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Wildcat Store employees Ruben Ruiz, a first-year sociology major, and Victoria Diaz, a sophomore sociology major, get ready for the end-of-semester book return rush. Photo credit: Michael Arias

Wildcat Store adapts during 1st year of outsourced management

Michael Arias // May 4, 2015

Last year, the Chico State Wildcat Store was signed off on a five-year lease to Follett, a private corporation based in Illinois, from the Associated Students. A financial move to help save money, the...

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...

Illustration by Rachel Dugo

New Follett bookstore is a downgrade

Megan Mann // September 19, 2014

It's no secret that the Associated Students Wildcat Store is, well, no longer the A.S. Wildcat Store. After being purchased by Follett over the summer, the bookstore went through numerous changes...

Bookstore terminates loyalty point system

Madison Holmes // August 31, 2014

Bookstore loyalty points will no longer be issued at the Chico State Wildcat Store due to new management. The points, which were rewarded each time a student made a purchase at the bookstore, would...

Business Marketing major and bookstore employee Kyle Sacher sorting books at the Wildcat Store. Photo credit: Matthew Vacca

Wildcat Store could be outsourced

Ernesto Rivera // May 12, 2014

The Associated Students may be signing away the Chico State Wildcat Store to Follett, a private textbook corporation based in Illinois. The A.S. board of directors approved to lease the Wildcat...

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