Category: Local News

As East Coast campuses struggle with coronavirus, university experiences an alarming spike

As East Coast campuses struggle with coronavirus, university experiences an alarming spike

Campus News- September 24, 2020

College is back in session, but the coronavirus pandemic continues to have widespread effects in the United States.

Two vegan establishments open on Main Street

Two vegan establishments open on Main Street

Campus News- September 21, 2020

Two new vegan establishments, the first-ever on Main Street, have opened within the last eight months.

Spotted lanternflies: a beautiful yet voracious pest

Spotted lanternflies: a beautiful yet voracious pest

Delaware News- September 18, 2020

The Delaware Department of Agriculture enacted a “quarantine” for the spotted lanternfly, meaning that residents must ensure they are not moving the pests.

Meet Lily Wolfe: alumnus, foodtrepreneur who delivers Trader Joe’s right to your dormstep

Meet Lily Wolfe: alumnus, foodtrepreneur who delivers Trader Joe’s right to your dormstep

Campus News- September 16, 2020

With a limited amount of options available for delicious and affordable food, Lily Wolfe knew that there had to be some way to give Blue ...

How to vote absentee

How to vote absentee

Delaware News- September 13, 2020

With the general election approaching, many students want to use an absentee ballot, but the process and deadlines can get confusing and frustrating.

High volume partying to be penalized as police enforce Newark City Council social gathering ordinance

Campus News- September 9, 2020

Newark City Council passed an ordinance outlining the penalties for anyone involved with an unlawful social gathering at a private residence.

City Council votes to strictly limit social gatherings

City Council votes to strictly limit social gatherings

Campus News- September 8, 2020

Residents are now required by law to further limit their social gatherings as Newark City Council takes measures to prepare for returning students.

“It’s always a stressful job, and it is more stressful these days.”: The first responder experience mid-pandemic

“It’s always a stressful job, and it is more stressful these days.”: The first responder experience mid-pandemic

Coronavirus- September 4, 2020

Volunteer firefighters from the Aetna Hose, Hook & Ladder Company in Newark must brave both flames and the virus alike when they go out on ...

Newark City Council Elections: Lawhorn keeps his seat, joined by newcomers Bancroft and McDermott

Newark City Council Elections: Lawhorn keeps his seat, joined by newcomers Bancroft and McDermott

Local News- July 29, 2020

After a three-month delay, Newarkers went to the polls Tuesday night to elect their City Council members for the third, fifth and sixth districts.

University addresses recent federal guidance on international students for the Fall 2020 semester

University addresses recent federal guidance on international students for the Fall 2020 semester

Campus News- July 10, 2020

The Student and Exchange Visitor Program’s (SEVP) recently proposed changes to its guidelines for international students could affect millions around the country.