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The Blue & Gray Press | July 20, 2019

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Students react strongly to Blackstone closure, Katora opening

June 20, 2019 |

By KATE SELTZER
News Editor
UMW’s on-campus coffee shop, Blackstone, is closing after almost five years of business. Katora Coffee, which has a location on Caroline Street in Downtown Fredericksburg, will be taking its place. The change has prompted strong reactions from students, including former Blackstone and Katora employees.Read More

Baristas best creative coffee and seasonal specials

February 15, 2018 |

By ALICEN HACKNEY

Staff Writer

Most coffee shops have an array of potential drink combinations beyond their typical menu and Blackstone is no exception. When seeking a creative alternative to your regular order, it is always helpful to take some advice from the experts. Read More

Agora Downtown gives coffee lovers a new perspective

November 19, 2015 |

By GRANT RAYCROFT

As the leaves turn red and the days grow cold, a cozy little place off the brick walk of old-town Fredericksburg is where one can get safe inside from the chill.Read More

According to Amanda…A Coffee User Confesses: How One Girl and One Drink Met

January 28, 2010 |

By AMANDA BOCCUTI

I’m a recreational coffee user.  In fact, I pride myself in using only when I really need it, like the morning after a night spent studying into the wee hours of the morning.

Though I like to … Read More

Wednesdays with Einstein

March 13, 2008 |

By BRYNN BOYER

“Spell ‘officiate’,” a woman says.

“O-f-f-i-c-i-a-n-t,” replies an elementary school aged boy, who looks to be her son.

“Try it again,” says the woman with her red hair pulled back into a ponytail.

I don’t know how … Read More