Thursday, June 8, 2023

Tag: UD Review

Inside night two of Taylor Swift’s “The Eras Tour” weekend in Philadelphia

“It’s been a long time coming, but…” in a follow-up to her article “The road to Taylor Swift’s ‘The Eras Tour’ in Philadelphia,” Co-Managing Mosaic Editor Gaby Nieves gives her account of the Lincoln Financial Field concert — from making the most of her nosebleed seat to tears welling up in her eyes, to accidentally catching the singer’s now-viral altercation with a security guard on video.

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.

Students with food allergies navigate campus dining

The food inclusivity of the dining halls is a recurring inconvenience for students with allergies at the university. Staff Reporter Haley Glazier explores how the university caters to people with allergens and speaks to students with firsthand experience.

Satire: Dear Denny’s

The Den by Denny’s recently started offering a black bean burger. The addition of this item has been coupled with the removal of the beloved Beyond Burger from the menu. This tragic occurrence led to the heartbreak of Co-Managing Mosaic Editor Shayna Demick, who speaks from the soul in this satirical breakup letter.

Pondering my place at a Predominantly White Institution and within myself

The transition from the culturally vibrant halls of a Wilmington public school to the stagnant populace of the university can be incredibly laborious. Queer, Black staff reporter Percy Allen III reflects on the difficulties of his time at the university through a series of personal, rhetorical questions.

Letters from the Editors

Editor-in-Chief Konner Metz and Executive Editor Nadya Ellerhorst share their thoughts as The Review heads into another year of operation serving university students and the surrounding community.

Incoming student receives substantial scholarship to play Super Smash Brothers for university eSports team

Anthony Casale, Delaware local and recent high school graduate, committed to play for the university’s eSports team in the fall. Being a top player in Super Smash Brothers, Casale received a substantial scholarship to the university, one of the largest ones they have given out for eSports.

Poem: Ode to my cat

There are so many reasons to love having a cat, but the experience has its ups and downs. Co-Managing Mosaic Editor Shayna Demick gives an inside perspective on what being a cat owner is like, along with all the reasons why you should love her slightly aggressive cat.

Movie Review: “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3”

Ooga-chaka ooga-ooga, I’m hooked on this movie! Staff writer Danny Tull went to see the “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3” movie last weekend and is willing to share some thoughts. Read and find out if it holds up to the first two volumes.

Community spotlight: Little Goat and Peach Blossom co-founder Olivia Brinton

Olivia Brinton, the co-founder of two local success stories – Little Goat Coffee Roasting Company and The Peach Blossom Eatery – reflects on her entrepreneurial journey. In this feature piece by Co-Managing News Editor Tabitha Reeves, Brinton reveals what makes a good business and what her future looks like.

Photo Gallery: La Feira

Photographer Maddy McManus captures a carnival put on by HOLA on Cinco de Mayo.

Mae Jemison to be 2023 commencement speaker

With Mae Jemison, the first woman of color to go to space, slated to speak at this year’s commencement ceremony, the university’s students voice excitement about her inspirational story.

Satire: How to become an academic weapon

With the spring semester coming to a close, many students are finding themselves in the midst of the same situation: a last-ditch attempt to save their grade. If you are currently doing a mid-May mad dash to turn in your remaining assignments just in time to cram your final exams, consider following Co-Managing Mosaic Editor Gaby Nieves’ advice on locking in during these final days of class and becoming the ultimate “academic weapon.”

The road to Taylor Swift’s “The Eras Tour” in Philadelphia

With the date printed on her ticket to Taylor Swift’s “The Eras Tour” quickly approaching, Co-Managing Mosaic Editor Gaby Nieves details the circumstances that led to her and the famous singer-songwriter being in the same Philadelphia stadium. Keep an eye out for a follow-up article from Nieves, where she’ll share her post-concert recap and thoughts.

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