Tag: mason dining

Jimmy O'Hara_Greenhouse-at night

A look at how Mason grows its own food

THE PRESIDENTS PARK HYDROPONIC GREENHOUSE GROWS FRESH PRODUCE FOR MASON DINING By Claire Underwood, Staff Writer Since 2013, Mason has grown lettuce, basil, cilantro and other microgreens in its campus greenhouse using a hydroponic growing system. Ike’s dining hall uses…

Chipotle1_Courtesy of Samantha Harris

Chipotle Arrives at Mason

OPEN SEVEN DAYS A WEEK, STUDENTS CAN EAT BURRITOS AND MORE AT THE JOHNSON CENTER FOOD COURT By Basma Humadi, Assistant Lifestyle Editor Chipotle opens on campus Thursday, Jan. 18, at 10:45 a.m just in time to feed hungry students this…

2017.11.06_News_Chipotle_MichaelEberhart

Chipotle Back on Track for Spring 2018 Opening

CONSTRUCTION IS UNDERWAY AFTER EARLY APPROVAL PROBLEMS By Lauren Sullivan, Staff Writer “When is Chipotle opening?” This question can be heard throughout the JC and anywhere students are found on campus. We did some digging so you can know when…

Photo courtesy of Mia Wise

Other changes coming to Mason Dining

Changes to Southside, the Johnson Center and meal plans BY KEIRSTEN ROBINSON, STAFF WRITER   At the beginning of the Spring 2017 semester, several changes occurred in the dining halls and at different food-related locations around campus. These dining and…

IMG_6014

Mason participates in movement to end hunger

Savannah Norton, Lifestyle Editor Mason has recently partnered with the Campus Kitchens Project, the nation’s largest student movement to end hunger and food waste. On Sept. 23, Mason officially joined Campus Kitchens and officially launched its own Campus Kitchen to address local hunger…

Cecil Claire_Jorges2

Students think Jorge’s needs kick in the ass

Taylor Wichtendahl, staff writer Jorge’s opened on Feb. 25 in the Johnson Center, in place of student favorite, La Patisserie. Since it’s opening, students have voiced strong opinions through social media. Comments range from the taste of the food, to…

DSC_0527-2

Real Food Challenge releases “real” results

This story was originally published in the April 13 print issue. The Real Food Challenge at Mason has recently finished their calculations of how much of Southside’s food is considered “real” and the number might shock you. The Real Food…