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Wednesday, February 27, 2008

UTSA hosts grand opening of Campus Starbucks, Feb. 28th

Kris Rodriguez (photo)
UTSA Public Relations

Café is only university-based Starbucks in South Texas

UTSA will celebrate the grand opening of the only university-based, full-scale Starbucks Café in South Texas. UTSA President Ricardo Romo will host a ribbon cutting and offer remarks, along with other UTSA officials.

Students, faculty and staff will sample free coffee and pastries as a jazz band plays. Attendees can win door prizes including an Xbox 360, Spurs tickets and t-shirt, iTunes gift cards, and enjoy other giveaways.

Thursday, Feb. 28th from 9-11 a.m.

-- 9:25 a.m. -- UTSA President Ricardo Romo will conduct a ribbon cutting and offer remarks. Administrators, SGA President Tommy Thompson and students will be available for interviews.

Contact: Ashley Harris, (210) 410-1305 (on site)

Located at the University Center on the 1604 Campus, the new café is decorated in true Starbucks style on the site of a former game room.

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