Category Archives: Campus food

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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Improve dorm life with these great tips for being a dorm room iron chef

It can be challenging to get a decent meal when you’re living in a dorm. With a few staple gadgets and ingredients anyone can be an iron chef and improve dorm life. Follow these great tips to get you started! … Continue reading

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The big game, tailgate parties and drinking responsibly

Whether you’re watching the Super Bowl, school home games, or just partying in your dorm rooms, food and beverages are a part of the fun. Your Super Bowl party, tailgate party or friendly get-together in your college dorms can feature … Continue reading

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The skinny on drinking coffee: The good, the bad and the bottom line

If you’re one of the myriads of college students who need their morning caffeine fix before you can have a coherent conversation, you’re part of a national trend of rising coffee drinkers. While experts have gone back and forth over … Continue reading

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College dorm life: Cooking ideas for small kitchens and first apartments

Whether you religiously DVR the Cooking Channel or you’re simply sick and tired of so-so pizza from a box, you can turn the tiniest space into a meal-producing wonder room. Dorm life doesn’t have to mean bad takeout. Read on … Continue reading

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Surviving on campus foods: College food can also be cheap healthy food

Whether you have a meal plan or are on your own for college food, you can make healthy choices for snacks or meals that don’t cost a lot of money. Campus foods can often be greasy pizza and fatty burgers … Continue reading

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College student life: The dreaded campus dining hall

Ahhh…the (dreaded) dining hall, a bane of college student life. In the past, this term conjured up images of stale pizza, mystery meat stews and salad bars that screamed salmonella. Today, campus dining halls offer everything from sushi  to vegan … Continue reading

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