Saturday, April 20, 2024


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.

Satire: Delusion is unfounded confidence

Advancing the plot is crucial in life, and what better way to do that than to generate somewhat outrageous delusions? With enough confidence, you can make these delusions reality. Co-Managing Mosaic Editor Shayna Demick sure did, and she’ll tell you exactly how.

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.

March horoscopes

2024 is the year of the lore, and the third month of the year is the perfect time to start advancing the plot. Co-Managing Mosaic Editor Shayna Demick and Staff Writer Percy Allen III tell the astrological signs how they can do exactly that and make the most of their March.

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.

Mosaic Tries Something New: Tarot

Can a deck of cards reveal everything you need to know? After curiosity and circumstance got the best of her, Executive Editor Nadya Ellerhorst decided to find out.

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.

How you can incorporate fashion trends into discovering your own style

Staff Writer Caroline Powell discusses the latest fashion trends online and how keeping up with these trends can have its pros and cons. She also dives into predicted upcoming trends and how to find a healthy balance in incorporating them into your own style.

Personal Essay: The nuances of compulsory heterosexuality

Compulsory heterosexuality is a relatively unknown social construct that poses a barrier for queer individuals figuring out their sexualities. Co-Managing Mosaic Editor Shayna Demick discusses compulsory heterosexuality and how it has affected her and her peers.

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.

Mosaic reviews: Wawa cold drinks

Wawa’s cold drink collection is so large it can make drink-ordering decisions very difficult. The Mosaic section sought to remedy this dilemma and tried several of Wawa’s iced and frozen drinks so you don’t have to.

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.