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Sen. Parker speaks at Delta State University

October 15, 2014 – 6:04 pm | Comments Off

Laura Orsborn
Staff Writer
Sen. David Parker spoke to a group of students Oct. 2 at the Capps Archives to answer some students’ questions as well as some from the community.
One of the first topics broached regarded …

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Delta State golf team finishes 16th

October 15, 2014 – 5:50 pm | Comments Off

Florian Mondoloni
Sports Editor

The Statesmen finished in 16th place, at the AFLAC Cougar Invitational at Columbus State University in Columbus, Ga., on Sept. 29-30.

The competition was held on the 6,515-yard Country Club of Columbus golf course. The team finished with a score of 892, which was 40 over par, 852. The three top spots were earned by Lee University with 851, West Georgia with 852 and Columbus State with 855.

The rest of the top 10 was composed from four to 10 of Florida Tech (859/ 7), UNC Pembroke (863/ 11), North Alabama (869/ 17), Clayton State (871, 19), Florida Southern and Limestone tied (875/ 23).

The Green-and-White team was composed of Jack Byrd, Chad Cupples, Brad Thornton, Alex Clark and Reed Lindsey. Together, the players made 292 on the first round, 296 on the second and 304 on the third one.

The Statesmen will return to action on Oct. 20-21 at the University of North Alabama, in Florence, Ala., for the TVA Credit Union Classic.

Delta State defeats Florida Institute of Technology

October 15, 2014 – 5:48 pm | Comments Off

O.B. Taylor
Assistant Sports Editor
The Delta State Statesmen continued their hot start of the 2014 season by defeating Florida Institute of Technology 58-20 on Oct. 2 at Pirate Stadium in Melbourne, Fla.
The Statesmen got off to …

Delta State cross country finishes fourth

October 15, 2014 – 5:47 pm | Comments Off

Florian Mondoloni
Sports Editor
The Delta State cross country team finished fourth at the Jacksonville State University 5K on Oct. 4 at Jacksonville, Ala.
The Jacksonville State University 5K was divided into two sections. In one group, called …

Are all religions treated equally?

October 15, 2014 – 5:45 pm | Comments Off

Florian Mondoloni
Sports Editor
On Sept. 29, during a football game between the Kansas City Chiefs and New England Patriots a small move of one of the players had an impact all over the world, especially via …

Delta State hosts Fall Business Fair

October 15, 2014 – 5:39 pm | Comments Off

LaPetra Wilson
Staff Writer
Delta State hosted the Fall Business Fair on Oct. 2 in the lobby of Broom Hall. 
This event was sponsored by Career Services, and different companies set up booths for students to visit.
Reggie Johnson, …

DSU art faculty showcase talent in art exhibition

October 15, 2014 – 5:38 pm | Comments Off

Whitney Carter
News Editor
The art department held its annual faculty exhibition on Thursday Oct. 2at the Fielding Wright Art Center, with an opening reception.
The exhibition included artists/instructors who specialized in sculpture, digital design, filmmaking, etc.
This …

DSU raises awareness of breast cancer

October 15, 2014 – 5:36 pm | Comments Off

Caroline Bickley
Lifestyles Editor
Statistics released in an article posted by are eye-opening: “About 1 in 8 U.S. women (about 12 percent) will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetime,”and “In 2014, an …

Delta State hosts first International Conference on the Blues

October 15, 2014 – 5:28 pm | Comments Off

Jessica Woods
Staff Writer
Delta State hosted its first International Conference on the Blues at Delta State’s DMI building Oct. 6-7, in Cleveland, Miss.
The conference commenced Monday, Oct. 6, at 8:30 a.m. with a meet and …

Think of love in a more logical way

October 15, 2014 – 5:20 pm | Comments Off

Caroline Bickley
Lifestyles Editor
There is one thing that will cause people to leap beyond their logical limits: love.
Every day, men and women are searching to please the one they care about or set out to …

Take time for yourself

October 15, 2014 – 5:18 pm | Comments Off

Elisabetta Zengaro
Taylor Swift has it all—fame, fortune, beauty, a successful career—except she doesn’t have a man by her side.
And she couldn’t be happier!
Swift has dated almost every teen girl’s heartthrob over the years, but …

Don’t forget about newspapers

October 15, 2014 – 5:17 pm | Comments Off

Conor Bell
Copy Editor
It’s National Newspaper Week. This is a time in which we as country can reflect on the positive aspects of print journalism.
Though print has had a rough past at times (making some question …