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You Dont Need That Premium Coffee

You Don’t Need That Premium Coffee

Glenn Rohrbacker, Editor in Chief April 25, 2017

Starbucks, the biggest coffee chain in the world, serves over 40 million customers a week. This week, I was one of them. I walked in to my local store, waited on line, ordered my coffee with chocolate...

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I Don’t Mind Paying Extra for Premium Coffee

Angela Tricarico, Staff Writer April 25, 2017

Call me pretentious, but I have no issue with spending more money than is necessary for good coffee, such as the one from a commercial coffee machine rental. I’m not a fan of black coffee. It’s...

Sodexo, University Unveil New Meal Plans for Fall 2017

Sodexo, University Unveil New Meal Plans for Fall 2017

Christina Genovese, Staff Writer April 11, 2017

In the fall of 2017 Sodexo will implement new meal plans for students. Sodexo is also making changes in the Marketplace and dining hours. The Marketplace will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. next year, and...

Why I (Finally) Stopped Drinking Soda

Why I (Finally) Stopped Drinking Soda

Mirinda Osmer, Staff Writer February 23, 2017

I do not believe in New Year’s resolutions. When you think about it, the start of a new year is just another day. As such, I used my return to campus for the spring semester as my “new year” resolution....

Why I hate mushrooms

Gabby Nowicki September 3, 2014

Picked from damp manure soil or the tops of fallen trees, these fleshy fungi will not be found in my diet. Shitake, wild, white, brown, raw or cooked mushrooms are not for me. When I begin to think...

West Haven Hosts Annual Farmers’ Market

Lesha Daley September 19, 2012

Connecticut farmers encourage locals to buy native-grown fruits and vegetables at the West Haven Green’s annual farmers market. “Send more people…the prices are unbeatable,” says Maryanne...

Cupcake Corner

Emily McGinty September 12, 2012

Mini Cheesecake Cupcakes: Serving Size 6 Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 30 minutes   Ingredients: (Crust) -1/3 cup graham cracker crumbs -1 tbsp. sugar -1 tbsp. margarine (Cheesecake...

Cupcake Corner

Emily McGinty September 5, 2012

Microwave Cupcakes: Serving Size 5 Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 2 minutes Ingredients: -1/4 cup dark chocolate chips -2 tbsp. butter -1 egg -1 tbsp. oil -1/3 cup sugar -1 tbsp....

McDonald’s Raising Prices?

Sara J Dufort February 2, 2011

You may be "Lovin’ It" a little less in the near future, according to McDonald’s Chief Financial Officer, as discussed during a conference call with investors earlier this week. As commodity prices...

Where’s the Gulf Oil? In the Food Web, Study Says

The Associated Press November 10, 2010

WASHINGTON – Scientists say they have for the first time tracked how certain nontoxic elements of oil from the BP spill quickly became dinner for plankton, entering the food web in the Gulf of...

Ben & Jerry’s, GE Work on Greener Freezers for United States

The Associated Press September 30, 2009

WASHINGTON – Think propane and butane are just for barbecuing? Think again: The common cooking fuels can also chill your drinks and ice cream with less energy and almost none of the global warming worries...

Equinox Diner Gives to the Community

Erin Ennis September 30, 2009

On Friday, Sept. 25, the Equinox Diner in Orange sponsored their first Equinox celebration. The diner was unusually peppy and exciting as you walked in the front door. Guests were greeted with balloons,...

Starbucks releases Via instant coffee nationwide, stocks store shelves and other retailers

Stephanie September 29, 2009

From The Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) -- The company that added "venti" and "frappuccino" to American vocabularies is making a push throughout North America to convince connoisseurs to sample what...

Mexico’s new drug use law worries US police

Stephanie August 26, 2009

From The Associated Press MEXICO CITY – Mexico now has one of the world's most liberal laws for drug users after eliminating jail time for small amounts of marijuana, cocaine and even heroin, LSD...

Restaurant Review: Frankie’s

Zack Rosen December 2, 2008

Up the road from campus sits a fast food restaurant like no other. Frankies, a franchise with nine locations throughout Connecticut (and even one in Florida), is a well-known gem in this area. Located...

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