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Article by Daniel T
October 4, 2011

Student Hospitalized After Choking on Bubble Tea

Free samples of bubble tea at Boba Suite on South Crouse Avenue yesterday have left one Syracuse University student seriously injured and others seriously confused. Chris Rubenstein, a sophomore biology major, was taken to Upstate University Hospital at 5:45 p.m. and has been in a medically induced coma after nearly choking on tapioca pearls, police... MORE »

Article by Piliour
August 31, 2011

The Dining Hall: A Narrative

It’s a Wednesday night. My stomach rumbles like that random earthquake that somehow spread from Virginia to Australia. I try to silence it with a snack, perhaps a processed potato covered in cheese and served in a red bag will quench my palate. No such luck. The trek begins. I arrive at the dining hall.... MORE »

Article by Anonymous
August 29, 2011

Newhouse III’s “food.com” runs out of seating on first day of class, rest of academic year

Over-achieving Newhouse students with nothing better to do than hang out in Newhouse learned early Monday morning that their beloved cafe, food.com, ran out of seating. “I had some time to kill before my Com 107 class and heard that food.com is the place where all the Newhouse kids hang out,” said freshman Isabelle Davis, “but when I... MORE »

Article by Leah Folta
May 25, 2011

Fast food industry “unimpressed” with liberal arts BA

“I can’t get hired anywhere!” cries recent grad Becca Reese. “My ex-roommate’s work wasn’t hiring, then my second choices weren’t hiring, then my backups turned me down, and then my second choices called again to make sure I understood I’m unhirable.” Such is the lame, unfun reality check that is trying to find a part-time... MORE »

Article by Piliour
May 1, 2011

Student Eats Only Ramen for Three Weeks, Turns into Pile of Salt

Jesse Clinton had two big papers, four exams, and a concert for his a capella group. He slept for two hours per night and had no time to run to the dining hall to get food. So he did what any college student does: he dieted solely on Ramen noodles. “It was crazy,” says Clinton’s... MORE »

Article by emcorbet
April 14, 2011

Calorie legislation fail

When 1 out of every 3 people in your country is obese, action needs to be taken. While I personally would like physically-challenging events to be mandatory for citizenship (and I genuinely mean “challenging” – kickball does not count. Pole vaulting, water polo, and the high beam do), it seems America has a different method... MORE »

Article by Alex Rosenthal
April 12, 2011

An Open Letter From Chipotle’s Manager to Syracuse University

By John Friedman, Manager, Chipotle Mexican Grill   It’s been a full week since I opened Chipotle on Syracuse University’s Marshall Street, and all I can think to myself is how freaking easy it is to take money from you people. I mean, damn, I’ve got hundreds of students lining up outside my restaurant literally... MORE »

Article by Paul J
April 7, 2011

Area Squirrel Whisperer Pretty Damn Tired Of Being Asked For Nuts, Snacks All The Time

When student Alex Jarvis first noticed her special ability to communicate with the squirrels at USC, she thought that by using their vast network of knowledge of goings on about campus, she would be able to help those in need. Instead, the little bastards constantly ask her for food or whatever she has in her... MORE »

Article by emcorbet
March 31, 2011

Campusfood National Order In Day makes students react like its Y2K

Email and Facebook ads went viral this week advertising something seemingly too good to be true: Fifty percent off Campusfood orders. College students across America ambushed the website, Campusfood.com, today in their hunts for half-off food. Ideas of Chinese takeout or Dominos pizza for a 2 for 1 price made every college kid’s dream come... MORE »