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Grubhub transition troubling students

Grubhub transition troubling students

Susanna Taylor, Staff Writer

October 15, 2019

You can always find students walking into class a few minutes late with Chick-Fil-A bags in hand during the school year. However, Grubhub has disappointed students by removing one of the most popular eating options from the menu, Chick-Fil-A. “I get off work and don’t have time to wait in the long line...

Grubhub replaces Tapingo, pickup process to remain the same

Grubhub replaces Tapingo, pickup process to remain the same

Riley Guerzini, Editor-in-Chief

August 15, 2019

Students returning to campus are getting back into the swing of things with new classes, professors, jobs, clubs and now, a new way of skipping lines at Chick-Fil-A. Grubhub, an online and mobile food ordering app, will replace Tapingo as the campus food ordering app at USI starting this year. ...

Tapingo delivery put on hold

Tapingo delivery put on hold

Noah Alatza, News Editor

September 4, 2018

Scheduled food delivery services have been put on hold after costs from the third party company Tapingo were seen as too high. Director of Dining Services Lamar Patterson said Tapingo originally wanted to charge $5 in fees for each delivery from all of the restaurants across campus. “The de...

Tapingo delivery to be unveiled in 2018

Tapingo delivery to be unveiled in 2018

Riley Guerzini, News Editor

August 29, 2017

Starting in 2018, instead of going to Steak ‘N Shake to grab a sandwich, Steak ‘N Shake can come to you. Tapingo, an app that allows customers to order their food from seven locations on campus without waiting in line, is expected to bring their delivery system to the university by fall of 2018. “We w...

The famous Tapingo

The famous Tapingo

Grace Poynter, Staff Writer

April 11, 2017

Recently USI brought a new stop-and-go app called Tapingo to campus. Tapingo is an app where you can order food or drinks in advance from the convenience of your own phone, helping you get to the good stuff faster and skip those long lines. I recently began using it, only because I saw so many...

Sodexo now offering food-ordering app

Sodexo now offering food-ordering app

Riley Guerzini, News Editor

March 22, 2017

USI dining services began offering a new food-ordering app Tapingo on campus Monday. The app allows customers to order food or drinks from anywhere on campus and pick it up within the designated time. The Shield sat down with Food Service General Manager Lamar Patterson to discuss the app and how it w...

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