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Demonstrators gathered on Cornell Universitys campus May 11 to protest the universitys partnership with Starbucks Coffee.

Cornell does not renew contract with Starbucks amid student pressure

By Ryan Johnson, Staff Writer September 6, 2023
Cornell University announced on Aug. 16 that it will not renew its contract with Starbucks Coffee and will no longer serve Starbucks on campus after the contract expires in 2025. The decision was made amid a push from the student body to end the university’s partnership with Starbucks because of the closure of three unionized locations in Ithaca. 
Starbucks workers across New York State are complaining of continued retaliation and coercion by management in an attempt to stop unionization efforts, resulting in lawsuits against the company.

Starbucks unions continue to fight anti-union efforts in court

By Aubren Villasenor, Staff Writer February 8, 2023
Starbucks workers across New York State are complaining of continued retaliation and coercion by management in an attempt to stop unionization efforts, resulting in lawsuits against the company.
Editorial: Unionization of local workers is a cause for celebration

Editorial: Unionization of local workers is a cause for celebration

By The Ithacan April 15, 2022
We must applaud our community’s efforts within the City of Ithaca to actualize utopian ideas.
From left, Caspar Ward York and junior Gillian Rossbach are two workers at the Meadow Street Starbucks in Ithaca who have signed a petition to unionize their store.

Ithaca’s Starbucks workers join national fight for labor unions

By Elijah de Castro, News Editor February 16, 2022
Junior Gillian Rossbach and sophomore Alyssa Salerno, who are Starbucks employees, have signed a petition to form a labor union at a local Starbucks.
The price per pound of coffee is more than when the cafe served Starbucks Coffee, but the costs of staffing and operating the cafe are very similar, Jeff Scott, director of dining services

School of Business’ cafe now serving Gimme! Coffee

By Sophia Adamucci, Assistant News Editor September 13, 2017
Gimme! Coffee’s 12oz. and 16oz. cups of coffee cost over 20 percent more than the equal-sized cups of coffee from Starbucks.   
The SGC holds its a meeting on Nov. 28. In the open letter, the SGC discusses the that it is still important for the community to remain engaged despite the change in the presidential search process.

IC SGC passes bill to bring local coffee company on campus

By Sophia Adamucci, Staff Writer November 30, 2016
Amid a slow semester in terms of bill proposals, the Ithaca College Student Governance Council passed its second bill, which would bring local company Gimme! Coffee on campus as an alternative and eco
The Ithaca College Environmentalists call for the college to commit to sustainability, such as by  encouraging students to compost and having faculty incorporate sustainability in curriculums.

Ithaca College retail compost locations to be removed

By Kyle Arnold, Assistant News Editor February 1, 2016
Ithaca College compost retail areas will be removed following a policy change at the college's compost management facility, Cayuga Compost.
A new coffee cart is now open in the Ithaca College library.

Video: New Coffee Shop

By Stephen Adams December 4, 2013

Catwalk Coffee: Starbucks + Rodarte holiday collaboration

By Cady Lang, Staff Writer October 14, 2012
  Starbucks is getting a double shot of style this holiday season with their collaboration with Rodarte's Mulleavy sisters. Featuring pixellated and deconstructed Starbucks logos, it's dizzy caffeinated chic at its best with a reusable tote, reusable cup sleeve, travel mug and gift card. The collection will be available online.
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