Giving reviews: Thanksgiving meals at each 5C dining hall

One of the perks of having access to six dining halls is that it is physically possible to have six separate Thanksgiving meals in the span of a week. This November, we pushed our body to the limit as we ate each of the Thanksgiving meals offered at 5C dining

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OPINION: Hungry for change: How dining hall labels fail students

A glimpse of hell: Malott dining hall, 12:15 p.m., Monday through Thursday. Neither quiz nor test nor final exam can match the stress of pushing through the ravenous lunch mob in pursuit of a Beyond Burger — and the defeat of not finding one there. Barely 5-feet-2-inches and often on

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Students with allergies encounter dangers across 5C dining halls

Food mislabeling and cross contamination at dining halls across the 5Cs make it more difficult for students with allergies and dietary restrictions to eat safely. While food labels at 5C dining halls only indicate the presence of the top eight allergens — milk, eggs, fish, tree nuts, peanuts, shellfish, wheat,

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Consortium-wide meal-price increase poses problems for Harvey Mudd College students

Breakfast, lunch, and dinner at the Claremont Colleges’ dining halls now cost 25 cents more per meal, according to the colleges’ Business and Financial Affairs Committee. The consortium-wide price increase, implemented at the start of the academic year, impacts Harvey Mudd College students disproportionately due to HMC’s weekly flex allocation.

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Pomona Dining Services bans outdoor eating, frustrates students

Pomona College Dining Services instituted a new policy at Frary Dining Hall that prohibits students from taking Frary’s dishware to eat outside the dining hall beginning Sept. 1. Frary Dining Hall Manager Jose Martinez, who assumed the position in June and spearheaded the implementation, stressed that the policy change was

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News Bites – Week Of March 25

Former CMC Student, Disney Star Joins White House Comms Office Former Claremont McKenna College student and actress on Disney Channel’s “Shake It Up” Caroline Sunshine has joined the White House as a press assistant in the communications office, the White House announced Wednesday. The 22-year-old is a former White House

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Pomona Dining Hall Workers Organize Against ‘Managerial Disrespect’

  Calls of “¡Sí se puede!” and “What do we want? Justice! When do we want it? Now!” resounded through Pomona College’s Alexander Hall on April 25, when approximately 100 dining hall workers, their union representatives, and student supporters gathered at Pomona President David Oxtoby’s office to voice concerns about

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Consumption Conundrum: Food Labels in 5C Dining

For many of us, the distinction between ‘food’ and ‘not food’ is relatively straightforward: Everything served in the dining halls is food, and most other things are not food. However, for those of us with dietary restrictions, making that distinction isn’t always so easy. I have been a vegetarian for

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Union Contract Settled Between Pomona, Workers

After several months of negotiation, the Pomona College administration and Pomona dining hall staff reached a collective bargaining agreement Dec. 17, following the dining hall staff’s successful vote for unionization April 30. The three-year contract, which was ratified by a large majority of dining hall workers, is the first comprehensive

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