Local coffee purveyor questions wisdom of Starbucks at WSU

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When Dan McDonald heard that Starbucks would open a new full-service store at Wichita State University’s Innovation Campus, he was confused.


Then he was angry.


McDonald, who owns cold-brew coffee business Nitro Joe’s, wondered why the university, which promotes entrepreneurship and innovation, would award such a prime piece of real estate to a national chain instead of to a local business.