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Mane Dish adds option for those with allergies

Mane Dish adds option for those with allergies

Maggie Tregre, Staff Reporter

October 4, 2019

A new dining station was added to the Mane Dish to accommodate people with dietary restrictions. The True Balance station provides not only healthy meal options, but it also takes into account some common allergenic foods: milk, eggs, soy, wheat, peanuts, tree nuts and crustacean shellfish. Accordi...

Cub Cash v. Lion’s Lagniappe

Cub Cash v. Lion’s Lagniappe

Erica Welter, Staff Reporter

March 25, 2019

Cub Cash and Lion’s Lagniappe offer students convenient and easy-to-use options to purchase meals, but the two payment methods differ in key areas. “The primary difference is that Cub Cash is tied to meal plans and can only be used at campus dining facilities, and Lion’s Lagniappe is a debit a...

Vendors accepting Lion’s Lagniappe grow

Maiah Woodring, Staff Reporter

February 6, 2019

With the agreement of Our Mom’s Restaurant and Bar to accept Lion’s Lagniappe in November of last year, the number of Lagniappe vendors increased to 39. Installation was complete, and card services have been available since December. Stefan Watts, manager of Our Mom’s, acknowledged that he has...

‘Sip Smarter’ initiative created to reduce plastic straw waste

Maiah Woodring, Staff Reporter

December 4, 2018

Americans use 500 million drinking straws daily according to the National Park Service, the equivalent of 183 billion straws a year. To counter this, Auxiliary Services launched its “Sip Smarter” campaign to reduce the amount of waste that these drinking conveniences contribute to landfills each...

What happens to the leftover cafeteria food?

What happens to the leftover cafeteria food?

Prakriti Adhikari, Staff Reporter

September 18, 2018

The disposal of waste is a large environmental problem. The world produces enough food for the entire human population, but a large amount goes to waste. According to the World Wildlife Fund, “Worldwide, humans waste one of every three food calories produced. These wasted calories are enough to feed...