Flyer Time: 11:55 a.m., Marycrest
It’s piled on the plate, steaming hot with a yellow glow that will warm your insides. But gooey goodness is not the only reason students rush to Marycrest dining hall for lunch and dinner on Mac & Cheese Mondays.
It’s an injection of carbs to start their week. It’s a weekly date with their roomies.
And then there’s the experience — standing in line, being greeted by smiling dining staff, picking their preferred combination of pasta, cheese and toppings. Feeling spicy? Bacon, tomatoes and jalapeños get piled on. Feeling healthy? Broccoli’s on the menu (and doesn’t diminish the comfort food quotient.)
Says junior graphic design major Kat Niekamp, “It’s still mac and cheese, no matter what.”