Business...

DSU Baseball: Adds Coach for 2018 Season

DSU Baseball: Adds Coach for 2018 Season

Ricky Silvestri, Contributing Writer

September 22, 2017

Filed under Baseball and Softball, Campus Happenings, Fall 2017, Okra Spotlight

After the Statesmen's excellent 2017 season and World Series run, they have looked to reload an already experienced coaching staff with the addition of Coach Travis Graves. Graves brings with him 6 seasons (2012 to 2017) of experience as an associate coach at NJCAA powerhouse, Eastfield College. During his time at Eastfield,...

DSU: Okra Care

DSU: Okra Care

Dearron Stewart, Staff Writer

September 21, 2017

Filed under Campus Happenings, Fall 2017

How many universities can say that they have their own health center? Thankfully, Delta State University’s health center is located right on campus to serve all students, faculty, and staff if they have a medical problem or question. Constructed in 1976, the O.W. Reilly building was named after Dean Reilly, who was famously...

The Boogie Man at the GRAMMY Museum

The Boogie Man at the GRAMMY Museum

Avery Wall, Editor-in-Chief

August 31, 2017

Filed under Fall 2017, News, Stories

The GRAMMY Museum wrapped up the Taylor Swift Experience this summer, and with Fall 2017 semester underway, a new special exhibit is opening up. Working alongside with the John Lee Hooker Estate and Craft Recordings, the GRAMMY Museum is proud to open its exhibit on the famous, GRAMMY-winning blues musician John Lee Hooker and...