Word of the Week: Entomophagy

By Cynthia Dominguez, Opinions Editor Entomophagy (en-tuh-MAW-fuh-jee) is defined as the practice of eating insects, specifically by people. Throughout the world, approximately 3,000 ethnic groups eat insects, whether it be for nutritional value or for seasoning. Although the idea of eating bugs is not well received in the western world, many claim that widening the practice of entomophagy will help sustain the constant population growth. … Continue reading Word of the Week: Entomophagy

Holiday of the Week: National Noodle Day

By Brandan Wong, Clarion Staff Throughout the history of mankind’s existence, humanity was capable of creating many different varieties of cut pieces of dough served hot in the form otherwise known as “noodles.” Derived from the German word, “nudel,” cultures of many kinds have created their very own spin on the noodle formula and created dishes and recipes. Whether it’s pasta, pho, or ramen, these … Continue reading Holiday of the Week: National Noodle Day

The Misconception of the School Lunch at JFK

By Saeri Plagmann and Jazmin Flemmer, Clarion Staff Why is it that a majority of students, teachers, and even parents have the mindset that school lunches are unappealing? Many suspect the food is defrosted from packages, lacks nutrition as well as flavor, and is never served fresh. This misconception is common in schools, and students who do not eat school lunches are contributing to this … Continue reading The Misconception of the School Lunch at JFK