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PURE PERFECTION —  Sarah Saead, a manager at The Crib and an NMU alum, makes a beautiful latte with a foam leaf on top.

The perfect excuse to grab a cup of coffee

Abigail Faix September 28, 2023

Friday, Sept. 29 is National Coffee Day and Sunday, Oct. 1 is International Coffee Day. This weekend makes for a great excuse to be highly caffeinated, which is perfect for a college town like Marquette...

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,...

SELF/ESCAPE—Students in AD417 will have their work displayed at The Crib until the end up April. The exhibition displays art that represent escapism or self-expression.

Student art show at The Crib

Hannah Smith, Contributing Writer April 6, 2022
Students enrolled in the AD417 photography class will have their work over the semester displayed at local coffee spot, The Crib, until the end of April
SWINGIN’ TO THE RHYTHM—Chelsea “Sawftsea,” of Rosalita and the Hips, contributes to the band’s alternative rock sound on the electric guitar and vocals during a show at The Crib on Thursday, Oct. 31. 
Rachel Haggerty/NW

The Crib opens doors to aspiring musicians, community

Maggie Duly November 7, 2019

Walking into the big house at the corner of Third and Arch Street, a customer of The Crib is immediately welcomed into a tight-knit community and homey atmosphere. There are two stories of comfy furniture...

ZOO ZOO KAZOO—Senior English and psychology major and lead singer of Cosmic Sans Zoe Maki plays rhythm guitar and also dabbles in the buzzing sounds of the kazoo to add a little something extra to the group. 
Rachel Haggerty/NW

Cosmic Sans normalizes female-fronted bands

Rachel Haggerty October 23, 2019

If you’ve spent any time in the Marquette music scene, you may have noticed most bands are male-fronted. The music industry, as a whole, has been primarily male-dominated, but a recent wave of female-fronted...

‘Cats Coffee Corner: The comfy, cozy Crib

Denali Drake September 12, 2019

Wooden fish decorate the exterior of The Crib, a one-stop-shop for conveniently priced coffee, canned beer and the occasional snack. The small ceramic mugs filled with rich drip coffee can be yours for...

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