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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…

UVic must expand commercial opportunities, build shopping centre

"I propose a redoubling of UVic’s attempts to attract corporate interests to the campus, that we may both line our coffers and provide additional shopping experiences to our many prosperous…

Complaints about Starbucks uncovered in emails to UVic admin from community

Broken hearts, ethical concerns, and presidentally-addressed Facebook reactions — all new information discovered by the Martlet through a Freedom of Information (FOI) request. Between Nov. 6 and Nov. 20 2018,…

Corporate coffee certain on campus

It's inevitable: Starbucks is coming to campus. But activist group Stop Starbucks UVic wants to make the corporate presence on campus more sustainable

UVSS talks Starbucks, territorial acknowledgments at latest board meeting

Jan. 7 saw the first UVSS Board of Directors meeting of the year, with the Upper Lounge of the Student Union Building more full than usual. Indeed, along with the…

Starbucks requested by 206 UVic students and staff, 2015 survey data shows

UVic says the decision to introduce Starbucks to campus has been in works since 2016 When UVic announced last month that Starbucks will be taking the place of Finnerty Express…

Group on campus is assembling to oppose Starbucks coming to UVic

They call themselves Stop Starbucks UVic and are rallying behind the slogan #StopStarbucks Activism is afoot at UVic as a group of students are gathering to protest the university’s recent…

Starbucks to take over Finnerty Express at UVic

Starting in the fall of 2019, corporate coffee beans will finally arrive at UVic, as Finnerty Express Café in the UVic Bookstore transitions to a Starbucks. UVic’s long time moratorium…

Let’s stop hating on pumpkin spice

Sarah Finley is a contributing writer at The Peak, Simon Fraser University’s student paper. This article was originally published on Sept. 12. BURNABY — It’s not often that I find myself defending corporations…

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