Browsing the "food" Tag

My Ann Arbor Wish List

February 13th, 2014 | by Allison Moody

If you ask me, Ann Arbor is pretty much the perfect college town. It’s busy, quaint, fun, quirky, and big


Like Potbelly? So does the stock market

October 18th, 2013 | by Zach Simon

A few weeks ago, Potbelly Corporation (PBPB) IPOed on the Nasdaq. The initial offering price, or the price that bankers


Merits of Organic-Worth the Cost?

October 12th, 2013 | by Lisa Shrosbree

We all have that one friend who refuses to put a crumb of processed food in their mouth. God forbid


Why There Can be No Chick-fil-A in AA

October 11th, 2013 | by Zach Simon

To the frustration of many students here at the University of Michigan, the popular fast food restaurant Chick-fil-A is absent


Mac & Cheese Week

February 11th, 2013 | by Robbie Linden

Those of you who frequent the campus dining halls may have seen the latest special that U of M dining


Too Much Turkey?

November 26th, 2012 | by Carali Van Otteren

I don’t think that I can look at food ever again. This year my family attended two Thanksgiving dinners and


Halloween Edition: Where to Eat this Week

October 30th, 2012 | by Emily Coyle

In the spirit of the upcoming holiday and in an effort to experience more Main Street restaurants, my friends and


Curbing the Rising Obesity Rate, One Soda At a Time

October 10th, 2012 | by Carali Van Otteren

Over the past few years, American society has put a focus on making healthier choices.  The rising obesity rate has many


Addicted to Food?

April 6th, 2012 | by Carali Van Otteren

Well, finals are right around the corner.  As you wander through the library stacks looking for a seat of your own,


Carnivorous Thoughts III

November 16th, 2011 | by Naomi Scheinerman

The third objection I will seek to define and process is that of an environmentalist standpoint. The empirical proof is


Carnivorous Thoughts, Part II

November 11th, 2011 | by Naomi Scheinerman

Part II of my thoughts on being vegetarian features an exploration of the argument against suffering. Foer provides extensive evidence


Carnivorous Thoughts, Part I

November 10th, 2011 | by Naomi Scheinerman

I recently read “Eating Animals”, a beautifully written narrative by Jonathan Safron Foer in which he engages in a pseudo-investigative


Slave Labor: Are Chipotle and Trader Joe’s really selling “Food with Integrity?”

October 31st, 2011 | by Leslie Horwitz

In Immokalee, Florida, the per capita income is only $9,700 per year; half of the town's population lives below the federal poverty line. Accusations of slave labor have been made as farmers are charged with holding people against their will, forcing them to work, beating or killing them if they tried to escape


Don’t Call It a Fat Tax

October 25th, 2011 | by Aaron Bekemeyer

In his post yesterday, Kelly Brownell of TIME Magazine revived an old idea: tax soda. Various states and cities, he says, are considering leveling such a tax against sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs). Besides discouraging the consumption of unhealthful beverages, the economic benefits of such a tax, says Bronwell, would be significant


Eat Mor Chikin

October 3rd, 2011 | by Leslie Horwitz

I am enrolled in Bio 101: Food Energy and the Environment and recently, we watched Food Inc. This documentary turned me vegetarian for two weeks after first seeing it in high school, and a slightly less substantial two days in college



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