Madison Santana | Banner Deziree | Little, 23-year-old barista at Arcade Coffee Roasters, said she loves to serve commuters at Wake Up Wednesday each week.

Commuters discover connections

Commuting students risk missing out on the typical college experience because they could be less available for on-campus activities. Despite this challenge, it is important for commuters to stay connected as college can provide opportunities to meet new people and develop a sense of belonging on campus. Samantha Emerick, sophomore business administration major, said although […]

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Local coffee shop offers a freshly brewed alternative

Arcade Coffee Roasters partnered with the Office of Spiritual Life Feb. 15 to start a new event on campus called “Wake Up Wednesdays” in which specialty coffees are available for students. Located outside the Recreation Center and Community Life office, Shane Levario and Stevie Hasemeyer, owners of Arcade Coffee Roasters, sell an arrangement of coffee […]

Up all night: Just how bad are all nighters?

One strong, brewed cup of coffee rests on sophomore civil engineering major Jordan O. Mathe’s desk as piles of physics homework lay before him. He glances at the clock and notes that, yet again, he will be pulling an all-nighter. Between the balances of classes, starting a new company and working two jobs since freshman year, Mathe has had little to no time for sleep. He said that all-nighters occur […]

Top Wanda’s drinks

Wanda’s Cafe, located in the Yeager Center, offers many meal options but is known for its delectable Starbucks-inspired drinks. “Yes, our drinks are Starbucks inspired, but I’d have to say they taste better and are cheaper,” Zambia Lowe, a 10-year Wanda’s employee, said. Lowe picked the five most popular: 1. Caramel Macchiato A creamy mix of vanilla, steamed milk and espresso, topped with whipped cream […]