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Expanded Menu Adds to Already-Popular Campus Ritual

Staff transform "The Rock" into a massive menu, complete with pleasing colors and illustrations of the scrumptious fare in store.
Staff transform “The Rock” into a massive menu, complete with pleasing colors and illustrations of the scrumptious fare in store.
Among the helping hands on the Student Affairs team are Residence Life coordinators Ashley Smith Nicholas, Campus View, and Michael D. Penwell, The Village.
Among the helping hands on the Student Affairs team are Residence Life coordinators Ashley Smith Nicholas, Campus View, and Michael D. Penwell, The Village.
Teamed with Dining Services' Lee R. Whittington (right) as this year's "guest flipper" is David Kay, vice president for college services ...
Teamed with Dining Services’ Lee R. Whittington (right) as this year’s “guest flipper” is David Kay, vice president for college services …
... who handles a full griddle with ease.
… who handles a full griddle with ease.
Burning the midnight oil (and enjoying every second of it) are Amy S. Lingg (left), Dining Services marketing assistant, and Katie L. Mackey, coordinator of off-campus living and commuter services.
Burning the midnight oil (and enjoying every second of it) are Amy S. Lingg (left), Dining Services marketing assistant, and Katie L. Mackey, coordinator of off-campus living and commuter services.

About 465 students were served at this year’s Midnight Breakfast, a 16-year tradition that continued in the Capitol Eatery. A longtime favorite source of pre-finals sustenance – free pancakes, ice cream and all the requisite toppings – the event got even better with the addition of eggs, bacon and home fries. Throw in stress-relieving massages and music, and who wouldn’t take a study break?!??
Photos by Jeffrey D. Filko, assistant Dining Services director