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Wildcat Store adapts during 1st year of outsourced management

Wildcat Store adapts during 1st year of outsourced management

Michael Arias

May 4, 2015


Filed under News

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 A.S. outsourced the running of the Wildcat Store starting on July 1. Many have since taken interest in the impact Follett would have on campus. In recent Ac...

For cheap textbooks, make like a pirate

Veronica De La Cruz

October 3, 2014


Filed under Blogs, Opinion

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...

New Follett bookstore is a downgrade

New Follett bookstore is a downgrade

Megan Mann

September 19, 2014


Filed under Columns, Opinion

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 to become the Follett Wildcat Store. But what does this Wildcat think of this new store? Well, here...

Bookstore terminates loyalty point system

Madison Holmes

August 31, 2014


Filed under News

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 accumulate over time and students were able to use them to get discounts on future purchases. The points will cease to be give...

Wildcat Store could be outsourced

Wildcat Store could be outsourced

Ernesto Rivera

May 12, 2014


Filed under News

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 Store Monday at a special meeting. If the contract with the corporation is signed, the store will begin its transition to new managem...

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