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Nov. 1, 2016
New dining hall leans into ethnic offerings
DePauw University has debuted a tandoor oven and an agua fresca bar in its just-opened dining hall.
Oct. 31, 2016
University aims to appeal to flexitarian eaters
A new flexitarian bar will offer plant proteins and options that are light on meat.
Oct. 28, 2016
University adds new rice varieties after students complain
Chinese sticky rice and Japanese sushi rice are now offered at all campus dining halls.
Oct. 27, 2016
Salad bars boost healthy eating, study says
Researchers found that when offered a salad bar, 64% of students ate more produce.
Oct. 26, 2016
District casts student ‘celebrities’ to promote healthy eating
High school students encourage younger ones to eat vegetables as part of the new “got veggies?” campaign.
Oct. 25, 2016
Harvard and dining staff reach tentative agreement
If the agreement passes, employees could be back in the dining halls as soon as Thursday.
Oct. 24, 2016
Students steal thousands of plates from dining hall
The plates began disappearing after Boston College switched to reusable ware as part of a sustainability initiative.
Oct. 21, 2016
Cooking competition aims to get students amped for lunch
Administrative staff created sandwiches to be added to the menu for a limited time.
Oct. 21, 2016
Mayo Clinic foodservice workers vote to join union
Just over 100 employees will join a branch of the Service Employees International Union.
Oct. 19, 2016
School district lifts flavored milk ban
The lift is aimed to reduce waste, as students were rejecting plain milk and throwing away the containers.
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