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Opening during COVID-19: A glimpse into Paper Moon Cafe

A drink selection from Paper Moon's Halloween menu

Diana Piper, Staff Reporter

October 21, 2020

The day Jerry Wang, owner of Paper Moon Cafe in Downtown San Jose, got the keys to open his business, his investors and partners pulled out. It was March, COVID-19 was looming, and Santa Clara County was about to announce a shelter-in-place order.  Now, six months later, the cafe is flourishing. It...

Downtown soul: new café builds community during lockdown

Customers lined up behind a counter with the words

Heather Allen, Reporter

October 11, 2020

The line stretches for half a block down South First Street in downtown San Jose where sisters Be’anka Ashaolu and Jeronica Macey opened Nirvana Soul Coffee on Sept. 26.     Nirvana Soul has been about two years in the making from dream to reality but the sisters closed escrow on thei...

Philz too crowded? Check out two coffee shop alternatives near De Anza College

Samantha Tran, 21, biology major prepares a customer’s order at Big Mug Coffee Roaster.

Lauren Locquiao, Staff Reporter

March 18, 2020

When all the tables inside of Starbucks and Philz Coffee are taken, you might be left wondering where else you can enjoy coffee while you study. There are a number of small coffee shops that surround De Anza College to check out, too. However, they aren’t the big brand chains, The entire culture...

FHDA police: “Communication is critical”

FHDA police:

Ethan Bennett, Staff Reporter

April 27, 2018

Foothill-De Anza Police Department launched their first social gathering, “Coffee with a Cop,” on campus April 25, where students and faculty interacted with community police officers to better understand each other. Chief of police Ronald Levine highlighted two purposes of the event: communication...

Cafe De Anza: Free coffee and a quiet place to study

Cafe De Anza: Free coffee and a quiet place to study

Ryan Vermont, Staff Writer

March 5, 2015

With the De Anza College library closed for the rest of the year, students face the trouble of finding a quiet place to study or do homework. But with the development of the De Anza Café, this can all still be done. The Café is located at St. Jude’s Episcopal Church right across the street from...

Cafe Stritch, for the late night coffee lovers

Cafe Stritch, for the late night coffee lovers

Jirla Jem Salvador, Staff Writer

February 2, 2015

Downtown San Jose is not only the home of San Jose State University, it is also the home to many interesting and cool places to study, eat, and hangout with friends. One of these locations is Café Stritch, which is found on First Street in Downtown San Jose. Unlike most cafés, Café Stritch is open...

Feature. Cool Hangout: Chromatic Coffee

Feature. Cool Hangout: Chromatic Coffee

Geena Gonzales, Staff Writer

January 23, 2015

Chromatic Coffee located at 5237 Stevens Creek Blvd, Santa Clara, CA 95051 is a local coffee shop that serves a variation of different coffees, teas, and specialty drinks. Chromatic Coffee is a relaxed place with a vintage look and rustic like furniture. It has available space for students to gather...