Dining Services

Alexa can now tell you what’s for lunch at Putnam

Alexa can now tell you what’s for lunch at Putnam

To most college students, apart from academics, there are two near-universal worries: Getting across campus and getting fed. What started as a simple program that read off dining hall menus for a UConn student and his roommates has grown to include a bus tracker and is now a “skill” available to Amazon Alexa users. 

A guide to UConn’s meal plans

A guide to UConn’s meal plans

On-campus students can choose between three different meal plans: The ultimate plan, value plan and custom plan, according to the Dining Services website. All three plans include unlimited access to dining halls during operating hours. 

Dining services to continue campus-wide cup reduction, possibly measure liquid waste

Dining services to continue campus-wide cup reduction, possibly measure liquid waste

The University of Connecticut’s Dining Services plans to proceed with the implementation of 12-ounce cups in most of the dining halls around campus, according to director of dining services C. Dennis Pierce.

Editorial: Give a Meal program gains success this year

Editorial: Give a Meal program gains success this year

It’s not very often that you hear of college students donating their own money to charities. Sure, we volunteer and fundraise for different organizations, and we certainly do our share in trying to help improve our planet through these activities.

Editorial: Dining services shows empathy in allergy accommodations

Editorial: Dining services shows empathy in allergy accommodations

his is especially important for a university like UConn which requires its on-campus students to have dining plans. In fact, as the director and assistant director say, they feel like they have an obligation to accommodate all kinds of students.