Art Spotlight: “A Winter Project” by Paula Chang

This "Winter Project" is a porcelain sake set fired with a copper red glaze.

Annual serenity: the new year celebration in Sri-Lanka

While the rest of the world welcomes a new year on Jan. 1, I celebrate the new year on April 13-14 in Sri-Lanka. The season of Aluth Avurudu is the most important...

Family Traditions: Keeping Vietnamese traditions alive in America

Vietnamese culture is full of exciting and vibrant celebrations. The most important celebration is Tết, or Vietnamese New Year. This is one of the main ways I am able to keep close...

Family Traditions: literary liturgy

Last weekend while on a Zoom call with my family, who is scattered throughout the country, we referenced at least three children’s books we had enjoyed growing up. Reading picture books with...

Groundhog Guidance

Dear Groundhog, I was lucky enough to not need to study excessively for exams in high school, but after stressing and procrastinating over exams in the first semester, this...

Art Spotlight: “Appetite” by Alisa Nascimento

Medium: Ink on Mulberry paper Artist's description: Though disconnected through language, a young girl seeks to understand her cultural heritage through food as she gazes into the window of...

Art Spotlight: “In-N-Out on a Friday Night”

My husband and I were in the habit of going out to eat every Friday (and we were kind of going through an In-N-Out phase). When this project was assigned, we had...

Worst summer jobs

As summer approaches, many of us are applying for jobs or internships. While there’s always the dreaded fast food jobs, I interviewed some of the students and staff at UD to find...

Art Spotlight: “Exit” by Susanna McNichol

"Exit" is oil on-canvas; a depiction of man's attempts at escapism resulting in the fall and his traversal through the depths bringing him to the truth of the incarnation. 

Family Traditions: Resurrection cookies

Easter is the most important day of the liturgical year for Catholics because Jesus’ suffering, death and resurrection complete our salvation. I didn’t realize how important it was when I was younger,...

Art Spotlight: “St. Peter” by Helen Maier

Artist Description: Shortly after my time in Rome, I was inspired to depict our first pope in this watercolor piece. Like us, Peter was called and chosen despite his weakness. He denied...

Priceless gifts create lasting traditions

Tom Borchard never believed he would be able to stop the spread of an infectious disease that could have killed him, but thanks to my dad, Mr. Borchard was saved from paralysis...

Family Traditions: Loving the simple things, together

My family has been fortunate enough to be able to visit my relatives in Mexico every year. When I am in Mexico, I am humbled by the simplicity of life that my...

Charity Week traditions: the jail

You are walking down the mall late in the morning of a clear autumnal Friday. The leaves are beginning to turn colors while the tower bells announce the change of the hour,...

Art Spotlight: ‘The Oresteia’ by Quinn Kelsch

This is a diptych, called 'The Oresteia', depicting two related moments from the Agamemnon. First is the moment when Agamemnon "puts on the yoke of necessity" and decides to...