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Delivery service brings restaurants a little bit closer

You can now order anything from any restaurant in Delaware, and have it delivered to your door.   James Encracion, the founder of Delaware Delivered, said he has seven drivers who will pick up food from any restaurant in the city of [...]

September 30, 2014 News
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Music historian talks life in the 1960s

Music historian and former publicist for The Grateful Dead, Dennis McNally, spoke on Tuesday about the power of music to unite and change cultures. Hosted by Ohio Wesleyan University’s Arneson Institute for Practical Politics and Public Affairs, the talk was, in [...]

September 29, 2014 News
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Delta Gamma does a week of good

Students around campus focused on giving back last week as part of “Do Good Week” presented by Delta Gamma (DG). Delta Gamma’s motto is Do Good and Delta Gamma nationally encouraged chapters in the US and Canada to Do Good [...]

September 25, 2014 News
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Tri Delta fundraising exceeds expectations

One sorority raised more money for its philanthropy last academic year than all other Greek organizations on campus combined. Delta Delta Delta sorority (Tri Delta) surpassed their goal for raising money for their philanthropy, St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital. Last spring, Tri Delta [...]

September 25, 2014 News
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Kappa Alpha Theta gives English professor national honor

  “I grew up in New Jersey, though I usually try not to admit that,” said English professor, Nancy Comorau. Comorau has been selected by Kappa Alpha Theta sorority’s national headquarters as “outstanding faculty of the year,” after being nominated [...]

September 25, 2014 News
COW Week aims to promote diversity

COW Week aims to promote diversity

The Citizens of the World (COW) house plans to promote its mission of bringing cultural diversity and awareness the week of Oct. 20. The members of the Small Living Unit (SLU) have planned a variety of events each portraying messages the house [...]

September 25, 2014 News
Sophomore Michael Mora-Brenes, vice president of Latin-American cultural club VIVA, speaks at the opening dinner for Hispanic Heritage Month. Sophomore Rosa Escobar, president, stands alongside. Photo by Spenser Hickey

VIVA begins Hispanic Heritage Month

Programs to include films, discussion on immigration and closing dinner Hispanic Film Series Schedule All films will be shown in the Benes Rooms of Hamilton-Williams Campus Center from September 18 to October 2. “7 Cajas” (Seven Boxes) – Sept. 18 at [...]

September 25, 2014 News
When construction fences came up around Simpson-Querrey Fitness Center and Merrick Hall, several trees and shrubs were removed to make room. 

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Groundskeepers to replant trees over three year span

As construction went underway for Merrick Hall and the Simpson-Querrey Fitness Center, Buildings and Grounds removed several trees and shrubs from the surrounding areas to create more space for expansion and work. Delaware city ordinance requires that trees with a [...]

September 24, 2014 News
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Downtown record store set to move

The Endangered Species Record Store, the self-proclaimed last record store on Earth, is moving to a new location starting Sept. 28 to 11 W. Winter St. Endangered Species first opened its doors at the current location on 12 N. Sandusky St. [...]

September 24, 2014 News
Women receiving donated sewing machines in a classroom made possible by the Peru program. The women went on to start a sewing shop that makes uniforms for schools and linens for local hospitals. Photos courtesy Patricio Plazolles.

Peru trips continue for a decade outside of spring break program

This story was updated on Sept. 26, 2014. Patricio Plazolles is the Program Officer for the Woltemade Center for Economics, Business and Entrepreneurship and spends his summers building businesses and other opportunities for disadvantaged communities in Peru. The effort began in [...]

September 24, 2014 News