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Students hunger for fast and healthy dining

Kellie Galentine Staff Writer Students want another on campus eatery, and 10 out of 16 students asked in an informal survey think that the University community would benefit from a deli-style sandwich shop. With Davenport Dining Hall and Barbara’s Place as the only two options for food on campus, people often resort to leaving campus to get food. By adding another place on campus for everyone to... 

Too easy to eat free at Davenport

Whenever the University of La Verne offers free food students swoop on it like a flock of seagulls. However, students may not have to anymore once they learn that they can eat for free all the time at Davenport Dining Hall. All you have to do is have a friend open the back gate in the patio and you are in. This year more than ever, students and even non-students are sneaking into Davenport and avoiding... 

Peppers bring Beatles back to life

Peppers bring Beatles back to life
Sgt. Peppers, a Beatles tribute band, performed Tuesday night on the Davenport Dining Hall patio and played a variety of the Beatles’ hits such as “I Want to Hold Your Hand,” “Yellow Submarine” and “Hey Jude.” Dan Carson imitates Paul McCartney, David Kaufman plays George Harrison, Jim Laspesa is Ringo Starr and Don Mendonca portrays John Lennon. Police stopped the show early due to noise... 

Food Court: Students want Bon Appétit to list nutrition information

Karleigh Neff Staff Writer The students at the University of La Verne indulge in a variety of cuisine at the dining halls on campus. Davenport Dining Hall and Barbara’s Place both offer many dishes provided by the management company, Bon Appétit. Students are able to eat breakfast, lunch and dinner at either dining hall, and many students living on and off campus rely on them for all three. However,... 

Bon Appétit employees to unionize

Bon Appétit employees to unionize
On Tuesday afternoon, a group of students, professors and supporters marched into Davenport Dining Hall in support of Bon Appétit employees fighting to get what they were promised by management. Bon Appetit employee Jessica Alberts speaks to company accountant Mary Whitten, asking to talk to the manager, who is hiding in a back room. This was the second delegation held for Alberts to support her as... 

Respect the campus. RESPECT IT.

Respect the campus. RESPECT IT.
Christina Collins Burton, Editor in Chief As a freshman at the University of La Verne, I was absolutely terrified and excited for what would happen in my four years here. I was stuck saying “Yes, sir” and “Yes, ma’am” for about a year and a half before I learned that professors are people too. I have not been the wild and crazy type and parties were foreign to me until my sophomore year.... 

Commentary: Vegetarians are people, too

<i>Commentary</i>: Vegetarians are people, too
Veronica Orozco, News Editor 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. As a vegetarian, I know the struggles of... 

Bon Appétit food workers look to unionize

Bon Appétit food workers look to unionize
Bon Appétit food workers Eddie Briones and Prince Jones share their stories about being overworked at a rally Thursday in Sneaky Park. Among the problems they discussed were being required to work 10-hour shifts without breaks. The employees originally approached management on Tuesday, requesting the right to organize. Their second appeal to management was Thursday with no response. Currently, supporters... 

Rosa Holston retires

Rosa Holston retires
Professor of Management Rita Thakur congratulates Rosa Holston at her retirement party in the President's Dining Room this week. Rosa has been an employee of the University of La Verne for 39 years, seen every day greeting students, faculty and staff at the front entrance of Davenport. / photo by Mitchell Aleman  Read More →

Time to give Barb’s a chance

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. Outside of the prepackaged yogurts and sandwiches, Barb’s cooks up a small amount of Mexican-American food, each item Bon Appetit claims is organic and locally grown. It tastes good and the... 
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