New ATEC coffee bar attracts students

New ATEC coffee bar attracts students

At mid-morning on Thursday, ATEC is still fairly quiet. Suddenly, from under the big staircase, there comes a tiny puff of steam. A moment later, there’s a smooth click and a low hum. 20 seconds later, there’s the unmistakable scent of fresh espresso. The smells and sounds come from an...

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TIPA Adventures

TIPA Adventures

This past weekend, UTD Student Media went to San Antonio for the second year in a row to attend the Texas Intercollegiate Press Association, or TIPA, conference. For many in our group, this was a repeat experience, but for others, it was a new adventure. For me, however, the experience...

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10 types of people you find at Starbucks

10 types of people you find at Starbucks

Coffee shops are the social hub of society. They’re a great meeting place for for a variety of people from old friends to classmates to even awkward first dates. Here are 10 types of people you’ll probably find at your local Starbucks. 1. The Hard-Core Student Characterized by the stack...

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Coffee: good or bad?

Coffee: good or bad?

“Drinking coffee could help protect your DNA from damage,” is the latest of several headlines that seem to make their way into my Facebook news feed. In true fashion, I skim the article and then share it with one of my coffee-addicted friends. Also on that list: coffee helps reduce...

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Fourteen Eighteen offers perfect mix of good coffee, relaxation

Fourteen Eighteen offers perfect mix of good coffee, relaxation

So a couple weeks ago, I admitted that I’m a total coffee snob. The other thing I’m a complete sucker for is a super adorable coffee shop. When I was in Denton, that place was Art Six, which has since closed down but was a big part of my high...

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Chemex brewing offers coffee enthusiasts a different taste

Chemex brewing offers coffee enthusiasts a different taste

As a journalist and graduate student, coffee is like an old friend. It’s hard to imagine that about four years ago, I couldn’t even choke down a sugar-filled Starbucks mocha. Now, it’s sometimes difficult to choke down a Starbucks mocha, but for entirely different reasons. My coffee journey has gone...

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