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COFFEE COMPLICATIONS —  How do you reconcile loving coffee with also hating it? My relationship with this beverage is now more complicated than ever.

Opinion — My complicated relationship with coffee

Hannah Jenkins, Copy Editor October 18, 2022

I hate coffee.  I am also trying to curb my growing addiction to it. Like a relationship with a toxic guy that you know you should avoid but just cannot; my love of - or obsession with - coffee is...

STUDY BREAK - The Crib coffee shop offers a productive atmosphere with lots of seating for students looking for a change of scenery while studying for finals week. Marquette has a number of other coffee shops on Third Street and Washington that offer nearby caffeine and a relaxing atmosphere.

Local coffee shops to check out during finals week

Olivia Apa, Staff Writer April 13, 2022

With finals approaching, there are many coffee houses around Marquette that offer a space for students to bring their work. With everything from caffeine-free tea to lattes with three shots of espresso,...

Marquette coffee crawl to raise funds for Womens Center

Marquette coffee crawl to raise funds for Women’s Center

Peter Smedley April 8, 2021

Marquette is home to an abundance of coffee shops. With so many options to choose from, students often return to the same shops without exploring others. On April 24, the Marquette coffee crawl, hosted...

Cats Coffee Corner: Dead River Coffee

‘Cats Coffee Corner: Dead River Coffee

Denali Drake October 3, 2019

Dead River Coffee Co. is filled with light jazz, dried flowers and eclectic coffee art. This quite possibly might be the quintessential small-town cafe that Marquette deserves, the atmosphere makes you...

‘Cats Coffee Corner: Cruisin’ for caffeine

Denali Drake September 18, 2019

Tires screech to a halt as the smell of coffee fills the air. My heart and my bike pull up to Cruise-N-Coffee on what can be deemed an unusually warm September morning to grab a cup of  joe before...

‘Cats Coffee Corner: Contrast Coffee Co.

Denali Drake September 5, 2019

“Oat milk latte and blueberry oatmeal?” I have visited Contrast, a small coffee shop, once a week since I began at NMU, my familiarity ensuring that each rotating barista knows my order without skipping...

Sophomore public relations majors Grant Daignault, Trysten Loos and Sarah Tuggle enjoy food and drinks at Cafe Allenatore, the newest coffee shop to open on Third Street in Marquette.
Photo by Emma Case

Getting caffeinated, cozy at Cafe Allenatore

Isabelle Tavares February 1, 2018

“Coffee is not a beverage, but a lifestyle,” said owner of Cafe Allenatore Sasa Kostic. “If you do not have 20 minutes for coffee, then you don’t have 20 minutes for your life.” The smell...

Junior early childhood ed. major Cassie Crooks and retail manager and partner Paul Vafa getting their caffeine fix.
Photo by Lindsey Eaton

Coffee Made With Care

Trinity Carey January 18, 2018

There are not many other small moments in life that can quite compare to beginning each morning with a good cup of joe. There is joy in waking up to the sound of your coffee pot gurgling and waiting in...

Coffee House Series features Anishinaabe storyteller

Nolan Krebs November 1, 2012

In conjunction with Native American Heritage Month, the Beaumier Upper Peninsula Heritage Center’s Coffee House Series will feature Anishinaabe musician Bobby Bullet on Saturday, Nov. 3. Bullet, who...

Beaumier Coffee House Series begins season

Nolan Krebs September 13, 2012

The Northern Michigan University Coffee House Concert Series will begin its 2012-13 season on Friday, Sept. 14 with a concert featuring local bands Team Awesome and Shadow Arcade. The series, sponsored...

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