After the recent transition into the new food services operation on campus, renovations in the Upper Deck area of the Campus Center and The Pub on North Campus are nearly complete. Changes to the food services on campus began on Aug. 29, which included extended hours in the Great Room Read More
Monday, Feb. 4, marked the first Meatless Monday of the year. The program, which was tumultuously endorsed by the Student Government Association (SGA) on a trial basis late last semester, aims to shrink St. Mary’s carbon footprint and raise awareness about the benefits of reducing meat consumption. Despite the program’s Read More
On September 21, an all student forum was held at Glendening Annex to allow students to consider a series of large-scale changes to food operations being recommended for the Fall 2013 semester, and to voice their opinions. Luke Mowbray, the college’s Facilities Planner and Sustainability Coordinator opened the presentation at Read More
On March 1, students were invited to several focus groups, one for first years and sophomores and one for juniors and seniors, to discuss the food services on campus with representatives from a food services consultant. In an all-student email, Associate Dean of Students and Director of Residence Life Joanne Read More
The debate is timeless, based entirely on personal preference, and never-ending and yet St. Mary’s students have come down decisively on one side: it’s Coke, not Pepsi. When the College’s contract with Pepsi expired, Bon Appetit decided to make the switchback from serving Pepsi products to Coke products in the Read More
Bon Appetit, the food service management company the College contracts with, obtained the wrong liquor license for The Pub on the advice of Bon Appetit’s corporate lawyers, delaying sale of beer and wine at the Pub for several months.
It’s not always apparent how much work goes on behind the scenes. At Bon Appetit, two of the employees helping the kitchen run smoothly are James Calvert Sewell Jr. and Kegan Zimmerman, who are developmentally disabled adults. The job is an opportunity for the two to socialize as well as Read More