Topic: Sharpe Refectory

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.

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.

Dining Services gets heat for lack of AC in the Ratty

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Dining Services gets heat for lack of AC in the Ratty

September 13, 2017 1 comment

Richard Cabral has worked in Food Services at the Sharpe Refectory for the past 19 years.