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A graduate student study found lead above EPA-designated levels in multiple water sources on campus. | NATALIE ISE/THE HOYA

Graduate Student Study Finds Abnormal Lead Levels in Water Sources

Multiple water sources throughout the university’s main campus tested near or slightly above Environmental Protection Agency-designated action levels of lead concentrations, according to a study by graduate students at Georgetown University.  The study identified several tap and fountain water sources in academic and facilities buildings as having concentrations of lead that[Read More…]

by September 6, 2019 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
FILE PHOTO: DAN KREYTAK/THE HOYA | Hoya Hospitality and the Office of Sustainability introduced student volunteers to monitor compost bins in O'Donovan Hall during peak meal times after high levels of contamination forced the closure of the bins for most of the semester.

Student Monitors Reduce Contamination in Leo’s Compost Bins

Because of high levels of contamination, student volunteers have begun monitoring a composting pilot program in O’Donovan Hall. Beginning this past fall, post-consumer composting, an initiative led by the Office of Sustainability, seeks to reduce landfill waste by collecting organic materials to be turned into soil by the decomposition process.[Read More…]

by March 13, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Lacking Time, Funds for Meals, Students Face Food Inaccessibility

Lacking Time, Funds for Meals, Students Face Food Inaccessibility

Two days since his last meal, Deshaun Rice (COL ’19) cannot concentrate. Fatigue seeps in. Words blur together. He sees things from the corners of his eyes — things that are not actually there. Hunger was never something Rice expected to encounter at Georgetown University. He thought college would provide[Read More…]

by April 20, 2018 6 comments Campus News, Features, News, News - Top

EDITORIAL: Reassess Dining Changes

There is a truck in the middle of O’Donovan Hall. The stray Volkswagen vehicle that sits outside Sazón, the “Latin-inspired” concept on the upper level of the hall, is just one of many marks of the ineffective Leo’s redesign. The renovated Leo’s has not only lost its familiar aesthetic but[Read More…]

by October 6, 2017 2 comments Editorial
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Renovations to the top floor of O’Donovan Hall began last week and are slated to continue through the summer.

Construction Begins For Dining Overhaul, New Chick-fil-A

To prepare for summer renovations that include the opening of an on-campus Chick-fil-A, several main campus dining locations are slated to close for the summer beginning in April and May. As part of the Hoya Hospitality dining initiative, renovations to O’Donovan Hall began Thursday with the placement of temporary walls[Read More…]

by April 11, 2017 5 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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After allegations of mismanagement on the part of Aramark, workers say that a deal on contract negotiations is imminent.

Aramark Deal Expected Tuesday

Workers at O’Donovan Hall, Hoya Court and the Georgetown University Hotel and Conference Center said that they have made progress in their contract renegotiations with Aramark, after their current three-year contract ended in March. Workers expect to reach a deal with Aramark at their next meeting on Tuesday. In the[Read More…]

by April 10, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Leo’s Sells 300 Pizzas for Super Bowl Sunday

Leo’s Sells 300 Pizzas for Super Bowl Sunday

As the Georgetown community buzzed with anticipation for Super Bowl XLIX last Sunday, Georgetown Dining launched Punt, Pass and Pizza — Game Day To-Go, a new meal exchange program that allowed students to exchange one meal swipe for a full take-out pizza during the day of the game. 300 students[Read More…]

by February 6, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News

Leo’s Dishwashers Broken

In the six days leading up to Thanksgiving break, the staff at O’Donovan Hall were forced to serve food with paper and plastic utensils, plates, cups and bowls because of a breakdown of the dishwashers. Associate Vice President for Auxiliary Business Services Joelle Wiese attributed the breakdown to a malfunction[Read More…]

by December 5, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News
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These upper-level tables will be replaced with farmhouse tables.

Leo’s to Replace Upper-Level Tables by Spring

Aramark will replace existing seating on the upper level of O’Donovan Hall with farmhouse-style tables and chairs by the start of the spring semester, allowing for an additional 70 chairs on the top floor. “We took a look at current dining trends in food service operations on the national and[Read More…]

by November 11, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News
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Students expressed concerns about meal plans at a forum on Thursday.

University Backs Down on 3-Year Meal Plan Requirement

The university is no longer considering mandating a third-year meal plan, Vice President for Auxiliary Services Joelle Wiese announced at a forum in Sellinger Lounge on Thursday night. “We were just kind of brainstorming and throwing [ideas] out there and that just happened to be one of them,” Wiese said.[Read More…]

by October 19, 2014 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top