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Meal plan options overwhelm, but offer variety

September 25, 2013

UW-Whitewater offers numerous meal plans for students. At first glance, these options may overwhelm or students. In fact, with the number of different meal plan options, many students don’t even know all the possibilities. In reality, the many options offered by UW-Whitewater Dining Services give...

Dining Services reacts to sanitation rumors

Dining Services reacts to sanitation rumors

March 12, 2013

  Director stresses importance of food safety, foodborne illnesses  The rumors are spreading like wild fire. An infamous Facebook page, UW-Whitewater Confessions, has students worried about the sanitation of UW-Whitewater Dining Services. Ann Rakowiecki, marketing director of UW-Whitewater ...

Chartwells makes healthy eating easy

Chartwells makes healthy eating easy

February 20, 2013

  Many college students generally struggle to keep a healthy diet with their on-the-go lifestyles. The UW-Whitewater Dining Services in partnership with Chartwells will continue to improve its services to encourage healthy eating for students on campus. Chartwells recently added a nutritional...

Drumlin reopening pushed to late February

Drumlin reopening pushed to late February

January 23, 2013

  Drumlin Dining Hall’s grand reopening has been postponed to Feb. 25 due to heating, ventilation and air conditioning issues that occurred in the constructional phase of the project. Assistant Director of dining and retail operations Tom Pellizzi said there was no way to foresee the infrastructure...

Drumlin Dining Hall reconstruction

October 2, 2012

An extensive renovation process is taking place this semester at Drumlin Dining Hall.  The project is on schedule for its grand opening on the first day of the 2013 spring semester. “This is the most exciting thing I have seen being done since I started working here,” Ann Rakowiecki, marketing...

Catering to student food needs

September 5, 2012

Dining halls are a key part of the college experience. Students use them as a place to hang out with friends, study, and of course, eat. But for many students with dietary restrictions, the dining halls can present a major challenge. Fortunately, UW-Whitewater Dining Services in partnership with Chartwells...

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