Tag: Southside

Sodexo Workers Gather To Deliver Union Petition

Workers hold a demonstration as part of ongoing union efforts BY JACK HARVEY, ASSISTANT NEWS EDITOR Workers and students met Friday, Sept. 13, in the Southside lobby to deliver a petition to Sodexo’s management team.  Sodexo manages dining for both…

Why Mason’s food is the best in the state

Move over JMU and VT BY OWEN FERGUSON, SCRIBE If you’ve ever lived on campus or eaten in the dining halls at Mason, you know the food all too well. If we’re being honest, it’s pretty great, not to mention the…

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…

Mason Housing: Love It or List It

Daniela Rambal, Staff Writer With just days until housing applications go live, many students have already begun looking ahead and preparing for what they hope to be a very promising school year. For current freshmen, this means using their experiences…

Healthy, active and in college

Staff Writer, Kaleel Weatherly For many busy college students, diet and exercise can often take a backseat to studying and extracurricular activities. According to Lois Durant, Mason’s registered dietician, some students can expect to gain between seven to ten pounds throughout…

Lack of ingredient labels leaves students in the dark

  A version of this story appeared in the Nov. 3 issue of Fourth Estate. Matt Tiller. staff writer Mason dining halls are taking precaution for students with food allergies and intolerances. The recent change in dining administration has brought…

Optic technology grants access to Anytime Dining

Beginning this fall, Mason Dining is reducing their reliance on Mason IDs, which had previously given students access to Mason’s gyms, housing and dining. This summer, all incoming freshman with meal plans will have their eyes scanned, specifically their irises,…