The Shield

TXTBookRental closure narrows possibilities

Jake Tapley

August 28, 2013

When I bought my books for school this semester, I didn’t have to think too hard about how I was going to do it. With TXTBookRental closing its doors, the prospect of renting books for little-to-no-money was shot, and I didn’t even want to give the USI Bookstore the time of day. Needless to say,...

TXTBookRental closes its doors after five years

James Vaughn

July 25, 2013

Students who aren’t able to purchase books from TXTBookRental by Aug. 4 will be out of luck. The west side shop has decided to close its doors. TXTBookRental Founder Alex Beaver sent an email to customers Thursday notifying them of the closure. “I want to assure you that we are not closing...

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