The Delta Statement

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...

A Spark to Start a Fire

A Spark to Start a Fire

February 6, 2018

    As an African-American organization Delta State's African-American Student Council has a lot of events planned for Black History Month. On Feb. 5, at 6:00, they will be hosting a Black History Program to bring awareness to significant moments in Black History. The AASC plans to have two speakers at ...

Whatever Boys Can Do…

Whatever Boys Can Do…

February 1, 2018

For the first time ever in Delta State history, there are more female students signing up for and participating in intramural sports than males. In case you didn’t know, our University is home to a hugely popular recreational sports scene with activities and competitions occurring every week on and occasionally off campus....

Greek Life: It’s Not What You Think

Greek Life: It’s Not What You Think

November 5, 2017

Everyone has an image of Greek Life through influenced marketing by the media and entertainment industry. However, the stereotypical Greek Life we see on TV is not exactly accurate. Through an exclusive interview with the President of the Panhellenic Council, Madeline Kincer, the Statement was able to shed some light on the...

DSU Art Faculty Fills Wright Gallery

DSU Art Faculty Fills Wright Gallery

October 13, 2017

Every year, Delta State University has an exhibit opening filled with pieces from the art professors, known as the faculty art show. This year the official opening was on Sept. 28, 2017, and viewings are available until Oct. 26, 2017, in the Wright Art Gallery on DSU campus. In a recent article, written by Jennifer Farish, t...

92nd Birthday of DSU

92nd Birthday of DSU

October 12, 2017

On Sept., 13, 2017, DSU celebrated its 92nd birthday with a lot zeal and zest. The anniversary celebration began in Whitefield Hall at noon. Current and retired faculty and supervisors shared their history at the university with the public. Speakers included President William N. LaForge, Dr. Johnny Arnold, Dr. Kent Wyatt, Dr. E...

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...

Wrap it Up

Wrap it Up

Kendall Morrow

April 1, 2017

Filed under Spring 2017, Student Organizations

Members from the African American Student Council hosted events to advocate for women of different cultures to stick to their roots rather than leaving them behind in order to fit into the culture in the Delta. Many Arabic women on campus stopped wearing their headscarves and hijabs completely due to derogatory comments made...

Weirdos Unite

Weirdos Unite

February 23, 2017

“We are the Delta State Weirdo Chess Club, but [we are] more than just a chess club. We're a bunch of young individuals...weird individuals...trying to use our inability to ‘fit in’ [to] make us STAND OUT. Not just in the world of chess, but in the life we live everyday as well.” Weirdo Chess Club Facebook Page ...

Improvement in the Lives of LGBTQ+ Students

Improvement in the Lives of LGBTQ+ Students

Kole Oakes

January 30, 2017

Filed under Spring 2017, Student Organizations

Going into its second active semester, the Gender and Sexuality Alliance (GSA) has made some significant strides in bettering the lives of Delta State's LGBTQ+ students.   The GSA’s presence on campus has brought a feeling of comfort and safety to LGBTQ+ students: “I have never really been able to find or talk...