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CHARLIE GOETZMAN FOR THE HOYA | Members of the Georgetown community rallied in honor of a tentative contract agreement between Aramark and campus food service workers.

Aramark, Food Service Workers Reach Tentative Contract

After months of negotiations, Georgetown University food service workers reached a tentative contract agreement with Aramark, the university’s food service provider, on April 15. Student activists and other community members celebrated at a victory rally in Red Square on Tuesday in honor of the tentative agreement between Aramark and Unite[Read More…]

by April 17, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
ALISON HERR/THE HOYA | Student activists from the Georgetown Solidarity Committee hung a banner in O'Donovan Hall on April 10 in support of campus food service workers negotiating their labor contract with Aramark.

Leo’s Workers Plan Protest as Contract Talks Remain Unresolved

  Campus food service workers are preparing to picket and rally outside O’Donovan Hall on April 16 after months of protest and negotiation with campus food service provider Aramark. Workers’ complaints include low wages, short break times and disrespect from their managers, according to several workers who requested anonymity because[Read More…]

by April 11, 2019 0 comments Campus News, Features, News

EDITORIAL: Extend Leo’s Dining Hours

Food insecurity should not be a campus reality. But O’Donovan Hall’s restrictive hours and closure during breaks leaves those dependent on the university for food desperately searching for affordable meals. To reduce food insecurity on campus and allow students to use the meal plans they paid for, Hoya Hospitality must[Read More…]

by March 29, 2019 0 comments Editorial, Opinion
FILE PHOTO: DAN KREYTAK/THE HOYA | Hoya Hospitality and the Office of Sustainability introduced student volunteers to monitor compost bins in O'Donovan Hall during peak meal times after high levels of contamination forced the closure of the bins for most of the semester.

Student Monitors Reduce Contamination in Leo’s Compost Bins

Because of high levels of contamination, student volunteers have begun monitoring a composting pilot program in O’Donovan Hall. Beginning this past fall, post-consumer composting, an initiative led by the Office of Sustainability, seeks to reduce landfill waste by collecting organic materials to be turned into soil by the decomposition process.[Read More…]

by March 13, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

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
MARY CATE WHELAN/THE HOYA

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