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Previously, on SGA: The Grand Finale

Previously, on SGA: The Grand Finale

Kathleen Creedon April 23, 2020

The following covers the meeting on April 22.This was the final SGA meeting of the year, and both current and incoming SGA members were in attendance.PASS/FAILFor the past couple of weeks, SGA members...

Previously, on SGA: Talk About Brief!

Previously, on SGA: Talk About Brief!

Kathleen Creedon February 27, 2020

The following covers the meeting on Feb. 26.CLIMATE CHECKSophomore Oliver Chapin-Eiserloh said there are many men's restrooms on campus without urinal dividers, which may be unfavorable to some students....

Photo credit: Genevieve Humphreys

New dining options find success on campus

Kaylie King April 15, 2019

Photo by Genevieve HumphreysWith the addition of several new dining options on campus last semester, some dining services staff were unsure of how these new options would affect business at dining options...

Photo credit: Genevieve Humphreys

Dining Services cuts down food waste

Kaylie King April 4, 2019

Photo by Genevieve HumphreysDining services has cut down compostable pre-consumer waste from 625 pounds per week to 500 pounds per week. The current total amount of waste per week at Mabee Dining Hall...

Lisa Gonzales at Steak n Shake Photo credit: Matthew Claybrook

Before the serving line: Where your food comes from

Jolie Francis February 13, 2019

Photo by Matthew ClaybrookBelieve it or not, food at Mabee doesn’t just appear out of nowhere. A section on sustainability was added in Aramark’s most erecent contract with Trinity University...

Photo credit: Genevieve Humphreys

Mabee meat? Maybe not: MSA asks for clarity

Kaylie King February 7, 2019

Photo by Genevieve HumphreysStudents in Trinity’s Muslim Student Association (MSA) have been in meetings with Aramark staff over cross-contamination and poorly labeled meat products in Mabee Dining...

Photo credit: Matthew Claybrook

Dining Services continues to augment dining options on campus

Kaylie King January 23, 2019

Trinity Dining Services has unveiled more dining options for this semester. While there has been some deviation from the original plan for the dining revamp, several new or redesigned dining options have...

Promised dining options to open soon

Promised dining options to open soon

Kaylie King September 24, 2018

Trinity staff is working to complete the installation of new dining options. The On the Fly food truck, Tiger Press juice bar, Starbucks, Batch 101 teaching kitchen and the Daily Grind are all scheduled...

Starbucks opening delayed

Starbucks opening delayed

Kaylie King September 5, 2018

The opening of Starbucks in Coates library has been delayed due to issues with permitting. The original projected opening date was Sept. 10, but that date has now been pushed back to mid-October. “There...

According to an Einstein’s Bros. bagels employee, require employees to throw out their bagels after four hours due to them becoming stale. Although there is much food waster on campus, dining services is trying to become more sustainable. photo by Jordan Bruce, webmaster

TU aims to limit food waste, including the 4.23 tons of trash that Mabee creates weekly

Bobby Watson April 24, 2018

According to Sharon Curry, sustainability coordinator, Mabee alone produces about 4.23 tons of trash weekly, and much of that is food waste. In the process of providing multiple food vendors and an open...

Photo by Chloe Sonnier, staff photographer

Mabee swipe-sharing policy causes confusion

Jordan Bruce February 22, 2018

Mabee dining hall, and Aramark in particular, are often the target of students’ ire. But why? There is currently a policy against dining swipes being used for multiple people. Aramark and dining services...

Culinary expert Brent Gorman improves Mabee dining

Culinary expert Brent Gorman improves Mabee dining

Gabriella Garriga February 5, 2018

Brent Gorman, executive chef for Trinity dining, used the skills he got from his family to become one of the top chefs in the nation. Gorman grew up in Greece, where his parents owned a restaurant,...

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