Tag: mason dining

A Legacy to Keep

Well-known Southside employee leaves Mason BY: LEIGH NORMAN, STAFF WRITER Robert Daniels is always smiling. His kind eyes and salt-and-pepper beard have been a welcome sight for Southside diners.   He spent years sitting at the register or preparing sandwiches. Sometimes…

Resident Dining and Parking and Transportation Town Hall

Administration answers students’ questions about parking, dining and scooters BY JACK HARVEY, ASSISTANT NEWS EDITOR Mason Housing and Residence Life hosted a town hall with administrative staff from Mason Dining, Auxiliary Enterprises, and Parking and Transportation on Wednesday, Oct. 23….

Campus Kitchen Provides for Locals

Student organization meets food insecurity with campus dining partnership BY SAMI GIBBS STAFF WRITER The leftover food from Mason’s dining halls is being utilized instead of composted. Campus Kitchens, a student-led organization, is spearheading these efforts on campus as a chapter…

OPINION: A modest proposal-start studying in the slobby

By Dominic Pino, Columnist I am writing this column from my favorite place to study at Mason.  There are many great places to study on the Fairfax campus.  Fenwick Library with its comfy chairs and quiet study rooms.  The Johnson…

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…

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…

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…

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…