UD’s The Den promises late-night dining for students

Betsy Price Food & Dining, Headlines

The Den will offer late-night dining to UD students.     A new late-night option is being added to the University of Delaware’s Perkins Student Center, to the delight of night owls, bar hoppers and students hitting the books. “Finally, a place to grab a bite after a late night of studying,” said the UD announcement about it. “The Den,” …

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Carney hasn’t made any decisions after CDC’s mask flip-flop

Daniel Larlham Jr. Education, Headlines, Health

  Delaware Gov. John Carney is studying this week’s Centers for Disease Control recommendation that  everyone wear masks indoors in areas where the Delta variant of COVID is spreading. But he has announced no changes or updates. In Delaware, the number of new COVID-19 infections has jumped to 72 new cases a day now from 20 a day in late …

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UD’s Resident Ensemble Players offerings will stay online for fall

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

  UD’s REP Theatre plans to return to indoor performances in 2002, with curtain calls like this one from 2017’s “You Can’t Take It With You.”   The University of Delaware’s professional theater company will keep its offerings online in the fall, but begin planning for a return to live performances in 2022. The Resident Ensemble Players will offer four …

New Miss Delaware USAs: One was sexually assaulted. The other helps those who are

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

Sky Knox, left, is the new Miss Delaware Teen USA and Drew Sanclemente is Miss Delaware USA 2021. Photo by Jessielyn Palumbo  Studio   A Wilmington teen who talked about being sexually assaulted by a teacher became Miss Delaware Teen USA 2021 Sunday, and the new Miss Delaware USA is a medical student who runs a charity that helps women …

The FEMA mass vaccination site in Dover opened Sunday.

State bearing down on 70% vaccination mark for Fourth of July

Betsy Price Government, Headlines

Delaware only needs to vaccinate 2.5% of the state’s eligible people to hit its goal.   As Delaware nears its Fourth of July goal of having at least 70% of those eligible have at least one vaccine shot, state officials on Tuesday unveiled guidance for colleges and universities and illustrated the danger that COVID-19 poses to adolescence.  During the state’s …

Republican bill would stop UD, DSU, DelTech requiring vaccines

Betsy Price Government & Politics, Headlines, Health, Schools

A bill filed by a Millsboro Republican would stop state agencies from requiring vaccines. File photo. A Republican representative has filed a bill that would prevent Delaware colleges and universities from insisting students be vaccinated to return to campus this fall. House Bill 209 filed by Rep. Rich Collins, R-Millboro, would forbid state or local governments including any entity receiving …