The Drop Sodexo campaign at Scripps is deeply involved in the needs of dining hall workers, even if most of their work is behind the scenes.
Drop Sodexo has the right idea, but the dining hall workers’ needs need to be prioritized in the fight for a more equitable food provider.
Student activists turned out Tuesday to protest a presentation by Sodexo, Scripps College’s controversial food service provider, which is hoping to renew its contract with the school.
The Scripps College-centered movement to drop Sodexo also has to work on Harvey Mudd College’s dining hall if they want to stay true to their message.
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.
Scripps College’s contract with Sodexo, a food services company that operates prisons in other countries, is set to expire in 2020, and students have