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EDITORIAL: Reassess Dining Changes

There is a truck in the middle of O’Donovan Hall. The stray Volkswagen vehicle that sits outside Sazón, the “Latin-inspired” concept on the upper level of the hall, is just one of many marks of the ineffective Leo’s redesign. The renovated Leo’s has not only lost its familiar aesthetic but[Read More…]

by October 6, 2017 2 comments Editorial
FILE PHOTO: LAUREN SEIBEL/THE HOYA
Renovations to the top floor of O’Donovan Hall began last week and are slated to continue through the summer.

Construction Begins For Dining Overhaul, New Chick-fil-A

To prepare for summer renovations that include the opening of an on-campus Chick-fil-A, several main campus dining locations are slated to close for the summer beginning in April and May. As part of the Hoya Hospitality dining initiative, renovations to O’Donovan Hall began Thursday with the placement of temporary walls[Read More…]

by April 11, 2017 5 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Healthy Dining Hall Hacks at Leo’s

Georgetown students are always on the go, so quick meals are a must. Choosing the most convenient food option, however, is not always the healthiest. Eating clean in college can still be tasty, though — all you need are a few tricks. Here are a few hacks for eating healthy[Read More…]

Aramark Workers Left Out of Dining Contract Negotiations

Aramark Workers Left Out of Dining Contract Negotiations

Although students were heavily involved in selecting Aramark as the university’s dining contractor for the next 10 years, dining workers were not included in the discussion. According to Georgetown University Student Association President Enushe Khan (MSB ’17), dining workers were not included in the selection process because their involvement as[Read More…]

by November 8, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
DANIEL KREYTAK/THE HOYA
As the dining contract expires, Aramark and Sodexo come under scrutiny for their treatment of workers.

Dining Contract Concerns Raised

As the university approaches its December contract renewal deadline with Aramark, the two finalists for the meal service contract — Sodexo and current auxiliary services provider Aramark — presented their plans for future dining offerings, covering programming initiatives, sustainability issues and meal plan structures, at open house events on campus[Read More…]

by September 16, 2016 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top

Finding Flexibility in Dining

Through efforts spearheaded by the university and the Georgetown University Student Association, students’ meal exchange swipes and Flex Dollars have expanded to more locations on campus beginning this year. Instead of having students bottleneck at O’Donovan Hall during rush hours, students can now use their meal swipes at a variety[Read More…]

by September 2, 2016 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Finding Home In Leo’s Home-Line

The ritual is the same each morning. I take the puffiest plain bagel in the rack and plop it in the toaster on setting 7. Next, I get exactly three scoops of scrambled eggs, making sure they evenly cover half of my plate. I turn to the condiment station and[Read More…]

by February 12, 2016 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
JAN KARSKI EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION
Former University President Fr. Leo O’Donovan, S.J., who served in the position from 1989 to 2001, oversaw numerous changes to Georgetown during his tenure that solidified Georgetown’s values in diversity.

O’Donovan Dicusses GU’s History in Diversity

Former University President Leo O’Donovan, S.J. lead Georgetown from 1989 until 2001. Throughout his tenure, O’Donovan reflected upon the evolving Catholic identity of the institution, charging a faculty study on the university’s identity. He also established the Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding and hired the first full-time Imam at any American[Read More…]

by October 27, 2015 0 comments Campus 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

Senior Dis-O Tradition Returns With Fewer Events

The Senior Class Committee hosted fewer activities for this year’s graduating class than previous years’ at its annual weeklong “Dis-Orientation” celebration, which took place last week. While the general schedule of the week remained consistent with past years, the committee cancelled traditional events such as the bar crawl and Oktoberfest[Read More…]

by September 29, 2015 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top