While living through your college years, you may often find yourself strapped for time. Whether you're living on or off campus, you're probably too busy to cook something wholesome and clean up afterwards. Between classes, studying, work and other responsibilities, students often have little time to partake in activities that they truly love.
As summer fades into fall, it brings with it a new semester, football, pumpkin spice latte, your favorite sweater and your long neglected fuzzy boots. It also ushers in the beginning of flu season.
It's inevitable – once you start classes, you're going to be crunched for both time and cash. And since you're not looking to order all your meals from McDonald's Dollar Menu (at least, I hope you're not), you'll need a plan. Otherwise, you'll find yourself deciding how to make a half-eaten bag of Doritos and minimarshmallows into a balanced meal at 11 p.m. on a Tuesday night. Been there, done that.
UNO students looking to shoot some hoops in the sunshine will soon have a fresh venue available.
Community speakers tackled the topic of unaffordable healthy foods in a June 15 forum in the CPACS Building.