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The Graduate closes for good

Photo credit: Yang Dai

December 14, 2015

The Graduate closed its doors for good on Dec. 13.Operating at West Eighth Street, The Graduate was a fun place for sports fans or anybody looking for a good time to share their opinions about and fandom of professional athletics.For many customers, it is not only a bar, but a place of memory. ̶...

Best Chico bars to watch the NCAA finals

The Graduate, a popular sports bar frequented Chico State students. Photo credit: Zach Aucella

Nick Martinez-Esquibel

April 1, 2015

Your bracket? Busted. Your stomach? Hungry. Your throat? Parched. If you're a college student watching the NCAA Tournament, this sounds like you. Here is a guide to the best five bars to check out for students trying to watch the NCAA Final Four and the National Championship this weekend. Unfortunately...

Readers, Digest: Fall meal picks

Alexander Madrid, a server at Upper Crust Bakery, pours some soup for a customer. Photo credit: Christina Saschin

Christina Saschin

October 11, 2014

Mashed potatoes, squash and all things pumpkin come to mind when thinking of fall foods. Even though most restaurants don't have a specific fall menu, local produce or seasonal items can be added. Here are The Orion's picks for the best fall-themed dishes you can get in Chico.Mom's: The Fuji Apple Sa...

Prepare to be seduced by The Graduate

Prepare to be seduced by The Graduate

David Kahn

February 13, 2014

Come witness the show American Theater Magazine calls “Original, exciting and highly theatrical.” L.A. Theater Works and Chico Performances present The Graduate, a live radio theater event at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 20.Based on the 1963 novel by Charles Webb and the 1967 film by the same name,...

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