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Why Starbucks should be open late on the weekends

Why Starbucks should be open late on the weekends

Rose Blocher November 29, 2023

On St. Joe’s campus, the demand for caffeine tends to be quite high, especially as we all struggle through our essays and labs in the last stretch leading up to finals. Our options for coffee on the...


Starbucks closes at 2 p.m.

Rose Blocher October 4, 2023
A Student's Thoughts on the Importance of Friendship

What Does Your Saxbys Order say about You?

Hannah Madeya September 27, 2023

As a college student, trying to kick-start your day can be exhausting. However, sometimes the fuel of a favorite caffeinated drink, the cool rejuvenating chill of a smoothie or the warm scent of a heated...


Pumpkin spice and everything nice; The taste of fall is finally here

Natalie Brislin September 21, 2021

Have you had your pumpkin spice latte yet?  Or, for you superhumans who can get through the day without caffeine, have you purchased pumpkin spice cookies, muffins, or pancake mix? If the answer...

SJ Brew sells high quality fair trade coffee in the P.O.D. PHOTO COURTESY OF CLAIRE FITZGERALD ’21

Cup of Joe at St. Joe’s

Sarah Harwick February 23, 2021

Stemming from a passion for sustainability, students have worked to create SJ Brew, the university’s first student-run initiative to bring ethically procured coffee to campus.  SJ Brew sells fair trade...

Mourning the “White Monster”on campus

Mourning the “White Monster”on campus

Karleigh Lopez November 19, 2019

Finding an on-campus alternative caffeine fix Nothing has ever tested my will and disordered my soul more than when St. Joe’s switched from Coca-Cola to Pepsi products. I remember a much simpler,...

Assagay Coffee Farm, a 100-acre farm in Harrison Valley, in the KwaZulu-Natal province, is one of only two established coffee farms in South Africa. PHOTO: Rose Barrett 20

Farmer helps brew change in coffee culture in South Africa

Jackie Collins August 6, 2019

Durban, South Africa -- The seven-acre estate in Harrison Valley that Rick James purchased nearly 30 years ago came with neglected coffee trees scattered about its slopes. Its prior owner had injured his...

Delancey Street Bagels employees assemble orders behind the counter. PHOTOS: MITCHELL SHIELDS ’22/THE HAWK

Bringing bagels to Wynnewood

Maggie McGill February 26, 2019

Delancey Street bagels serves St. Joe’s students In a world of chain bagel shops, Delancey Street Bagels in the Wynnewood Shopping Center has been holding its own for almost 30 years. Before Jan Marc...

Saxbys arrives on Hawk Hill

Saxbys arrives on Hawk Hill

Caroline Vita October 2, 2018

Student run cafe opens in Campion Student Center Philadelphia-based coffee company Saxbys opened its newest location on Oct. 1 in Campion Student Center. The St. Joe’s Saxbys, like many of the company’s...

Graphic by Kaitlyn Patterson ’20.

The road less caffeinated

Vivian Milan February 20, 2018

Why some students don’t drink coffee. “But, how do you survive?” I get asked some form of this question whenever I tell people I don’t drink coffee. I’m always amused by people’s reactions...

St. Joe’s students waiting for coffee at Einstein Bros. in Merion Hall (Photo by Luke Malanga ’20).

Change at Einstein Bros. Bagels

Alex Mark February 13, 2018

Coffee menu switches to Caribou brand Einstein Bros. Bagels in Merion Hall on the Maguire Campus switched out their current coffee menu for the Caribou Coffee drink line on Feb. 12. Caribou Coffee...

Cappuccino from Pilgram Roasters (Photo by Alex Mark 20).

For a caffeine fix

Alex Mark November 28, 2017

Three local coffeehouses fit for finals prep. I love curling up with a hot cup of mocha in the mornings while my mind gets ready for the day. But I’m sick of crowded chains like Starbucks and Dunkin’...

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