The Meantime Coffee Co. celebrates five years


The Meantime Coffee Co., a student-run nonprofit coffee shop located in the Campus Y, celebrated its five-year anniversary on Sept. 12 with a special birthday week menu.

“It feels really great to have made it to five years because that’s a huge thing,” said senior Alaina Plauche, chief executive officer of The Meantime. “It’s really hard for small businesses to compete, and to be a small business that is entirely run by students also feels sort of badass.”

The Meantime was opened in 2016 by three UNC students — Lauren Eaves, Keegan McBride and Scott Diekema — and is dedicated

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