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Dining services affected by water pipe

Dining services affected by water pipe

Aquila Freeney, Business Manager

December 11, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

Due to a broken main water pipe, most dining areas in the Clark Student Center closed early at 2 p.m. on Dec. 11. The Mesquite Dining Hall is open during its regular hours, and will only be serving meals that don't require water to prepare. All restrooms in the student center will be closed, and...

Vegan dining lacks variety

Daisy Reyes Guzman, Reporter

November 29, 2017


Filed under Campus, News

When transitioning to college the hardest part is what to eat. At home students are used to their parents cooking for them, but in college students rely on the dining hall and meal swaps. Meals that are offered on campus are not liked by many students, but for vegan students vegan meals are even harder to ...

Student enrollment, feedback dictate dining options

Student enrollment, feedback dictate dining options

Craig Tidmore, Reporter

October 25, 2017


Filed under Campus, News

Looking at the hours of operation for dining options on campus seem to offer a wide range during the week. The weekend options however dwindle down to just to the Mesquite Dining Hall. Open on select hours on Saturday and Sunday, food options on campus are limited to one location. “It would be...

New dining hours affect students

Joanne Ortega

February 28, 2017


Filed under Campus, News

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 last se...

Cafeteria lacks both quality and quantity

The Wichitan

October 25, 2016


Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

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 ...

Dining services leaves much to be desired

Dining services leaves much to be desired

Yolanda Torres

August 26, 2015


Filed under A&E, Restaurant reviews

The new dining contract has brought with it a new way to eat at the Mesquite Dining Hall. One of the biggest changes is the buffet-style serving, a change from previous years where students could only get one entree at a time. The buffet-style serving may take some time to get used to but overal...

Finishing touches go up on dining services, food court

Finishing touches go up on dining services, food court

Morgan Haire

August 17, 2015


Filed under Campus, News

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


Filed under Campus, Campus Watch

https://vimeo.com/120008715 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


Filed under Campus, News

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...

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