Balancing Lunch: With schools suing Trump Administration over cafeteria menu, students, staff re-evaluate health, taste of school lunch

Sophomore Megan Lee purchases school breakfast in the morning. Although she said she brings her food from home when she wants to eat healthy, Lee also believes school food can be a good option sometimes.

Calina He

May 23, 2019

While lunch is a part of day to relax and eat with friends, it is also a time to supply students’ bodies with the right nutrition. But what can and can’t be served has been the subject of controversy recently. In December, the Trump administration attempted to roll back the Obama-era Healthy and H...

Mac and cheese bar offers new type of meat every lunch cycle

February 25, 2019

With the first three week cycle over, some foods have shined while others did not do as good. According to Main Cafeteria Manager Holly Huepenbecker- Hull, the new mac and cheese bar got off into a great start. The first meat was buffalo chicken with a buffalo sauce. "It went pretty well, it's the se...

Cafeteria Worker Catherine Marshall

Cafeteria Worker Catherine Marshall

January 24, 2019

“My New Year’s resolutions are to save a little money, lose weight—that’s every year though- and get my garage cleaned out eventually; I have been doing that for four years now. (The garage) needs it bad.”

Cafeteria offers more options second semester, asks for additional feedback

Andrew Caito

January 13, 2019

In the new year, the cafeteria has started selling new items. The main differences to the lunch items from last semester are the Cuban sandwich and an extra day of French toast on the three-week cycle. “I was excited for the Cuban sandwich and after yesterday, it really turned out pretty good,” Ma...

Chocolate cake to replace pumpkin pie for the holiday meal

Andrew Caito

December 1, 2018

This year’s Holiday meal, set to take place on Dec. 5, now has a menu change.  Chocolate cake will be replacing pumpkin pie as the dessert this year, but everything else, including the turkey and jello, will be staying the same. Freshman Owen Hershberger said, “I’m surprised that they are changing...

Indiana School Nutrition Association Conference has been scheduled for Nov. 8 to 10

Andrew Caito

November 5, 2018

The Indiana School Nutrition Association Conference is scheduled to be held Nov. 8 to 10.  Held at Marriott Indianapolis East, the Indiana School Nutrition Conference is a chance for new menu changes and food opportunities for students. This is a three-day event that is a  important conference for...

Q&A: Main Cafeteria Manger Holly Huepenbecker-Hull talks about the progress of the cafeteria this year.

Q&A: Main Cafeteria Manger Holly Huepenbecker-Hull talks about the progress of the cafeteria this year.

Jordyn Blakey

May 20, 2018

"We’re still trying to do that granted that’s labor-intensive to do that so it always depends on our staffing."

Cafeteria Worker Edith Billingsley Discusses New Breakfast Cart

Cafeteria worker Edith Billingsley

Caleb Shaffer

November 15, 2017

We started the breakfast cart to give the students another option of buying breakfast or drinks as opposed to buying it from the main cafeteria or Greyhound cafeteria.

New lunch options in cafeterias meant to appeal more to students’ preferences

New lunch options in cafeterias meant to appeal more to students’ preferences


February 19, 2016

This semester, the “Fast Track” lunch line in the main cafeteria began to serve food through the use of “top it” bars. These bars serve Mexican, Asian and Italian foods, as well as potato skins and salads, and they allow students to choose toppings they would like on their lunches. Sophomore K...

Main Cafe Sells Sushi

Main Cafe Sells Sushi


August 31, 2015

The main cafeteria serves sushi every Friday. The sushi is supplied by Sushi Boss. It costs $6.50. Sophomore Joanna Zhang purchases sushi every friday. “ I like sushi and when I saw it I was like, I’m going to buy it.” Zhang said. Amanda Allen,assistant manager in the main cafeteria, said "...