The Coffee Monologues: Will travel for coffee

Emily McCaul, assistant lifestyles editor | The Collegiate Times The sky was clear and the air was warm as we stepped out of our Civic and onto the familiar streets of downtown Roanoke. Inspired to venture out from Blacksburg for the day, we eagerly climbed up the steps of three coffeehouses. Upon leaving our apartments,…

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The Coffee Monologues: tripping on coffee

Emily McCaul, assistant lifestyles editor | The Collegiate Times We first discussed the prospect of a road trip over coffee at Bollo’s one morning, one of Blacksburg’s local cafes. Warm house mugs in hand, we sat together at the small wooden table by the window, looking at his phone screen. The road trip had been planned entirely…

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Chance the Rapper’s “Coloring Book” marks new era for juxtaposing music genres

Emily McCaul, assistant lifestyles editor | The Collegiate Times Chancelor Bennett, more commonly known as Chance the Rapper, emerged at the top of music charts in February 2016 with a feature on Kanye West’s latest album, “The Life of Pablo.” His distinguishable sound, easily identified by his elastic, high-energy vocals, and contribution to “Ultralight Beam,” the first, and arguably…

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