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COVID-19 has forced the Food Bank of Delaware to change its operations

Since the onslaught of COVID-19, the Food Bank of Delaware has adjusted its operations to continue to serve those who need food assistance.

Delaware’s first Kung Fu Tea opens on Main Street

In April 2021, Main Street gained another bubble tea shop, Kung Fu Tea.

Newark History Museum’s 2021 Exhibits: 100th Anniversary of the Newark Country Club and “Did You Grow Up in Newark?”

During its off-season, the Newark History Museum curates new exhibits. For the 2021 season, the museum has debuted two new exhibits: 100th Anniversary of the Newark Country Club and “Did You Grow Up in Newark?”

The university’s effect on local Main Street businesses

Over 23,000 students are enrolled at the university and over half of them return to campus after summers and holidays. The massive influx of students to Newark creates a huge market to tap into for the local economy.

Newark Mayor Jerry Clifton reflects on last two years, looks towards the summer and fall

Over the past two years, about half of which were afflicted by the pandemic, Newark Mayor Jerry Clifton has experienced highlights and challenges.

Project Sunshine handles the pandemic

Project Sunshine is a non-profit organization that reaches out to children with medical challenges, as well as their families. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, students are no longer able to visit the hospital because some of the children are immunocompromised.

Labyrinth in Wilmington, DE

Max Dooley saw his first labyrinth in 2001 at Grace Cathedral in San Francisco, which he described as a “tranquil experience.” After reading up on labyrinths, it got Dooley thinking about what to do with the 40-foot concrete area that resembled a stage at Old Swedes, the church he worships at in Wilmington.

Student and professor response to Asian American hate crimes

On Tuesday, March 16, eight people were killed in Atlanta – six of whom were Asian women ­– leading Asian Americans to be fearful as hate crimes have increased with the COVID-19 pandemic. Students and professors at the university react to it.

“Where are your native plants?”: Delaware bans sale and import of invasive plants

On March 17, Gov. John Carney signed Senate Bill No. 22 (SB22) into law. The bill, which passed unanimously in the General Assembly, bans the sale and import of 37 invasive plants in Delaware.

Are unpaid internships a thing of the past?

Internships are typically a large part of the undergraduate college experience, but unpaid internships can be unfairly biased towards those that can afford to work for long periods of time without pay.

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