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Starbucks Starts a NextGen Cup Solution

Jesus Marquez, Reporter

March 17, 2020

Starbucks Coffee started to develop a more recyclable and compostable hot cup that could soon save the environment by year 2022. The company announced recently about the details of a new and more continuous cup technology from the NextGen Cup. The cup made its debut at Starbucks locations in three big...

A Bit of CBD in Your Latte Can Have Beneficial Effects

Erika Suarez, Podcast Director

February 18, 2019

CBD oil is elevating in 2019 and people are drawing to its THC and stress-free form. The cannabis blend has been shown to reduce anxiety, help you sleep, reduce inflammation, and more positive health effects, sources from Bustle's article on new research of CBD. Edibles such as gummies or something s...

Starbuck’s Juniper Latte Tastes Like a Christmas Tree

A tall Juniper Latte ordered at the Starbuck’s location in Whittier.  The festive drink will be available in hot, cold, and as a Frappuccino throughout the holidays. (Photo by Michael Martinez)

Michael Martinez, Staff Writer

December 5, 2018

Starbucks is hoping the Juniper Latte can join the trendy drinks.

Lift Coffee Roasters: Lifts spirits and Roasts Hunger

The Front of Lift Coffee Roasters, located near the corner of Greenleaf and Hadley, Highlights their weekly specials of fresh food and on locally ground coffee

Noah Garcia, Opinion Editor/ Co EIC

May 9, 2017

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

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 offers a variety of drinks including

Daniel Campos, Staff Writer

April 18, 2017

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

This Starbucks holiday cup this year is causing controversy on social media and the all across the web.

Maria Martinez, Staff Writer

November 15, 2015

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

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

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 drive thru in Whittier with no indoor seating.  (photo by Armand Santos)

Armand Santos, Staff Writer

September 19, 2015

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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