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Lawsuit From Former Downstein Manager Reveals Aramark Misled Public About Insensitive Black History Month Meal

Lawsuit From Former Downstein Manager Reveals Aramark Misled Public About Insensitive Black History Month Meal

By Sayer Devlin, Alex Domb, Kristina Hayhurst, and Jemima McEvoy

May 3, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, News, NYU, Top Story

NYU and Aramark face a five million dollar lawsuit. The suit alleges wrongful termination of an Aramark employee after February's insensitive Black History Month meal.

Staff Rants: Revolving Doors, April Weather and Dining Halls

Staff Rants: Revolving Doors, April Weather and Dining Halls

By WSN Staff

April 3, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Staff Rants

Our staff is letting everyone know what irks them on this fine, or not so fine, Tuesday! This week we are ranting about revolving doors, poor weather and dining hall options for early risers.

Letter to the Editor: ‘NYU Must Cut Ties with Aramark’

Letter to the Editor: ‘NYU Must Cut Ties with Aramark’

By Victor L. Crawford, Guest Editorial

March 1, 2018


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion, University Life

The Chief Operating Officer of Aramark, Victor L. Crawford, writes a letter in response to the WSN Editorial Board piece titled "NYU Must Cut Ties with Aramark".

Dissecting Kimmel’s Mongolian Stir Fry

Dissecting Kimmel’s Mongolian Stir Fry

By Jiayun Yang, Contributing Writer

February 6, 2018


Filed under Opinion

The Mongolian Stir Fry station in the Kimmel Marketplace is falsely advertised, seeing that the food is not authentic Mongolian.

UPDATE: Aramark Fires Lipton Hall Manager Over Poor Inspection Results

UPDATE: Aramark Fires Lipton Hall Manager Over Poor Inspection Results

By Sakshi Venkatraman, Deputy News Editor

December 5, 2017


Filed under News, University News

WSN investigated why Lipton Dining Hall received 39 points from a Nov. 14 New York City Department of Health inspection and what has changed since the initial conditions were exposed.

NYU Must Hold Aramark Responsible

NYU Must Hold Aramark Responsible

By WSN Editorial Board

March 28, 2017


Filed under Opinion

As a large client of Aramark, NYU has immense power and potential influence over the standards that the corporation should be meeting in order to prevent further issues. The university must call upon their partner to remedy this inhumane treatment of prisoners immediately, and if they refuse, NYU must find a new food service partner.

Tapingo Must Improve Service at Kimmel Marketplace

Tapingo Must Improve Service at Kimmel Marketplace

By Cara Zambrano, Staff Writer

March 3, 2017


Filed under Opinion

With the recent addition of the pasta station at The Kimmel Marketplace, Tapingo has demonstrated that it must go through intense improvements in order to fully operate as its meant to.

Get the Best of Your Meal Plan During the Holiday Season

Get the Best of Your Meal Plan During the Holiday Season

By Caroline Zemsky, Staff Writer

November 30, 2016


Filed under Dining, Features

The air is brisk, the holiday decorations are out, and those seasonal foods and drinks you love are finally here and better than ever, and all available on NYU’s meal plan.

Fine Dining at NYU: The Torch Club

Fine Dining at NYU: The Torch Club

By Nina Huang, Contributing Writer

October 6, 2016


Filed under Features, Top Story

The Torch Club is a little-known NYU restaurant, and its basement bar had a brief stint as a dining hall.

Get Creative With Dining Hall Food

Get Creative With Dining Hall Food

By Lily Li, Contributing Writer

October 3, 2016


Filed under Dining, Features

Going to the dining hall every day is mundane. To liven it up a bit, have you considered making some creative combinations with ingredients you can find in the cafeteria to brighten your dining hall experience?

Fast Food Can Make You Sick(er)

Fast Food Can Make You Sick(er)

By Kaitlyn Wang, Contributing Writer

October 3, 2016


Filed under Dining, Features

Last week the Chain Reaction II report gave many popular restaurants around NYU including Starbucks, Dunkin’ Donuts, and IHOP “F” grades for their high use of antibiotics in their food.

New School Year Brings New Changes to NYU Dining

New School Year Brings New Changes to NYU Dining

By Wanting Huang, Contributing Writer

September 21, 2016


Filed under Dining, Features

Whether you are a regular at Palladium’s pizza station or frequent Lipton for their chocolate chip cookies, you've probably noticed some changes at NYU Dining halls. Here’s is a quick roundup of the changes.

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