University axed Midnight Breakfast from spring semster events

The biannual Midnight Breakfast, which typically includes free pancakes, French toast and bacon among other breakfast entrees, was canceled for the spring semester.

Tim Miller, director of the Student Activities Center, said that the decision to cancel this spring’s program was made last May. Recent events that included free food, such as Residence Hall Association’s Koganpalooza and the University’s Freshman Feast, made up for the lack of a Midnight Breakfast this semester, he said.

“There are very few programs we do twice a year,” Miller said. “We felt we were duplicating things we were already doing.”

Miller said the price of holding the breakfast was also taken into consideration when canceling the event. Miller declined to comment on the cost of the event.

“Expense is always something that comes up,” Miller said. “Feeding hundreds of students for free isn’t cheap.”

He said that the cancellation of Midnight Breakfast is “totally unrelated to the SJT House Party” and that students should expect the return of the breakfast again next year.

“We are not getting rid of it,” Miller said. “It will be back next fall.”

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