Saturday, April 20, 2024

Campus Life

Springtime in Delaware: What to do on a college student’s budget

From soaking up the sun on the Delaware beaches to exploring some of the First State’s historic towns and landmarks, spring has sprung in “the 302,” and the state offers something for everyone. This guide has all the details on how you can enjoy the warmer weather in a distinctly Delaware way – and on a college student’s budget.

April Horoscopes

Beware: Mercury is in retrograde this April, so horoscopes are more important than ever. Staff Writer Percy Allen III and Co-Managing Mosaic Editor Shayna Demick help the astrological signs navigate this tumultuous time.

Must-try vegan items at Trader Joe’s

If you like to eat food that is delicious, vegan and affordable, Trader Joe’s is a great place to grocery shop. Co-Managing Mosaic Editor and Trader Joe’s super-fan Shayna Demick shares all of Trader Joe’s most delicious vegan items, with hopes that you will join her as a dedicated customer.

Personal essay: The detriment of studying yourself

Staff Writer Percy Allen III reflects on their experiences as a queer Black scholar, revealing how the pursuit of an academic career in the studies of minority folks can be an experience that enables both enlightenment and commiseration.

Mosaic Tries Something New: Whitney Kitchen

Whitney Kitchen isn’t just for student-athletes. Executive Editor Nadya Ellerhorst joins forces with her roommate to sample this South Campus dining spot.

Pee-UD: Best and worst bathrooms on campus

Staff Writer Jeni Nance explores the different bathrooms throughout campus buildings. Keep reading to find your perfect bathroom experience and learn which bathrooms to avoid.

Personal essay: My first heartbreak

As we enter adulthood, we face more substantial challenges, one of them being heartbreak. While not everyone experiences a heartbreak, it’s important to prepare for it and understand its value. Co-Managing Mosaic Editor Shayna Demick reflects on her first heartbreak and the lessons it taught her.

The art of balancing self-discipline and self-forgiveness

In a society that thrives on the hustle and grind of being an overachiever, we are more prone to burnout and disappointment when we don’t reach our goals. Staff Writer Caroline Powell explains how to practice self-discipline to achieve any goal, while also giving yourself grace and compassion through self-forgiveness.

Adulting while in college

Navigating how to be an adult while in college can be a challenging endeavor for students at the university. Staff Reporter Tyler Johnson reflects on his adulting experience as a college student.

Unearthing Main Street’s non-alcoholic scene

Executive Editor Nadya Ellerhorst has long been fascinated by the budding world of nonalcoholic beverages – but what’s Newark’s place in it? Ellerhorst joins forces with Layout Editor Sarah Wessel to find out for herself.

The stressful slope to finals week

After Thanksgiving break, there are a mere three weeks left until the infamous finals week. Staff Reporter Patty Harden reflects on the newfound stress experienced upon returning to campus and the long haul of starting college.

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.
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