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Whitman’s independent bookstore will transition to Barnes & Noble management

Abby Malzewski, Staff Reporter May 6, 2021

Whitman’s independent bookstore is officially going corporate. CFO Peter Harvey announced upcoming changes to the Whitman bookstore in an April 21 community-wide email. The bookstore will be operated...

Photos by Becca Mellema.

A Textbook Case of Catch-22

Lachlan Johnson November 29, 2012

Since the U.S. Congress passed the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA) in 2008, professors and the Whitman bookstore have found themselves hard-pressed to conform to the act's regulations regarding...

Photos by Allie Felt.

Brenda Shaughnessy Lights Up Kimball Theatre

Mallory Martin October 31, 2012

On Thursday, Oct. 25, Whitman's Visiting Writers Reading Series welcomed poet and Rutgers University professor Brenda Shaughnessy to Kimball Theatre to a small but lively audience. Shaughnessy lit up the...

Bookstore aims to update outdated inventory system

Molly Johanson February 2, 2012

This year, Whitman's bookstore has undergone a number of changes in an effort to remain independent. Some of these improvements have been made to decrease the likelihood of theft occurring in the store. Bookstore...

Illustration: Julie Peterson

Whitman bookstore sacks plastic, adopts bagless policy

Rose Woodbury December 8, 2011

On Thursday, Nov. 29, the bookstore formalized a policy it had been casually subscribing to for a while: it will no longer offer customers plastic bags unless they ask for them. And, if customers want...

Illustration: Binta Loos-Diallo

Whitman bookstore goes bagless

Shelly Le September 29, 2011

Senior ASWC Senator Zach Duffy collaborated with Sustainability Coordinators seniors Lauren McCullough and Katie Radosevic to create a plan that would encourage the Whitman bookstore to use fewer...

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