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Stray Dog Cafe & Cart: Hidden Gem of Akron 11-15-16

Stray Dog Cafe & Cart: Hidden Gem of Akron 11-15-16

By Michelle DeShon, Opinion Editor

November 14, 2016

Imagine you’re studying at the Akron Public Library downtown and your stomach lets out a deep rumble. You have so much work to get done that your growling stomach is an inconvenience. You need something quick. Don’t worry, I know the perfect place for you. Stray Dog Cafe, which stemmed from the Stray...

Artisan Coffee Shop: Hidden Gem of Akron 10-27-16

Artisan Coffee Shop: Hidden Gem of Akron 10-27-16

By Michelle DeShon, Opinion Editor

October 26, 2016

Coffee is an essential part of the college life for many students, so it only seems appropriate to share with you a coffee shop with a cozy atmosphere. I want to expand your coffee horizons with a coffee shop other than your usual Starbucks or Einstein Bros.   Artisan Coffee Shop opened a little over a y...

Why UA’s Starbucks aren’t worth your buck

By Jesse Harper, jlh286@zips.uakron.edu

October 5, 2016

The Starbucks that litter The University of Akron’s campus are, beyond the shadow of a doubt, the most unorganized, ill-managed, and poorly-functioning Starbucks that I have ever seen. The beverage quality is appalling, with the appalling beverage quality comes drinks that are far from worth the pri...

Finals preparations

By Sofia Syed, Arts & Life Editor

April 30, 2015

It’s that stressful time of the semester again where students are pulling all-nighters and cramming for finals. The Union and the University Libraries are helping students alleviate their stress by giving them a series of free activities and providing them with resources to help them get through...

Starbucks: to renew or not to renew

By Spencer Skolnick, News Writer

April 1, 2015

The end of The University of Akron’s contract with Starbucks is stirring debate on campus; students are concerned with whether it will stay or get replaced.  The contract between UA and Starbucks ends in August. Though Starbucks might leave, UA is taking its time deciding whether to continue its ...

The Coffee Pot Cafe opens door to students

The Coffee Pot Cafe opens door to students

By Tyler Jordan, News Editor

July 2, 2014

On Monday, June 11 the doors of The Coffee Pot Cafe opened to serve as a haven for University of Akron college students. Scott Malensek, the owner of The Stew Pot Kitchen, opened up his new coffee shop in the downtown district of Akron in hopes that the students of the University of Akron will utilize...

Confessions of a Barista

October 30, 2012

Written by: Anonymous First off, let's be clear: As a barista at a rather well-known coffee shop, I have had the privilege of experiencing all of the joyous flaws of the human race. And let me tell you: nothing brings out the worst in people like a $5 latte. I will use this opportunity to share with yo...

Acoustix sound resonates in Akron

September 18, 2012

Written by: Beau Brown If you enjoy a relaxing, social atmosphere while sitting back and enjoying live acoustic music and sipping on an ice-cold drink, then say hello, ladies and gentlemen, to The AcoustiX Cafe. Located on Canton Road in Akron, The AcoustiX Cafe has been open for about a year and...

New Aroma downtown

September 11, 2012

Written by: Alexandra Long Akron's got the perfect place to grab a quick cup of coffee or tea, or to just relax and enjoy the soothing atmosphere and tasty drinks. Aroma Coffee and Tea, located on Brown Street, right behind InfoCision Stadium, reopened in February. The atmosphere is very hip and modern. There are multiple seating areas and c...

Fall coffee: the reason for the season

September 8, 2011

By: Pam Kellman Crisp weather beckons a pop of color and many heartwarming things to look forward to, namely tacky flannel shirts, scary movies, pumpkin ale, apple cider, and the ever-popular Pumpkin Spice Latte, which made its annual debut Tuesday in Starbucks locations nationwide. The University of Akron...