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Lift Coffee Roasters: Lifts spirits and Roasts Hunger

Lift Coffee Roasters: Lifts spirits and Roasts Hunger

Noah Garcia, Opinion Editor/ Co EIC
May 9, 2017
Filed under Lifestyles

Taking residence in one of the four original brick buildings of Uptown Whittier, Lift Coffee roasters is here to fill the void of hunger that resides in all of us; from foodies to the Mcdonald's regular. The place itself is incredibly open, with free space to switch from the open kitchen, the side bar, t...

Relying On Danger: America’s Coffee Addiction

Marlene Espinoza, Staff Writer
May 2, 2017
Filed under Lifestyles

For some college students, arriving to class on time can be a struggle. In fact, finals can demand twice the effort. Although most students rely on coffee for stimulation, it can be harmful to the human body. According to the International Coffee Organization, approximately 1.6 billion cups of coffee...

‘Rad Coffee’ Upland’s Punk Rock Coffee Shop

‘Rad Coffee’ Upland’s Punk Rock Coffee Shop

Daniel Campos, Staff Writer
April 18, 2017
Filed under Lifestyles

Rad coffee is a fresh, off the grind coffee shop in the city of Upland. It caters to everyone, with drinks for the whole family. Walking in you'll notice a punk-rock-emo theme with music playing at an upbeat tone. It prides itself on being the first Punk Rock coffee shop in the world and the creators...

Starbucks red cups cause controversy on social media

Starbucks red cups cause controversy on social media

Maria Martinez, Staff Writer
November 15, 2015
Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

One thing that keeps the spirits bright and alive with a little hint of warmth on this year’s holiday season are the much anticipated Starbucks holiday cups that were released on Nov. 1. However, people all over social media are responding to criticism that Starbucks is waging a war on Christma...

Bake and holiday boutique sale to be held on campus

Bake and holiday boutique sale to be held on campus

Ryan Guerrero, Arts & Entertainment Editor
November 11, 2015
Filed under News Briefs & Upcoming Events

Rio Hondo will be holding a bake and coffee sale on Nov. 12 in the mid-quad area at 8:30 a.m. Besides baked goods and coffee, other food items will be sold throughout the day such as kettle corn, nachos, and tacos. A holiday boutique vendor sale will also follow at the same location from 10 a.m....

Starbucks Seasonal Drinks Reviews

Starbucks Seasonal Drinks Reviews

Pete Escobar, Staff Writer
September 20, 2015
Filed under Lifestyles

It is fall, and that means it is time for Starbucks to start releasing their specialty seasonal drinks. These include the Salted Caramel Mocha, the Pumpkin Spiced Latte, and the Cinnamon Chai Tea Latte. There are some different ways one could order these drinks, but me and a few peers savored the...

Starbucks’ new business model turns ‘Coffee Culture’ upside down

Starbucks’ new business model turns ‘Coffee Culture’ upside down

Armand Santos, Staff Writer
September 19, 2015
Filed under Lifestyles, Top Stories

The term "Coffee Culture" denotes the social atmosphere that has traditionally surrounded the consumption of coffee. The perception of coffeehouses as social hubs where news, information, and ideas were exchanged has existed since 14th century Turkey, where the first coffeehouses are believed to have orig...

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