February 26, 2021
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  • 10:30 am For White People Only: Anti-Racism Workshop Addresses Racial Bias and Unity
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  • 2:00 pm South Bay Economic Forecast Goes Virtual
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  • 12:37 pm When Dr. Davis speaks, Toros Pay Close Attention
  • 3:38 pm Investing in the Future: Dr. Thomas A. Parham Reflects on the Past Eight Months and Contemplates​ the University’s Future
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By Julissa James
Editor In Chief

The Loker Student Union was designed specifically for the students of this campus.

     With two sit-down restaurants, six fast-food joints and one coffee shop, it has become a sort of haven for the hungry. With so many eateries to choose from, it seems there is an option for everyone at the LSU. Only there’s not.

     The lack of vegan options in the LSU is disappointing. As a full-time student who happens to be vegan, I struggle to find decent meals when spending all day on campus, as I often do.  I envy students who can simply grab a quick bite in the LSU between classes. That isn’t an option for me, and it should be for everyone.

     Vegansociety.com describes veganism as: “A philosophy and way of living which seeks to exclude — as far as is possible and practicable — all forms of exploitation of, and cruelty to, animals for food, clothing or any other purpose; and by extension, promotes the development and use of animal-free alternatives for the benefit of humans, animals and the environment.”

     Veganism is not a trend, but a compassionate lifestyle choice that, according to the Vegetarian Resource Group, 2.5 million people in the world adhere to. Only a fraction of the world’s 2.5 million vegans go Cal State Dominguez Hills, but their needs should be taken into consideration.

     Walking through the LSU when hungry, as someone who refrains from animal products, is comparable to opening a refrigerator hoping something will magically appear knowing all the while it’s empty.

     The biggest letdown in the LSU would be the Taco Bell Express/A&W hybrid. The Taco Bell Express menu disappointingly offers zero vegan options while proudly advertising a new “cheesy core burrito.” A&W isn’t much better with its hot dog- and burger-filled menu. Fries and onion rings are their only vegan (unhealthy, but vegan) option.

     Johnnies New York Pizzeria’s plant-based choices include pasta with nothing but marinara sauce and a small garden salad.

     Panda Express is one of the most popular places to eat on campus, but not for a vegan. Their plant-based dishes include Chow Mein and plain steamed rice.
    
Subway is sort of a last resort, if you’re in the mood for (surprise) a salad or dry veggie sandwich, this is a decent option.

     The most plant-based friendly establishment in the LSU is Jamba Juice. Their 100 percent fruit and veggie smoothies, fresh squeezed juices and steel cut oatmeal cooked in soy milk are solid vegan options.

     Unfortunately, if its not breakfast time, or you’re hungry for something more than a liquid meal, you’re out of luck.

     More plant-based food on campus would not only be beneficial to vegans, but anyone who values their health.

     Students who follow a vegan lifestyle are another component of our campus diversity. For a school that prides itself on inclusivity, a place to eat with healthful and substantial vegan options is sorely lacking.

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