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Bookstore to undergo changes due to falling sales

De Anza Bookstore

Dylan Newman, Staff Reporter

December 3, 2019

Academic Senate President Karen Chow announced the De Anza College bookstore faced a net loss of $230,000 with an overall $800,000 down in sales at the Academic Senate meeting on Nov. 18. Chow said one issue causing the loss is that with an influx in courses being available online, students do not...

Fair trade takes stand at De Anza bookstore

The De Anza Bookstore added a fair trade section and plan to expand throughout the store.  Bookstore Director Kelly Swanson is working together with LEAD to eliminate any connections with sweat shops.

Jescelane Valencia, Staff Writer

October 7, 2013

The De Anza College bookstore is teaming up with a fair trade organization to set a new clothing policy eliminating connections to sweatshops. Latina/o Empowerment at De Anza Community (LEAD) first discussed the importance of fair trade on campus after attending the LEAD Global Issues Conference last...

Students prefer Amazon to local bookstores for textbooks

Students prefer Amazon to local bookstores for textbooks

Rika Kumar, Staff Writer

October 4, 2013

At the beginning of the quarter, students are shocked at how much college textbooks cost. So where are students going to get the best priced books? The top choice of De Anza students is not De Anza or Premiere bookstores, but Amazon. Students prefer Amazon Prime to the campus bookstore because...

CAMPUS PROFILE: New Bookstore director to change policies

New bookstore director Kelly Swanson plans to make textbooks more affordable for students

Mark Aquino, Staff Writer

September 29, 2013

Kelly Swanson, the new De Anza bookstore manager, brings a new energy to campus with innovative policies. After more than 20 years in the literature field, she arrived at De Anza in July coming from Cal State, Bakersfield. "Out of all the 20 years I've worked in this field, De Anza has the most...