Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Hampshire to hold ribbon-cutting ceremony

By Jaclyn Bryson

September 9, 2013

The newly renovated Hampshire Dining Commons will be recognized with a grand re-opening celebration and ribbon cutting ceremony this Tuesday, hosted by the University of Massachusetts Dining Services.   The ribbon cutting will take p...

Hampshire Dining Commons: Two weeks until closing

By Mitchell Scuzzarella

November 26, 2012

The Hampshire Dining Commons will shut down for renovations at the end of the semester and will reopen in mid-August of next year. According to Ken Toong, the executive director of Auxiliary Enterprises, Hampshire’s curre...

Hampshire Dining Commons closed for Columbus Day weekend

By Katherine Clark

October 5, 2012

Hampshire Dining Commons will be closed for Columbus Day weekend. But unlike next semester, it won’t be for renovations. “Closing Hampshire will be a good way of being more efficient. It will cut back on labor costs,...

UMass DC’s get creative with peanut butter

By Steffi Porter

October 3, 2012

Peanut butter and jelly has some competition. Weird, different and delicious are three words a number of students used to describe the new peanut butter bars at the dining commons at the University of Massachusetts, which began servin...

Campus Center Concourse receives facelift

By Mary Reines

September 7, 2012

There’s more updates to come to the Campus Center. Currently, the old lights have been ripped out and replaced with new ones that hang down like flying saucers. The concrete walls outside the Blue Wall Café have been replaced with open glass windows. And by the end of Octo...

UMass dashes and dines

By Ardee Napolitano

April 23, 2012

Over 600 people gathered in front of Berkshire Dining Commons Saturday morning to partake in the University of Massachusetts’ third-annual 5K Dash and Dine. Sponsored by the University’s Auxiliary Services, the event ho...

UMass to implement several strategies to break wasting food habits

By Brittney Figueira

April 12, 2012

With buffet style dining, it is hard not to waste food on a college campus. And while food waste may be inevitable, the University of Massachusetts has implemented several strategies to break their monthly streak of wasting...

UMass serving up fresher, less expensive produce from local farms

By Stephen Sellner

April 10, 2012

Jesse Kummer enjoys an apple everyday on his way to class. The University of Massachusetts sophomore grabs one every day after finishing lunch at Hampshire Dining Commons. What Kummer doesn’t know, is that his apple a day co...