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The Student News Site of Ithaca College

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Reginald Briggs, associate director and interim head of Dining Services, said students often misidentify gastrointestinal symptoms as food poisoning and attribute it to campus dining halls. Briggs said students may actually experience gastrointestinal distress because they have contracted viral gastroenteritis, which is commonly referred to as the stomach flu, or they have unrecognized food sensitivities.

IC dining services clarifies food safety practices

By Kai Lincke, Staff Writer May 3, 2023
In light of incidents where students have been attributing food poisoning to dining hall food, Dining Services clarifies its food safety practices.
Ithaca College’s Dining Services are working to solve its understaffing issue in preparation for a new dining model budgeted to launch in Fall 2023. 

Dining Services at the college work to solve understaffing

By Lorien Tyne, Assistant News Editor October 26, 2022
Ithaca College’s Dining Services are working to solve its understaffing issue in preparation for a new dining model budgeted to launch in Fall 2023. 
At the Ithaca College Student Governance Council (SGC) meeting Oct. 3, members of Dining Services spoke as well as members from Physical Therapy Students of Color (PTSC).

SGC discusses adjustments to dining services

By Emma Kersting, Staff Writer October 5, 2022
At the Ithaca College Student Governance Council meeting Oct. 3, members of Dining Services spoke as well as members from Physical Therapy Students of Color.
Reginald Briggs, associate director of Dining Services, said the decision was made to temporarily close Towers Marketplace because of understaffing issues. 

Towers Marketplace closed because of understaffing issues

By Clare Shanahan, Assistant News Editor September 7, 2022
Towers Marketplace at Ithaca College has not opened for the fall semester, despite plans announced during summer 2022 to expand the location's hours and food offerings.
Kosher and halal food is made and served out of the kitchen in Terrace Dining Hall. Food from the kitchen is also labeled and put into retail locations and in the fridge in Campus Center Dining Hall. 

Kosher Korner gains halal certification

By Lorien Tyne, Assistant News Editor April 6, 2022
Muslim students at Ithaca College who practice Islamic law and eat halal now have access to halal-certified food after years of having to make do with whatever campus dining served.
Sophomore Alexis Quivey said she received undercooked chicken and other meat from the campus dining halls. She said she was sick with food poisoning twice during her freshman year.

Some students experience issues at the dining halls

By Caitlin Holtzman, Assistant News Editor May 5, 2021
Some students are experiencing dissatisfaction with dining halls' food quality over one year after the college transitioned to in-house dining.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, demand for flexible packaging, which includes single-use plastics, has increased by approximately 4–5% in the United States. 

COVID-19 results in single-use plastic increase at IC

By Bridget Hagen, Proofreader April 14, 2021
The college has replaced some reusable utensils with single-use plastics as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
In an April 12 email to the college community, the college stated that some students have received phone calls from an unknown number stating that the college is concerned by the number of green boxes — the to-go containers used for dining — that they are taking.

College warns students about malicious phone calls

By Alexis Manore, News Editor April 12, 2021
Ithaca College is warning students about malicious phone calls that make false claims about class registration.
In an April 12 email to the college community, the college stated that some students have received phone calls from an unknown number stating that the college is concerned by the number of green boxes — the to-go containers used for dining — that they are taking.

Dining halls adjust procedure as students return to campus

By Alyshia Korba, Assistant News Editor February 14, 2021
Dining Services is changing its procedures to follow COVID-19 health and safety guidelines as students return to campus.
The line to get into Campus Center Dining hall at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 30.

Students express concerns about long dining hall lines

By Caitlin Holtzman, Assistant News Editor February 10, 2021
Ithaca College dining hall lines have caused some concern among students trying to get their meals.
Editorial: Students must take advantage of open discussions on campus

Editorial: Students must take advantage of open discussions on campus

October 23, 2019
The responsibility to curate positive change can’t fall on the administration alone.
From left, sophomores Justin Wooster and Paige Florin attended the open forum March 4 to discuss their  concerns about Sodexo, the current dining service at Ithaca College. Many criticized Sodexo at the event.

Students criticize IC Dining Services during forum

By Noah Pincus, Staff Writer March 6, 2019
Ithaca College hosted an open forum to discuss Dining Services concerns with the campus community March 4 in the Klingenstein Lounge.
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