About Us

This website was created with the intent of reviewing coffee shops, learning about coffee, and educating about coffee as the result of an American University class taught by Professor Bates. We will go through a number of topics and with the best intentions, discuss about coffee in our world.

From Us to You,

Professor Bates’ Coffee Class

Learn More About Us…

Nathan T.

Where I’m From: Fremont, CA

Five Word Story: “It’s too cold”–me, everyday

Fun Fact About Myself: I was born with two extra ribs and the doctors thought it was cancer. #NoBigDeal

Drink of Preference: Tanzanian Peaberry Drip Coffee with Milk and Sugar

 

Claire W.

Where I’m From: Champaign, Illinois

Five Word Story: National Treasure, dogs, and baseball

Fun Fact About Myself: I went skydiving and it made my mom cry

Drink of Preference: Chai Tea Latte (I hate coffee)

 

Victoria S.

Where I’m From: Geneva, Switzerland

Five Word Story: I backpacked throughout Latin America

Fun Fact About Myself: Once, I ate beef tongue, let me just say, don’t try it.

Drink of Preference: Sparkling water (water is life!)

 

Raini B.

Where I’m From: Naperville, Illinois

Five Word Story: Yes, my name is weather

Fun Fact About Myself: I have three relatives named Sunny, Summer, and Sky. Our parents are not hippies.

Drink of Preference: Orange Tang Tea

 

Andy D.

Where I’m From: Hillside, New Jersey

Five Word Story: Portuguese, cat lover, mustard addict

Fun Fact About Myself: I watch RuPaul’s Drag Race like it’s my religion

Drink of Preference: Americano (no milk, no sugar)

 

Mayra I.

Where I’m From: Buenos Aires, Argentina

Five Word Story: brazilian, traveller, pug lover

Fun Fact About Myself: I’m really afraid of jumbo shrimp  

Drink of Preference: Hot Chocolate

 

Teressa M.

Where I’m From: Long Island, New York

Five Word Story: Lover of music and dogs

Fun Fact About Myself: I’ve never eaten a peach

Drink of Preference: Hot Chocolate

 

Jessica L.

Where I’m From: Tenafly, NJ

Five Word Story: I run up to dogs.

Fun Fact About Myself:  I’ve driven all over 9W and the Hudson Palisades by myself

Drink of Preference: Tea

 

Maia L.

Where I’m From: Bernardsville, NJ

Five Word Story: Constantly asking myself “What’s happening???”

Fun Fact About Myself: I was born in DC. I’m not a tourist, I swear!

Drink of Preference: Iced Mocha from the Dav

 

Sumita B.

Where I’m From: Virginia Beach, VA aka The 757

Five Word Story: My high school nickname: Grandma.

Fun Fact About Myself: I love to knit and crochet.

Drink of Preference: Iced Chai

 

Olivia C.

Where I’m From: Pittsburgh, PA

Five Word Story: I did not murder him.

Fun Fact About Myself: I once killed a man

Drink of Preference: Iced Caramel Coffee

 

Grace L.

Where I’m From: Reno, NV

Five Word Story: It’s actually NevAda not NevAHduh  

Fun Fact About Myself: I’m certified Zumba instructor

Drink of Preference: Latte with a heart on top ❤

 

Samantha R.

Where I’m From: Long Island, New York

Five Word Story: Drinks a lot of coffee.

Fun Fact About Myself: I won $10 front- row tickets to Hamilton and got to see Lin Manuel Miranda perform!

Drink of Preference: Iced Caramel Macchiato (I’m #basic)

 

Maria F.

Where I’m From: Ocean City, New Jersey

Five Word Story: I’m from the Jersey Shore.

Fun Fact About Myself: Obsessed with lions and cows

Drink of Preference: Caramel Iced Coffee

 

Roland A L-A.

Where I’m From: San Juan, Puerto Rico

Five Word Story: Puerto Rico is still a colony.

Fun Fact About Myself: I love cooking.

Drink of Preference: Café con leche

 

Serena N.

Where I’m From: Kansas City, Kansas

Five Word Story: I power pose for confidence.

Fun Fact About Myself: I dance like crazy when nobody is watching…and when they are.

Drink of Preference: White Mocha from the Davenport Cafe at American University