Tag: dining hall

Hot Take: “JSU officials misunderstand what is genuinely valuable…”

James Waller, News Correspondent

As knowledge of Jacksonville State University’s contract renewal with Sodexo’s food service has become public, I have noticed a worrying trend in the attitude cultivated by JSU’s officials. As of this fall semester, JSU’s undergraduate student enrollment is the highest it’s been since 2012, and JSU officials are motivated to appeal to this expanding student body by creating an environment in which the students feel content. But, I believe JSU officials misunderstand what is genuinely valuable to a collegiate.

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Students raise concerns to JSU officials at town hall

Updated: 11/3/19, 7:36 a.m. CST

Ashleigh Crouch, News Correspondent

On Wednesday, October 30, the Jacksonville State University Student Government Association hosted a town hall on the fifth floor of Meehan Hall to discuss the proposed dining hall, $275 commuter fee and other campus related issues.

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Petition to ‘fix the old buildings first’ receives over 1,600 signatures in four days

Ashleigh Crouch, News Correspondent

A petition for Jacksonville State University to ‘fix the old buildings first’ has gained over 1,600 signatures in just four days.

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JSU students to protest new dining hall

Updated: 10/29/19, 10:56 p.m. CST

Scott YoungNews Editor

JSU student Keeley Tibbitts and other students have organized a protest to take place on the lawn of the Theron Montgomery Building (TMB) on Friday, November 1 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. in response to the university’s decision to construct a $26 million dining facility and require commuters to pay $275 a semester for a meal plan.

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