Thursday, November 30, 2023

Campus Life

Poem: I am too cold

The change in weather is dreadful – it’s getting colder and colder. For those of us who have to walk everywhere, it can be a brutal endeavor. Staff Writer Danny Tull shares his feelings about cold weather.

Main Street record shopping

There are three record stores on Main Street: Rainbow Records, Wonderland and International Groove Records. Staff Writer Alex Lavinson, an avid record collector, shares his experiences with these stores and their wide selections of hypnotizing sounds.

Mosaic tries something new: Snap Pizza

After walking past the famous Snap Pizza for over a year, Staff Writer Jeni Nance indulges in its widely acclaimed pizza.

Satire: Survive the holiday season with this simple guide

As Halloween comes to an end, the semester reaches the homestretch right before the Thanksgiving holiday. Going home brings forth lots of fun, yet awkward times among close family and distant relatives. Staff Writer Caroline Powell offers a guide to survive these inevitable uncomfortable moments everyone faces during the holiday season.

Satire: Dear Perusall

Perusall, an online interactive textbook platform, grades the time one spends reading their textbook along with their classmate socialization. It isn’t transparent about its grading criteria, making it a shot in the dark to receive full credit. Co-Managing Mosaic Editor Shayna Demick has perused Perusall a little too much this semester and has quite a bit to say.

I’m a workaholic – but I’m working on it

Staff Writer Percy Allen III explores the perils of correlating one’s self worth with their work and the enlightenment that comes with breaking the cycle.

Poem: Breakfast at CR

Breakfast is commonly known as the most important meal of the day. Here at the university, one of the best spots to get breakfast (if you have a meal plan) is at Caesar Rodney Dining Hall. Staff Writer Danny Tull romanticizes the breakfast experience at CR.

Mosaic Tries Something New: The Ride Safe program

After a late night in Perkins, Executive Editor Nadya Ellerhorst wasn’t expecting to need a ride home. In her latest for “Mosaic Tries Something New,” Ellerhorst recounts her experience with the UDPD Ride Safe Program.

Poem: Remembering Tasty Wok

Since Tasty Wok’s closing and the building’s demolition, Staff Writer Caroline Powell misses her visits to the affordable, welcoming restaurant near campus. Powell voices her grief for her favorite spot to eat on Main Street.

Review: Is Raising Cane’s overrated?

Staff Writer Jeni Nance tried Newark’s new Raising Cane’s restaurant following their opening this past spring, and her experience had led her to believe it's overrated. In this review, she gives them another chance to wow her with her most recent visit.

Mosaic Tries Something New: Carlo’s Bake Shop Express

For nearly a month, Executive Editor Nadya Ellerhorst cast curious glances towards the new (but empty) cake vending machine in Trabant. When the machine was finally stocked, Ellerhorst leaped at the opportunity to give it a try.

Money: Yours, mine, or ours?

Achieving financial literacy goes beyond a couple of extra bucks in your pocket. It is a tool that we can use to take advantage of a resource that is yours and mine to solve various issues that are ours like climate change, for instance.

Happy Latinx/Hispanic Heritage Month: I went to an HOLA meeting for the first time

Sept. 15 through Oct. 15 marks Latinx/Hispanic Heritage Month, and Co-Managing Mosaic Editor Gaby Nieves means to celebrate it in earnest. Join her in her first piece of the month, where she recaps her first time attending an HOLA meeting as a junior.

Mosaic tries something new: Avelo Airlines

Co-Managing Mosaic Editor Shayna Demick was looking for a cheap weekend flight to her home in Raleigh, North Carolina. She decided to take a risk and try the highly advertised low-fare Avelo Airlines. She shares her thoughts on her $29 flight experience.
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