By: Cheryl Kaine The Marketplace at the BARC is not just a dining hall; it’s a central community gathering place where students, faculty and staff can gather to socialize while eating. Beyond the food, we know that dining together can provide students support and comfort as they adjust to campus life. Since most freshmen and

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Bulldog Bucks is an optional declining balance account tied to your ZAGCARD and can be spent both on campus and at off campus participating locations. The Bulldog Bucks account will provide you flexibility, variety and value you deserve. Your unused Bulldog Bucks roll over from semester-to-semester and year-to-year. HOW TO ADD BULLDOG BUCKS There are four ways

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By: Courtney Mueller Before your student moves to campus, there are many important decisions to be made, including choosing a resident dining plan. This guide will help explain the differences between meal plans and the benefits of each, and will hopefully help to make this decision much easier. Some general information to remember: a “meal”

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College is complicated enough; enjoying a meal at the resident dining hall doesn’t have to be! Choosing meals can present undue anxiety for the growing number of students who arrive on college campuses with food allergies or gluten intolerance. Last year alone, Zag Dining chefs worked personally with nearly 200 students with a variety of

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By: Courtney Mueller Earth Day is on April 22nd this year, but that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t be mindful of it every other day! Below are ten tips that can easily be made into habits, and will ultimately benefit the environment. What could be better?!  1. Use a recyclable mug and/or water bottle. Americans drink 400

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By: Courtney Mueller, Zag Dining Spring Semester is upon us, and our Zags are starting to make lots of decisions for the fall. Your student has (hopefully) been contemplating where they would like to live next fall, and what kind of meal plan they want. Something to keep in mind is that even if your

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By: Courtney Mueller, ZagDining Before you know it, Timmy and Talia will be home for the holidays! Along with their dirty laundry, exhaustion, and smiling faces will likely come a request for a new meal plan. Why? As students make their way through the semester, they realize that a different plan will better suit their

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By: Cheryl Kaine Welcome to Fall at Gonzaga University! It’s always an exciting time, but this year is especially dynamic. The COG is gone, and Zag Dining has moved the campus dining hall into the Marketplace at the BARC.  This bright and modern facility at the corner of Hamilton and Desmet will be our home for

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As we near graduation and the end of a yearlong celebration of Gonzaga’s 125th year and our 53rd year on campus, we start to look at the “Transformation” portion of the year’s theme of “Tradition and Transformation.”  Many of you may have heard President McCullough’s announcement of the building of a new Student Center. As

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You have probably just finished saying your long good-byes to your students as they head back to Gonzaga for their second semester. You have nourished them, comforted them (and fed them!) for the past four weeks and we know it’s hard to let them return to campus. We want to reassure you that they are

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