The Orion

Local coffee shops reviewed

Inside view of the train shaped coffee shop. Photo credit: Jovanna Garcia

Opinion Staff

March 17, 2017

The Orion opinion staff collected data from five Chico coffee shops and rated them on a five-point scale. Each grade considered general wait time, ambiance, staff friendliness, quality and price. Common Grounds Rating: 1 If you’re looking for a coffee shop that will make you late to class and give ...

Coffee shop offers delivery during finals frenzy

Tapingo workers will be delivering coffee to students in the library before finals week. Photo credit: Daisy Dardon

Daisy Dardon

December 14, 2014

Chico State's coffee shop, Common Grounds, is now offering delivery services to the library up until Dec. 18."We're working with Tapingo to do delivery to the library," said Suzi Kritikos, coffee shop supervisor. "We're delivering coffee drinks, but we're also delivering sandwiches and other stuff that we...

Common Grounds hosts grand opening event

Ken Fitzgerald

Kayla Smith

September 17, 2013

The Common Grounds new location’s grand opening spiced up last Tuesday afternoon with music from KCSC radio, free coffee samples, games and prizes. Students were offered a taste of three new coffee flavors and were asked to vote on their favorite to be added to the menu: Honey lavender, toast...

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