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DC employees prepare fruit sandwiches during lunch on Thursday. (Photograph by Hannah Bolds)

Dining services seek positive change

Food quality and variety improve with new leadershipBy: Gabby Carlson | Echo “The 19 meal plan gets $200 (Dining Dollars) and there really wasn’t anything to spend your money on,” Nate Haugh, director of dining services, said. Haugh has been working hard to change that since his arrival in April. […]

by · September 7, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · News
Changes in management brought new faces to the Hodson Dining Commons (Photo by Halie Owens)

What’s new with your food

Management shifts prompt change in the Dining CommonsBy Jaci Gorrell | Echo Recent changes in DC management have prompted a reevaluation of necessary leadership positions. Whereas the DC and Campus Center were formerly overseen by the Dining Services Director, this job is no longer feasible for a single position. Dave Seweryn, Creative […]

by · February 24, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · News
Terry Himelick, farm manager at Victory Acres, has lived in the area his entire life.

The story of your lunch

People make your food; chickens eat the leftoversBy Becca Robb | Echo  This is the second in a series of four articles researching environmental sustainability on campus. Topics include electricity, water, food and material waste.   Before lunch As the bell tower tolls 11 a.m., students begin trickling down the stairs […]

by · November 18, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Features, News
Cindy serves a student in line for food in 2000. Provided by Ellie Herschberger

Dear Cindy

Love, Taylor UniversityKatherine Yeager | Echo Research contributed by: Annabelle Blair, Cassidy Grom, Ellie Hershberger, Becca Robb and Peyton Smith   Dear Cindy McWhirt, We were blessed to be served by you. A life spent in Grant County, from attending Wes-Del High School and Tucker Vocational School, to serving at Taylor […]

by · November 4, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · News, Uncategorized
Signs posted around the Dining Commons alert students of recent changes.  
(Photo by Katherine Yeager)

Meal Appeal

The Dining Commons commits changes and may start some trendsBy Rachel Pfeiffer | Contributor With a new academic year under way, the Dining Commons’ administration and staff are looking for new ways to enhance the Taylor dining experience. Although many improvements were made to the dining options last year with […]

by · September 9, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · News
Junior Jordan Wright lining up at Taquería.

Tongs pinch nerves in DC

Miscommunications are causing frustration among students and DC staffBy Natalie Nohr | Contributor In one week alone, DC workers were forced to throw away 22 trays of cookies and 14 trays of bread, according to DC Service Manager Melissa Crouch. This is because students used their hands instead of the provided […]

by · October 30, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · News
Thanks for nothing

Thanks for nothing

Dining commons hypocrisyBy Ashley Burkett | Contributor The moment has arrived. Nearly every semester, a Taylor student publishes an article criticizing the quality and variety of campus cuisine. Generally, the contributor lists the fluctuations of the DC’s visual set up, temperature of food, selection variety and freshness of product. This […]

by · September 25, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials

Next gen dining

Changes unveiled for DC and new Campus CenterBy Becca Robb| Echo Splashes of fresh paint cover the walls and new signs hang above familiar venues at the DC. When you grab a square white plate and drizzle marinara sauce over your pasta, you might forget that you’re standing in a […]

by · September 11, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · News
Students to venture back to “Pangea” for Mosaic Night

Students to venture back to “Pangea” for Mosaic Night

MESA President, Jerchovia Moxey reveals details about upcoming Mosaic Night and Global Market events

by · May 1, 2015 · 0 comments · World/National
(Photograph courtesy of Taylor University)

Food for thought

With all the many options available in the D.C., students should have little to complain about. Yet negative attitudes and comments abound. To discover the source of these poor outlooks, one Echo staff member suggests an introspective look.

by · March 7, 2014 · 0 comments · Editorials