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Straight from the Plate

Melanie Singer '17, Life and Style Columnist

April 15, 2014

  Breakfast is an essential meal of every person’s day, especially college students. The caf has the typical and essential breakfast options such as cereal, yogurt and eggs, but for a while they were missing a very ess...

Straight from the Plate

Melanie Singer ’17, Life and Style Columnist

February 20, 2014

  If you’re bored of eating plain old salads every day or simple cold cut sandwiches, I’d recommend venturing out and trying the wraps of the day. Sometimes they actually sound interesting and turn out to be qu...

An Argument for Being Served

Brendan Birth '16, Columnist

February 7, 2014

In the new semester, the least popular change seems to be that we are no longer able to serve ourselves on the cafeteria’s Main Line. Indeed, student feedback, in the form of caf napkins, has erupted in anger over the lack of...

Letter from the Blue Shirts

Cody Nixon '15, Guest Columnist

February 7, 2014

The napkins displayed recently on the bulletin board to the left of the depository of plates, cups, and silverware has been full of the same comment, “Let Us Serve Ourselves.” Recently, the members of the Dickinson community...

Straight from the Plate Caf Food Reviews

Melanie Singer ’17, Life & Style Columnist

November 22, 2013

There are special days at the salad bar where you can put your dressing of choice on your salad and they mix it for you. For some reason, the salads are instantly better when thoroughly mixed by someone. They also seem to have more of a selection on these days. I ...

Straight from the Plate Caf Food Reviews

Melanie Singer ’17, Life & Style Columnist

November 14, 2013

Grilled cheese. It seems to be one of the favorites for Dickinson students in the cafeteria. There’s nothing truly special about it, but when combining the saltiness and sweetness of the grilled cheese with the tomato sou...

Straight from the Plate

Melanie Singer ’17, Life & Style Columnist

November 7, 2013

The soups at Dickinson are actually very tasty and enjoyable. The first soup I ever tried in the cafeteria was the tomato soup, which I didn’t love, as I’m very picky when it comes to good tomato soup. I thought that it was...

Straight from the Plate Caf Food Reviews

Melanie Singer ’17, Life & Style Columnist

October 31, 2013

Dinner is my least favorite meal. I find that it’s a struggle sometimes to find plain and simple food to eat in the cafeteria, but luckily they were serving grilled chicken on pita and lettuce. I opted out of getting the pi...

Straight from the Plate: Caf Food Reviews

By Melanie Singer ’17, Life & Style Columnist

October 17, 2013

I usually don’t venture off into the hot meal section of the cafeteria during lunchtime, but this time I did. Usually, you hear what’s good and bad during meal times and multiple people were telling me to try these bonele...

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