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College of DuPage leans toward giving Waterleaf restaurant to students' use

College of DuPage leans toward giving Waterleaf restaurant to students' use

Calling it a "taxpayer-funded watering hole for insiders," College of DuPage Chairwoman Katharine Hamilton and other trustees Thursday indicated they were eager to transform the campus's upscale restaurant into a student-run dining room. College administrators presented the board with three options for the controversial Waterleaf during a meeting Thursday night, but school officials and trustees all seemed to be leaning toward turning the professionally run restaurant over to the culinary program to have it run by students and faculty. Other options include leasing it to an outside group, with the campus getting a percentage of the profits, or closing the restaurant and...

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