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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...

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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