Budgeting for the Broke Student

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BY TAYLOR EVANS // MARCH 19, 2014 // The majority of college students are broke; it’s just the way it is. I know I am. After working all summer we often think we’ll have enough money to last us through the next academic year, but it never works out that way. If you are the […]

Costco: A Cheap Dining Experience

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BY PETER BOUGIOUKOS // MARCH 1, 2014 // Most people know Costco as a wholesale superstore. You must buy a membership to shop, but can then purchase a huge array of bulk products. What most people don’t know about Costco is that it’s a pretty great place for cheap in-house dining. For the college crowd, […]

Own Your Own Health

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BY TAYLOR EVANS // FEB. 13, 2014 // Let’s be real. Eating healthy on a college campus is hard. There are so many temptations, from the ice cream to the snacks to the junk food to the burgers and fries. On top of that, college students are busy. In addition to our classes and studies, most […]

Best and Easy Late-Night Snacks

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BY JOE LOPOPOLO // NOV. 25, 2013 // Tired of those boring old snacks that you receive in care packages from Mom and Dad? Try turning them into something better. With a little creativity, you can come up with some great, easy-to-make snacks with little more than what you already have in your dorm room […]

Chipotle, an Off-Campus Good Eat

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BY JOE LOPOPOLO // NOV. 4, 2013 // If you walk in the door of the Chipotle on 250 Granite St., in Braintree, chances are you’ll eventually walk out with a satisfying “full” feeling. For college students short on cash, it’s well worth the walk. Obviously, Chipotle Mexican Grill is one of the most popular […]

Eat Right to Stay Tight

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BY JOE LOPOPOLO // OCT. 10, 2013 // Eating healthy to keep your body looking right can be tough for college students everywhere. But always remember, you’re in control. Students at Curry College have access to a great cafeteria and multiple off-campus options to find healthy and affordable eats. If you don’t want the “Freshman […]

Boston on the Cheap

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BY JUSTIN SOME // FEB. 25, 2013 //   Many Curry students are apprehensive about spending time in Boston because of the cost. While it is true there are a lot of expensive restaurants and events in Beantown, there is also much to do for college students on a tight budget. Most people know that […]

A Restaurant that ‘Works’

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BY BRANDAN BLOM // FEB. 4, 2013 // If you ever find yourself wandering around Boston looking for a good place to eat with a fun atmosphere, you should head over to Canal Street near the TD Garden and check out Boston Beer Works. Just a short walk from both the orange and green lines […]

Foraging for Food at Legacy

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BY BRANDAN BLOM // OCT. 5, 2012 // By now, almost everyone living on campus is sick of the same Curry food day after day. It has become old and a bit boring. There are solutions to this problem, even for those without a car. Every Saturday night a shuttle takes Curry students from the […]

You’re a Colonel, Not Colonel Sanders!

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BY BRENDAN CRONIN // SEPT. 13, 2012 // Let me just say that I understand how hard it can be to eat healthy. We college students don’t have a lot of money and are forced at times to take what we’re given. But you can still get a decent meal—both on and off campus—that will […]

Eating the Easy Way

California Pizza Kitchen at South Shore Plaza is a good place to eat. // CPK.COM

BY BRANDAN BLOM // SEPT. 12, 2012 // College students have to pay a host of fees, bills and even fines for various reasons. Already cash-strapped, most students need to find the best deals available when it comes to good eats. Luckily for Curry students, there are a variety of restaurants close to campus. At […]

Bringing the Mountain to the Munchies

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BY VANESSA KELLY // APRIL 18, 2012 //  As the weekend evening gets close to midnight, Curry’s Student Center cafe often sees fewer and fewer people. But it’s not necessarily because of a lack of hunger. Rather, most students simply don’t want to trudge down to the Student Center. So, Curry’s Dining Services is considering […]

The Hen House: Wings n’ Waffles

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BY ALEXANDRA MCGINNIS // MARCH 21, 2012 // The genius combination that is waffles and chicken wings had never occurred to me until a visit to the Hen House, located just a stone’s throw down the street from Victoria’s Diner on Massachusetts Ave. in Boston. It is the very pinnacle of low-key, as well as cheap and […]

Victoria’s Diner, Roxbury

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BY ALEXANDRA MCGINNIS // MARCH 8, 2012 // To say that the eating habits of a typical college student don’t fit the restrictions imposed by the rigid hours of the dining hall is an understatement. Let’s face it, we’ve all experience that craving for a midnight (or perhaps even later than that) snack. These past […]

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