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Distrust, bureaucracy and a lack of messengers: why many are still reluctant to seek vaccinations more than a year into the pandemic

Many experts no longer believe that the United States will reach the vaunted herd immunity threshold that is necessary for population-wide immunity from the virus, largely due to vaccine hesitancy.

Delaware General Assembly: 2021 Recap

The Delaware General Assembly met virtually this year and was joined by eight newly-elected Senators and Representatives. Here are some of the highlights.

How the pandemic has affected the recycling industry

As the weather improves and new COVID-19 safety regulations are enforced by the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA), some Americans ventured outside and found that their neighborhoods had changed — they were dirtier.

COVID-19 has forced the Food Bank of Delaware to change its operations

Since the onslaught of COVID-19, the Food Bank of Delaware has adjusted its operations to continue to serve those who need food assistance.

Vaccinated university students reflect on COVID-19, receiving their doses

As of April 13, people aged 16 and older in Delaware are now eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, including all university students regardless of their home state.

University police department offers women’s self-defense classes

Throughout the month of April, the University of Delaware Police Department (UDPD) hosted their Rape Aggression Defense (RAD) self-defense classes.

Economical advantages of recreational marijuana legalization in Delaware

BY ERIN MCGAY Staff Reporter Nearby states like New Jersey, New York and Connecticut are on their way or have already legalized...

“Where are your native plants?”: Delaware bans sale and import of invasive plants

On March 17, Gov. John Carney signed Senate Bill No. 22 (SB22) into law. The bill, which passed unanimously in the General Assembly, bans the sale and import of 37 invasive plants in Delaware.

A look at university acceptance rates over the last 20 years

Over time, acceptance rates for both in-state and out-of-state students applying to the Newark campus have gradually increased.

Arena’s Deli and Bar closes only Northern Delaware location in Newark

Arena’s Deli and Bar closed its doors after serving the City of Newark and the surrounding university campus for almost seven years.

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