Dining Hall Observation

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Entering the Harris Stowe State University Dining Hall, you can’t help but to notice the exciting college atmosphere that it provides. The lighting in the dining hall mainly comes from the wall made of glass all the way in the rear of the dining hall.
When you first enter the lobby, there are couches and chairs for students to hang out. In one of the chairs, there was a guy and his girlfriend taking selfies together. Straight ahead of them, there is a man in a suit and tie holding a conversation in hushed tones with a heavy-set woman wearing green flower dress. Entering the dining hall, there is a cashiers’ desk sitting on my right, and it was unattended at the time. I looked to my left and I saw a diner called the Hornet Grill. The Hornet
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The students watching the TV seem more interested in their conversation than watching TV because they keep laughing louder than the TVs volume. The dining hall closes at 6:30 p.m. but students continue to come in at 6:23 p.m. for last minute meals before the café’ closes for the night. A girl sitting at the table across from me with a gold sponge afro, is telling a girl leaving the diner to bring her a hot dog. As the dining hall approaches close, the employees begin to get irritable with people continuing to file in within the last minutes of closing. One of the guys even states “we need to get someone to watch the door” after a group of about 6 or 7 more basketball players walk into the diner.
Leaving the Harris Stowe State University Dining Hall, a girl with a ponytail comes out calling for a couple of my classmates and my professor stops to see what all of the fuss is about. My teacher called us back up the hill to tell us that we would be attending a program and that we would have the option of deciding which topic we would like to type our descriptive essay about. As the dining hall closes, students wait in the lobby for the Bridges meeting to begin. The girl with the ponytail is in the dining hall setting up chairs to form a

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