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South Campus spices up their dining experience.

South Campus spices up their dining experience.

(Photo courtesy of Eric Shultz) “Both dining halls feature the new spice racks.” Andrew Livsey Connector Contributor Students who have been to the South Campus dining hall recently may have noticed a fun new feature that has been implemented this semester. The South Campus dining hall now features a spice rack where students can add

Keep your eyes on the fries: student opinions on UMass Lowell’s potatoes

(Photo courtesy of: Savannah Baker) “Tater tots from McGauvran Hall.” Savannah Baker Connector Editor When eating at the UMass Lowell dining halls, Mary Duggan, a sophomore English major says, “table fries are a necessity between me and my friends.” Duggan’s participation in potato culture is hardly rare—both the Fox and McGauvran dining commons offer a

First dining experience at UMass Lowell

(Photo courtesy: Kara MacDougall) “A customized sandwich offered in the dining hall.” Kara MacDougall Connector Contributor Although I am a junior at UMass Lowell, I had never tried any dining hall food until this week. I asked a few students around South Campus about their experiences dining at McGauvran Center to prepare for my first

UMass Lowell dining struggles with allergy labels

(Photo courtesy of: UMass Lowell) “The dining hall rarely have allergin labels which could be deadly for some students.” Riley Fontana Connector Editor We are always writing about the downfalls and occasional highlights of the UMass Lowell dining hall system. I have recently realized there is a major downfall to their system with labeling allergens.

Student cry for gluten-free dining options

(Photo courtesy of: AllRecipies) “Students want gluten-free pasta, the way there is gluten pasta.” Morgan Mylon Connector Staff Gluten intolerance, otherwise known as celiac disease is a condition that causes your stomach to react when eating gluten, damaging the small intestine. Gluten is a protein found in wheat, rye, barley, and triticale. Gluten acts like

Proposed increases to dining costs spit in the faces of UMass Lowell students

(Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell) “Hawk’s Nest is one of several dining options at UMass Lowell that has not yet returned to its pre-COVID functionalities.” Troy Lafond Connector Editor The quality of the dining hall has been a constant source of strife for students, as expressed frequently in this newspaper. Issues such as food availability

Aramark needs improvement in several areas

(Photo courtesy of Aramark) “The official logo of Aramark.” Qinglong Diep Connector Staff Aramark has been our food vendor for quite some time for both catering and dining hall services. Their management team needs to address the complaints and issues students bring up each and every semester that are especially heard in our dining halls.