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Picture of 2019 Delta Music Institute All-Stars’ 12 band members. Hannah is the one on the far right front row. (Pic from Delta State website)

The DMI All-Star

Jasmine McGill, Social Media 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...

October Fest

October Fest

Najawon Wilson October 23, 2016

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...

Photo by Najawon Wilson


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...

Delta State University

Delta State Faculty Votes to Remove State Flag

Nick Houston, New Media Specialist 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...

Photo taken of the Greek letters on the Quadrangle at DSU,

Greek Week is in Full Effect

Rebecca Carroll, Staff Writer 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...

Cleveland Hall Floods due to Leaky Roofs

Aallyah Wright, Editor 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...



Ashley Martin 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...

Photo of J.Fred Knobloch at the Thacker Mountain Radio Show at DSU.

Guest at Delta Music Institute Hits Sour Note

The Delta Statement Staff 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...

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...