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University student charged in connection with armed robbery, home invasion

Christopher Robinson, a junior at the university, was arrested at his residence in the University Courtyard Apartments on Jan. 11 in connection with two recent robberies, police stated. 

Gov. Carney issues indoor mask mandate for Delaware residents

As of Jan. 11, all individuals kindergarten-aged and older are required to wear a mask while in any indoor space open to the public regardless of vaccination status.

Student Government Association hosts town hall discussion surrounding gender-based violence

The panel for this discussion featured seven participants from various administrative departments related to student health and wellbeing to address the university's response to recent incidents of gender-based violence on campus.

The fraternity next door: Newark City Council and the university grapple with Greek housing

On Oct. 26, Newark City Council denied a special use permit for a proposed fraternity house for Pi Kappa Alpha, also known as PIKE, on Continental Avenue.

University to require COVID-19 testing for winter session, shift in-person classes online

On Thursday, Dec. 30, the university announced that all students, faculty and staff who will be on campus during winter session are required to test for COVID-19 at a university testing site for the first week of January. In addition, the majority of winter session classes will shift to an online format for the first week.

University students showed unprecedented voter engagement in 2020, earned national recognition

Election, what election? During the election that would elevate alumnus Joe Biden into the vice presidency, the Princeton Review named the University of Delaware one of the most politically apathetic campuses in the nation. Yet, high levels of voter engagement indicated 2020 brought a surge of student voters — leading the university to victory in turnout. 

University to require COVID-19 booster shot for spring semester

On Thursday, Dec. 16, the university announced that students will be required to receive a COVID-19 booster shot for the upcoming spring semester.

Faculty Senate calls for greater transparency in search for Provost

On Dec. 6, the faculty senate passed a resolution calling for greater transparency in the ongoing search for the university’s next provost.

Foreign Affairs Column: The Honduran Presidential Election

On Nov. 28, leftist candidate Xiomara Castro of the Free Party proclaimed victory in Honduras’ presidential election. On Tuesday, the rival National Party conceded the election, after three days of uncertainty.

Student frustration towards university’s lack of transparency and communication continues

Student frustration towards the university continued to grow weeks after the alleged assault of a female student by a member of a fraternity. The slow response by the university has many students wondering whose responsibility it is to hold the administration accountable in times of crisis.

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