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Rook Coffee is a staple in Monmouth County

Holly Migliaccio opened Rook Coffee in 2010 with her childhood friend, Shawn Kingsley.

Allie Kuo

March 9, 2017

Chances are, you may be familiar with a little black bird and its namesake coffee stores that have been popping up all over Monmouth County in the past couple of years. Rook Coffee, established in 2010, is a specialty coffee company that has become a staple for locals in need of a caffeine kick. ...

Coffee supplies energy, possible health risks and benefits

Some students rely heavily on coffee to help them get through the school day.

Samantha Hogan and Catherine Liang

December 22, 2016

Some students cannot roll out of bed without it. Others do not depend on it at all. Some studies show that it is unhealthy while others demonstrate that it has health benefits. The ambiguous subject, coffee, has many people in arguments. CHS students have different coffee-drinking habits. Sophomore...

Lattes bring revenue

Starbucks is one of the main brands that uses holiday themed drinks to bring revenue.

Madelyn Curtis

December 22, 2016

Every year, the hype for Starbucks’ Pumpkin Spice Lattes and other seasonal drinks seems to increase. Starbucks’ U.S. sales rose 9 percent in the U.S. and 8 percent globally during the last three months of the year according to The Chicago Tribune. At CHS, the verdict on seasonal drinks goes...

Students ‘expresso’ talents at Coffeehouse

Coffeehouse hosts Jonathan Slovak and Marcos Guevara speaking to the crowd.

Cailey Ruderman

December 11, 2016

The Class of 2018 hosted the annual Coffeehouse, at which poetry and music of all kinds took center stage. Students of every grade were able to showcase their talents to their friends, family and peers on Dec. 9. This year’s set list was comprised of 34 acts, including singers, dancers, poets, ...

Local Coffee vs. Chain Coffee

Starbucks and other coffee chains are said to be losing popularity.

Greer Shanley

November 9, 2016

Say goodbye to the famous green siren and hello to the new black crow. Autumn is here and the signs are everywhere: red and orange, newly colorful trees line the streets and pumpkin spice lattes warm every hand. But the green Starbucks mermaids are no longer featured on the cups and Instagram fe...

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