The Delta Statement

Standard crime scene police tape . . . a common sight in Mississippi, or a rare one?

It Won’t Happen Here

Kelly Foster, Co-Editor February 13, 2023

On Dec. 1, 2022, a post by local Facebook user Rivers Gainspoletti went viral for its description of an alleged instance of attempted human trafficking at the Cleveland Walmart.  “I have seen men...

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Behind the Scenes of Party Planning Ft. Jennifer Armstrong Delta Party Rental LLC.

Chelsea Bryan, Copy Editor February 28, 2022

How the Business Began Jennifer Armstrong, founder and creator of Delta Party Rental LLC in Cleveland, Miss., is a determined, hard working entrepreneur who loves to make people happy.  Her business...

October Fest

October Fest

Najawon Wilson October 23, 2016

Students Voice Their Opinion About Upcoming Election

Students Voice Their Opinion About Upcoming Election

Penny Bedford October 19, 2016

There has been plenty of talk about the upcoming presidential election. The candidates Donald J. Trump and Hilary Clinton have been receiving critical and supportive feedback from people all across the...

The Last of a Dying Breed

The Last of a Dying Breed

Aallyah Wright October 16, 2016

Every graduating senior, whether in college or high school, has foregone what is called “senioritis”. According to, senioritis is the crippling disease that strikes high school...

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Remorseful Rage

Jimmieria Chillis September 15, 2016

I cannot speak now; Civility is at rest. quiet is no more Desire revealed the Silence ever prevails-- quieted Restraint  

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Najawon Wilson, Photographer September 13, 2016

Throughout the week, I'm a full time student and part time worker. Also, I dedicate some weekends working part time at the lone skating rink in town called Spinners. Ice cream is one of the many...

Westfall Combines Okra Scholars and FYS with Peer Mentors

Westfall Combines Okra Scholars and FYS with Peer Mentors

Avery Wall, Copy Editor September 13, 2016

Dr. Jon Westfall, coordinator of First Year Seminar (FYS) and Okra Scholars, changed both programs for the better. He recently created an established role for the peer mentors in the classrooms of incoming...

Julia Morrisroe Art Exhibit Opens

Julia Morrisroe Art Exhibit Opens

Patricia Huddleston, Asst. Creative Director September 13, 2016

  ulia Morrisroe, an associate professor at the University of Florida, was the featured artist at Delta State’s own campus gallery. The exhibition was opened on Aug. 25. According to Morrisroe’s...

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United States Marine Corps Partners with Delta State GIT Program

Hannah Kistemaker, Publisher September 12, 2016

“This program is the first of its kind,” says Chris Smith, the program manager in the Center for Interdisciplinary Geospatial Information Technologies at Delta State University. Delta State University...

Photographer: Najawon Wilson

Buzz Surrounding GRAMMY Museum Mississippi

Aallyah Wright and Jontil Coleman March 4, 2016

There is a lot of buzz surrounding the grand opening of the GRAMMY Museum Mississippi which opens, Saturday March 5, in Cleveland, Mississippi. DSU student and member of DMI ALL-Stars, Brennan Barham,...

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DMI Students Travel to D.C.

Sheldon Ransom, Staff Writer March 3, 2016

Delta Music Institute (DMI) students were selected to attend an educational workshop at the nation's capital. The workshop was titled "The History of Gospel Music." The workshop is part of the "Performance...