Articles tagged: Leo’s


New Georgetown Food Recovery Network seeks to reduce food waste

A new initiative to reduce food waste and help end food insecurity in the United States has arrived at Georgetown: the Food Recovery Network.


Definitional changes to 14 Weekly meal plan concern students

A definitional change to the 14 Weekly meal plan has students feeling mislead, although no changes have been implemented.


Knock Knock. Who’s there? Candice. Candice who?

Georgetown’s intricately designed system of doorways serves as a stimulating puzzle to holistically enrich the bodies and minds of students.


Georgetown’s non-faculty workers deserve better treatment

Last winter, two Georgetown students crowdsourced $17,000 for Stacey Walton, a Georgetown food service employee struggling with food and housing insecurity. In advocating for Walton, they acknowledged the simple fact... Read more

Halftime Leisure

The Weekly List: Downstairs Leo’s edition

Whatever you may have to say about downstairs Leo’s, if you’re living on campus, it’s a part of your life. Trust me, I’m not a huge fan of the crispy... Read more


Students demand improved dining after failed Leo’s health standards, limited Thanksgiving access

A health inspection revealed Leo O’Donovan Dining Hall is not in compliance with 10 of 56 D.C. health requirements for food service buildings, including cleanliness and food storage standards, according... Read more


Sustainability challenges at Leo’s incite student action

Leos has always created questions and confusion for students: what to eat? who to sit with? how to not sit alone? And now: where to throw away your waste after... Read more


Georgetown’s dining infrastructure fails to justify the high cost of the mandatory meal plan

It is clear that the university has not given Hoya Hospitality the infrastructure to feed approximately three quarters of the undergraduate student body, and the administration should thus free upperclassmen of the meal plan requirements.


Dining disasters: Is Georgetown creating food insecurity?

Since the return of all Hoyas to the Hilltop, finding food on campus has become a burden. Food insecurity among college students increased throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, with a reported... Read more


Limited dining options on campus lead to student fears of food insecurity over break

Students staying on campus over break worry about affordable access to food, even with a weekly university stipend to offset the costs.


A Fourteen Hour Journey Inside O’Donovan’s

Follow the spiritual journey (and gradual mental decline) of Caroline O’Daly as she narrates her journey remaining inside Leo J. O’Donovan Hall for fourteen hours straight. This tale is not... Read more

Halftime Leisure

Halftime’s Favorite Halftimes: Food

It is The Georgetown Voice’s 50th anniversary week. To celebrate, the Halftime Leisure team got together to review our favorite Halftime posts. For Thursday, we’ve decided to pick from one... Read more

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Brand New Leo’s, Same Old Mistakes

Last year, we hated Leo’s in a semi-endearing way. Then Georgetown told us they were making it better. Instead, Leo’s has found new and improved ways to fail at dining.... Read more


Labor Day Reflections: The Impact of a Union

In the four years that I have been a member of the Georgetown University community, my outlook on life has changed profoundly. Becoming involved with my union gave me a... Read more


Leo’s set to undergo renovations

Leo O’Donovan dining hall and Hoya Court are scheduled to undergo significant renovations for the 2016-17 academic year. Both Hoya Court and the upper floor of Leo’s will host new... Read more

Halftime Leisure

A Love Letter to Leo’s

Dear Leo’s, I can’t believe I’m saying this, but I think I’ll miss you. No, no, not because I’m graduating in May and getting nostalgic about everything on Georgetown’s cam…... Read more

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Delicious or Disaster: A Critic’s Review of the Desserts of O’Donovan’s

Every Sunday, my friends and I convene at O’Donovan’s on the Waterfront to indulge in the delicacies of the sophisticated establishment. After finishing our lavish meals of grilled cheese and... Read more