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Sandra Riccio-MugliaSandra Riccio-Muglia, director of events and programming for the student centre, displays a few of the 50 packs of salad fixings distributed Wednesday to UWindsor students.

Students toss themselves into salad giveaway

A partnership between the student centre and the Alumni Association has UWindsor students feeling green.

The “Lettuce See Your Salads” project saw 50 students pick up kits of greens and vegetables from the centre on Wednesday, with a promise to share photos of the fresh dishes they will create.

“So many students were interested in the healthy free meal,” says Sandra Riccio-Muglia, the centre’s director of events and programming. “It was a nice initiative to connect with students and show the Lancer connection is still strong.”

She says participants were evenly split between domestic and international students, and she looks forward to seeing the varied creations they will prepare.

“It was great to have the alumni sponsor the packages and we worked with a local farmer to use the freshest produce,” Riccio-Muglia says. “I would like to continue this type of outreach to our students — those living in residence and those close to the campus — on a monthly basis, whether it be this same idea or another food item.”