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Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

New communications add clarification to Flash Books Program

Zaria Johnson January 14, 2020

Kent State’s Flash Books Program, which provides students with an online copy of textbooks and custom content for courses, updated the services that address issues such as communications with the program,...

The Kent State University Bookstore promotes their event for the month of July on July 16, 2015.

Possible bill could mean lower textbook prices for students

Elizabeth Randolph September 9, 2015

Senior business management major Brialle Menefee, spends about $300-400 on textbooks each semester.Menefee said that when she buys her books, it’s typically never at the Kent State University Bookstore.“I...

The Kent State University Bookstore promotes its event for the month of July, Star Wars Saturday, on July 16, 2015. The event will take place on July 18, featuring snacks, trivia, merchandise and more.

Barnes and Noble College offers new services at university bookstore

Brittany Anderson July 16, 2015

After the recent merger with Barnes and Noble, the university bookstore will have a variety of new and innovative ways to make the process of getting textbooks more affordable and feasible to students.“We...


Textbook purchase options help students save money

Nathan Havenner August 27, 2014

With prices on the rise, students are looking at the different ways to get the best deals for textbooks. From 2002 to 2012, the average cost of a textbook increased by 82 percent, according to a 2013 report...

Junior communication studies major Megan Gumpf walks out of the busy bookstore on the first day of the spring semester, Monday, Jan. 13, 2014. The doorway is lined with backpacks because students are not permitted to bring them inside with them.

Textbook rental sales prevail in Kent bookstores

Breyanna Tripp January 16, 2014

Textbook rental programs can save students between 45 to 66 percent off the price of a new textbook according to the National Association of College Stores.Saving on textbook costs is a worry for all students...

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