Soda Pop!: Sugar Fix
In Lake Forest, local soda parlors became a popular social destination for college students as an alternative to saloons. By the 1930s however, sodas, packaged in cans and bottles grew in popularity as they popped up in movie theaters, gas stations, and drug stores; by the 1950s, the Coca-Cola vending machines had become the trademark of the growing soda industry. On college campuses, like Lake Forest, students gravitated toward these sugary, caffeinated drinks.
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