The Delta Statement

Remembered

Remembered

November 12, 2018

I wondered when I would be opened, when my letters would be renewed. And my thoughts often wondered to a dark place, where there were no bounds, no borders, no grounds, where there are pictures that light up so foreign, but the dark enslaves their sound.   And Oh, how I wish to be awakened, for...

Professor Patricia Roberts shown in her office. (Courtesy Delta State University)

No Boundaries

February 9, 2016

Walking into DSU’s journalism program my freshman year, I did not know what to expect. I was extremely quiet, and I never did too much talking. I soon met the very outspoken, wise woman known as Patricia Roberts. I didn’t know much about journalism, but I knew I loved writing and wanted to touch people with my stories. Patricia...

Delta State journalism students Laura Orsborn (left to right), Elisabetta Zengaro, Conor Bell (back row), Tiago Doneux, Aallyah Wright and La Tia Penn display a record number of Mississippi Press Association awards for news, editorials, features, photography, graphic design and general excellence. The awards were presented at the annual Better Newspaper Contest in Jackson on March 26. Associate professor Patricia Roberts, Delta Statement advisor, is fourth from left. (The Delta Statement)

Forever Grateful For Your Presence

February 9, 2016

Professor Roberts: You taught me so much in so little time. It breaks my heart that you can't teach me again in this lifetime. As I write this, I smile as the tears flow because I know that you are at peace. I know that you are somewhere being nosy and asking all the right questions, the usual. It's difficult for me to express...