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In most universities, there are always students complaining about the food in their dining halls. At the University of La Verne, there is no exception. Complaints about flavor, preparation and lack of variety are always mentioned and sometimes worked on, but one thing that is never changing is the lack of options for vegetarians.
If claims made by Bon Appétit employees are true and they wish to organize a vote to form a union, then we support them.
Inside the Campus Center during, lunch and dinner hours, students line up curving off to the left of the counter, making the small space seem hectic. But the crowd isn’t from Barbara’s Place crew not caring.
Already students are buzzing about the improved quality and taste of the food at Davenport Dining Hall the new taqueria at Barbara’s Place in the Campus Center.
The University of La Verne has started searching for a new food provider to cook for the masses. Committees have met with four different food providers for a chance to take over Sodexo’s position. Now that there might be a change in who is providing the food to the students, faculty and staff, this is the perfect time for the student body to request new food options as well.
After nine years with Sodexo food services, the University of La Verne has decided to place a bid for other companies to fulfill the University’s residential dining, retail and catering needs.
Changes in food service and selection have been implemented in campus dining facilities recently, but they are not appeasing La Verne students.
If any University of La Verne student or faculty goes to Barbara’s Place or Davenport Dining Hall, they are presented with many hot food options. But if anyone was searching for a healthy option as to not gain the “freshman 15” or because they were on a diet, they would be out of luck.
On a college budget, and with the only food option being the school-dining program, I feel that the University of La Verne is trying to keep me overweight.