Extended South Cafe hours cater to athletes
Housing and Dining has recently made the decision to extend its hours of operation for the South Cafe. This means that the cafe will open for 30 minutes (from 7:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.) after South Servery closes. The new changes are excellent for those who eat late, especially athletes, who have always had problems with getting to the servery before it closes at 7:30 p.m.
H&D is making small steps to accommodate students who cannot attend regular dinner hours. Not only can athletes receive dinner later, but students who crave a second dinner can swipe into the South Cafe and pay for an additional meal with their tetra points.
The Thresher supports H&D and their endeavors, but we hope that the hours will become an extension of the servery rather than just South Cafe in the future. Perhaps H&D will consider changing dinner time from 5:30 -7:30 p.m. to 6-8 p.m. While this 30 minute change is small, it allows athletes to have access to the servery and their college community, and 6 p.m. is still early enough to appease the students who get hungry early.
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