Groundhog Guidance

Dear Groundhog, My boyfriend and I have a great relationship, and we have been dating for five months now. However, I am going to be in Rome this spring...

Artist Spotlight: Mother of God, Mother of All

In the Intermediate Painting I class, students are given a semester-long project that serves as their final for the course. The specific parameters of this project, such as the subject, the medium...

When in Rome: Coddiwomple

On a gloriously sunny November morning, we and the rest of the fall 2020 Rome class meandered down the Appia Antica, an ancient Roman road that remains today as a pleasant lane...

Jacob and Katie Rhodes: UD’s very own Chip and Joanna Gaines

Alumni Jacob and Katie Rhodes — class of ‘07 and owners of HoneyTree Farm, a vacation home rental business — have been embarking on quite the adventure since leaving UD.

Family Traditions: Dia de Los Muertos

Most, if not all, students at UD know All Saints’ Day, but most are not aware of Dia de Los Muertos, celebrated Nov. 1-2.  Dia de los Muertos is...

When in Rome: Street shrines

Wandering through the cobblestoned streets of Rome, the explorer encounters many wonders: towering churches, ornate fountains, street performers and the general hubbub of the city. With all of these...

Groundhog Guidance

Dear Groundhog, So, I have a degree picked and I'm really interested in it and want to pursue it. But, I keep asking myself, is this what God wants...

Joseph Mastrangelo: A double shot of phenomenology

Although Joseph Mastrangelo, owner of Zelie Beans Coffee, didn’t complete his degree at UD, he attributes his formation at the university and Holy Trinity Seminary to be quintessential in his current career...

When in Rome: Graffiti

Rome, La Città Eterna, arrests man through the glory of its architecture, sculptures and paintings, but, as the sun sets on the Eternal City and the metal shutters are pulled down over...

Makenna Connors: Art as self-expression

Given free reign, freshman art history major Makenna Connors was tasked with a cut-out project that consisted of sketching out a design on a white sheet of paper and then transferring it...

Groundhog Guidance

Dear Groundhog, I’ve hit mid-semester burnout. Lots of friend drama, classes are getting overwhelming, and it feels like everyone has found their group and is having a great time...

When in Rome: Coffee shops

When in Rome, a typical morning begins casually at the bar of a local coffee shop, enjoying a morning cappuccino and cornetto while the proprietor clatters dishes and chats with his regular...

Family Traditions: feast days

Oct. 1 was no ordinary day for me as a child. I was born knowing that the first day of October was my feast day, and it was always so special.

When in Rome: Gelato

Whether it was stracciatella, coffee, pistachio, strawberry or any other number of flavors, if you went to Rome, you definitely have a favorite type of gelato. Visiting gelato stands...

Groundhog Guidance

Dear Groundhog,  I heard that last year Student Government talked about building a beautiful Dante statue for Braniff. What a shame it was shot down! Do you think a...