coffee

Starbucks is stressing you out

Caffeine did not make me any more successful, productive, or even awake — it just made me into an anxious yet alert squirrel for a few hours. Quitting six months…

Coffee Culture on Campus

Coffee can signify different things to different people. To some, it’s a social lubricant and a warm beverage to gather around and talk. To others, it is fuel to make…

Crowd-free caffeine fixes

Off-the-beaten-track study spots around town There comes a time in every student’s life when they turn to coffee. Maybe it’s the only thing that will get you through your never-ending…

Eco-disposable cups are still mugging the environment

The University of Victoria often associates itself with a persona of progressiveness and sustainability. Our community projects a sense of environmental hippyism that is only reinforced whenever I converse with…

Shatterbox Coffee brews sustainable almond alternative

In light of the extreme drought in California, Kalen Harris, owner of Shatterbox Coffee downtown, has started brewing up hemp milk as an alternative to almond milk. The world’s obsession…

Half empty, half full

The trials and triumphs of Victoria’s independent coffee shops