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The new meal exchange options offered by Aramark this academic year, expanding options for students beyond Leo's, above, have been met with enthusiasm despite discrepancies in pricing.

Students Commend Dining Changes Despite Value Gaps

With Aramark’s new meal exchange policy, students may not receive the actual monetary value of their meal swipes when using them at Hoya Court and Cosi. Aramark’s dining policy reforms this year saw an increase in food options and added flexibility for meal swipes and have been received positively by[Read More…]

by September 27, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Students will have increased dining options this year, including the ability to use mobile ordering service Tapingo to purchase meals at Hoya Court, Bulldog Tavern, Starbucks, Cosi and Einstein Bros. Bagels in the Car Barn, meal swipes in Hoya Court and Cosi and expanded menus at O’Donovan Hall.

University, GUSA Expand Student Dining Options

Students with meal plans will have new dining options this year, including a meal exchange and mobile ordering program with restaurants in Hoya Court and Cosi, expanded menus and takeaway options at O’Donovan Hall and opportunities to purchase additional tax-free Flex Dollars, according to a campuswide email sent by Associate[Read More…]

by August 30, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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At least three Georgetown University book store employees were not rehired when Barnes & Noble College took over operations from Follett in June.

Bookstore Employees Lose Jobs in Vendor Transition

At least three Georgetown University Bookstore employees, including an employee who has worked at the bookstore for more than 30 years, lost their jobs when the bookstore switched vendors from Follett to Barnes & Noble College last month. Former bookstore employee LuAnne Buzzanca was turned down for part-time and full-time[Read More…]

by July 26, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
University Bookstore Switches Vendors To Barnes & Noble

University Bookstore Switches Vendors To Barnes & Noble

The Georgetown University Bookstore will switch vendors from Follett to Barnes & Noble when the university’s contract with Follett expires at the end of June 2016. The decision to switch from Follett, which has been the bookstore’s vendor for the past 20 years, came after a year of deliberation by[Read More…]

by April 15, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Students Pan Potential RHO Consolidation

Students Pan Potential RHO Consolidation

The university is considering consolidating all mail services to one central location in the Leavey Center beginning in fall 2016 as part of Georgetown’s 2017 campus plan, a proposal that has come under scrutiny from on-campus student workers. Under the proposal, packages for students would be held and distributed from[Read More…]

by February 9, 2016 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
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All 95 Coca-Cola vending machines on the main campus and law center have been upgraded to be compatible with payments by credit card, Apple Pay or Google Wallet in addition to payments by cash and GoCard.

Vending Machines Receive Tech Updates

You can now buy your soda with a credit card, Apple Pay or Google Pay at vending machines on Georgetown University’s main campus and the Georgetown University Law Center. Previously, vending machines only accepted cash or GOCards as forms of payment. The change, which began in October, is the result[Read More…]

by November 20, 2015 0 comments Business, Business - Top
ROBERT CORTES FOR THE HOYA 
Bulldog Tavern debuted a new mobile ordering platform at the end of October. The app, called Tapingo, is targeted at busy students and hopes to ease the process of ordering food to-go by cutting out wait times.

Tavern Caters to Busy Students With App

Bulldog Tavern began usage of a new mobile ordering app in an attempt to make its to-go service more convenient for students Oct. 26. The app, titled Tapingo, allows customers to order menu items for pickup at the restaurant’s special to-go window behind the first floor staircase in the Healey[Read More…]

by November 13, 2015 0 comments Business, Business - Top
CAROLINE KENNEALLY FOR THE HOYA
Five Starbucks locations in D.C. may soon serve wine and beer, pending approval from the Alcoholic Beverage Regulation Administration.

Starbucks Applies for Liquor Licenses

Starbucks applied for liquor licenses for five of its Northwest Washington, D.C. locations earlier this month as part of the expansion of its “Starbucks Evenings” offerings. The Wisconsin Avenue, Seventh Street and three Connecticut Avenue locations are all included in the application. If approved, these stores would begin to serve[Read More…]

by October 27, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
DAN KREYTAK FOR THE HOYA
As Aramark and Georgetown’s contract comes to an end in 2017, the company has increased its dining options beginning this academic year at both O’Donovan Hall and its Grab ‘n’ Go locations, including a wider international selection in response to student feedback.

Leo’s Sees Wider Dining Options Ahead of Contract End

Ahead of the expiration of Georgetown’s contract with its auxiliary services provider Aramark in 2017, the company has increased its efforts to improve the quality of on-campus dining and engage with students to receive feedback. Since the beginning of this semester, Aramark has increased its offerings at both O’Donovan Hall[Read More…]

by October 9, 2015 3 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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After allegations of mismanagement on the part of Aramark, workers say that a deal on contract negotiations is imminent.

Aramark Deal Expected Tuesday

Workers at O’Donovan Hall, Hoya Court and the Georgetown University Hotel and Conference Center said that they have made progress in their contract renegotiations with Aramark, after their current three-year contract ended in March. Workers expect to reach a deal with Aramark at their next meeting on Tuesday. In the[Read More…]

by April 10, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top