Pomona College should take charge of its own food waste management instead of depending on the City of Claremont’s overburdened compost system, argues Willa Frank PO ’25.
TSL talks with a chef about working through the pandemic and how dining workers’ relationships with the college have changed in recent years.
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.
The Claremont Colleges need to allow their students the option of cooking for themselves as a way to save money and learn life skills.
Scripps College is continuing to look at dining hall service providers to potentially replace Sodexo, as students pressure the administration to move away from the private prison operator.
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.
Scripps College hosted the Claremont Colleges’ annual “Turf Dinner” club fair Tuesday. Students were frustrated by the long line generated by a new layout for the event.
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
Dining halls at the Claremont Colleges acted promptly in removing romaine lettuce during the recent E. coli outbreak earlier this October. Forty-three people have fallen ill from the Shiga toxin-producing E. coli O157 linked to romaine lettuce from the Central Coastal growing regions in northern and central California, according to
Eric Gofen PO ’19 has never missed a snack. Every Sunday through Wednesday between snack’s designated hours of 10-11 p.m., Gofen can be found munching on classics like peanut butter and jelly sandwiches or nachos at Pomona College’s Frary Dining Hall. More than a regular, Gofen’s consistent attendance has reigned