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Students have forgone getting meals or pushed back their meal times due to the long lines at peak meal hours at the dining halls. The University tried to address the issue through initiatives like the “Meals in a Minute” program.

News, University News

Brown dining halls serve long lines with limited options, students say

September 22, 2021 0 comments

In addition to worrying about his senior seminars and thesis, Leonardo Moraveg ’22 faced an additional stressor at the start of this year — mealtimes.

The vegetarian eatery on campus opened its doors to students Sept 13, serving vegen and vegetarian options that are modified since it last operated before the pandemic.

News, University News

The Ivy Room briefly reopens for in-person dining

September 13, 2021 0 comments

The Ivy room was originally slated to open between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. for lunch and between 5 p.m. and 10 p.m. for dinner, before closing for in-person dining along with all other campus eateries, in response to an increase in positive asymptomatic tests, The Herald previously reported. 

Rauschenbach ’23: Subcontracted service workers are a valuable part of the Brown community, too

Op-eds, Opinions

Rauschenbach ’23: Subcontracted service workers are a valuable part of the Brown community, too

April 2, 2020 Comments are Disabled

Almost daily for the past week, the University has sent its students an email about how we will remain connected during these “unprecedented times.” They shared best practices for how students, along with the entire University community, will endure.

Reed ’21: Meal plan pricing limits students’ options

Opinions

Reed ’21: Meal plan pricing limits students’ options

February 21, 2019 Comments are Disabled

Like most students, I put up with meal plan during my first year on campus. Mostly because I didn’t have a choice — all first-years are required to purchase a meal plan. Paying $6 for 12 ounces of soup violated every lesson my parents taught me on the virtues of frugality.

Calvelli ’19: Ode to the Sharpe Refectory

Columns, Opinions

Calvelli ’19: Ode to the Sharpe Refectory

November 7, 2018 Comments are Disabled

College dining halls don’t often make the news. However, as this semester commenced, a nickname controversy catapulted the Sharpe Refectory into the headlines.

Executive Vice President for Finance and Administration Barbara  Chernow ’79 said the University will request proposals on dining from two firms.

University News

UCS addresses dining, social event policy

April 21, 2016 Comments are Disabled

The University has sent requests for proposals to reform and improve campus dining to two firms, the names of which are being withheld.

Composting to be implemented campus-wide by fall 2016

Graphics, University News

Composting to be implemented campus-wide by fall 2016

April 19, 2016 Comments are Disabled

As of the fall 2016 semester, the University will have implemented composting programs across all dining halls.

Local high school students work after school and on weekends at the Sharpe Refectory, the University’s main dining hall on Wriston Quadrangle. Students also work at the Verney Woolley dining hall on Pembroke campus.

University News

Local high schoolers work for dining services through selective program

March 25, 2016 Comments are Disabled

In the coming weeks, high school students across the country will receive college acceptance or rejection letters.

BuDS cooking workshop aids students off meal plan

Arts & Culture

BuDS cooking workshop aids students off meal plan

March 8, 2016 Comments are Disabled

In front of the students lay 12 promising piles of flour on a cooking work table.