This is what happened on Wednesday, August 31, 2016 in stories that can be dated.
Robert Russel has stomach problems. He goes to the school clinic. They do some tests, but whatever it is isn’t obvious. Then his job, which is not as crowded as usual. He decides to take a chance on cooking some meat, but is compelled to eat it raw - for the blood. Then there’s a housewarming party when he gets back to the dorm.