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Jurassic Grill brings new era of burgers to campus

Jurassic Grill brings new era of burgers to campus

By Lillian Barkley

December 2, 2014


Filed under Business & Tech, Life & Culture

Quality burgers in Campustown are not extinct, and The Empanadas House isn’t either.  Jurassic Grill on Green Street officially opened on Dec. 1, with a new menu and plans for the future. The space was previously occupied by The Empanandas House, and though the name has changed, the owner has ...

Crunchbutton, campus’s newest food delivery app, offers options from non-delivery restaurants

October 13, 2014


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Students can now avoid the long lines at restaurants like Chipotle, Dunkin’ Donuts and Panda Express by having orders delivered right to their doorstep through the new food delivery app, Crunchbutton.  Crunchbutton allows University students to have orders catered from campus restaurants that do not alre...

First Quad Day fostered bond between students-faculty body

First Quad Day fostered bond between students-faculty body

August 22, 2014


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Unlike the current model of a registered student organization fair, the first Quad Day was an all-day event that featured a rock concert, talent show and other festivities that lasted until 1 a.m. On Friday, Sept. 10, 1971, the first Quad Day took root in the midst of “great social upheaval” on ...

Four years of change around campus

By Earn Saenmuk

May 6, 2014


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One of most significant changes was made only two years ago— the restoration of the Alma Mater. The Alma Mater left campus on August 7, 2012 for an extended restoration and returned to campus on April 9, 2014. Unlike the previous graduating class, the class of 2014 can rest assured that they will have ...