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TXTBookRental reopens its doors

Caleb Riley

December 3, 2013

Students who preferred TXTBookRental to USI’s Campus Store are in luck. The West Side store reopened its doors Monday. When a deal went through at the beginning of the year, then-owner Alex Beaver decided to close up shop and sell it with the expectation that the new owner would do as they wished,...

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

August 21, 2013

Students returning from summer break with the intention of renting books from TXTBookRental will be out of luck. The West Side shop has decided to close its doors. TXTBookRental Founder Alex Beaver sent an email to customers July 25 notifying them of the closure. “I want to assure you that we are ...

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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