UD Students for Justice in Palestine

UD rally calls for ceasefire in Gaza, justice for Palestine

Betsy PriceHeadlines, Government

A rally organized by the University of Delaware Students for Justice in Palestine listened to calls for a ceasefire and expressions of grief for those killed during the Oct. 7 Hamas attacks and Israel’s retaliation in Gaza. “We come together to reaffirm our commitment to a peaceful and just resolution, one that upholds the rights and dignities of all parties …

The 'Ring of Fire' eclipse will occur Saturday.

‘Ring of Fire’ eclipse MAY be visible in Delaware Saturday

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Culture

A “Ring of Fire” – not Johnny Cash’s smash hit, but a once in an every-few-years solar eclipse — will reach peak visibility in Delaware on Saturday at about 1:20 p.m. Solar eclipses occur when the moon passes between the earth and the sun, causing the moon to cast a shadow on the earth.  This happens when there is a …

supply chain

Delaware supply chain company to expand at Newark home

Betsy PriceBusiness, Headlines

A Newark supply chain management company will use a state grant of $155,970 to build a warehouse and fulfillment center next the headquarters of the company that spun it off. EtailFlow LLC, a supply chain management company designed to efficiently distribute electronic goods, grew out of Delaware-based ecommerce leader PCOnline earlier this year. Its new facility will be next to …

Fintech financial tech FinTech Innovation Hub

UD FinTech Hub welcomes new Discover Bank fund for Delaware

Betsy PriceBusiness, Headlines

One company helps small start-up food companies find additional investment to fill unexpectedly huge orders from a place like Costco or Whole Foods. One company helps renovation companies get paid faster when they’re helping people get back into homes or businesses that have been damaged in some disaster. One company helps employers make sure more of their employees’ wages stay …

UD's twilight ceremony lit up the heart of Newark Monday night.

UD’s 4,000 freshmen light up night with twilight tradition 

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Education

The central green of the University of Delaware looked like a field of fireflies Monday night as the incoming class joined the Blue Hen flock during the annual Twilight Induction Ceremony. “This is officially our new beginning,” said Jacob Hudson, who’s pursuing a degree in computer science. “The past few days have all been about meeting people and becoming familiar …

University of Delaware Womens Soccer logo photo courtesy of University of Delaware

UD women get first Power 5 win by beating Syracuse

Jason WinchellHeadlines, Sports

The University of Delaware women’s soccer team accomplished something for the first time in program history last night in their opening match of the 2023 season.  They defeated Syracuse 1-0 for their first win against a Power 5 conference.  Syracuse is a member of the ACC Conference.  The Blue Hens did defeat Virginia Tech back in 1994 but they were …

Sanogo has had the charges dropped against him from the June 15 arrest.

Baqir continues to challenge UD video, student arrest story

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Police & Fire

A member of the Christina School board is making sure an incident involving University of Delaware Police arresting Mohammed Sanogo on his graduation night is not swept under the rug. In a board meeting Tuesday night, member Naveed Baqir, who has been leading the charge in ensuring Sanogo gets justice and in holding UD police accountable, once again brought up …

18-year-old Mohammad Sanogo was arrested June 15 by UD police for resisting arrest and reckless driving.

Charges dropped in case of Christina grad arrested by UD 

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Police & Fire

After weeks of public outcry, charges were dropped against 18-year-old Mohammad Sanogo who was arrested by the University of Delaware police June 15 less than an hour after he received his high school diploma there. The decision follows UD police finally releasing bodycam footage of the incident. A Newark High School student, Sanogo was on campus because Christina School District …

Resident Ensemble Theatre season

New REP season: ‘Heat of the Night,’ ‘Deathtrap;’ ‘Exodus/Godot’

Betsy PriceCulture, Headlines

The Resident Ensemble Players’ 2023-24 season will include a look at the power of words; a stage version of  “In the Heat of the Night;” a mash-up of “Waiting for Godot” and “Exodus;” and the crowd-pleasing “Deathtrap.” The season is designed to reflect our lives. “As theater fans you know this, but I never get tired of saying it, these …