Thursday, November 30, 2023

The Centerpiece

Feature: A look into the S4E flea market

The Students for the Environment (S4E) club hosted their second flea market of the year on Oct. 6. Founded in the 1970s, S4E is the oldest environmental RSO on campus whose mission is to educate the university community about how to protect and promote the environment.

Feature: Amanda Freitag talks jungle juice, Taylor Ham and more

Celebrity chef, cocktail designer and cookbook author Amanda Freitag sat down with The Review to give career advice to aspiring chefs at the university, as well as put her two cents in on some fascinating flavor fusions that tend to cook up controversy among students.

Opinion: UD Alerts send mixed messages

Often, students find out about burglaries, shootings and other safety hazards and emergencies through UD Alert, a university messaging system. Staff Reporter Jake Harkey shares his opinion that UD Alerts are inconsistent and can be improved.

Gore Hall temporarily evacuated last week

Last Friday afternoon, Gore Hall was evacuated due to a potential “fire incident.” The building was deemed all clear by 1:00 p.m. and investigators determined there was not a fire present. The Review reports what exactly caused the incident.

Mosaic tries something new: Avelo Airlines

Co-Managing Mosaic Editor Shayna Demick was looking for a cheap weekend flight to her home in Raleigh, North Carolina. She decided to take a risk and try the highly advertised low-fare Avelo Airlines. She shares her thoughts on her $29 flight experience.

Photo Gallery: Philadelphia Fashion Week

Photographer Jordan Rosales captures Philadelphia's Fashion Week from Sept. 23 to Sept. 28.

Baby Blue added to National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum

Fans of the Blue Hens have a new means of commemorating both of the university’s mascots. Last month, Baby Blue was added to the National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum collection, joining older sibling YoUDee.

Faculty and staff displeased with university for opening up Employee Fitness Center to students

What used to be an employee-only fitness room in the Lil Bob is now open to the entire student body. University employees expressed their frustrations with the sudden change during a divisive town hall meeting, bringing the university’s decision-making process into the spotlight.

University freshman killed in South College Avenue bicycle accident

A freshman engineering student at the university was killed early Friday morning in a bicycle crash on South College Avenue. Police responded to the scene and determined speed and impairment were not factors in the fatal accident.

Opinion: Are Disney’s most recent live action remakes a flop?

Staff Reporter Jeni Nance discusses her stance on the recent wave of Disney remakes and adaptations that are introducing characters of color, and why a lack of original stories including characters with different ethnic backgrounds is concerning.

Editorial: UDPD’s graduation arrest shines a light on unfair policing on campus

The delay in revealing evidence after an innocent high schooler was arrested after graduation showcases concerning differences between what actually happened and what was initially reported by the UDPD, bringing about some important questions about students and their relationship with the UDPD on campus.

How the Writers Guild of America strike is affecting theater

The Writers Guild of America strike began on May 2 and has continued to have a significant impact on the TV and film industry. Associate Arts & Culture Editor Beth Wojciechowski explores how the strike has affected the theater industry.

Commentary: Tom Kenny’s visit to the university

For the first annual Geek Week hosted by the university’s Student Centers, Tom Kenny, the voice of Spongebob Squarepants, was interviewed by students in the Trabant Student Center Multipurpose Room. Students came from all around campus to meet the voice of the character “whose nautical nonsense is something you wish.” Staff Writers Daniel Tull and Caroline Powell recap this comedic conversation.

Swastika drawn on poster outside Jewish professor’s office in Memorial Hall

On Monday morning, a faculty member discovered a swastika drawn on a drag event poster in Memorial Hall. As UDPD undergoes an investigation of the troubling incident, faculty and students share their concerns in light of a recent trend of antisemitism and hate speech.
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