Topic: ratty

Following campus-wide conversations, the new air conditioning units alleviate extreme heat during the summer.

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Sharpe Refectory cools down with new A/C

September 26, 2019 0 comments

A bustling kitchen has always been typical for Sharpe Refectory dining staff as they prepare meals for the students who pass through each day. But the chefs in the kitchen on a September morning — meticulously frosting carrot cake and braising chicken — remarked on how much had changed in just one year.

Ratty begins offering plant-based milks

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Ratty begins offering plant-based milks

March 20, 2019 1 comment

Wednesday afternoon, the Sharpe Refectory will begin offering a line of locally produced plant-based milks.

Calvelli ’19: Ode to the Sharpe Refectory

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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.

After a period of student activism and a feasibility study conducted by the University , $3 million in infrastructure renovations at the Ratty are already under way with plans to have the project completed by summer 2019.

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Ratty to receive A/C by summer 2019

October 16, 2018 Comments are Disabled

The University announced a $3 million investment to install air conditioning throughout the Sharpe Refectory Sept. 28. After year-long efforts to secure A/C in the University’s largest dining hall, students and dining services employees are now turning their attention to claims of understaffing at the Ratty.

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Dolan ’19.5, Triedman ’20: Ratty air conditioning plans need more accountability

April 26, 2018 Comments are Disabled

On April 23, in an editorial entitled “Ratty renovations a heartening sign,” the Editorial Page Board of The Herald praised the University administration’s recent commitments to address overheating in the Sharpe Refectory.

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Editorial: Ratty renovations a heartening sign

April 23, 2018 Comments are Disabled

On Thursday, April 12, the University announced a multi-million dollar renovation of the Sharpe Refectory’s infrastructure, with the eventual goal of installing permanent cooling abilities there in the summer of 2019.

Brown Student Labor Alliance, which has been campaigning for air conditioning in the Sharpe Refectory to mitigate the kitchen’s summer heat, hosted a “Fans on Faunce” event Wednesday asking attendees to bring fans.

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Sharpe Refectory to gain cooling abilities in 2019

April 13, 2018 Comments are Disabled

The University announced on Thursday its plan to begin a multi-million dollar renovation to the infrastructure of the Sharpe Refectory this summer with the goal to permanently equip it with cooling abilities in summer 2019.

New year brings new changes to Sharpe Refectory

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New year brings new changes to Sharpe Refectory

February 13, 2017 Comments are Disabled

Students returning to campus this semester were met with an updated Sharpe Refectory after it underwent partial interior renovations over winter break.

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.

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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.