9 Genius Cafeteria Hacks Because You Deserve More Than Mystery Meat

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There are two kinds of people who walk voluntarily into the campus dining hall. The first is bewildered freshmen, who have yet to experience the horrors of mystery meat and unidentifiable slop. But you? You are the second kind, the one who’s been there, done that; you’ve had the goulash and lived to tell the tale. Now, brave soul that you are, you’re returning to enemy territory and — against all odds — coming out with the beginnings of something glorious.

We know what you’re thinking. Why bother with the cafeteria at all? There’s only so much you can do with sloppy joes and fish sticks, right? Wrong. With a few ingredients and a little creativity, you’re just one trip to the dining hall away from mouthwatering poutine and hearty gorditas. So stock up on Tupperware and get in there, Mission Impossible-style — let’s show the lunch lady who’s boss.

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