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Colleges and Universities
At University of Maryland Thanksgiving dinner, 'it's an information center and a meal'

For many Thanksgiving chefs, organizing a meal with one turkey — let alone 44 — is daunting. For Booker T. Washington cafeteria manager Sheila Travers, whose kitchen serves hundreds of students, the job is "every day." "Minus the kids, but it's like every day," said Travers, as she monitored the food remaining from the annual Thanksgiving meal for the needy organized by students from the University of Maryland School of Medicine. More than 400 people dropped in Thursday, taking plates piled high with the holiday staples: in all, some 80 cans of corn, 100 cans of green beans, 200 packs of dinner rolls, 75 boxes of potatoes and nearly five gallons of...