Category Archives: Campus food

Surviving Thanksgiving away from home—Quick and easy dinner ideas

The Thanksgiving holiday is fast approaching. If you aren’t able to make it home to engage in the all-day turkey fest followed by a glutenous shopping trip that commences in the wee-small hours of the morning, never fear. Surviving Thanksgiving … Continue reading

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Pumpkins! From pumpkin carving to pick your own

It’s pumpkin fever! This is the time of year when this uber-popular winter squash is king. Pumpkins are being carved, roasted, baked into pastry and chucked. Colleges are hosting pumpkin carving contests and pumpkin drops. Check if your local farm … Continue reading

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Eating healthy: Tips for quick healthy meals on the run

Sometimes there aren’t enough hours in the day even for essentials like eating and sleeping. So finding quick healthy meals that you can take and eat on the run is pretty important. Eating fast food or even school cafeteria fare … Continue reading

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Study Tips: Top 10 Brain Boosting Super Foods

As midterms approach, remember this study tip: getting your mind and body in top shape can help increase your chances of acing those finals. So, resist the urge to pig out on junk food and turn your attention to healthy … Continue reading

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College tips for student health and staying in shape

How to be healthy in college? That’s a big question. With the dreaded “Freshman 15” weight gain looming, college may not evoke a place of healthy eating and exercise, what with the pizza, late parties and extensive napping. But some … Continue reading

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Student health: Peanut allergy risk factors on campus and in the dining hall

When talking about campus safety, most people think about crime on college campuses. What they may not think about are the health risks for people with severe allergies. Following the death of Natalie Giorgi, a thirteen year old with a … Continue reading

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Easy ways to save money: Student discounts and tips to cut your top five money wasters

It’s no fun running out of funds when you’re only halfway through the month. Are there any easy ways to save money? You bet there are. Student discounts are just the beginning. Now that you’re responsible for many, if not … Continue reading

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BBQ tips and tricks — How to plan a cookout

No matter how old you are, summertime makes you feel like a kid again while you’re free for three months to relax and enjoy the great weather. Sure, you may still have summer school classes or a job, but June, … Continue reading

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The Kentucky Derby 2013: From past traditions at Churchill Downs to Orb… and a little fashion in between

Oversized hats and mint juleps can only mean one thing: The Kentucky Derby 2013! Held at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky, on the first Saturday in May every year, the Derby is THE place to be and be seen! And … Continue reading

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Top 10 staycation ideas for college students in need of R&R

You’ve been studying hard all year and now you deserve some time to kick back and play! Oh right, there’s just one problem. A vacation costs money and that, my friend, as we all know, is in short supply. What’s … Continue reading

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