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Cola contracts show that Pepsi competitors are only allowed shelf space in the summer at Ohio’s Miami University

Cola contracts show that Pepsi competitors are only allowed shelf space in the summer at Ohio’s Miami University

It’s summertime!

You know what that means: it’s the only time when the Middletown and Hamilton campuses of Ohio’s Miami University can stock the vending machines with the products of Pepsi’s competitors!

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CIA’s report on the "The World Situation in 1970" shows a shift in focus towards soft power

CIA’s report on the “The World Situation in 1970” shows a shift in focus towards soft power

The Central Intelligence Agency’s “The World Situation in 1970” report was a strange mixture of realistic concerns, candid admissions, and forced optimism. In one of its more realistically optimistic moments, the CIA reported that the Soviets believed “rational Americans” would want a stable Europe. In response, President Richard Nixon asked if anything could be done to “cause more trouble” instead.

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Submit your school to our College Cola Contract Crowdsource

Submit your school to our College Cola Contract Crowdsource

At universities throughout the country, the two big beverage manufacturers, Coca-Cola and Pepsi, contract exclusive rights to stock vending machines and soda fountains with their products, and in September, MuckRock began asking its audience to help us understand just what else ends up in those agreements.

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Who serves the soda at your school?

Who serves the soda at your school?

The options you have at your college’s fountain machine are usually determined by a contract with one of the two big names in beverages: Coca-Cola or Pepsi. Find out who holds the “pouring rights” at your school with our interactive map.

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Thanks to you, the College Cola Contract Crowdsource is taking Wisconsin ...

Thanks to you, the College Cola Contract Crowdsource is taking Wisconsin …

MuckRock is collect cola contracts throughout the country. Do we have yours?

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