The Delta Statement

The baby squirrel asleep in his makeshift home.

The Great Squirrel Rescue

Alexis Rodgers, Literary Journal May 6, 2022

In between the months of September and October, a great storm brewed and threw the winds into a game of tug-a-war. The rain was harsh, cold, and quite unending. I had only been at Delta State for a few...

Experiencing Customer Service

Experiencing Customer Service

Rosie Ellis, Copy Editor May 5, 2022

Anyone like me working in customer service has that one period of time where customers test our patience. Sometimes it’s in a good way, but other times, it can be in the worst way ever.  I have always...

Nashville, TN at night

A Weekend Trip to Nashville & This College Student’s First Attempt at Writing Gonzo

Justin Porter, Literary Journal May 2, 2022

Leaving the City We got on the bus early that first morning and left before the sun had time to awaken. It took a while to get where we were going. It took all morning, I remember. We were heading out...

...looking to buy five or six bottles of whatever stupid drink TikTok has tempted them with.

Selling Fuel to Wildfires

Lyra Flowers, Contributing Writer May 2, 2022

The thing is, I work at the liquor store. I’m not going to tell you which one since I would really like to keep my job--it makes me enough money to pay my bills, at least. I’ve stood behind the counter...

Illustration of cashier checking out a customer.

Gas Stations: Behind the Counter

Kaycey Raven, Contributing Writer April 29, 2022

Working at a gas station is not all sunshine and rainbows, I assure you. For a little blink of insight, we have guns under the counter for our protection if needed. Let's just say, get ready for a crazy...

Riding the Annakeesta Sky Lift in Gatlinburg

Adjust Your Altitude

Chelsea Bryan, Copy Editor April 27, 2022

March 27, 2021: Morning  We loaded up into the car and made our way to Gatlinburg. Tenn., from little ole Jonesville, Louisiana. A small and underdeveloped town couldn’t hold down three wild girls...

Stress of Student Life

Stress of Student Life

Eli Inman, Copy Editor April 10, 2019
The amount of stress I was accumulating from school, work, and bills was wearing on my mental and emotional stability, and this overly optimistic thinking was causing me to ignore that fact.