EMU’s very own Starbucks has moved and has gotten BIGGER and better, located where the old Ezone was, Starbucks has taken over the Student Center. Following the grand opening of the Student Center in 2006, Starbucks was right behind that, opening it’s doors in May 2007. After less than two years the Starbucks had outgrew that location but continued business there for more than 10 more years until now!
Today, the Starbucks location in the Student Center is a full-fledged Starbucks, now carrying the full pastry and sandwich program. This new location will not only grow in menu size but it will also offer room to grow as well. Along with the space comes WiFi which will be available inside and outside on the patio for Starbucks customers.
So it’s bigger but why is it better?
Well the pastry and sandwich program is a plus, and the space provided is nice but the real reason I’m geeking about this new and improved Starbucks is the little amenities it has to offer like…
Outlets at the tables! This is probably as close to genius as it gets offering a quick way to get some power for your phone, computer, Ipad you name it! This minimizes the cords laying all over the floor and provides easy access!
The big tables for groups (and group projects ugh.) We all know this a little too well but group projects and meeting at the library – boring! These huge tables provide a perfect space to get together this a group of friends or a group for class to bust out some homework!
The Decor. Everyone loves a space with good lighting and great decor, this is the perfect place capturing the earthy tones Starbucks in known for while providing some rustic elements to make this place feel cozy.
The Patio with WiFi. I mean come on who do I need to convince that this is amazing! WiFi!!! Even on the patio, you don’t gotta tell me twice. If nothing else get’s you to come to this new Starbucks, let this be the reason! Get yo’ coffee and WiFi on!
As the Starbucks moved from it’s upstairs locations, The Lobby Shoppe will be fulfilling its new location which is in the works right now (no date on when it will be open). This will include many great design features like the Starbuck’s has including the garage door look as the shop door! With the hopes of continuing to be the #1 Student Center in the Nation we look to grow and expand and this is just the first step in maintaining that!
Go check out the new Starbucks – I guarantee you’ll be back!