The technology and motivation behind WU’s new soda fountains

Dining Services’ summer installation of an RFID-based soda fountain system has caused quite a stir across campus recently. The system’s efficacy is currently being examined by dining services, amidst student questions about whether the system is truly beneficial for “sustainability,” as dining services posits, or whether it’s simply a cash grab based on assumptions about patron behavior.

Justin Ziegelmueller | Contributing Writer

Matt’s Morsels: Green with envy for those vegetables

Vegetables, veggies, that green stuff. Whatever you call it, plants have a crucial role in human diet and are critical in keeping us healthy.

Matthew Wallace | Staff Columnist

Matt’s Morsels: A pasta recipe for your stomach and for your soul

I love pasta. I love its shapes, I love its sauces, I even like saying pasta because it makes me remember happier times when I had pasta and wasn’t just saying it in a mirror three times to force it to appear.

Matthew Wallace | Staff Columnist

A taste of Europe in St. Louis: Exploring the STL food scene

While it is no longer owned by France, the effects of St. Louis’ French founding can be seen today. Check out Nathaniel Reid Bakery in Kirkwood.

Kayla Steinberg | Contributing Writer

Keeping it fresh: Hacks to try at Subway on campus

After countless stir-fries, bagels, burgers and salads from on-campus dining options, there is one gem we can all turn to for support: Subway.

Jillian Shah | Contributing Reporter

How to finesse the vegan game on campus

I’ve concocted vegan recipes that can be created in the comfort of your residential hall’s kitchen with the use of on-campus eatery ingredients. You know you’ve always wanted to go vegan, so why not start now?

Jillian Shah | Contributing Writer

Farm-to-table dining at St. Louis restaurant Vicia

It’s undeniable that the farm-to-table values and ideas that Blue Hill epitomizes are found at Vicia, transplanted to the Midwest and used to create the same “as it should be” food

| Senior Editor

Treasure hunt on Hampton Ave

Growing up, I had all the normal desserts in my lunch box—cookies, cupcakes, even the pre-packaged ones like Cosmic Brownies and Swiss Rolls. There was just one I didn’t have: Twinkies.

| Managing Editor

Finding hidden gems in St. Louis: Mariscos el Gato

When researching for a restaurant to review for what is likely my last Student Life review, a tiny picture on the internet of a seafood bowl caught my eye. That bowl belonged to a restaurant named Mariscos el Gato.

Brock Workman | Food Editor

We ate food in the shower (so that you don’t have to)

Food! We all eat it. Showers! We all take them. But food and showers together?