The American River Current

Peet’s closes to make way for more diverse cuisine

Due to American River College students wanting more diverse food on campus, the Peet’s Coffee location in the Portable Village closed last Thursday and Indian Catering and Events opened in its place on Feb. 19, 2019. (Photo by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Jennah Booth

February 19, 2019

As of Feb. 17, American River College no longer serves Peet’s Coffee, according to an email sent by ARC’s Public Information Officer Scott Crow. Peet’s former location in the Portable Village is now home to Indian Catering & Events, which opened today. According to Crow, ARC’s Food S...

The caffeine love triangle

The Oak Cafe, Peet’s Coffee, and Starbucks are the three coffee shops at American River College and all have different strengths and weaknesses. (Photo illustration By Felix Oliveros)

Felix Oliveros

November 6, 2018

The Oak Cafe, Peet’s Coffee, and Starbucks — these are the three options for coffee at American River College. Each place offers something unique for those who need that extra bit of assistance before sitting in class, trying not to fall asleep. First is the culinary student-run Oak Cafe. The menu is minimal,...

ARC students share coffee preferences

Pete's coffee and Tea is new to American River College campus this semester. The coffee shops have become such a habit in society today that they are popping up around every corner. (Photo by Kevin Sheridan)

Johnnie Heard

December 9, 2015

The coffee shop business has turned into a multi-billion dollar industry. People have been drinking coffee for centuries, but in recent years consumers have taken drinking coffee to whole new levels. It’s a morning ritual for some and a passing fancy for others. “I’m a coffee addict,” said ARC student A...

Coffee Wars: Starbucks challenged by Peet’s new presence on campus

Students brace a long line at the Starbucks in the Student Center on Wednesday. In spite of the opening of a new Peet's in the portable village, many students remain brand-loyal to the long-established Starbucks. (Photo by Kameron Schmid)

John Ferrannini and Ashley Nanfria

August 27, 2015

By John Ferrannini and Ashley Nanfria As caffeine-loving students may have noticed, there is a coffee war brewing at American River College. Peet’s Coffee & Tea, which recently opened a new location in ARC’s portable village, will be hosting a taste test on Wednesday at 9 a.m. to promote their brand ...

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