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The cost of coffee

It seems Astragal is not alone in his eaterie woes. Students at McGill University, Canada, are lobbying against the university’s attempt to shut down the ‘beloved’ architecture café in an attempt to centralise food services across the campus. And Astragal, looking around his new massive Camden HQ, knows all about the pros and cons of centralisation… The students are not going down without a fight however, and are standing up to the university authorities with the rabble-rousing slogan ‘Let us keep our 50-cent fair-trade coffee, McGill!’ Power to the people…

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