Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Starbucks located inside Target in Pico Rivera, Calif. is one of the many locations still using disposable cups for its wide variety of drinks.

Starbucks Is Switching To Reusable Cups

Kathryn S. Nunez, Reporter March 22, 2022

Starbucks announces a new company aspiration to become environmentally friendly. They plan to achieve this by storing more carbon than they emit, limiting their waste, and to conserve and replenish fresh water. One of their first steps to achieve this goal is by launching the SODO 8 Reusable Cup Program. The...

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Starbucks face Oat Milk Shortage

Luke Perez May 4, 2021

The super popular Starbucks started offering oat milk back in January 2020 to only their midwest locations. After expanding the dairy alternative nationwide, Starbucks is facing a shortage of the Oatly's Oat Milk. The popularity of oat milk grew so much within a few years. The Swedish company Oatly...

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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...

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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)

Starbuck’s Juniper Latte Tastes Like a Christmas Tree

Another strange holiday drink from yours truly, Starbuck's. But is it good?
Michael Martinez , Print Photo Editor December 5, 2018
Starbucks is hoping the Juniper Latte can join the trendy drinks.
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Cut the Wait and Pay ahead using Rio Cafe Ness App

Cut the Wait and Pay ahead using Rio Cafe Ness App

Rio Café brings you the Ness app. An innovative way to order food and pick up later.
Erika Suarez , Online Editor-In-Chief September 17, 2018

Angela Bunyachatpirom, who goes by “Maam” is Rio Café’s manager and has big plans for the café. Maam says, “only a few students have come by to pick up their food using the app. It’s new, so not a lot of students know about it.” Rio Café put their first test run on the app last week,...

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Starbucks Arrests Incite Outrage in Black Community

Autumn Lewis, Reporter April 16, 2018

A cell phone video that surfaced online of two Black men being arrested at a Philadelphia Starbucks last week has incited outrage in the Black community. The video shows the two men being put in cuffs, with onlookers shouting in disbelief. What appeared to be a White man watching the events of...

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

Starbucks red cups cause controversy on social media

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 Christmas...

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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 them...

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

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

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...

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