Weekend dining needs improvement

OUR VIEW: More than just Mesquite Dining Hall should be open on weekends. When students signed up for a meal plan, there's no indication of the times that the various dining spots on campus are actually open. Students think they can go anywhere, anytime — but that isn't the case. Chick Fil A, … [Read more...]

New dining hours affect students

Only seven weeks into the new year, dining locations have been exploring a new year and new mindset. The only problem is that students don’t like the new way of operating. Katelin Wiley, radiology freshman, said she does not like the new hours because everything closes too early and would prefer … [Read more...]

Cafeteria lacks both quality and quantity

OUR VIEW: While some parts of the new cafeteria have improved, as a whole it has not.The quality of the cafeteria has declined since last year, and we believe this needs to change. There are days where they don't have cups or forks, and there are days when there is no milk for cereal. The sales are … [Read more...]

Chik-fil-A opens behind schedule, above expectations

One of many changes to dining services, Chick-fil-A Expressofficially opened in the Clark Student Center food court on Aug. 27. "I will eat it for breakfast, lunch, and dinner and every snack in between," said Austin Snyder, marketing sophomore. Some students, like Chyenne Lozowski, nursing … [Read more...]

Finishing touches go up on dining services, food court

The Mesquite Dining Hall and Clark Student Center food court have a fresh new look. The dining services contract with Chartwells was finalized in early March and Chartwells officially began cooking for residents this summer. “The cafeteria has become a place I actually want to eat at,” said … [Read more...]

Housing, dining director to take over Study Abroad

As Larry Williams, sociology professor and director of the Study Abroad Program, reaches retirement this May, Michael Mills, director of housing and dining services, will take over Williams' position June 1 this summer. "I’m very fortunate and very honored to have the opportunity to take over … [Read more...]

Students give input as dining contract expires in July

All residents of Killingsworth, Pierce and McCullough-Trigg Halls are required to purchase a meal plan, and that won't change, but the university's contract with Aramark might. The contract will expire at the end of July 2015, and Michael Mills, director of housing and dining services, said two … [Read more...]

Quiznos files bankruptcy; campus location to remain open

The Denver-based creators of the toasted submarine sandwich filed for bankruptcy in early March this year, but Michael Clifton, director of dining services, said the corporate restructuring will have no effect on the in the Clark Student Center. "What's happening is with Quiznos corporate, so … [Read more...]