Tag: dining

The Johnson Center gets revamped

New dining options to be added to the JC over spring break BY FAREEHA REHMAN, ONLINE EDITOR   The Johnson Center will undergo renovations during spring break to give Mason students brand-new dining options. According to Caitlin Lundquist, unit marketing…

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Food delivery services make college life easier

BY MOLLY FESER, STAFF WRITER   Whether it’s in line at the bookstore, in the HUB mail room or on the waitlist for a class you really want, you will spend much of your time at Mason waiting in a…

Pilot House is a late-night dining hall that serves students on the Anytime Dining Meal Plan. Currently open from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. Tuesday through Saturday, it may close for the next year and become a classroom for nutrition students. (Alya Nowilaty/Fourth Estate)

Mason Dining announces year-long closure of Pilot House

This story was originally published in the April 25 issue of Fourth Estate. Mason Dining has announced that Pilot House will likely be closing next year. The Nutrition Department is in need of a new kitchen classroom for cooking classes…

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From your plate to the atmosphere

How food waste contributes to climate change An often overlooked contributor to climate change is food waste. A Time article co-written by Raul Grijalva and Mason professor Michael Shank discusses food waste and how human beings can be large contributors…

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Student government removes undersecretary of dining over tweets

Update (Feb. 25): Storm Paglia has provided an official statement to Fourth Estate regarding his removal from Student Government. Fourth Estate will continue to follow this story as it develops. Statement from Storm Paglia   George Mason University’s Student Government has…

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Mexican restaurant will replace La Pat at JC

A new Mexican-style restaurant named Jorge’s will soon open in the previous location of La Patisserie  in the Johnson Center. The opening of this new restaurant is set for Monday, Feb. 16 at 11 a.m., according to Mark Kraner, the executive…

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Newly opened campus Panera yields mixed student reactions

Panera Bread, which opened its campus location last Saturday, already seems to be a success. It is rare to pass the restaurant’s entrance without a line wrapping into the Johnson Center. Imaginably, it is demanding to work in the store…

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Panera Bread expected to open on-campus Saturday

George Mason University’s new Panera Bread was expected to open at the start of the spring 2015 semester, but now the new Johnson Center dining addition will open Jan. 24. According to Mark Kraner, the executive director of campus retail…

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Debit and credit card systems reboot after system attack

Credit and debit card machines on the Fairfax campus were down today after a cyber attack disrupted the system. According to executive director of Campus Retail Operations, Mark Kraner, a DNS attack hit the system this morning. One type of…