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What Your Favorite State Street Coffee Shop Says About You

This article is written by a student writer from the Her Campus at Wisconsin chapter.

It’s the perfect combination: there’s no shortage of coffee shops in downtown Madison and no shortage of Badgers in need of a caffeine pick-me-up. So, What does your preferred State Street coffee destination say about you?


1. Starbucks  

You’re new to Madison and are looking for something familiar. Mega-chain Starbucks is reliable for getting the same latté you’ve had in your hometown about a million times.

2. Colectivo

You’re a social butterfly, and Colectivo’s open-air, colorful coffeehouse is perfect for catching up with friends. You might not get much homework done here; but hey, there’s always the library…

3. Espresso Royale

You’re smart with your money, so Espresso Royale’s daily specials are right up your alley. Two-dollars latté Wednesdays, anybody? The bargain hunter in you can’t pass that up.

4. Fair Trade Coffee House

You’ve done your research, and you know how important ethical sourcing is—especially when it comes to your daily cup of joe. Birkenstocks might be your preferred shoe, too.  


What’s your favorite place to get caffeinated around campus?

Kristin is a student at the University of Wisconsin pursuing a degree in Marketing and Operations and Technology Management. Her favorite things in the whole world are vanilla lattes, John Mayer's voice, and her beagle mix, Olive. When she's not slaving over an accounting textbook, Kristin enjoys catching up on fashion and beauty trends, practicing yoga, and cheering on the Badgers.