The Suffolk Journal

Grandé controversy

Grandé controversy

November 18, 2015

By Elizabeth Hadley Halloween had just passed and all of a sudden social media and the news were filled with the controversy over Starbucks’ red holiday cups. It was just a red cup, but people were making a fuss about it not being enough for Christmas. Why was such a small issue offending people? The...

Starbucks’ race conversation campaign deserved better

Starbucks’ race conversation campaign deserved better

Katie Dugan

April 1, 2015

Starbucks’ CEO Howard Schultz got more than he bargained for when he launched a campaign called “Race Together,” which called on baristas to write that phrase on customer’s cups in hopes that it would be a catalyst for discussions on racial issues. The campaign was not universally accepted....

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