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Chick-Fil-A, Steak ‘n Shake confirmed for fall

Chick-Fil-A, Steak ‘n Shake confirmed for fall

Gabi Wy, News Editor

February 3, 2016

Chick-Fil-A and Steak ‘n Shake will officially replace Burger King and Archie’s Pizzeria, Sodexo Operations Manager Rebecca Diamond said. She said Sodexo aims to have both eateries open Aug. 15, the Monday prior to the start of school. “Just last week or so, Chick-Fil-A finally sent (confirmatio...

Sodexo discusses retail dining, to-go boxes

Gabi Wy, News Editor

December 1, 2015

Sodexo has been negotiating with several businesses to replace Burger King and/or Archie’s Pizzeria.

24/7 campus goal lacks ‘great demand’

24/7 campus goal lacks ‘great demand’

Gabi Wy

November 11, 2015

Justin Kelly works best in the wee hours of the morning. As part of the 2010-2015 Strategic Plan, the university pushed toward the goal of a 24/7 campus. Kelly, a sophomore social work major, said although the library already extended its hours, he would appreciate more time there. “The u...

Fall break dining hours

Nick Leighty

October 6, 2015

The food choices on campus will operate during different hours during the fall break Oct. 12 and 13. The C-Store will be open only on Oct. 12 from 10:00 a.m to 3:30 p.m. SubConnection will operate from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on both Oct. 12 and Oct. 13. Starbucks will be open from 7:30 a.m. ...

Sodexo will replace to-go containers

Sodexo will replace to-go containers

Gabi Wy

September 8, 2015

Sodexo plans to help cut down on garbage with recyclable, plastic to-go containers. This plan, known as the OZZI recycling system, should go into effect within two to three weeks and will eliminate all paper to-go boxes. Kylie Burdette, an undecided freshman said she isn’t completely happy w...

Labor Day dining options limited

Nick Leighty

September 1, 2015

Sodexo’s retail dining as well as the Loft will mostly be closed on Monday. Archie’s Pizzeria, Fiesta Fuego, Cyclone Salad and Burger King will be unavailable all day. Archie’s Delivery will be open from 3-11 p.m., The Loft from 4:30-8 p.m., Sub Connection from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. a...

Students still unsatisfied with Sodexo

Students still unsatisfied with Sodexo

Gabi Wy

September 1, 2015

Grumbling stomachs spoke, and Sodexo answered. Sodexo shifted breakfast options from retail dining to The Loft, and options like Cyclone Salads and Fiesta Fuego are open longer on weekdays as well as on the weekends. Upperclassmen were divided on whether or not Sodexo has stepped in the rig...

A commuter’s guide to campus eating

Gavin Gaddis

August 30, 2015

They say you should never shop for groceries while hungry, let's see if that applies to writing columns, too. Hello everyone, it’s your favorite fake uncle back with some tasty information on how to not die of starvation or nearly burn down O’Bannon with the Easy Mac you forgot to add water to when...

Food Services focuses attention on struggling C-Store

Food Services focuses attention on struggling C-Store

Bobby Shipman

February 17, 2015

Cold pizza irritates Aaron Gottman. While hanging out with a friend last semester in one of the residence halls, Gottman said he ordered a pizza from the C-Store and was given an ETA of 30 minutes. He said they waited in the first floor lobby for about an hour. “When we finally got it, it w...

Goodbye QBOT. Goodbye BK?: Sodexo removes reward system, questions Burger King’s sustenance

Goodbye QBOT. Goodbye BK?: Sodexo removes reward system, questions Burger King’s sustenance

Bobby Shipman

February 10, 2015

The USI community could be waving goodbye to more than just a partnership with QBOT in its future. During Thursday's Student Government Association Meeting, Sodexo and its student board of directors made a handful of announcements regarding future plans for Food Services. Burger King - remove or revamp? A new plan se...

Sodexo to host Meal Madness

Rachel Christian

November 11, 2014

Meal Madness is a campus-wide, culinary competition event that encourages students in different organizations to enter a chef-guided cooking contest culminating in the crowning of a Campus Culinary Champion. The event will take place at 11 a.m. Nov. 18 in Carter Hall. Organization leaders can con...

DIGGING INTO SODEXO: Food provider competes with West Side to meet student needs

DIGGING INTO SODEXO: Food provider competes with West Side to meet student needs

Shannon Hall

April 24, 2014

With long lines during lunch and a person almost always at one of the food options on campus, it's no secret college students love to eat. The Shield dove into two of the common complaints about Sodexo it has heard the most over the past few years. Hours Freshman Spanish education major Corinne G...

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