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Finishing touches go up on dining services, food court

Workers put the final touches on the remodeled food court in the Clark Student Center on Aug. 12. Photo by Morgan Haire.

Morgan Haire

August 17, 2015

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 La...

Officials sign new dining hall contract

Harley Warrick

February 23, 2015 After 19 years of business with Aramark, administrators have decided not to renew Aramark's contact with the company. The Food Service Committee has recommended Chartwells to the Board of Regents. “We (Housing and Dining Services) were looking for a provider that...

Proposed dining contract could redefine campus eating

Brianna Sheen

February 12, 2015

At the Board of Regents meeting Feb. 12 - 13, board members will review the recommendation for a new dining hall contract, submitted by the office of housing and dining services' committee. "We will recommend that we enter into a contract with Chartwells but that contract is not finalized," sai...

Aramark give students a voice

Cody Samples

November 15, 2014

Surveys from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. As the semester comes to an end, students aren't the only ones getting a final grade for the term. Aramark holds a student survey each semester for students to comment as well as have a chance to win some money. "They, every year and I think every s...

Students give input as dining contract expires in July

Students and staff have lunch in Mesquite Café between the 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. lunch rush Tuesday. Photo by Lauren Roberts

Joanna Gartman

November 6, 2014

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 ...

Give input on dining contract before it’s too late

Ethan Metcalf

November 5, 2014

Our view: Regardless of which side you fall in the great cafeteria debate, change is inevitable when the dining contract is either renewed or re-signed, and the window for input is closing fast. We encourage everyone, especially those who must purchase a meal plan, to give feedback on the quality of dini...

Quiznos files bankruptcy; campus location to remain open

Quiznos files bankruptcy; campus location to remain open

Ethan Metcalf

April 1, 2014

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 they just...

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