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Dining Hall rule unreasonable

Kevin Kimberly | Tuesday, November 27, 2007

I am writing in regard to the new signs posted by the trays and silverware in South Dining Hall. As I walked into South Dining Hall this morning, I was met by the same rude man as usual and his direction to this new sign. I’m not sure about North Dining Hall, but South Dining Hall has posted signs stating that no beverage containers are allowed in the dining hall.

Regardless of whether this was a rule that was always thrown under the shelf and has become renewed or whether it is new, it is all together ridiculous. The majority of dining hall patrons never bring one in to begin with. For those that do, is it really that much of a deal for us to take something to drink in a container? I’m not one to complain, but it sure is nice to have hot chocolate in a “beverage container” while walking through windy South Quad. Is that too much to ask?

Kevin Kimberly


O’Neill Hall

Nov. 27