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The DMI All-Star

The DMI All-Star

April 10, 2019

Right before the band was scheduled to leave for Los Angeles, Hannah fell ill and caught both strep throat and the flu just days before the big performance. Going against her doctor’s orders, Hannah still went on to perform with the other students on Mississippi night. As a freshman and audio engineering major from Southaven,...

October Fest

October Fest

October 23, 2016

The Last of a Dying Breed

The Last of a Dying Breed

October 16, 2016

Every graduating senior, whether in college or high school, has foregone what is called “senioritis”. According to UrbanDictionary.com, senioritis is the crippling disease that strikes high school seniors. If I may add to that definition, it also strikes college students such as myself. The website also stated symptoms on...

Spinners

Spinners

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 items you can purchase at Spinners. Flavors shown in the image: Strawberry, Chocolate, Vanilla and Cookies & Cream. Reno...

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 freshmen. “The biggest change that we’re doing this year,” he said, “is thinking about how to use the program to...

Julia Morrisroe Art Exhibit Opens

Julia Morrisroe Art Exhibit Opens

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 summary of her work, the goal in this particular exhibition is “to seek the relentlessly streaming information and d...

Delta State Faculty Votes to Remove State Flag

Delta State Faculty Votes to Remove State Flag

September 12, 2016

Tuesday evening, August 30, 2016, Delta State University became the last public University in the state of Mississippi to fly the state flag after Mississippi University for Women and Mississippi State University took down their flags. President William LaForge, of Delta State University released this statement on Sept. 2:...

Greek Week is in Full Effect

Greek Week is in Full Effect

April 5, 2016

Greek Week will be held April 4-9. It is sponsored by the Interfraternity Council (IFC), Panhellenic Council, National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC or The Pan), and the Offices of Student Life and Multicultural Affairs. “Greek Week is really a celebration of Greek Life on campus, but several of the events are open to the ent...

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...

Dreamcatcher

Dreamcatcher

March 31, 2016

“You heard about the murders in that town, right?  The one two districts over.” They talked a lot here, he’d noticed.  Idle gossip for the most part, but it was enough to distract his raw fingers from their intricate task sometimes.   “Murders?  Are you talking about Carlisle?  Yea, it was all over the news for ...

Guest at Delta Music Institute Hits Sour Note

Guest at Delta Music Institute Hits Sour Note

March 31, 2016

Being in a room where you are uncertain of your surroundings can make anyone uncomfortable. Picture being in a room and things don’t go as planned or the scene wasn’t what you expected. The room was crowded and filled with white faces with only three faces of color among them. The performer captured the attention of every...

Green Light: Jill Cabrera

Green Light: Jill Cabrera

Rebecca Carroll, Staff Writer

March 30, 2016

Dr. Jill Cabrera is an associate professor for the College of Education Department. “I teach graduate-level courses at DSU for students who are pursuing a Master of Education degree (M.Ed.) or Educational Specialist (Ed.S.) degree in Educational Administration and Supervision as well as those who are pursuing a Doctor of Educatio...