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Six meals to make in your dorm room

A student begins to prepare a boxed rice dish using her rice cooker.

Oneeka Kohli, Contributing Writer

September 10, 2020

COVID-19 has changed the way we go about otherwise mundane tasks. If the pandemic  has made you wary of frequent visits to the dining halls and other on-campus dining options, here are six fun meals that you can easily make in your dorm room, ensuring you keep yourself and others safe.

Deck the (res) halls: inexpensive holiday decorations guide

Second-year students Leo Peace and Pooja Vikraman decorate for the holiday season.

Ivy Clarke, Staff Reporter

November 24, 2019

We know how stressful the holiday seasons can be between buying gifts, cooking an abundance of meals and studying for finals. That’s why we’re sharing with you 12 ways to decorate your dorm festively without breaking the budget — or Res Life’s rules!

Five Meals You Can Make in Your Dorm

Most recipes can be made in the microwave. Photo by Aliyah Dorsey.

Aliyah Dorsey, Lead Lifestyle Writer

November 3, 2018

Sometimes as a student the dining options are just not enough. You may want to mix up your eating habits. However, many students don’t have access to a kitchen to test their culinary skills. There are options to fix this common issue. Here are five meals you can make in your dorm room. 1.Browni...

Dorm DIY: 5 ways to make those four walls feel like home

Dorm DIY: 5 ways to make those four walls feel like home

Katie Atkinson, News Editor

August 29, 2016

The school year is in full swing again, and many students are already wondering how to outfit their dorms to match some of the comforts of home. Here are a few craft ideas for students who want to give their dorm decorations a personal touch.

Do it in a dorm: have a haunted house

Do it in a dorm: have a haunted house

Olivia Brayan

October 19, 2011

Ghost stories, creepy crawlies and spooky scenery; it’s that time of year again. Halloween is moving in swiftly, it’s the main time of year where being scary is acceptable. As college students I find it’s our duty to ensure the horror of our hallways and what better way than to bring in the Hallo...

Do it in a dorm: party legally

Laci Gillis

September 7, 2011

Having recently moved back on campus for my final year at Mercer, I began to wonder, “Is it possible to throw a party in a dorm?” Well, the answer is yes, and I did so without violating Mercer University’s Housing Agreement. There are a few simple tricks that can help with the party- throwing process...

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