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Michaela Simone

Ariel Durell, a senior majoring in Buisness Management, cooks eggs, bacon and a breakfast smoothie to start her day on Nov. 16, 2013. Rather than a small breakfast of cereal, Durell cooks a large meal like this 4-5 times a week before class, or when she has company over. "Cooking is my hobby. Cooking for people becomes an event for me."

Morning fuel

It’s the most important meal of the day, supposedly, but fitting in a complete, balanced meal before running to catch the bus can be hard. IU students rely on a range of breakfasts to jumpstart their day and sustain them until lunch, and here are some favorites.

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Morning Fuel

Freshman Mitchell McCune eats over-easy eggs, greek yogurt, grapes and two slices of bread for his power breakfast at Wright Food Court. McCune always prefers greek yogurt due to the "less sugar, more protein and less fat" qualities. His major in athletic training makes him aware of "the good balance between protein and carbs" that's "energy sustaining" throughout the day.

Morning Fuel

Freshman Zachary Heck eats sausage, gravy, and biscuits with a hash brown and a mixture of sprite and orange juice. His main course powers him up for the day because Heck says it "reminds me of home" while the drink mixture is "sickness recovery." Heck ate at Wright Food Court.


In their first year as a Little 500 team, the Northern Indiana Cycling team has overcome various obstacles throughout their training and the spring series events.

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