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Chico State bookstore faces decline in sales, Board of Directors review possible approaches

The outside of the Chico State Wildcat Store.

Kimberly Morales, Staff Writer

February 28, 2020

Chico State’s Associated Students, Board of Directors met on Feb. 14 to discuss agenda items, including the plan for the Chico State Wildcat Bookstore’s ended contract.  Chico State’s bookstore ceased to operate independently in 2014 after falling into a trend of declining sales. Movi...

Good book hunting

Illustration by Miles Huffman

Megan Mann

March 10, 2015

My mother and I have a confession to make: we're addicted to reading. We love that feeling of a smooth book cover in our hands as the smell of ink and dust wafts from the crinkly pages; our eyes and minds devour every last syllable. It's completely intoxicating. Which is why my mother's visits norma...

For cheap textbooks, make like a pirate

Veronica De La Cruz

October 3, 2014

Books for free? Sign me up. The price of textbooks is skyrocketing, so it's no surprise that students are seeking different methods of getting the cheapest deal. First semester, I managed to spend over $400 at the Chico State Wildcat store. Now that I look back at this, I realize how easy it...

A.S. ends employee bookstore discounts

Associated Students director of legislative affairs, Darion Johnston. Photo courtesy Chico State.

Anna Sobreviñas

September 24, 2014

The Associated Students is not giving its employees discounts to the bookstore anymore after an unanimous vote by the board of directors on Tuesday. After seeing a drop in the bookstore revenue last semester, the A.S. decided to cut the discounts. Although A.S employees don’t get discounts at ...

University enforces student club policies

University enforces student club policies

Christine Lee

February 19, 2014

Chico State is hammering down old policies on how student clubs are allowed to organize, according to some clubs on campus. A campus-wide email sent out during winter break re-enforced rules on fundraising and limitations on the total number of class units club officers can enroll in. “I’ve been in this battle for a while s...

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