New Food Courts Leave Students Hungry

Approved by a referendum passed through an Associated Students of UC Irvine election in 2001, the brand new Student Center, which opened this quarter, was eagerly anticipated for its many promised features, not the least of which are the two food courts. West Food Court includes Wendy’s, Tortilla Express, Rice Garden and Quiznos. The more recently opened East Food Court offers Greens-to-Go and Bene Pizza and Pasta, which are operated by Aramark Dining Services.
Unfortunately, the West Food Court is like a chicken quesadilla without cheese and with very little chicken: it appears sufficient at first glance, but closer inspection reveals startling inadequacies.
For example, Tortilla Express, a generic Mexican eatery, does not offer any chips with your burrito or other entr