Scripps drops Sodexo, announces Bon Appétit as new dining services provider

In a victory for student activists, Scripps College is dropping Sodexo in favor of Bon Appetit to handle its dining services.

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Fruit frenzy: Your juicy guide to Claremont’s edible fruits

Oranges, loquats, guava, oh my! Fruits flourish in Claremont’s sunny weather — here’s your handbook to when and where to find them.

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Sodexo presentation at Scripps met with student protest, dining staff support

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.

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As students pressure Scripps to drop Sodexo, president announces dining services committee

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 been putting pressure on the administration to not renew its contract. More than 40 students protested the school’s involvement with the French multinational company outside Malott

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5C dining halls respond to romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak

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

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Claremont Colleges celebrate Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Students at the Claremont Colleges recognized Indigenous Peoples’ Day Oct. 8 with the fourth annual Indigenous Peoples’ Day Midnight Celebration at Scripps College’s Malott Commons and a visit to festivities at City Hall in downtown Los Angeles. The celebration in LA marked the removal of a Columbus statue in Los

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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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