Topic: meal plan

Lehrer-Small ’20: A collective alternative to the sophomore meal plan requirement

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Lehrer-Small ’20: A collective alternative to the sophomore meal plan requirement

December 5, 2019 0 comments

The University’s new policy requiring sophomores to enroll in a meal plan has taken a lot of heat — and rightly so. After a long process of evaluating food security at Brown, the University ultimately reduced food options rather than deciding to help students make healthy choices.

Students criticize meal plan offerings

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Students criticize meal plan offerings

December 4, 2019 0 comments

A majority of University students surveyed in The Herald’s fall poll said they are dissatisfied with current meal plan offerings.

Caira ’22: Dining Services must improve its selection for students with dietary restrictions

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Caira ’22: Dining Services must improve its selection for students with dietary restrictions

November 14, 2019 0 comments

This year for the first time, all sophomores, myself included, were forced onto meal plan as part of the University’s attempt to address food insecurity among students.

University to expand OnCall shuttle, offer Peapod discount

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University to expand OnCall shuttle, offer Peapod discount

October 30, 2019 0 comments

The University launched two initiatives to bolster food security on campus, according to an Oct. 8 email to undergraduates from the Undergraduate Council of Students.

Students expressed concerns about the meal plan accommodation process at the Undergraduate Council of Students general body meeting.

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UCS discusses meal plan accommodation process

October 17, 2019 0 comments

Students expressed concerns to Brown Dining Services administrators about how the University has handled meal plan accommodation requests at the Undergraduate Council of Students’ general body meeting Wednesday evening.

Fall 2019 Herald poll showcases student perspectives

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Fall 2019 Herald poll showcases student perspectives

October 8, 2019 1 comment

The poll was conducted over the course of two days from Oct. 2 – 3. The margin of error is 3.1 percent with 95 percent confidence.

University to require sophomores to stay on meal plan

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University to require sophomores to stay on meal plan

June 2, 2019 5 comments

The University will require all sophomores to enroll in one of the four highest-priced meal plans beginning in the 2019-20 academic year in an effort to reduce food insecurity, according to a campus-wide email sent by Dean of the College Rashid Zia ’01 and Vice President for Campus Life Eric Estes.

Reed ’21: Meal plan pricing limits students’ options

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Reed ’21: Meal plan pricing limits students’ options

February 21, 2019 0 comments

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.

University to offer funds for meal plans, textbooks

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University to offer funds for meal plans, textbooks

May 15, 2018 3 comments

To ease the burden of costs of attendance, the University will launch two new financial aid initiatives starting fall 2018.

Editorials, Opinions

Editorial: Spring break meal plans need reform

April 23, 2018 0 comments

For students who elect to stay on campus, spring break should be a time of rest, not confusion about the affordability of meal plans and fears of food insecurity.