The Delta Statement

Endangered, Close to Home

Endangered, Close to Home

April 9, 2019

We know that the conservation of plant and animal species is important; however, some speculate that the new proposals by our administration will weaken the 45-year-old Endangered Species Act.   Species conservation has been a topic of discussion since the mid-1900s and most are familiar with the purpose and importa...

Yuri Laguna

Yuri Laguna

Hannah Roberson, Publisher

April 9, 2019

I first found out about Yuri Laguna, an international student here at Delta State, through her roommate, Verity Poglayen. Verity briefed me on Yuri’s backstory and I was immediately intrigued.   The first time I met Laguna, was for our interview. She was dressed very casually, in a fuzzy sweater and jeans. It had be...

Sexual Misconduct Awareness

Sexual Misconduct Awareness

March 6, 2019

Sexual violence on college campuses is sadly not a rare thing and neither is other types of abuse, including domestic violence and dating violence.   Rape. Sexual assault. Domestic abuse. Dating violence. In our society, these topics are commonplace in news and media, but how close are they to us really? How close are ...

Cleveland Hall Floods due to Leaky Roofs

April 4, 2016

Cleveland Hall experienced a leak that transpired into flooding over Spring Break. During the week of March 7 through 11, Cleveland, Miss., and surrounding areas sustained heavy flooding that resulted in evacuations, flooded streets, and water damage to homes and vehicles. Some students were stuck in Cleveland and coul...

Me

Me

February 11, 2016

I seek love only to find love’s illusion Like a wolf in sheep's clothing, I was lured to my own sacrifice Scared of what was to come But not seeing what was done What is left of me The shell of the man you once knew Empty and hollowed out Hidden behind the stories Like most legends leave me a myth

Green Light: Amber Dodge

Green Light: Amber Dodge

February 11, 2016

Amber Dodge is a junior majoring in wildlife management from Goldsboro, N.C. Dodge wants to work in a rehabilitation center for animals but is still unsure what kind of animals she would like to work with. She has time to figure this out. She said that she chose Delta State because it offered a decent price for tuition,...

Poetic Statement

Poetic Statement

February 11, 2016

They say you should say what you mean and mean what you say. You can do both, but they won't hear you either way. They silenced the noise, but all we did was whisper. Hot off the press, it'd never be crisper. Too scared to illustrate, so few words are drawn out Too weak to vociferate, but they wouldn't hear the shout. "Say...

Saving Paw Prints

Saving Paw Prints

February 11, 2016

The music fraternity Mu Phi Epsilon held a fundraiser from Jan. 25 through Jan. 29, to help raise money and awareness for the no kill shelter Paw Prints. Mu Phi Epsilon had a booth set up in the Student Union from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. to accept donations for Paw Prints. The organization wants to be more active in the community and...

“Snappin’ It Up” In DSU’S Phoneography Class

“Snappin’ It Up” In DSU’S Phoneography Class

February 11, 2016

Phoneography, a new course at Delta State University, is taught by R. Kim Rushing, professor of Art, on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10:50 – 1:30. Phoneography is a course that teaches students to take nice photos, the inexpensive way, by using their cellphone cameras. “The best camera that you can case to take photographs...

Typical Night

Typical Night

February 11, 2016

The snow melts on the ground as the cold air seeps under my window Traces of mist blotch my face as I listen to night sing its song A beautiful harmony of emotions that only the purest of minds can understand Rhythmic peace flows through my heart sending away my troubles I find myself lost in its beat of mystery...

Judgement

Judgement

February 11, 2016

Write, they say Do this that way Your tomorrow of meaningless success can happen any day A thought. Not original. Your thoughts… Not individual. A photo—one that’s digital unrelatedly interconnected unusual is the normality It’s funny how the juxtapositions of life become formality