The Torch

SJU Addresses Dining Services Updates

SJU  Addresses Dining Services Updates

Dayra Santana, Assistant Features Editor

March 27, 2019

In a recent statement to the Torch, Auxiliary and Conference Services Executive Director,  Scott Lemperle, expressed their dedication to keeping an open dialogue between them and the student body as they work to find cost-effective ways to provide dining services. In recent months students may have noticed s...

New Initiatives at SGI

New Initiatives at SGI

Ariana Ortiz, Co-News Editor

October 4, 2017

SGI gathered on Monday, Sept. 25 to discuss issues such as new initiatives, the introduction of the Sustainability Committee, and a meeting with Dining Services. The meeting began with a presentation by special guest President Conrado “Bobby” Gempesaw, who discussed his “four strategic prio...

SJU’s Food Recovery Network donates to local pantry

SJU’s Food Recovery Network donates to local pantry

Angelica Acevedo, Co-Social Media Manager

April 26, 2017

Two students have recently initiated the St. John’s chapter of the Food Recovery Network (FRN). With the help of fellow student volunteers, St. Vincent de Paul’s Society and Dining Services, the University is donating leftover food to the Church of God in Christ Jesus of the Apostles’ Faith, In...

SGI backs future meal plan changes

SGI backs future meal plan changes

Suzanne Ciechalski, Editor-in-Chief

April 12, 2017

Despite sparking outrage among some students, the new meal plan requirement for townhouse residents is the best possible outcome of the University’s contract negotiations with Chartwells, according to Student Government Inc. Representatives from the group met with members of the administration recently ...

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