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Chico’s coffee culture: grounds for celebration or a bean there, done that situation?

Ellie Marty, Opinion Editor // December 4, 2023

Prepare to be buzzed, Chicoans. Our beloved city's caffeinated obsession has reached epic proportions, leaving us to question if coffee runs through our veins instead of blood. Let's spill the beans on...

Photo credit: Kristina Judy

Surviving college on coffee

Nicole Henson // April 5, 2017

Alcohol and amphetamines take a hard second to the most abused drug in America, caffeine. Every morning, I hand some fratty-coffee-shop-dude my $1.88 in return for a cup of their Vanilla Nut roast so...

The United States has the highest caffeine consumption in the world. Photo credit: Ryan Corrall

Wildcats on caffeine

Eric Mcguire // February 22, 2016
Chico State students talk about caffeine addiction and how to manage it.
Photo credit: Dongyoung Won

Coffee high

Sam Rios // February 18, 2016
Caffeine addiction has become an epidemic among college students, taking a toll on their bodies as well as their wallets.
Kyle Dempsey prepares to go to work and serve as a barista. Photo credit: Kameryn Whipple

Not all heroes wear capes, baristas wear aprons

Kameryn Whipple // August 31, 2015
A look into the life of your barista.
Illustration by Miles Huffman

Coping with coffee

Miles Inserra // April 6, 2015
The world runs on caffeine.
Veronica De La Cruz

Coping without coffee

Veronica De La Cruz // December 16, 2014
College students should substitute caffeine for healthier alternatives.
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