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Georgetown Coalition for Workers’ Rights Raises Concerns

Georgetown Coalition for Workers’ Rights Raises Concerns

By Ranee Brady March 26, 2023

Georgetown staff members discussed on March 1 upcoming contract negotiations and changes to working conditions since the COVID-19 pandemic at a Georgetown Coalition for Workers’ Rights (GCWR) panel...

VIEWPOINT: Protect Workers, Sever Ties with Aramark

VIEWPOINT: Protect Workers, Sever Ties with Aramark

Aramark, the food service and facilities provider contracted by Georgetown University, is guilty of sustaining unpaid prison labor, substandard working conditions and hazardous food quality. Aramark supplies...

JONES: Reform Meal Plan Committee

JONES: Reform Meal Plan Committee

By Savannah Jones September 30, 2022

Georgetown created its controversial mandatory meal plan policy, covered by The Hoya last year, to “support and promote a healthy living and learning community where all students thrive,” according...

Western Market Food Hall Brings New Food Offerings to Foggy Bottom Community

Western Market Food Hall Brings New Food Offerings to Foggy Bottom Community

By Eli Blumenfeld October 28, 2021

Four new establishments have opened in the Western Market Food Hall since September as part of the building’s continued redevelopment and renovation. Western Market, a public food space located on...

Student Leadership Pushes for Cheaper Meal Plans, Exemptions for Upperclassmen

Student Leadership Pushes for Cheaper Meal Plans, Exemptions for Upperclassmen

By Samuel Yoo September 2, 2021

The Georgetown University Student Association Senate unanimously passed a resolution demanding cheaper meal plan options for all undergraduate students at an Aug. 29 meeting. The resolution also called...

MAGGIE FOUBERG/THE HOYA | Management of Epicurean and Co. changed to Aramark, GUs food service provider, this fall.

Aramark Begins Managing Epicurean and Company and Bulldog Tavern

By Moira Ritter September 6, 2019

Aramark, Georgetown University’s food service provider, initiated management of on-campus dining locations Epicurean and Company and Bulldog Tavern beginning Aug. 23.  The transition comes months...

ALLISON HERR FOR THE HOYA | Students said their advocacy is limited by the few opportunities to speak with university dining workers without their managers present.

Students Advocate for Workers Amid Contract Renegotiations

By Nishant Bhaumik February 22, 2019

Workers rights student activists expressed grievances of low wages on behalf of Georgetown food service workers at a Feb 14. open forum about ongoing labor contract negotiations. Georgetown food service...

BUELL KRATZER POWELL The popular Georgetown late night eatery, Epicurean and Co., was selected in May to take over Bulldog Tavern.

Epicurean and Co. Assumes Control of Bulldog Tavern

By Tara Subramaniam September 7, 2018

The opening of Healy Family Student Center in 2014 brought not only new study spaces to Georgetown students, but also a new watering hole — Bulldog Tavern. Since it opened in November 2014, the tavern...

THIP KHAO

5 Tasty Restaurants to Try in the District

By Mac Dressman May 19, 2018

Mikko Dupont Circle, $ Fans of Nordic cuisine can keep their summers fresh with smoked salmon wraps, Danish-style open-faced sandwiches and seven-seed bread at Mikko, a Finnish cafe run by chef Mikko...

Table for Two: The Risks of Fine Dining

Table for Two: The Risks of Fine Dining

By Daniel Almeida and Toby Hung February 21, 2018

Group dining is challenging. Pained compromise over availability eventually yields an agreed-upon time. Labored negotiations over restaurants ranging from the trendy to the mediocre threaten to derail...

BAKE MY DAY: Going Vegan For Dummies

BAKE MY DAY: Going Vegan For Dummies

By Nina Young April 7, 2017

My spring fast this year was spiritual. People usually expect fasting to reflect a believer’s intention to inch closer to the beyond, God, in accordance to what many, including professor Ori Soltes,...

Finding Flexibility in Dining

By Editorial Board September 2, 2016

Through efforts spearheaded by the university and the Georgetown University Student Association, students’ meal exchange swipes and Flex Dollars have expanded to more locations on campus beginning this...

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