The Orion

Advice Column: Ways to save money

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Danielle Cortes

September 24, 2017

We're all just broke college students trying to make it in the real world. College is a huge investment. All of us know that by now. Not only are you paying for tuition, but you also have to pay for rent, food and other expenses. It's unavoidable to spend money in college, and it's difficult to manage.Here are 12 tips ...

Snack break tips for finals week

Finals are here and it's time for a snack break. Photo from Tapingo Instagram

Cassandra Porter

May 15, 2016

With finals, sometimes students can get so caught up with studying they forget to eat. It is vitally important to stay fed during these hectic times in order to keep brain function at maximum levels. Here are some tips on how to stay fed while trying to survive finals. One great tool that can be used to save ...

Tapingo taps out student budgets

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Kristina Martinez

November 16, 2015

A college student's dream— having fast food delivered to your doorstep. The convenience of Tapingo's new delivery service was a godsend to me when I first heard about it. Having fast food delivered is not only a quick, unhealthy option for a meal, but pricy as well. Not every item is on Tapingo's menu...

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...

Tapingo app slows down food lines

Megan Mann

September 12, 2014

Tapingo, or Tap-in-go, has to be one of the stupidest apps on campus.Now don't get me wrong, the concept is amazing. Who wouldn't want to order their lunch or coffee from an on-campus vendor with their phone, pick it up right after class and save the hassle of waiting in line? Unfortunately, it's the...

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