The Collegian
Friday, February 23, 2024

Students prepare for Hurricane Irene at ETC.

Students prepared for Hurricane Irene at University of Richmond's Everything Convenience.

Cashier Doug Harley encouraged students to buy cereal, dry products and water. "Anything easy to prepare and without the use of electricity or having to boil water," he said.

Sophomore Amelia Weaver said students had mostly bought milk and bread, water, flashlights and batteries. "It's been really busy [in ETC], kind of like the end of the school year."

Some students have been relying on maintaining power throughout the storm. Senior Hannah Kelley said students had purchased food which required electricity or boiled water, such as noodles and microwaveable meals.

Harley said ETC would remain stocked throughout hurricane.

Contact staff writer Sarah Bowers at sarah.bowers@richmond.edu.

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