dining services

Senate passes dining workers’ rights resolution and organizes Jewish-Muslim roundtable

Student Union (SU) Senate passed a resolution advocating for dining workers’ rights and discussed a potential roundtable among Jewish and Muslim student organizations to determine considered harmful speech, April 2.

| News Editor

Changes to dining over break negatively impact dining employees

Washington University’s dining services underwent a number of changes over winter break that many dining workers have said were not communicated well and made their work more difficult. The changes included an unexpected shift rebidding process and alterations to workers’ job descriptions.

| Staff Writer

Opinion Submission: WU Dining Service employees must be top priority in new contract with Sodexo

For the University to maintain its commitment to upholding excellence in our community, any new contract must honor the union contract that Dining Service employees have already fought to win. 

| MSW Candidate 2023

University changes dining providers, looks to increase partnerships with minority owned businesses

Washington University is switching its dining provider from Bon Appetit Management Co. to Sodexo Food and Facilities Management, May 19.

| Editor-In-Chief

How Dining Services has worked to address student complaints this semester

The complaints come as Dining Services struggles to compensate for supply chain interruptions and staffing issues. 

| Contributing Reporter

Editor’s Note season 2 episode 2: Where’d the food go?

This week’s podcast explores the supply chain issues and staffing shortages that have led to some changes in the campus dining experience.

| Senior Multimedia Editor

Accommodations and anxiety: Navigating WU Dining Services with food allergies

As a high school senior touring colleges last spring, I distinctly remember walking into the DUC at Washington University in St. Louis and seeing colorful posters hanging from the ceiling: “No. 3 Best Campus Food, Princeton Review.” As someone who has managed food allergies to dairy, eggs, peanuts, tree nuts, fish and shellfish for my entire life, I wondered how accurate this statement would be for me. 

| Contributing Writer

Students report difficulty accessing food as Dining Services experiences supply chain and staffing issues

As Dining Services faces supply chain issues and staffing shortages, some students are struggling to find food options on campus.

| Staff Reporter

WU brings new taste to campus with Stanley’s Sushi and Tea House

I never visited the old Stanley’s. Something about the place scared me. I think it was the aggressive cafeteria vibes: the green plastic chairs, the rectangular plastic table tops the beige tiled floor. I felt like I was back in high school. I wasn’t the only one either. For the last few years, the Lopata […]

| Senior Scene Editor

On-campus dining involves new safety precautions for workers and students

While all dining areas except for the law cafe are open and running, many have reduced hours and have altered processes to fit social distancing guidelines.

Elisa Xu | Contributing Reporter

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