The University Health Center offers medical exemptions to some students who aren't comfortable eating indoors.
There could be a shortage of the dining hall's usual cookies.
Why did UMD take takeout away?
The dining hall is closed on Fridays and Saturdays.
With masks and increased sanitation efforts, the dining hall experience looked different this semester at UMD.
“Some of us … [think] about the environment all the time, but most of us are kind of just too busy.”
There will be reduced capacity in dorms, and courses with over 50 students will likely be held partially online.
I couldn't find a single trash can inside or directly outside of campus dining halls.
The Cool Food Pledge is right in prioritizing sustainability, but it must be urgent.
UMD shouldn't forget the importance of the Co-op.