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He's University of Delaware's oldest 2022 grad. Why this 80-year-old went back to school.He's University of Delaware's oldest 2022 grad. Why this 80-year-old went back to school.https://www.delawareonline.com/story/news/2022/06/07/80-year-old-graduates-university-of-delaware-oldest-member-class-2022-steven-goodhart/7502685001/2022-06-07T04:00:00ZThe Delaware News JournalLocal outlet reports on Steven Goodhart, who received a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice and was the oldest student participating in UD's May 28 commencement ceremony.https://publish.cas.udel.edu/Lists/CASintheMedia/DispForm.aspx?ID=2022
COVID is making it harder for schools to practice restorative justiceCOVID is making it harder for schools to practice restorative justicehttps://fortune.com/2022/01/19/school-discipline-restorative-justice-reform-covid/2022-01-19T05:00:00ZFortuneThe pandemic has brought about more challenging student behavior and a lower threshold for managing that behavior. This could lead to the return of punitive measures, but Aaron Kupchik, sociology and criminal justice, warns of the negative consequences that arise when schools overuse tactics such as suspensions.https://publish.cas.udel.edu/Lists/CASintheMedia/DispForm.aspx?ID=1923
Why more women are being shot in Wilmington this year, especially in this neighborhoodWhy more women are being shot in Wilmington this year, especially in this neighborhoodhttps://www.delawareonline.com/restricted/?return=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.delawareonline.com%2Fstory%2Fnews%2F2021%2F10%2F21%2Fwomen-shot-increase-wilmington-delaware-gun-violence%2F8437256002%2F2021-12-09T05:00:00ZDelawareonline.com"That scramble has engineered a frustration and anger and anguish and anxiety, and folks at the end of the day are solving their problems through violence. Women are now part of that." Yasser Payne, sociology and criminal justice, on the rise in shootings in Wilmington involving women.https://publish.cas.udel.edu/Lists/CASintheMedia/DispForm.aspx?ID=1928
Needle found in Halloween candy from Ohio trick-or-treating, police say: 'Take this seriously'Needle found in Halloween candy from Ohio trick-or-treating, police say: 'Take this seriously'https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2021/11/01/sewing-needle-found-ohio-trick-treating-candy-police-say/6232432001/2021-11-01T04:00:00ZUSA TodayPolice in Fosteria, Ohio urged parents to check their children's Halloween candy after there were two reports of small sewing needles found in a KitKat and a bag of Sour Patch Kids. The story notes that actually instances of tampered trick-or-treat candy are very rare, citing the research of Joel Best, sociology.https://publish.cas.udel.edu/Lists/CASintheMedia/DispForm.aspx?ID=1972
Opinion: Chill out, parents. Your kids’ Halloween candy is almost certainly safeOpinion: Chill out, parents. Your kids’ Halloween candy is almost certainly safehttps://www.inquirer.com/opinion/commentary/halloween-candy-safety-poison-parents-20211031.html2021-10-31T04:00:00ZThe Philadelphia InquirerOp-ed leans on the work of Best to take aim at fears that trick-or-treating is dangerous. “I think this is the greatest thing in the history of the world to be afraid of,” Best said. “That there’s somebody down your block that is so crazy, they will poison little children at random — but they’re so tightly wrapped that they’ll only do it one night a year.”https://publish.cas.udel.edu/Lists/CASintheMedia/DispForm.aspx?ID=1934
Worried About THC-Laced Halloween Candy? Myth Debunker Says Concerns Are UnfoundedWorried About THC-Laced Halloween Candy? Myth Debunker Says Concerns Are Unfoundedhttps://www.newsweek.com/worried-about-thc-laced-halloween-candy-myth-debunker-says-concerns-are-unfounded-16440102021-10-29T04:00:00ZNewsweekJoel Best, sociology, says this year's trick-or-treat fear was just an update of the old "razor blades in the candy" myth. "This story gets refreshed all the time," Best explained. "After 9/11, there were stories about people getting terrorist messages in cupcakes. We sort of update this to fit our current anxieties."https://publish.cas.udel.edu/Lists/CASintheMedia/DispForm.aspx?ID=1935
Should you check your child’s Halloween candy? The truth about THC, poison and razor-blade trick-or-treat scaresShould you check your child’s Halloween candy? The truth about THC, poison and razor-blade trick-or-treat scareshttps://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/halloween-candy-poison-thc-razor-blades-real-fake-120031463.html2021-10-27T04:00:00ZYahoo! Lifestyle (US)The paranoia over tainted candy began in the 1960s with a "Dear Abby" column, was publicized by police and pushed by the media, Best told Yahoo News. "The media got really hyped about this, because they were like, 'Oh my God, there's going to be trick-or-treating,'" Best explains. https://publish.cas.udel.edu/Lists/CASintheMedia/DispForm.aspx?ID=1966
That Tainted Halloween Candy Myth Just Won’t Go AwayThat Tainted Halloween Candy Myth Just Won’t Go Awayhttps://www.nytimes.com/2021/10/27/us/halloween-candy-thc-marijuana.html2021-10-27T04:00:00ZNew York TimesThe specter of THC-laced candies is no more threatening than past baseless legends, said Joel Best, sociology, who has studied the topic since 1983. “This spreads primarily among people who have no idea what this stuff costs,” he said.https://publish.cas.udel.edu/Lists/CASintheMedia/DispForm.aspx?ID=1967
Check Your Kids’ Halloween Candy, It May Have This Terrifying Meme InsideCheck Your Kids’ Halloween Candy, It May Have This Terrifying Meme Insidehttps://melmagazine.com/en-us/story/halloween-sadism-memes2021-10-25T04:00:00ZMEL MagazineLike children digging in their Halloween haul, the media can't get enough of Joel Best's research into candy-tampering myths. The sociology professor's decades of work on the subject has found that reports of foreign objects, drugs or poison in treats received from unknown adults are nothing more than urban legend.https://publish.cas.udel.edu/Lists/CASintheMedia/DispForm.aspx?ID=1843
Razor blades and weed edibles: Behind the enduring Halloween "candy poisoning" urban legendsRazor blades and weed edibles: Behind the enduring Halloween "candy poisoning" urban legendshttps://www.salon.com/2021/10/23/razor-blades-and-weed-edibles-behind-the-enduring-halloween-candy-poisoning-urban-legends/2021-10-23T04:00:00ZSalonThis time, it's Salon reaching for Best's annual research treat for an article about the spooky folk tale.https://publish.cas.udel.edu/Lists/CASintheMedia/DispForm.aspx?ID=1842

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