Topic: Dining Services

Andrews Commons serves pizza, cookie pies, brownies and paninis daily. Several students said they would like to see a wider variety of healthy options available on campus, specifically at Andrews.

Science & Research

Students chew out Dining Services over food

October 29, 2015 Comments are Disabled

Three pieces of breaded chicken from the V-Dub Dining Hall on Chicken Finger Friday packs in 430 calories.

Compost bins placed in Andrews Commons last year increased rates of recycling and decreased the amount of waste going into landfills when the containment rate remained below 25 percent.

University News

Andrews Commons composting program sees uncertain future

September 17, 2015 Comments are Disabled

The University has discontinued the composting program in Andrews Commons following the end of the pilot program last semester.

As a fellow for the nonprofit Mercy for Animals, Lauren Pierce ’15 promotes environmental, ethical and dietary reasons to support animal rights. She is currently campaigning for Brown to adopt a meat-free menu on Mondays.

University News

Mercy for Animals fellow fights for animal rights

February 25, 2015 8 comments

If Lauren Pierce ’15 gets her way, daily hamburgers at the Sharpe Refectory will soon be a thing of the past.

Under a new contract, Brown Dining Services workers will receive an improved pension plan and wage increases, among other benefits.

University News

Dining Services reaches new contract agreement

February 3, 2014 Comments are Disabled

Brown Dining Services workers and their union reached an agreement on a new contract with the University in late December.

The new Andrews Commons on Pembroke Campus features a variety of cuisines, private study rooms and a large, comfortable dining area. Options include stir-frys, pizzas and soda from a touch screen vending machine.

Arts & Culture

Exotic flavors spice up campus culinary scene

January 22, 2014 5 comments

Andrews Commons serves updated Gate standards, as well as new Asian fusion cuisine.

Andrews Dining Commons, featuring a study space for 125 students and a food service area much like its predecessor the Gate’s, is slated to open for the first week of classes in January.

University News

Andrews Commons to offer food, social space

December 5, 2013 19 comments

Set to open in January, the eatery will feature Asian fusion cuisine and a large common room.


Delaney ’15: A note on dining services

November 7, 2013 6 comments

Brown does not come close to adequately investing in nutrition and good food for its students.

BDS does not verify whether the rennet used in its dishes comes from animal or non-animal sources. The FDA does not require food producers and manufacturers to provide this information on their food labels.

University News

BDS’ use of rennet, cage-free eggs draws mixed reactions

November 6, 2013 4 comments

A new list of sub-ingredients posted online includes the controversial product rennet.

University News

Dining Services to press for improved pay and benefits in negotiations

November 6, 2013 Comments are Disabled

Under new union representation, Brown Dining Services workers will seek increased staffing.

University News

Dining Services employee dies

November 1, 2013 2 comments

Manuel Gomes worked at the U. for nearly 20 years, spending the last 15 of his career at the Ratty.