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Parkhurst Dining attempts to discourage wastefulness in dining centers

Parkhurst Dining attempts to discourage wastefulness in dining centers

1/24/2019 Kellen Stepler | Staff Writer As said by Oscar the Grouch: “I love trash.” However, the Hogan Dining Center would disagree. On Thursday, Jan. 17, the Hogan Dining Center weighed food waste between 5 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. According to the Waste-O-Meter posted outside the conveyor belt, there was a total of 123 pounds […]

Hogan Dining Center given county award

Hogan Dining Center given county award

Hallie Lauer | Layout Editor 11/07/17 The Hogan Dining Center, better known to most Duquesne students as simply “Towers,” has earned the Live Well Allegheny Restaurant Distinction. This distinction is not just an award for colleges, but for any restaurant in the county, as part of an initiative to make Allegheny County the “healthiest county […]

Parkhurst supplies Duquesne with local food

Parkhurst supplies Duquesne with local food

Raymond Arke | Asst. News Editor Food is something that often preoccupies the minds of college students. But how the food got there can be a different story. Alex Ruiz, a junior political science and history major, had never considered where his food was coming from. “It’s something I’ve never really thought about. I certainly […]

Food workers rally for wages, job security

Food workers rally for wages, job security

  By Brandon Addeo and Kaye Burnet | The Duquesne Duke More than 50 Duquesne and University of Pittsburgh food workers gathered on Academic Walk near Rooney Field Wednesday afternoon, holding signs and shouting slogans, calling for faster contract negotiations and benefit protections. The workers, members of service worker union 32BJ SEIU, are in the […]

Food workers union rally remains hopeful

Food workers union rally remains hopeful

  By Kaye Burnet and Brandon Addeo | The Duquesne Duke More than 50 Duquesne food workers gathered on Academic Walk near Rooney Field Wednesday afternoon, holding signs and shouting slogans calling for faster contract negotiations and benefit protections. The workers, members of service worker union 32BJ SEIU, are in the middle of contract negotiations […]

Petition calls for ‘healthier’ Towers food

Petition calls for ‘healthier’ Towers food

By Kayla Casavant | The Duquesne Duke A petition started by a Duquesne student that is calling for the Rev. Sean Hogan Dining Hall to offer more “healthy, satisfying options” has received almost 200 signatures. Sophomore Nina Ringelman, the petition’s founder, started it on Change.org at the end of August. “It is very difficult to […]

DU reacts to dining, meal plan changes

DU reacts to dining, meal plan changes

By Kayla Casavant | The Duquesne Duke “Is it really necessary to have three Starbucks on campus?” asked Paige Tinney, a business school senior. Tinney is just one of several students and faculty puzzled by the transformation of the former Coffee Tree Roasters in the bottom of Rockwell Hall to a Campus Market that sells […]

Parkhurst, university release food guidelines

Parkhurst, university release food guidelines

By Brandon Addeo | The Duquesne Duke The good news? Campus bake sales can continue. The bad news? Grilling up hot dogs to sell on A-Walk will now require some paperwork. Last week, Duquesne University and Parkhurst Dining introduced a new set of catering guidelines for any food served or sold on campus by student […]

Incline opens with new selections, design

Incline opens with new selections, design

By Brittney Jackson | The Duquesne Duke With new menu options and a renovated dining area, The Incline, formerly known as the Off Ramp, opened Tuesday on the first floor of the Student Union. The Incline offers various dining stations such as Salads by Design, Build-a-Burger and a pizza station, Rustica, previously named 1878. Breakfast […]

Parkhurst to make dining changes next year

By Kaye Burnet | The Duquesne Duke Parkhurst Dining Services will continue its partnership with Duquesne next year after making changes in menu, payment methods, and the redesign of the Off-Ramp. According to Parkhurst district manager David Manz, the Off-Ramp food court will receive a face-lift over the summer to look more like the Nite […]