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Honing cooking skills improves student independence

Golden chicken fried rice cooked by Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Iwakuni residents during a cooking class in Otake City, Japan, July 28, 2018. The cooking class, organized by the Cultural Adaptation Program, was held in order to show MCAS Iwakuni residents how to make traditional Japanese dishes and shop for the ingredients at a local store. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Lauren Brune)

Josie Jeffries, Staff Writer

October 1, 2019

Cooking is one of the most essential skills for independent living. However, I’ve found that most college students prefer to order their food. It’s convenient and with the financial, social and educational stresses of college, it makes sense that it is more relied upon. We work hard to be where ...

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