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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
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