Letters to the Editor

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Tag: starbucks

June
23rd

EDUCATION: Starbucks’ initiative is welcome

I am thrilled as a student to hear of Starbucks paying attention to educating its employees. Morally, I will feel better paying $5 for a coffee at its establishments as opposed to making my own “cup of Joe,” as a student at San Diego State University.

It is honorable of the CEO of Starbucks, in partnership with Arizona State University, to provide employees with more rewarding careers. I am looking forward to seeing how well this program turns out and its impact on Starbucks employees and others, as I have experienced the struggle of my friends attempting to balance working

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Aug.
3rd

MARRIAGE: Media shouldn’t be taking sides

Re: “Chick-fil-A controversy odious – and so too is some of the reaction” (TNT, 8-1).

I was and remain bothered by Lane Filler’s commentary about Chick-fil-A’s financial support of a particular social agenda. Apparently that was just the one of the fronts taken by a member of the news media. Now Chick-fil-A protesters are receiving additional media attention in a variety of formats.

What about corporations that have supported the other side of this issue? It seems to be OK with the news media that Starbucks, Microsoft, Amazon, Nike and others have financially supported a social agenda from one

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