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Following Food: The Story Behind Your Dining Hall Plate

Following Food: The Story Behind Your Dining Hall Plate

Claire Ommen, Features writer

October 22, 2015

The food that many students gaze at through the windows of the dining hall three times a day is merely the tip of the vast iceberg that is Bon Appétit's food production outfit.

Upcoming Climate Action Plan Promotes Campus Sustainability

Kamna Shastri, Staff Writer

September 17, 2015

Imagine a wind turbine, its blades slowly turning as it stands between the science building, Harper Joy Theater, and Penrose Library. Picture a campus shimmering with the reflections of solar panels, retrofitted for rooftops. Think of going to the dining hall and leaving with a reusable to-go box in...

Time makes ‘Dumb and Dumber To’ the dumbest sequel

Time makes ‘Dumb and Dumber To’ the dumbest sequel

Nathan Fisher

November 20, 2014

Illustration by Sophie Cooper-Ellis. After a long pre-holiday week, nothing seemed better than heading to the movie theater for some mindless entertainment. "Dumb and Dumber To" was certain to kill off a few brain cells but seemed like a worthy choice.  Sure, I was only one year old when the first ...

Reusing human waste saves water, reduces fertilizer use

Danielle Broida

September 20, 2012

We live in a society that produces more waste than any other era in history. Plastic, styrofoam and aluminum wrap around every commercial purchase, food, clothing or a house. For the sake of convenience, we have manipulated our society to think short-term, to turn a blind eye to filth and to create this...

Pay your taxes, Tea Party

William Witwer

May 6, 2010

The Tea Party, the intensely conservative populist movement that has so captivated the mainstream media's attention, was recently surveyed in a CBS/New York Times poll. This national political organization (yes, I am aware that distinctions must be drawn between the local Tea Parties and the national...

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