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From left, first-year student track & field teammates Joseph Napolitano and Max Boreland dine at Campus Center Dining Hall.

Athletes talk impact of new dining options

By Matthew Givone, Contributing Writer September 15, 2023
Following a history of notoriously long lines and limited hours of operation, student-athletes at Ithaca College have an innovative new option for dining this fall as the first semester with the meal exchange program goes into effect. 
Senior Christopher Killoran is a waiter and witnessed firsthand how COVID-19 has affected the restaurant industry. He urges students to safely support local eateries.

Commentary: Restaurants need support amid COVID-19 pandemic

By Christopher Killoran March 10, 2021
The restaurant industry, which thrives on tourism and the ability for people to gather together in a space, has been hit extra hard by the pandemic.
Sophomores Drew Jacobson and Michael Le test out the new GrubHub preorder system on Jan. 21 at the Towers Marketplace.

Grubhub to come to Towers Marketplace

By Alex Hartzog, Staff Writer January 29, 2020
Towers Marketplace, a retail dining location at the top of Ithaca College’s campus, has partnered with Grubhub.
From left, junior Maria White and sophomore Peyton Fleming eat in Towers Marketplace, formerly Towers Dining Hall. Ithaca College has brought in more retail dining locations as part of its new self-operated dining program.

New college-operated dining services dishes out changes

By Madison Fernandez, News Editor August 29, 2019
In three months, Ithaca College started its own dining program, transformed its dining halls and brought in local businesses.
The app, called GET Mobile, will be made available for students at the college on mobile devices and through an online portal. It is slated to be released January 2016 in time for the spring semester.

Ithaca College Dining plans to release food ordering app

By Jonah Swiatek, Staff Writer October 20, 2015
Ithaca College Dining Services is working to release a mobile app that will enable students and faculty to preorder and prepay for their food from Sodexo-run facilities on campus.

Challenge #3 Recap: Moderating Choices

By Kylee Roberts, Blogger October 11, 2015
Through the weekly challenges, I’ve found that it is easier to stay away from the foods I say ‘no’ to the week after the challenge. You and your body get used to not seeing french-fries on your plate, or root beer in your cups as much as before.
Christopher Hanna, a senior developmental sociology major at Cornell University, argues that people across the world waste 1.3 billion tons of food per year, and that we need to focus more on this issue in society.

Sodexo to raise money to combat local childhood hunger

By Ryan Price, Contributing Writer September 29, 2015
Food Frenzy, which has existed for roughly 10 years, is a charity event that incorporates foods from Sodexo and outside vendors to create an all-you-can-eat food buffet that costs a donation of $3. All donations from the event benefit the BackPack Program for The Food Bank of the Southern Tier.

‘Late Night’ Nightmare

By Kylee Roberts, Blogger September 13, 2015
Navigating through the two-faced horror and dream that is Late Night in Towers Dining Hall.
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