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De Fer Coffee & Tea: Cute, cozy, caffeine

De Fer Coffee & Tea: Cute, cozy, caffeine

03/28/2019 Katia Faroun | Photo Editor Hidden in the Strip District on Smallman Street is a cozy European-style coffee shop that’ll melt any coffee lover’s heart. From its delicious lattes and lavender grey tea to its local art and dried flower centerpieces, De Fer Coffee & Tea hits all the bases of what qualifies a […]

The Roommate triumphs in story and set despite rocky start

<em>The Roommate</em> triumphs in story and set despite rocky start

Griffin Sendek | Features Editor 03/27/19 The moment I took my seat in the City Theater for the performance of The Roommate, I was utterly dumbfounded at how immaculate and expertly-crafted the set was. The set for the show was meant to replicate the look of an Iowa home, and designer Tony Ferrieri could not […]

Astroid: excellent coffee hidden in the Southside

Astroid: excellent coffee hidden in the Southside

03/21/2019 Makenna Winner | staff contributor   New to the neighborhood, Astroid coffee made its debut in Southside just three months ago in December 2018. Nestled away near the West Lobby of the historical Terminal Building, on Terminal Street, Astroid is found bustling by its owner and lead barista, Emerson. With mint green walls and […]

Redhawk Coffee provides a welcoming, comfortable atmosphere

Redhawk Coffee provides a welcoming, comfortable atmosphere

02/7/2019 Makenna Winner | staff contributor Redhawk Coffee is tucked away on the slanted slope of Meyran Avenue in Oakland. A bustling yet quaint space, Redhawk Coffee was born into the neighborhood in early 2017. Before customers were going to the concrete space on Meyran Ave., Redhawk was going to them; the caffeine stop was […]

French roast and felines: Colony Cafe brings coffee, baked goods and adoption-ready cats to the Strip District

French roast and felines: Colony Cafe brings coffee, baked goods and adoption-ready cats to the Strip District

By Jamie Crow | Staff Writer  When Colony Cafe opened on Penn Avenue in the Strip District two weeks ago, people were anxiously awaiting their chance to visit. While the opening of another coffee shop in Pittsburgh doesn’t sound like breaking news, the Colony Cafe earned its hype. See, the Colony Cafe offers one special […]

Caffeine alters internal clocks

Caffeine alters internal clocks

By Kayla Casavant | The Duquesne Duke A late night cup of coffee can confuse your body’s ability to tell time, according to a recent study from the University of Colorado, Boulder. Kenneth Wright, a professor of Integrative Physiology at UC-Boulder, tested the effects of caffeine on the body’s ability to produce melatonin, the hormone […]

Finals week causes stress

By Katie Borzellica

Midterms cause stress beyond belief

By Katie Borzellica

Student overloads on coffee

By Michael Flewelling