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Campus lacks vegan options

Campus lacks vegan options

Stephanie Robledo, Reporter

December 3, 2019

Midwestern State University, like most universities, requires its on-campus residents to buy a meal plan to ensure that all students eat and stay healthy. Students are given a variety of meal options that caters to all the different diets, but there has been several students that feel that MSU does not pro...

Broke student recipes

Dallas Wabbington, Reporter

December 2, 2019

With the holidays around the corner, food dishes are a must, so why not take the lazy way out? This oven-baked cheesy potato recipe requires patience, a few ingredients and a big stomach. Ingredients 3 Yukon potatoes (serves 4) 2/3 cup milk 3/4 heavy cream 2 cloves garlic (minced) ...

Broke student recipes

Dallas Wabbington, Reporter

November 13, 2019

It’s hard to get home-cooked meals away from home while also not spending a lot of money. This recipe allows students to cook Alfredo from scratch without breaking the bank. Chicken Alfredo is a personal favorite of mine and I want to share this easy yet tasty recipe. Ingredients: 2 chicken breasts ...

Caribbean Student Organization to hold Expressions on March 29

Randi Heaton, Reporter

March 28, 2019

Music will be playing, people will be dancing, and the food will be cooking on March 29 at 7:30 p.m. in the Akin Auditorium. It's the biggest event the Caribbean Student Organization holds this semester and is free for all students. The CSO uses the event to help educate students learn more about...

Mazzio’s buffet fills the stomach

Mazzio’s buffet fills the stomach

March 27, 2019

I am not originally a fan of pizza, but Mazzio's surprised me. My boyfriend and I arrived at Mazzio's March 25 to try it out for the first time. We were warmly welcomed at the door by a nice young lady and she helped us decide on the buffet. Mazzio's has a variety of options from calzones to pasta...

Opportunities about for freshmen to maintain healthy lifestyle

Opportunities about for freshmen to maintain healthy lifestyle

Randi Heaton, Reporter

March 13, 2019

Freshman are notorious for gaining the 'Freshman 15' but there are resources here to help avoid that. On campus there is the Bruce and Graciela Redwine Student Wellness Center, commonly referred to as the wellness center. At times, the gym is filled with the hustle and bustle of students, faculty, a...

New executive chef changes cafeteria quality

New executive chef changes cafeteria quality

Elizabeth Mahan, Reporter

March 8, 2019

Jay Bendele started as the executive chef for Mesquite Dining Hall about two weeks ago. Three cafeteria employees and 15 students said they are beginning to notice improvements in the quality of food as well as in the quality of relationships among cafeteria employees. Bendele, who has been in the ...

Mexican food that will make your heart happy

Mexican food that will make your heart happy

Alyssa Mitchell, Editor

March 5, 2019

On a whim, my boyfriend and I went to dinner at El Tapatio March 4. We arrived at about 6 p.m. and were sat almost immediately. Our waiter came to get our drink orders and within ten minutes of being sat and getting my drink, I was able to order my dinner and have it placed in front of me. The feel...

27 students play in pool tournament

27 students play in pool tournament

Joseph Rader, reporter

February 25, 2019

Friday nights students unwind from their week of classes by gathering with friends and going out. On Feb. 22, 27 students gathered at The Clark Student Center for a pool tournament in the Recreational Room where only one student, Michael French, kinesiology freshman, won. "I came here to play one...

Question of the week: What is food insecurity? and how can MSU help?

Alana Earle and Yerasly Duran

January 23, 2019

Students body defines what they think food insecurity is, and discuss how they believe MSU can help. Alex Espy, education elementary teaching freshman| "I guess choosing between school and food shouldn't be an option. I feel like you should have both. You can't really have a proper education without food....

Canan food security scholarship aids students

Canan food security scholarship aids students

Yerasly Duran, Alana Earle, and Paige Champagne

January 23, 2019

The Canan Food Security Program is offering food insecure students an opportunity to get meals in Mesquite Dining Hall or Mavericks Corner. As of January students are able to apply to the program and no longer have the burden of not knowing where their next meal will come from. Pat Canan, Wic...

Students make plans for Thanksgiving break

Amber Hernandez, Reporter

November 20, 2018

Turkeys in the oven, families around the table and lots of laughter to go around is what Thanksgiving is usually all about but that isn't the case for all students. For the Thanksgiving holiday, students use the days off classes differently depending on where they are from and if they celebrate Than...

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