By Rona Ortiz |Staff Writer| While many are enamored with Starbucks and its customizable drink offerings, many budget conscious students think it’s just too pricey. College students comprise 40 percent of daily coffee drinkers, but the numbers are dropping. “Among those ages 18 to 24, 41 percent said they drank coffee daily, down from 50 percent in 2012. Young adults also greatly reduced their daily intake of non-gourmet traditional coffee, dropping to 17 percent from 27 percent last year,” according to a study conducted by the National Coffee Association. Many students are on a budget and want alternatives to the popular coffee chain. McDonald’s, Dunkin’ Donuts and … [Read more...] about Starbucks coffee versus other brands: Is there a difference?
By Erin Posjena |Staff writer| The aroma of fresh brewed coffee, the gentle murmur of coffee goers amplified by the faint music behind them and the indistinct hum and churn of the coffee machines fill the space that is Lift Coffee Roasters. Students and coffee enthusiasts alike should take some time to visit this new vintage coffee shop that prides itself on the individualization of every cup. Lift is located just off the 91 freeway in Riverside. The coffee shop has a variety of pastries, coffee and tea choices, which makes it a place that all people can enjoy regardless of their drink preference. Lift’s pricing tends to run on the higher end of the coffee spectrum … [Read more...] about Students are brewing over Lift Coffee Roasters