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More budget cuts

By Teresa Williams

August 15, 2013

Every year, the schedule for Orientation Weekend includes a picnic and involvement fair on the Founders Hall lawn Sunday afternoon before classes begin for the semester. However, this school year features a change from this tradition. Rather than taking place outside Founders, the picnic was cancelled ...

Convo uses texting to improve service

By Glenn Battishill

April 28, 2011

"OMG Wedding soup iz da best thing eva!" or "fat bar needs more chocolate cookies" are just some examples of the types of messages sent to food services as a result of the new Text and Tell system. The system was discovered when director of Auxiliary Services Matthew Portner attended a conference and a s...

Winter Luau serves Hawaiian dishes and tropical fun

By Kyle Suerth

February 3, 2011

You heard it, you saw it, you tasted it. What is it you ask? What else could it be besides the annual Convo Food Show? This year's event, deemed the "Mai' e ai Winter Luau Food Show," took place Thursday, January 27 in the Upper Convocation Center from 4 to 7 p.m. The food show brought in many corporate ven...

Dishwasher breaks in Convo

By Emily Sedlak

February 3, 2011

Plastic silverware and cups replaced the usual flatware in Convo last week when the dining hall's dishwasher broke down. For many students, a glass of milk just hasn't tasted the same lately due to an increasing number of water spots and food particles, but the General Manager of Dining Services Fred...

Students grill Convo for cheesy friday favorite

By Amanda Eakin

September 30, 2010

The start of the semester marked several changes with Convo's menu, yet the one that captured the most attention was the absence of grilled cheese on Fridays. The traditional American comfort food was always served during Friday lunches, typically paired with a steaming bowl of tomato soup. Yet when...