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Activists at UC Berkeley Blast High Number of Bubble Tea Shops Near Campus

Added 12-14-19 09:38:02am EST - “"have maintained steady business, even in light of Berkeley's sugar-sweetened beverage tax"” - Legalinsurrection.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Legalinsurrection.com: “Activists at UC Berkeley Blast High Number of Bubble Tea Shops Near Campus”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

“have maintained steady business, even in light of Berkeley’s sugar-sweetened beverage tax”

The University of California-Berkeley has been paralyzed by visits from anti-feminist provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos, Patriot Prayer founder Joey Gibson and black bloc anarchists.

Yes, The Daily Californian published a feature on the “slew of controversy from students and community members” about the exploding popularity of bubble tea shops near campus.

Their beefs boil down to sugary drinks worsening the “food insecurity” of students, who have to walk an unjust 20 minutes (really) to Trader Joe’s, the nearest “full-scale” grocery store to campus (Safeway is 1.6 miles).

They can also buy fresh produce at the Berkeley Student Food Collective, a paltry three-minute walk from Sproul Plaza, “the bustling hub” of campus, as even the Daily notes.

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