The Meantime Coffee Co. celebrates five years

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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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Why does coffee sometimes make you tired?

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Caffeine, the main active ingredient in coffee, has a well-justified reputation for being an energy booster. But caffeine is also a drug, which means that it can impact each of us differently, depending on our consumption habits and our genes.

“The paradox of caffeine is that in the short term, it helps with attention and alertness. It helps with some cognitive tasks, and it helps with energy levels,” said Mark Stein, a professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Washington, who has studied the impact of caffeine on people with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. “But the

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San Francisco mansion once owned by Hills Brothers Coffee family listed for $12.9 million

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A Presidio Heights mansion once owned by Herbert Gray Hills, son of one of the co-founders of Hills Bros. Coffee, is for sale for $12.9 million.

A Presidio Heights mansion once owned by the son of one of the co-founders of Hills Bros. Coffee is for sale for $12.9 million. (Adam Potts) 
A Presidio Heights mansion once owned by the son of one of the co-founders of Hills Bros. Coffee is for sale for $12.9 million. (Adam Potts) 

The 6,385-square-foot mansion has five bedrooms and eight bathrooms, and it boasts expansive views of the Golden Gate Bridge and Presidio. It

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The Hoddle of Coffee: Tottenham Hotspur News and Links for Tuesday, September 14

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Hi, all!

At the top of today’s Hoddle is goalkeeper Becky Spencer.

Ramble of the Day

The Met Gala made its big return last night, and it continues to be an event with a little something for everyone. High fashion may not be your thing, but a widening definition of celebrity means that plenty of sportspeople end up in attendance. The most relevant sport around here is football, and lucky for us (or me, the person looking for an easy enough Hoddle topic), there were a few people from that world at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

As I begin

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The US Aeropress Championship is Happening This Weekend in IndianapolisDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

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US National Aeropress championship poster

There will be no stopping the ‘presses this weekend in Indianapolis, home to the ninth annual United States Aeropress Championship.

Three dozen competitors will discover what happens when push comes to cup at the event, which is being hosted by Indy-based Tinker Coffee at The Amp food hall on Saturday, Sept. 18.

Tinker Coffee recently opened one of its two new bars within the hall, and Tinker Director of Accounts Dylan Morse will emcee the events, which begin at 4 p.m.

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