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Level Up the Bookstore, NYU

Level Up the Bookstore, NYU

By Wayne Chen, Staff Writer

February 16, 2018


Filed under Opinion

The NYU Bookstore is impractical and should be redesigned for greater efficiency and cost-effectiveness.

NYU Bookstore to Be Leased to Follett Higher Education

NYU Bookstore to Be Leased to Follett Higher Education

By Natasha Roy, News Editor

April 24, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

An investigation into the NYU Bookstore, which might lease its operations out to the Follett Higher Education Group, is raising concerns among the bookstore's current employees.

Hear Thy Word

Hear Thy Word

By Sarah Jackson, Contributing Writer

March 22, 2017


Filed under Features, Top Stories

When teachers assign books they wrote as class textbooks, it puts students in an interesting position.

Poetry slammin’ places around New York

Poetry slammin’ places around New York

By Tiffanie Hwang, Staff Writer

November 30, 2015


Filed under Features

Treat yourself to a night of slam poetry and live music.

Bookstore onesie sparks controversy

Bookstore onesie sparks controversy

By Madison Reis, Contributing Writer

April 8, 2015


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

Last week, it was discovered that the NYU Bookstore had been selling a body-shaming onesie for baby girls.

‘Brother Outsider’ comes to NYU

‘Brother Outsider’ comes to NYU

By Dhriti Tandon, Staff Writer

February 23, 2015


Filed under Features

The NYU bookstore recently screened "Brother Outsider", a film about the life of Bayard Rustin.

Improv expert discusses new book

Improv expert  discusses new book

By Bailey Wolff, Contributing Writer

October 27, 2014


Filed under Features

Ruth Zaporah, a pioneer in improvisational theatre, presented her book, Improvisation on the Edge: Notes from On and Off the Stage, and discussed her lifetime as a performer and teacher for an audience at NYU’s bookstore.

Harry’s Take: Closing bookstores detract from city’s vitality

Harry’s Take: Closing bookstores detract from city’s vitality

April 21, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

Cutthroat competition and surging rent prices have forced many of New York’s booksellers to abandon shop. For local bookstores, the price of rent has reached a level that has proven unsustainable. Despite residents who choose to buy their latest novels from local bookstores instead of online behemot...

NYU bookstore suffers sales loss

NYU bookstore suffers sales loss

February 5, 2013


Filed under News

With the increase of startup textbook exchange companies and a movement towards online textbook purchases, the NYU Bookstore has seen a decrease in sales in the past four years. College students often try to save money when purchasing textbooks by using sellers other than the school bookstore. The...