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Listen to ‘The NewsFlash’: Aramark’s Troublesome Past

By Sayer Devlin, Managing Editor

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Aramark’s troubles didn’t begin last week when they served what President Andrew Hamilton deemed an “inexcusably insensitive” meal in Downstein. The company has a history full of controversy.

On Today’s Episode

CAS sophomore and Martin Luther King Jr. Scholar Nia Harris, whose email informed NYU administrators of the insensitive Black History Month meal in Weinstein Passport Dining Hall.

Kristina Hayhurst is a Deputy News Editor for Washington Square News.

Background Reading

The breaking news story on Aramark’s apology that followed the day after Harris alerted NYU to the meal.

A student group’s effort to combat misinformation in the days following the story.

Reporting on Aramark’s history of controversies.

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About the Writer
Sayer Devlin, Managing Editor
Sayer Devlin is the Managing Editor for the Washington Square News. He’s an economics major in the College of Arts and Science. He was born in Tokyo, has lived in Paris, London and New York and when he’s not pretending to work, Sayer is spending too much time paying attention to sports, politics and Twitter.
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