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EDITORIAL: Improve Bookstore Practices

EDITORIAL: Improve Bookstore Practices

The price of a textbook should not cause students stress at the beginning of a semester. Yet this stress is often a reality for students purchasing $100 textbooks at the Barnes & Noble Georgetown University bookstore.  The bookstore, the only university-sanctioned textbook provider on campus, is complicit in limiting access[Read More…]

by September 6, 2019 0 comments Editorial, Opinion

EDITORIAL: Reclaim Sellinger for Undergrads

Sellinger Lounge is one of Georgetown University’s best efforts at developing a multifaceted space on campus. However, maintenance problems and confusion over the lounge’s primary goals seriously detract from functionality for undergraduate students. Sellinger, found just outside the university bookstore in the Leavey Center, serves a wide range of people[Read More…]

by October 19, 2018 4 comments Editorial
The tech giant Amazon is set to open a brick-and-mortar bookstore on M Street. Developers have yet to announce an opening date.

Amazon Books to Open on M Street, 1st Location in District

Amazon Books’ first Washington, D.C. location is set to open on M Street in Georgetown as the latest installment in the tech giant’s foray into brick-and-mortar retail. An Amazon representative declined to give details on the opening date of the store, which will be the 14th Amazon Books location nationwide.[Read More…]

by January 17, 2018 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
University Bookstore Switches Vendors To Barnes & Noble

University Bookstore Switches Vendors To Barnes & Noble

The Georgetown University Bookstore will switch vendors from Follett to Barnes & Noble when the university’s contract with Follett expires at the end of June 2016. The decision to switch from Follett, which has been the bookstore’s vendor for the past 20 years, came after a year of deliberation by[Read More…]

by April 15, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
The Georgetown University Bookstore launched a new line of Star Wars-branded merchandise Sept. 16. The new product line coincides with the upcoming release of “Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens.”

Bookstore Debuts Star Wars Apparel

As soon as visitors walk into the Georgetown University Bookstore, Yoda welcomes them on a Georgetown-branded Star Wars T-shirt that reads “You must unlearn what you have learned.” The T-shirt is part of a larger collection of Georgetown Star Wars merchandise the bookstore began selling Sept. 16 in anticipation of[Read More…]

by October 16, 2015 0 comments Business, Business - Top
Cafe and Bookstore is Recipe for Mediocrity

Cafe and Bookstore is Recipe for Mediocrity

★★★☆☆ $$$ After a lot of teasing, spring has finally sprung, and with it returns our courage to leave our dorms, venturing outdoors for longer than ten minutes. The perfect weather this past weekend saw tourists and locals filling the streets, monuments, and restaurants of Washington, D.C. Right in the[Read More…]

Blackboard to Sell Books

On Jan. 29th, Blackboard Inc. announced plans to enter the online bookstore market, garnering support from students and textbook providers alike, with an aim to integrate course materials into the digital content the platform already provides. The online bookstore, which will sell new and used textbooks, as well as rental[Read More…]

by February 7, 2014 0 comments City News, News

MPD Searching for Credit Card Fraud Suspects

The Metropolitan Police Department remains on the lookout for two individuals accused of committing credit card fraud at the Georgetown University Bookstore. Last week, the police released a security video. According to MPD, the two suspects entered the bookstore on November 7 and attempted to purchase several electronics with a[Read More…]

by February 2, 2013 0 comments Uncategorized

On Used Bookstores

Schall holds the minority opinion that used bookstores may be more important to civilization than universities. You ask, of course, where would used bookstores get their used books if there were no professors around to write them? The fact is – this sounds shocking – that people other than professors[Read More…]

by August 31, 2012 0 comments Opinion

Clothing Made Right

Walking around campus, it’s easy to find students sporting their Georgetown spirit. T-shirts, sweatshirts and a whole array of branded products tell passersby that the Hilltop truly bleeds Hoya blue. But purchasing and wearing Georgetown apparel might do more than just radiate school pride; it might fight poverty, too. The[Read More…]

by September 21, 2010 0 comments Opinion