The world fell apart today. It imploded. I could not check my Facebook while waiting in line, distract myself during lecture, or check my email…but really, I just left my phone and computer in my dorm for 24 hours. Throughout the day, I did not check any social media sites or return any texts, calls or emails.
In recent years, coffee has evolved from an early morning pick-me-up to a product to be slowly savored and enjoyed. In large part, we have Starbucks to thank for this trend, but one question remains: has the corporate titan remained top dog? I would argue that they stay true to their mission, but they have failed to progress in a meaningful way.
A new initiative allows student groups to advertise on a previously ignored space: coffee cup sleeves. Student Union is allocating advertising space on cup sleeves distributed in dining facilities across campus to allow groups to reach more people—though some students argue that the ads are not very effective.
I started drinking coffee this semester after the lifestyle of a premed biology major and a senior editor of Student Life finally caught up with me. I began buying the foul beverage for the caffeine, but last week, I discovered that great coffee not only provides the caffeine I desire but also can grace the palette much like a fine wine.
A change in ownership looks to alter the way Washington University students and Skinker-DeBaliviere residents think about coffee. Earlier this month, Kaldi’s Coffee Roasting Co. assumed control of Kayak’s Coffee.
The story behind the creation of brunch is as mysterious as its purpose: Is it breakfast or is it lunch? Regardless of its founding, brunch has become a college tradition that lets students sleep in late and recover from the night before. While there are satisfying brunch options on campus, there are plenty of other [...]