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Dining Dollars deal expected to boost revenue for student businesses

By Isaac Burke September 8, 2015

Four student businesses on the University of Massachusetts campus will be allowed to accept Dining Dollars starting this fall under a new agreement with UMass Auxiliary Enterprises. When students...

UMass to allow four student businesses to accept Dining Dollars next year

By Anthony Rentsch May 16, 2015

The University of Massachusetts will allow four student-run businesses to accept Dining Dollars for the 2015-16 academic year, ending a year-long debate over whether student businesses could ultimately...

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Student businesses should have the right to accept Dining Dollars as payment

By Doug Hornstein March 10, 2015

In the early 1970s, student businesses opened at the University of Massachusetts. The first was Sylvan Snack Bar, which was soon followed by others, seven of which remain today. They are now run as...

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Student businesses petition for right to accept Dining Dollars

By Sarah Robertson December 4, 2014

The Greeno Sub Shop, a nonprofit, student-run collective named after its home in Greenough Hall, is petitioning to allow student dining businesses to accept Dining Dollars in an effort to better...

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UMass Dining and CEPA collaborate to fight food insecurity

By John Buday, Collegian Staff September 11, 2019
UMass Dining introduces cheaper meal plans, a meal donation fund and more.
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Morning Wood: Porta Dining Commons to open in Northeast Residential Area

By Bert Tucci, Trying to Stay Open March 31, 2019
As a public-private partnership with Porta’s Amherst restaurant, the dining common and fine-dining eatery will open in the fall of 2019.
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Plus de “Late Night” au Berkshire Dining Commons

By Amin Touri, Meg Beauregard, and Cleo Guillou September 20, 2018

J'ai passé les deux derniers week-ends à regarder un cycle sans fin d’excitation et de déception chez les étudiants. Le deuxième vendredi du semestre, j'attendais avec impatience la fin de la...

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The downfall of late night at Berkshire Dining Commons

By Amin Touri, Sports Editor September 18, 2018
UMass Dining lets students down, yet again.
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Berkshire and Worcester Dining Commons cancel late night for weekends

By Chris McLaughlin, Contributing Writer September 12, 2018
Garett DiStefano of UMass Dining clarifies how the new Night Owl Café will operate in lieu of traditional late-night dining.
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UMass Dining ranked number one in country for third straight year

By Michael Connors, Assistant News Editor September 3, 2018
UMass Dining continues to look ahead as The Princeton Review hails the University’s food as the best in the nation.
How UMass dining helped me get into Yale

How UMass dining helped me get into Yale

By Erica Lowenkron, Assistant Photo Editor April 29, 2018
‘I am thankful for how the Collegian transformed me from an undecided, nervous, picky-eating freshman to a more confident, adventurous woman ready to accept the challenges of the Yale New Haven Hospital Dietetic Internship.’
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Let students take food out of dining halls

By Annabelle Tocco, Collegian columnist April 4, 2018
The eat-in dining hall policy fosters food waste, binge eating and hurts rather than helps food insecure students.
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