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Delaware farmers markets achieve record-breaking 2023 revenue

Delaware farmers markets experienced an unprecedentedly high profit in 2023. Experts and students explain the uptick and what sets farms apart from traditional grocery stores.

UDPD and Newark Police partner for pedestrian mobility safety education

A new campaign to educate the public on pedestrian safety is underway as local law enforcement join forces to pass out pamphlets, not tickets.

How the Newark community rallied together to save its train station

Due for $700,000 worth of repairs in its old age, the Newark Passenger Train Station was expected to be sold last year. The building is not only one of the most iconic in the city, it is also home to the Newark History Museum, which caused the community to fight for its upkeep.

‘Not just squirting water and climbing ladders’: An inside look at Aetna Hose, Hook & Ladder Company

In an unpredictable job, the Aetna fire department relies on camaraderie and trust to keep the local community safe. The Review takes a deep dive into the people behind Aetna Hose, Hook & Ladder Company.

$16.4 billion to be allocated for student-heavy Northeast Corridor of Amtrak

A former Amtrak rider himself, President Joe Biden came to Bear, Delaware, to announce that $16.4 billion will be allocated to the Northeast Corridor of Amtrak. Students who ride the train frequently share their thoughts regarding Amtrak's current state.

University freshman killed in motorcycle accident last week

A freshman mechanical engineering student and member of the marching band was killed last week in a motorcycle accident. Delaware State Police reported to the scene of the crash, which was about an hour south of campus.

New apartment building signifies a shift in Newark’s housing market and downtown skyline

Recent construction of a new five-story building on East Main Street could signify the start of changes in Newark's housing market and skyline. With new units on the market, university students have more opportunities to find off-campus housing, and some hope that new units will start to bring down rent prices throughout the city.

Delaware’s new official state dog: The Rescue Dog

Senate Bill 37, signed by Governor John Carney at Wilmington’s Humane Animal Partners on May 30, declared “The Rescue Dog” as Delaware’s official state dog. In attendance of the signing were many government representatives and staff of local animal shelters.

Newark’s tap water: How safe is it to drink? 

From the taps in the residence halls to the water filling stations in campus buildings, students are constantly examining the best and safest places to fill their water bottles. Editor-in-Chief Tara Lennon talks to water treatment experts at the university and in the City of Newark to discover how safe the drinking water in Newark actually is.

The Delaware’s General Assembly signs Eating Disorder Awareness and Prevention Week into law

The Delaware General Assembly has recently passed a bill declaring the week of Feb. 27 to March 5 as Eating Disorder Awareness and Prevention week. Staff Reporter Tess Williams talks to eating disorder specialists on campus and previews the events and resources that will be available in this newly created week.

The dialogue on abortion in Delaware and Newark

Staff Reporter Adi Stein reflects on abortion rights and the dialogue around them in Delaware and on campus, with the Planned Parenthood in Newark at the center of those conversations. This semester, the clinic has been the location of scattered protests held by pro-life supporters.

Student perspectives on marijuana legalization in Delaware

After a bill that would have legalized up to one ounce of marijuana for people 21 years and over got vetoed yet again, residents in Delaware are frustrated. Students at the university share their opinions on this issue.

Sororities and safety: Reflecting on safety at the university one year after alleged assault case triggered protest

Female students express their dissatisfaction with sexual assault prevention from the university and explain how sororities have taken matters into their own hands.

A local coalition’s fight against the state to preserve community health and protect the environment

An expansion upon the Port of Wilmington will bring environmental and health risks to local residents. One community group is fighting to have their voices heard, as the expansion permit process charges along.
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