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Students can participate in Taylor’s food drive by donating canned items, clothing, and other non-perishables.

Taylor hosts canned food drive

Dining Commons partners with Grant County Rescue MissionBy Ela Alvarado Luna | Contributor Taylor University will be hosting a food drive on Oct. 8–12 in benefit of the Grant County Rescue Mission located in Marion. The Grant County Rescue Mission has been around for more than 30 years, and their mission […]

by · October 2, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News
Men of Samuel Morris Hall enjoy Chick-Fil-A in the LaRita Boren Campus Center.

Dining changes coming in September

What to expect from dining services this yearStarting this semester, there will be many changes to Taylor’s dining services. In the Hodson Dining Commons, the deli station will soon have a Subway-style line. The students will be able to order what they want, and the worker will make the sandwich. […]

by · August 31, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News
Jimmy Schantz proudly poses with the new Creative Dining app, Eatable. (Photograph by Riley Hochstetler)

A new way to dine

Dining Services brings new changes to the tableBy Chin Yi Oh | Echo Creative Dining Services strives to bring new and exciting changes onto campus this semester. Some of the notable changes include a new app, a new executive head chef and meal swipes for the LaRita Boren Campus Center. […]

by · February 9, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News
Junior Jenny Nelson began the Food for Thought program, which has recovered over 400 lbs of food just this semester to be donated. (Photograph by Ellie Bookmyer)

Thinking ahead, with your stomach

Enactus’ food recovery programBy Chrysa Keenon | Echo Food for Thought began in April 2017 when Enactus became an official chapter of the Food Recovery Network, according to project manager and junior Jenny Nelson. The Food Recovery Network collects food made by local restaurants and Taylor’s Hodson Dining Commons (DC) […]

by · November 10, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · News
Taylor University survival guide

Taylor University survival guide

A new monthly columnBy Alyssa Roat | Contributor About the new column Introducing the new guidebook for surviving the college life. With flairs of sarcasm, humor and lighthearted tones, sophomore Alyssa Roat will show you the ins and outs of campus life. Starting this week, Roat introduces us to a […]

by · November 10, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
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