The Delta Statement

Stop Selling Our Students Short

Stop Selling Our Students Short

April 22, 2019

We as Americans take pride in our children’s education. We take pride in our students becoming successful in their life, so much that we encourage students to think beyond high school and about college.   While graduating high school is a great accomplishment, what happens to those students who don’t attend college?...

What should minimum wage be?

What should minimum wage be?

April 10, 2019

In February of 2019, Illinois joined 28 other states in raising the minimum wage in their state. Mississippi still has not changed the wage since it was changed nationwide to $7.25 in 2009. While looking into this topic, there seemed to be two main arguments: either raise the minimum wage nationwide, or keep it the way it...

Hang Up and Hang Out Are cell phones hurting social interaction?

Hang Up and Hang Out Are cell phones hurting social interaction?

November 4, 2018

Cell phones have evolved since their creation over forty years ago and have become a major part in the life of an average American. With the advancements in technology, cell phones have morphed into a miniature computer that can be used for much more than just talking on the phone. Although cell phones can connect someone to...

Can Someone be Good without God?

Can Someone be Good without God?

October 31, 2018

When asking the question, “Can someone be good without God?”,  it is almost seemed like a forbidden subject. Some people in the world believe that a person's religion defines them for life, regardless of what their choices were in throughout their life. Others believe that people make choices and decisions every day to...

Double Protection or Double Standard?: Male and Female Athletes

Double Protection or Double Standard?: Male and Female Athletes

October 30, 2018

Say the name Kobe Bryant and the average person will be able to tell you who he is and what he does. Some people will know a lot and will have no trouble sharing. Say the name Diana Taurasi and the average person will most likely either have very little to say or nothing to say at all. Almost everyone knows that Kobe Bryant...

Justice System Jokes: A look at “affluenza” and why it’s a problem

Justice System Jokes: A look at “affluenza” and why it’s a problem

October 30, 2018

Affluenza: noun af·flu·en·za | \ˌa-(ˌ)flü-ˈen-zə  \ definition of “affluenza:” the unhealthy and unwelcome psychological and social effects of affluence regarded especially as a widespread societal problem: such as a : feelings of guilt, lack of motivation, and social isolation experienced by wealthy people b...

What Easter Means to Me

What Easter Means to Me

March 29, 2016

Easter to me is a time when families can come together to eat Sunday lunch and retell a story that has been told for centuries. It is the story of Easter. In my family we gather on Easter Sunday at my grandparents’ house and fellowship with each other, and then after our meal we gather in the den to retell the story of Jesu...