From: DU Clarion
News that Panda Express is considering a location on the DU campus, where the student Pub is currently located, has provoked a minor uproar.
According to responses on the Clarion website and the Clarion Facebook page, students – and the DU community at large – are not receptive to the establishment of Panda Express on campus.
John Nichols, director of the Driscoll Student Center, said that Panda Express does not want to come to campus unless there's strong student support.
In a poll on duclarion.com, 67 percent of students who voted said they want The Pub to stay, while 10 percent opted to switch Panda Express. Eighteen percent of students chose to eliminate both dining options and find something else, while 6 percent said they were indifferent [read entire article].
"Panda Express is to Asian food as Taco Bell is to Mexican food, a horrible miscarriage of cultural expression," said one reader on the Clarion Website.