Post Tagged with: "leo o’donovan hall"

EDITORIAL: Commit Resources to Muslim Life

Muslim students at Georgetown University are too often required to sacrifice elements of their practiced faith. Georgetown must provide its Muslim community with the resources it needs to practice Islam in their day-to-day lives, particularly by providing halal food options and designating a sufficiently large prayer space for Muslim students.[Read More…]

by April 13, 2018 0 comments Editorial

AHMAD: Cater to Halal Restrictions

I am not a vegetarian, but at Georgetown University, I often have no choice but to eat like one — unless I compromise my faith. Like many other Muslim students on campus, I ascribe to a halal diet — a religious dietary standard requiring meat to be prepared according to[Read More…]

by April 5, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

VIEWPOINT: The Environmental Flaws of New Leo’s

As The Hoya’s editorial board noted last week, this summer brought major renovations to O’Donovan Hall. The establishment is now divided between the lower-level Fresh Food Company, which offers unlimited portions,  and the upper-level LEO MKT, a collection of restaurant stations. As students bond over the questionable quality of campus[Read More…]

by October 13, 2017 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
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Aramark Diversifies Options as Contract End Looms

With its contract coming to an end in May, Aramark is implementing changes to its dining options such as increased weekend brunch options and new food stations including sushi, as well as incorporating students’ input based on a survey administered in the fall. Auxiliary Business Services is currently in negotiations[Read More…]

by March 10, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
A Rotten Program

A Rotten Program

O’Donovan Hall serves around 3,000 students per week — slightly less than half of the student body — and receives a near-constant barrage of student criticism. Recognizing the poor reputation of Leo’s among students, Aramark has made efforts to incorporate greater student feedback to improve its services. These efforts will[Read More…]

by October 23, 2015 1 comment Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Aramark Reduces Waste Through Compost Program

Aramark launched a new composting program in collaboration with the Office of Facilities Management and the Office of Sustainability, that will divert over 25 tons of food waste per month from O’Donovan Hall and Epicurean and Company from being sent straight to the landfill. The initiative was launched in early[Read More…]

by April 24, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News
CLAIRE SOISSON/THE HOYA
Head Coach Pete Wilk is entering is 16th season at the helm of the varsity baseball program at Georgetown.

Baseball | First Pitch Dinner Opens Wilk’s 16th Season

On Saturday evening, the Georgetown baseball team held its First Pitch Dinner in O’Donovan Hall to recognize last season’s seniors, give out awards for last season and celebrate the beginning of the upcoming season. New York Mets General Manager Sandy Alderson highlighted the event as the featured guest speaker. Head[Read More…]

by February 10, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
1,000 Followers, Zero Stars

1,000 Followers, Zero Stars

Although thousands of students have spent thousands of dollars on meal plans for Leo O’Donovan Hall, the Georgetown dining service has taken to charging patrons of the beleaguered dining hall a new currency: Facebook “likes.” Last week, the Georgetown Dining Facebook page’s fan count climbed to 1,000. As a reward for reaching[Read More…]

by April 9, 2013 0 comments Opinion