1. Avoiding Overspending This Holiday Season

    College is a difficult time for a variety of reasons, one being that many students are just learning how to budget and how to manage their own expenses. The holiday season only exacerbates this problem, making it difficult to stay within budget while also buying presents for your friends and family. It can make it nearly impossible to feel comfortable about where you are at financially, making you…Read More

  2. Why Every Student Needs A Personal Website

    For most students, the idea of creating a resume website never comes to mind. Resumes are prioritized, as well are cover letters, and at the very least, a personal brand statement. But how do you keep track of all the awesome things you’ve done or created, and where are you supposed to put them to show potential employers? Forget the Word document you’ve been slaving over — it’s time to op…Read More

  3. Staying Safe This Thanksgiving

    Many of us were hoping that the ongoing pandemic wouldn’t still be happening by the time the holiday’s rolled around, but here we are, amid our second wave, being encouraged to not go out and see high-risk family members like our grandparents and older relatives. However, gatherings with friends and family are still going to happen, so they should at least happen safely. Keep reading to learn …Read More

  4. Is Listening to Music While You Study Good for You?

    Many students listen to music, as well as people who work from home, or people who have any job that allows them to do so. Eyes absorb information while the ears absorb tunes used to help relax students or help them get in the groove of studying. If you’ve ever studied with music, you’ve probably felt irritated when music is just too much for studying, distracting you from the task at hand. Ke…Read More

  5. Staying Motivated For Online Classes

    Well, the time has come. After a more or less relaxing summer, it is time to go back to school. If you are a freshman, this year is going to be very different from what you might have expected. If you are a senior or super senior wrapping up your last year in college, chances are that you are going to want to put your head down and just finish the school year strong. Remote learning, however, has …Read More

  6. Dealing With Stress and Anxiety in College

    There is no denying that college is fun. It is filled with new life experiences, new friends, and plenty of new lessons. College holds singular experiences for everyone because for many students, it is the first time they are truly independent, making their own decisions and living their life without supervision of parents. For many students, this means that no one is over their shoulder guiding t…Read More

  7. Upper Crust Food Service Chefs Give Back to Their Communities During Pandemic

    When Upper Crust Food Service chef, Karen Irby, saw the effects of a storm that ravaged through Oxford, Mississippi Easter weekend leaving many families without power, she wanted to find a way to give back. “It was 1 a.m. and the electrical team was outside cutting away trees to help get our power back on and city running again,” said Irby. “It hit me how essential so many people are to our …Read More

  8. Summer Plans for College Students

    As you think about the fun things you want to do this summer, it’s also important to consider making plans so that you can get the experience you need for your future career through paid jobs, volunteer opportunities, internships, and more. With that in mind, we’ll share a sample summer plan that you can use to organize your time to your best advantage. Upper Crust Food Service provides qualit…Read More

  9. Bob Tye Featured in Delta Tau Delta Magazine

    Upper Crust Food Service Director of Operations, Bob Tye, was recently featured in the Delta Tau Delta national magazine. Bob plays an important role in helping fraternities and sororities maintain consistent kitchen services by providing Greek life with healthy food options. Bob Tye reflects on meeting Adam Guy, the founder of Upper Crust, and was motivated to spread their service to the various …Read More

  10. 14 Recipes You Can Make in Your Dorm Room

    College life presents many fun and exciting opportunities, but sometimes the food served in the cafeteria can leave a lot to be desired. Whether you cooked for yourself at home or not, you may not be sure how to prepare the kind of food you want to eat with the limitations of your dorm room. The good news is that there are a number of recipes you can easily make with just a few pieces of cooking e…Read More