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Some quick hits in the headlines this week, some historical beverage news related to our recent discussions: Like coffee? Thank Goethe!! Green tea: The original Reefer Madness. “For most of the 19th century, there was less concern about the perils of taking cocaine than there was about the negative side effects of drinking green tea,” writes Matthew Sweet […]

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If you’ve had time to tour the neighborhood of SCS headquarters, you might have noticed the Goethe Institut just two blocks away. That’s the German government’s most high-profile, worldwide institution of culture and language, offering an array of classes, performances, film screenings, and other cultural events (some of which will be worth attending this semester! […]

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