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Large fast food chains are endangering the public by staying open

Fast food companies that are choosing to keep drive-thrus open during the COVID-19 pandemic are putting their employees and the public at risk to contract this contagious virus. (Photo courtesy of

Josh Ghiorso, Arts & Culture Editor

May 5, 2020

The spread of COVID-19 has caused many small businesses to shut down and larger chains to close, however there are still essential places that need employees. Essential workers are those like nurses and doctors, but also grocery store employees, fast food places and a few others.  But are all of...

Fast foods vegetarian options are beyond expectations

Many fast food companies have added plant-based alternatives to their menus as of 2019.

Oden Taylor

November 6, 2019

Vegetarian fast food options are no longer limited to quesadillas, salad and french fries thanks to meatless meals, which have become more than just a trend. Fast food companies used to boast about their 100% real meat products, but now the newest items on popular menus advertise meat-free, plant-b...

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