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Former Java City location annexed by U.K. invader Grumpy Mule

Formerly housing Java City, the library breezeway is the U.K. coffee franchise's first U.S. location, which brewed up its first cup of joe at Sac State on Friday, Aug. 26.
[Photo by Diana Rykun]

Claire Morgan

September 8, 2016

Sacramento State students returning to campus for first day of the new fall semester were shocked to see that the Java City in the Library Quad has been replaced by a different coffee brand unfamiliar to Americans who have never crossed the pond. Founded in 2006, Grumpy Mule, a United Kingdom-based coffee chai...

Starbucks competes for Sac State exclusivity contract

Fabian Garcia

April 30, 2013

Sacramento State is about to experience a downpour of coffee pretty soon. University Enterprises, Inc. confirmed a Starbucks is coming to Sac State in the fall of 2013 operating in the recently-closed Copy Graphics Center.   UEI Executive Director Jim Reinhart said Starbucks will officially open for th...