Eating

More and more I’m thinking about food, not just as something that ends up on my plate but as a part of an intricate - and precarious - system.  We know about agribusiness; we know about the factory farms.  We know that, among other things, these farms are fundamentally unsustainable.  If there was no mental divorce between what we eat and how its made, we would be too queasy to...
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Warning: Dining Halls May Expand Your Food Horizons

The dining halls are a pretty standard and yet important part of our college experience here at Pomona.  Since most people live on campus, most of us eat the vast majority of our meals at the dining halls, either Frank or Frary (or Oldenborg) or at another campus.  All issues between the administration and the dining hall workers aside, I think our dining halls are pretty good....
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I-Fest: The World Comes to Claremont

I have been waiting for today for literally three years.  Why?  The annual International Festival, of course!  International Festival (a.k.a. I-Fest) is one of my absolute favorite events at the Claremont Colleges.  Put on by the 5C's International Place, it is a day for the community to come together and celebrate international cultural diversity through food, dance, song,...
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I Broke Spring Break

Like many seniors, my Spring Break was not something I was especially looking forward to.  Why?  Well I had more or less tasked myself with working diligently on my thesis the entire time.  Have I?  Actually I think I have been pretty good about being productive.  My thesis now totals over 85 pages!!!  But while most people are going off to interesting places, I found mysel...
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The Shakedown!

As you may have read in my post about the recent Organic Dinner, ever since my freshman year when Pitzer’s Shakedown Café catered that first organic dinner it has been a goal to go eat at the Shakedown.  It’s not really that daunting of a goal, I suppose, but somehow my friends and I never managed to get there.  We tried to go for my birthday, but it’s right at the beginnin...
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Journal 6- The Coop Fountain Gives Free Food (As Compensation)

The ASPC Kinsmith Coop Fountain is a place I frequent when in need of food at odd hours. Located right in the center of the Smith Campus Center, it's not easy to miss it. Called "The Coop" for short, one can find students hanging out here leisurely late at night, cramming right before a lab, or getting some food in between classes. I usually order chicken tenders with barbec...
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