Dora Garcia’s multigenerational history at 5C dining halls

How many dining hall staff members do you know by name? Meet Dora Garcia, who has worked at 5C dining halls for 34 years alongside several members of her family.

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With 5C-dining back, both excitement and new challenges are on the menu

Amid the excitement of a return to cross-campus dining, an influx of students across 5C dining halls has left already-understaffed dining hall workers to deal with mask discrepancies, larger messes and longer lines.

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Chew on this: 3 easy tips to up your college cooking game

Food columnist Stephanie Du SC ’21 gives tips to level up in the kitchen, no matter how limited your culinary skills or supplies. “Like any skill, it takes time and practice to improve your cooking. If something doesn’t work on your first try, that’s normal,” she writes.

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Smoothies, kombucha, truffle salt, oh my! Dining halls dazzle with trendy food items

From veggie-forward options to frozen favorites like Dole Whip, dining hall staff have stepped up their game since the start of the 2019-2020 school year, delighting returners across the 5Cs.

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McConnell seeks to reinforce high ratings in response to food safety issues

While Los Angeles County safety inspections continue to grant top marks to 5C dining halls, reports of potentially unsafe food items at Pitzer College’s McConnell Dining Hall have led the school to double down on its existing procedures to ensure they’re serving high-quality products. TSL received two reports of mold

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