Confessions of a recovering coffee-holic — A guide to finding caffeine on campus 03.31.2016

One of the staples of any college student’s life is caffeine. Whether that is in the form of coffee, tea or energy drinks, caffeine is a necessity to surviving exams. Luckily there are plenty of places to refill the caffeine gauge on campus. Starbucks Starbucks, located across from the Bruce Pitman Center in the Vandal […]

Coffee compatibility — A guide to finding the right local coffee shop for you 03.24.2016

Coffee has an unbreakable bond with college students. With rich, complex flavors and biting caffeine, it’s the lifeblood of many tired souls, weary from long nights of studying or crazed weekends of debauchery. Moscow has several great coffee shops, each unique with their own tastes, smells and atmospheres. Likewise, this wonderful campus we call our […]

Bring back the brew — Sisters’ Brew Coffee House will be dearly missed 01.25.2016

During my first semester at the University of Idaho I discovered the wonder of Sisters’ Brew Coffee House. I admired the friendly employees and the amazing coffee, and I coped with the long hike up to the Administration Building whenever I needed to get my caffeine fix. At the beginning of this semester, I made […]

Ode to… Dutch Bros 09.17.2015

The ins and outs of Dutch Bros from a not-so-seasoned professional I’m not going to pretend I know all of the secrets behind everyone’s favorite blue caffeine hut, Dutch Bros Coffee.

‘The living room of Moscow’ 04.24.2015

One World Cafe offers the community more than just coffee This year marks the 10th anniversary of One World Cafe serving the people of Moscow. Sara Pritchett, co-owner of One World, has worked there for eight of those 10 years and said she couldn’t be happier working in a place she loves for a community […]

Calling for caffeine 04.24.2015

Dutch Bros. Coffee serves Moscow citizens their much-needed caffeine fix Carlie Funk loves her job. She said she loves Moscow summers the best, and she loves the small-town feel. She came to Moscow from Boise three years ago, and has worked at Dutch Bros. Coffee as a full-time employee for a year and a half.

Campus Tips 04.20.2015

Tricks for surviving life as a college student Best deal The cheapest meal from Starbucks: a banana and a bagel. It’s a good option for people looking for some quick food.

Up all night 02.26.2015

Student volunteer crews build Jazz Fest overnight The energy in the air was palpable as a group of University of Idaho students gathered in a dimly lit, dusty building near campus Tuesday night. The clock read 10:15 p.m. — the night shift had officially begun. Surrounded by drum kits and music stands, the students circled […]

From the south came a coffee 12.11.2014

‘Vandal Blend’ coffee on shelves at Moxie Java When Boise-based coffee company Moxie Java began its rebranding process, Vice President of Business Development and Strategy Ken Stokes said it transitioned. Rather than market its blends by region, the company wanted to market them by attitude. One of those attitudes, he said, is Vandal pride. 

Pumpkin spice, controversial flavor of fall — What are the impacts of this cultural phenomenom? 10.23.2014

‘Tis the season … for pumpkin spice. Pumpkin spice everything. This is the time of year when America turns into one big pumpkin spice flavored air freshener. As our nation dangles precariously from the globe’s rearview mirror, wafting vegetable flavored scent into the universe, it seems appropriate to dig a little deeper into this flavor […]

Hammer time — New coffee shop moves in on 6th Street 06.25.2013

Since 2008, suite 101 of 317 W.Sixth St. has seen two businesses come and go, said Property Manager Wayne Browing. Now it welcomes a new business at the location.

More dutch, please — Dutch Bros. coffee to soon open off Main Street 04.18.2013

Moscow has been struck by the Dutch Mafia. That is how Dutch Bros. Coffee announces the arrival of a new branch in the community. While the grand opening of Dutch Bros is yet to be announced, it will be located at 321 N. Main St.

Coffee and canvas 04.08.2013

Sister’s Brew was once located at 218 S. Main St., but on the first of March, Sister’s Brew relocated and Café Artista opened as Moscow’s newest coffee shop two weeks later. The shop is owned by Bev and Lisa Bafus, a mother and daughter team.

Cutting back on caffeine 02.04.2013

For years medical professionals have gone back and forth about caffeine and its effects on people. We have heard it is terrible for you and then find out about newly discovered benefits the following month. As a coffee consumer myself, sometimes I get confused whether I’m making an unhealthy or healthy decision every morning when […]

Off the cuff 09.20.2012

Insert HvZ post here If I had the time to worry about getting shot with a Nerf gun or shooting others while on campus, I would be a very happy person. –Theo

College coffee culture: Moscow coffee shops provide caffeine for every lifestyle 09.20.2012

It’s soothing and warm, or cool and refreshing. It’s the ideal study partner, or the ultimate pick-me-up. It’s the perfect drink to socialize with friends over, or to enjoy in solitude from the comfort of home.  

Mix Tape — time to rise and shine 08.16.2012

Coffee and I are BFFs. For me, there’s no such thing as a designated “coffee time” — it always has my back with a much-needed caffeine boost. Here are a few songs to love on while you sip your anytime brew. “Milk and Sugar” by G. Love With a little bit of banjo, a little […]