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Drew Moves to Virtual Classes in Response to Coronavirus

March 13, 2020

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November 1, 2019

Student Government’s Committee on Dining Concerns is up and running under the new leadership of Bobby Ludwick (’20). It is no secret that dining concerns run rampant across campus, so the committee has their work cut out for them as they strive to improve dining servic...

September 6, 2019

Drew has seen many changes in the last year, some more disappointing than others. We have lost many of our most trusted staff members and seen major changes in departments that are important to us. While I completely understand that changes needed to be made to keep Dr...

Before we begin, we would like to make it clear that this article does not refer specifically to Aramark on campus or to the dining hall on campus. Our article is directed toward Aramark as a company on college campuses and in hospitals, businesses, stadiums and prison...

Dear Commons food,

You are the light of my life, fire of my loins. My sin, my soul. Your questionable tastes and difficulty in balancing the right amount of saltiness always keeps me on my toes. The complete lack of seasoning or overpowering punch of salt in each bite i...

February 22, 2019

After taking feedback from students, new dining options have been added to Commons. New stations and vegetarian options are highlights of the changes, implemented over the course of several semesters. Raquel Cabrera (‘21) is the head of the Student Government Dining Co...

Thanksgiving Break is so close we can almost taste the turkey, gravy and mashed potatoes. Along with yummy non-Commons food, Thanksgiving Break is also the perfect time to catch up on some Netflix shows and relax before finishing out the semester. Below you’ll find som...

October 26, 2018

On Friday, Oct. 19, Drew’s Latinx student group Ariel teamed up with the staff at the Commons to bring the vibrant and flavorful food of Latinx cultures to the school community. The menu included food staples like flautas con pollo, plátanos maduros, tostones, arroz co...

October 5, 2018

In a general approval poll conducted this week by the Acorn, results show the Commons Dining Hall currently carries a 15 percent approval rating among students. In the poll, students were asked to voice to their general opinion of the food served at Commons with either...

October 5, 2018

On Sept. 4, Gregory Townsend (Class of ‘05) officially took over the position as Drew University’s interim chief of staff. Now that he has passed the five-week mark in The Forest, Townsend shared some of his trajectory and plans for Drew with The Acorn.

“It’s a steep le...

April 27, 2018

Nineteen states have been affected by an outbreak of Escherichia coli, also known as E. coli, that Center for Disease Control (CDC) officials link to romaine lettuce harvested in Yuma, Arizona. Ingestion of a food item contaminated with E. coli often leads to illness w...

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