The Delta Statement

Tia Davis – Staff Bio

Tia Davis – Staff Bio

February 11, 2019

Tia Davis was born and raised in Cleveland, Miss., and grew up with a passion for English. She is currently a sophomore at Delta State and seeks a major in English in order to become a high school English teacher. In her off-time Tia likes to read books and browse social media as well as study up on the latest fashion trends. ...

Liz Howell

Liz Howell

February 10, 2019

Elizabeth (Liz) Howell is an English major at Delta State. Her family originates from Chicago and Denver (her mother and father) and she herself was born in Mobile, Alab. After she moved here as a kid, she decided on Delta State as a good school to attend for college. She has been involved in student publications before thi...

Jalisa Thomas

Jalisa Thomas

February 10, 2019

Jalisa Thomas is a junior from Clarksdale, Miss. This is Jalisa’s first year as a member of The Delta Statement writing staff and social media team (she runs the Snapchat account). Jalisa’s major is Interdisciplinary Studies with a concentration in English Education. Before coming to Delta State, Jalisa attended Coahoma Community C...

Erika Coleman

Erika Coleman

February 10, 2019

Erika Coleman is a junior from Greenville, Miss. She is majoring in English with a concentration in creative writing. With this degree, she hopes to publish a book and/or become a copyeditor. In her free time, Erika enjoys hearing more about sci-fi and horror, so she watches a lot of Netflix as well as reads Stephen King nove...

Verity – Staff Bio

Verity – Staff Bio

February 8, 2019

Verity Poglayen, 19, is a sophomore English Education major at Delta State University from Chicago, Ill. She hopes to teach high school students after she gets her degree and thinks she wants to do it somewhere like Atlanta, Ga. She thinks this would be a good place for her because she dislikes the cold and loves the city s...

Jasmine McGill – Staff Bio

Jasmine McGill – Staff Bio

February 8, 2019

Jasmine McGill is one energetic Lady Statesmen. A sophomore in pursuit of an English degree; complemented by a concentration in philosophy, and residing in Memphis, Tenn., Jasmine chose Delta State University (DSU) as the place to leave her footprints. She applies her skills on and off the soccer field, holding the title o...

Hannah Roberson – Staff Bio

Hannah Roberson – Staff Bio

February 7, 2019

Hannah Roberson is a junior majoring in English Education. She is from Greenville, Miss., and after graduation, she hopes to work at her old high school (or in the Hattiesburg, Miss. area) and hopes to pursue a master’s degree. Hannah has a variety of hobbies that include watching Netflix, doing cross-stitch, singing and playing...

Jonathan Boles – Staff Bio

Jonathan Boles – Staff Bio

February 7, 2019

Jonathan Boles is from Possumneck, Miss., and a transfer from Holmes Community College, where he graduated as Valedictorian. He is a nontraditional student, since he is 25 years old, and he is married to his beautiful wife, Kelli Boles. Jonathan is a Junior majoring in English here at Delta State (DSU), and minors in Philoso...

Hollie Williams – Staff Bio

Hollie Williams – Staff Bio

February 7, 2019

Hollie Williams is a full-time mom and full-time student at Delta State University. The Greenville, Miss. native is majoring in psychology, while also minoring in English. Hollie plans to enter the counseling program at Delta State after graduation in hopes of attaining a career as a school counselor while also running her her...

Carson Wiseman – Staff Bio

Carson Wiseman – Staff Bio

February 7, 2019

Carson Wiseman is a sophomore here at Delta State University from Olive Branch, Miss., who is currently majoring in English Education and minoring in psychology. She was inspired to become a teacher because of the important roles they have played in her own life. Carson wants to excel as a teacher and touch the lives of her...

Luke Terrill Bio

Luke Terrill Bio

February 6, 2019

Luke Terrill is an English major with a philosophy minor. Luke originally started school at Mississippi State University as a chemistry major, intending to go to medical school. After deciding that wasn’t for him, he changed his major to architecture and transferred to Holmes Community College; however, he found that he wa...

MK bio

MK bio

February 6, 2019

Madison Kalia, more commonly known as “MK,” is a transfer to Delta State University from Hinds Community College. MK served The Delta Statement last semester as a very dedicated copy editor and the author of several noteworthy articles. Currently, she is a junior and is majoring in English with a creative writing concen...