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Thanksgiving comes early to Carthage with annual tradition

By

Nick Chimera ’22

November 18, 2021

CafsgivingThanksgiving comes twice a year for Carthage students. Each year on the Thursday before Thanksgiving, the cafeteria, or The Caf, serves a holiday feast to hungry students. It’s a tradition that dates back more than thirty years and is always a favorite among students.

“I look forward to eating dinner with my friends at night, and this dinner helps to make this time of year special,” said Austin Adam ’23.

This year’s Cafsgiving certainly did not disappoint. Following tradition, the dining staff decorated The Caf to make it feel like home. Crowds of students poured in at dinnertime, delighted by the smell of the feast. The menu included every classic fall dish from turkey and stuffing to ham and mashed potatoes.Cafsgiving feast

“Food has a powerful impact on the connections students make on campus,” said Sarah Mays, general manager of Sodexo, Carthage’s food provider. “This year as we celebrate Cafsgiving, I think it’s important to focus on the things we do have and to be thankful for this time together.”