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All you have to do to succeed in school is eat breakfast.

Why You Should Fall Asleep After Eating a Good Breakfast

Erykah Rayford, Social Media April 25, 2023

Have you ever wondered why professors stress the importance of eating a good breakfast before taking a quiz or exam in the morning? Or why they stress the importance of getting a good night’s rest?  The...

Kick success to the curb with these tips--guaranteed to help you fail!

How to Flunk Your Exams!

Aaliyviah Frison, Copy Editor April 21, 2023

It’s that time of year again when everyone’s wondering the same thing… How do I flunk my exams? No need to fret. This article is going to tell you everything you need to know to be the best that...

They say youre destined to become your parents...but how true is that?

My Next Thirty Years

Bob Haggard, Contributing Writer April 18, 2023
How many times has an older person who knows one of your parents told you, “You look/act just like your Daddy/Mama!” I have received this comment an innumerable amount of times in my life, and even now it has started to occur more regularly. 
See what changes as Blonde Bombshell Officer Rose Clancy graces headlines from 1957 to 2073.

Satire: Trans Representation in the Media Since 1957

Naia M. Lanton, Columnist/Da Editor March 8, 2023

1957: Former Virginia State Trooper Becomes “Absolute Smokeshow” Now known as Rose Clancy by friends and relatives, Clancy says she “always knew she was different from other boys” and stated that...

Cookies under soft lighting

The Best Ooey-Gooey Triple Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cookies Guaranteed to be Better Than Your Mother Made!

Riley Stembridge, Publisher May 4, 2022

If you’re alive on this planet earth, then you’ve had a chocolate chip cookie. But I can assure you, these cookies are better than any other cookie! A buttery soft cookie packed full of chocolate!...

Employees have to deal with “Karens”, disrespectful individuals, and disturbances just for doing their job.

Endearing Yelp Reviews

Canderrian Brown, Social Media May 4, 2022

Food tastes as if a rat made it! ★☆☆☆☆ Michael B. said… This is for Lawrence, you understanding, patient, hardworking, stressed-out, underpaid and job-experienced loser! I come into...

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The Professional Critics are Always Right

Bill Schmidt, Professional Movie Critic April 29, 2022

People always say that these days, everyone’s a critic. That is simply not true. Sure, people might express their opinions about their “favorite” things, but that does not make them a critic. Instead,...

Fortnite is one of the most popular video games in the world.

College Freshman Prepares for Final at 3 a.m. by Playing Fortnite

Harrison Seeley, Literary Journal April 27, 2022

Going to college is one of the biggest transitions in life. It can also be difficult balancing school, work and personal life.  Not so much for 18 year old Cody Topper. Head in the Game “My friends...

Satire: “Winter Wasteland in the Delta”

Satire: “Winter Wasteland in the Delta”

Ryan Rutledge, Social Media February 5, 2019

Students of DSU were going through an ordinary week for a college student when disaster struck in the middle of the week. On Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, students were frightened to look out of their windows...

Satire: Fake News Gone Rogue

Satire: Fake News Gone Rogue

Riley Hardin, Publisher February 5, 2019

It appears as though fake news has taken to new heights in an attempt to bring down President Trump and his staff. Recently, CNN White House Correspondent Jim Acosta attacked a young White House intern...

What does your Zodiac have in store for you?

Satire: Horoscopes

Kjirsten Whitsell, Editor in Chief February 5, 2019

Aries (Mar 20 – Apr 20) Don’t reach for unrealistic goals. You’re under 5’3”, so reaching that top shelf is going to be difficult. Taurus (Apr 20 – May 21) Just because your sign...

Satire: “Do the Least, Get the Most”

Satire: “Do the Least, Get the Most”

Jonathan Boles, Photography February 5, 2019

It’s finals season at Delta State University, and for many students, stress levels are peaking. However, 19-year-old freshman, Calvin McKinney, could not be more relaxed. McKinney, a Southern American...