Thursday, November 30, 2023

Creative Content

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.

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.

Missing Halloween? Here are some throwbacks to extend the holiday

Last month, four brave Mosaic writers ventured through time and space to curate a collection of their favorite films from Halloween’s past.

Old dogwhistles, new tricks: The rise of Andrew Tate and a re-branded alt-right pipeline

Andrew Tate’s fascist dogwhistles and violent misogyny have propelled him into internet infamy, yet his fanbase of young men remains devout. Tate’s content is a part of a pipeline to the alt-right, a form of web radicalization known for the danger of its subtlety. Staff Writer Cadence Roy exposes that the pipeline’s purpose is not as covert as it once was.

Poem: November

Co-Managing Mosaic Editor Gaby Nieves writes a poem inspired by the month of November, cold weather and love cut short.

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.

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.

Satire: Top 10 university-themed Halloween costumes

Since the entire month of October marks Halloween (hey, we don’t make the rules), Co-Managing Mosaic Editor Gaby Nieves has decided that the time for sharing Halloween costume ideas is upon us. What better way to celebrate the holiday on campus than to wear a university-inspired ensemble?

Poem: Do not open that door

As the evenings grow darker and the nights more cold, Co-Managing Mosaic Editor Gaby Nieves’ pen becomes possessed by spooky ideas for new poems. Read her latest … if you dare.

Poem: Plague Days

Are you feeling unwell as the weather transitions from a sunny summer to a chilly fall? Do you feel like there’s a plague of sick students and allergies surrounding you? If so, Staff Writer Danny Tull relates and offers you a poem of camaraderie.

Satire: Mercury in retrograde is a real thing

It’s no secret that astrology doesn’t have a scientific basis. According to Co-Managing Mosaic Editor Shayna Demick, the astrological phenomenon of mercury in retrograde is an exception.

Poem: Time deficient

College teaches many about what it’s like to have too much to do with not enough time to do it. Co-Managing Mosaic Editor Shayna Demick illustrates this struggle in her poem about time deficiency.

Playlist: The Review’s coming-out-of-the-closet anthems

October is LGBTQ+ History Month and Oct. 11 marks National Coming Out Day. Whether you’re out or not, The Review loves and supports you. Enjoy our out-of-the-closet anthems to celebrate being here and queer!
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