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Affirmative Action in College Admissions: Yes or No?

Lindsay Hoffman | Posted 01.13.2017 | College
Lindsay Hoffman

As a senior in college, I can't say I'm the most qualified person to make a decision on whether race should play a factor in college admissions. However, based on my research and class discussions this semester, it is evident something needs to be changed throughout the country and more specifically here at the University of Delaware.

Getting "The Point" of the Movement

Lindsay Hoffman | Posted 12.05.2016 | College
Lindsay Hoffman

It has been a tumultuous time on college campuses nationwide when it comes to issues of race and diversity. Students in my "Race in America" class hav...

A Turbulent Week On Campus Shows the Need for Real Dialogue On Race

Lindsay Hoffman | Posted 09.25.2016 | College
Lindsay Hoffman

This week, a 272-year-old-institution experienced some growing pains. On Monday, September 21, a student group at the University of Delaware hosted a controversial speaker. Students representing the Black Lives Matter movement peacefully protested the event.

How One Man's Trip to Toys 'R' Us Brought Mobility to Hundreds of Disabled Kids

NationSwell | Posted 07.06.2016 | Impact

Cole Galloway's workspace at the University of Delaware resembles a ransacked toy store. But he is a physical therapy professor and infant behavior expert whose lab has a very clear mission: to provide mobility to children with cognitive or physical disabilities.

Yik Yak: The Age of Destructive Anonymity

Lindsay Hoffman | Posted 06.01.2015 | College
Lindsay Hoffman

By 2015, it is safe to say social networks have revolutionized the way people interact. Platforms such as Twitter and Facebook have grown so much that they are regularly used to strengthen national campaigns as well as international movements.

How to Make Obama's Community College Proposals Actually Succeed

Patrick T. Harker | Posted 04.27.2015 | College
Patrick T. Harker

A lot is at stake. Among students who enroll in community college, only about 60 percent come back for their second year and only about 30 percent earn an Associate degree within three years.

Five Life Lessons Studying Abroad Taught Me

Hannah Tattersall | Posted 04.24.2015 | College
Hannah Tattersall

A wise man once wrote, "Once you have traveled, the voyage never ends, but is played out over and over again in the quietest of chambers. The mind can never break off from the journey." I am so lucky to realize how true these words are after my experience abroad last month.

The Bea-UD of Winter Break

Abigail Goldring | Posted 03.08.2015 | College
Abigail Goldring

Practically two free months available to a college student in the middle of the year can be both a blessing and a curse. It is challenging to research the options and ultimately take advantage of them, but I know now that it is well worth it.

A Week in Seoul

Brandon Grabelsky | Posted 01.14.2015 | College
Brandon Grabelsky

While understanding the barriers and limitations to some applications, it is extremely useful to talk to people in different environments to see what has or hasn't worked. In our global community, we can all do more to share ideas and best practices.

Signs You Are a College Tour Guide

Hannah Tattersall | Posted 12.23.2014 | College
Hannah Tattersall

What other job lets you profess your undying love for your school on a daily basis?

Imperfection, Madness, and Alternative Spring Break

Erin Dugan | Posted 12.14.2014 | College
Erin Dugan

If you are sick of hearing about the productive/worldly/influential things that people did on spring break while you were at home watching Netflix or drinking in Florida, I get it. But you should also probably stop reading. Because this post will make you vomit.

When the Hens Go Marching In

Hailey Fuzak | Posted 11.19.2014 | College
Hailey Fuzak

I can tell you that any time spent with the Cockpit Crazies is unforgettable. I am proud to be a Cockpit Crazy, and I am proud to paint my face with school pride and cheer the Blue Hens on to victory.

Professor Takes Unexplained Leave After Sexual Harassment Allegation

The Review | Posted 09.18.2014 | College

A professor who was accused of sexual harassment by a female student has taken a leave of absence amid a confidential investigation by university offi...

Walmart Flack Resigns After Allegedly Lying About Having College Diploma

Reuters | Posted 11.16.2014 | Business

Sept 15 (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc's Chief Spokesman David Tovar resigned after the company allegedly found that he had lied about his academic...

Goodbye Summer 2K14

Hannah Tattersall | Posted 11.02.2014 | College
Hannah Tattersall

The summer of 2014 has been one for the books. As the meetings and work abound, the memories of the season will continue and will allow for this summer to continue to live on... at least until summer 2015 rolls around.

Try To Watch This And Not Start Smiling A Little

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 05.20.2014 | College

A bunch of students gathered recently on the University of Delaware's campus and just laughed. But there was a good reason for doing so. Keep Calm ...

Two Professors Create Souped-Up Toy Cars For Kids With Disabilities

2014-02-21-ScreenShot20140221at4.19.55PM.png | Posted 02.24.2014 | Impact

By Catherine Cheney, Cole Galloway’s workspace at the University of Delaware resembles a ransacked toy store. There are piles of ...

Get Nostalgic While Dancing For A Cause (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 11.07.2013 | College

Yo tell me what you want, what you really really want! The University of Delaware will tell you what they want, what they really really want! They...

Student Club Gets 'Death Penalty' For Out-Of-Control Party

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 09.27.2013 | College

The University of Delaware earlier this week suspended the school's rugby team for five years after a party associated with some of its members ended ...

Several Thousand Students Flood The Streets For 'I'm Shmacked' (PHOTOS/VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 09.27.2013 | College

Several thousand University of Delaware students flooded the streets of Newark, Del., Monday night, stomping on cars in a frenzy that brought out poli...

Road Triping From The South To The Midwest

Rick Steves | Posted 05.26.2013 | Travel
Rick Steves

At each stop, the wonderful people who host me wish us "safe travels" as we head out. I wish they'd just say "happy travels."

Please Be Clean When You Do It: Interview With Jim Lee

Ridley Howard | Posted 05.25.2013 | Arts
Ridley Howard

I like the term intervention when referring to my painting process. I just try to react off of things...marks on the painted surface, purposely warping a stretcher bar, cutting something then putting it back together. I want to create a scenario in which I have to fix something.

Delaware College Student Murdered, No Suspects

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 11.19.2012 | College

A funeral for Peter DiSabatino was set to take place Monday, a week after the 20-year-old University of Delaware sophomore was shot and killed in the ...

Public Opinion on Voter ID Laws: Strong Support, Shaky Foundation

David C. Wilson | Posted 09.17.2012 | Politics
David C. Wilson

The latest public opinion poll I've conducted with colleagues at the University of Delaware's Center for Political Communication (CPC) finds that Americans strongly support voter identification laws. But we also find that support for the laws depends on how they are presented to the public.

Introducing a Blog Blog

Lindsay Hoffman | Posted 06.20.2012 | College
Lindsay Hoffman

Blogs can serve as a great outlet for college students to voice their concerns and opinions in a mediated environment that is often saturated with viewpoints from established players.