This graphic accompanied an article in The Daily Bruin yesterday about how people don't like taking finals. Okay, now what's interesting about it? What might an overly sensitive freak like me find objectionable? I'll give you a few seconds to figure it out. (Hint: It's not the fact that the artist's name is "Wang.")
Give up? Okay, check out the way they visualize coffee. It used to be that coffee would be symbolized by a coffee mug, with or without steam. But now, instead, we have a paper cup with a plastic lid and the implied logo of a trendy coffee shop. So in addition to rubbing out unique local flavor across the continent, Starbucks has gone ahead erased the Great American Coffee Mug from popular culture.
And Michel Savage gently weeps.