A traditional seder plate containing the symbolic foods eaten on the Jewish holiday. Image by flickr user BethIsrael

Passover Celebration in SUNY New Paltz

When Danielle Weisbord, a sophomore at SUNY New Paltz, found out the college was only allowing students one day off this year for Passover, she was upset she wouldn’t be able to go home to celebrate. However, when she fo...
A table with plates of food on it at the all-you-can-eat Hasbrouck Dining Hall where students often take more than two full plates of food back to their tables. This photo shows students in the middle of their meal, leaving it to question how much of the food will actually be eaten, or wasted. This photo illustrates the potential for food waste, an issue that society should not ignore. Photo by Anthony Lorino.

Food Waste By The Numbers

Next time your unfinished egg sandwich and untouched banana gets thrown out in the dining hall, it may get composted and end up enriching the soil in a local garden. But students rarely think about what happens to food t...