A section of Auxiliary Enterprises uses events and cooperation with local organizations to fight hunger in the Amherst area.
The student-run co-op, left behind in the swatch of businesses now accepting Dining Dollars, still has plans to improve.
Underclassmen are expected to choose more frequently to eat at Earthfoods Café, Greeno Sub Shop, Sweets ‘N More and Sylvan Snack Bar.
Two representatives of the SGA, Sïonan Barrett and Stefan Herlitz, supports the Student Businesses in their effort to negotiate with Auxiliary Services.
Doug Hornstein of the Student Labor Action Project says that the exclusion of student-run businesses from Dining Dollars risks putting them out of business.
UMass Dining is in discussion with student representatives about possible payment changes.