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  • 17 Halloween Costumes Inspired by Your College Major

    Oct 24, 2014 • Textbooks.com • College LifeRead More »
    17 Halloween Costumes Inspired by Your College Major

    Tourist. Mummy. Marathon runner. Doctor. Ghost. Graduate. Leave the boring costume ideas to the other kids. You? You’re going to get clever. All while paying creative homage to your college major. ...

  • Hello, Gorgeous: 17 of the Prettiest College Campuses

    Oct 20, 2014 • Textbooks.com • College LifeRead More »
    Hello, Gorgeous: 17 of the Prettiest College Campuses

    As fall settles in and the leaves start to turn, we look at our picks for some of the prettiest college campuses in the U.S. From grand and gorgeous quads to picturesque white steeples towering above a leafy backdrop, these beautiful college campuses are known for their architectural offerings, awe-inspiring vistas, and camera-ready settings...

  • Graphic Novels in the Classroom

    Sep 26, 2014 • Textbooks.com • College LifeRead More »
    Graphic Novels in the Classroom

    Think graphic novels are just for kids? Think again. We spoke to professors who incorporate graphic novels and comics into their curriculum and design whole courses around them. ...

  • Banned Books Week: How Many Banned Classics Have You Read?

    Sep 25, 2014 • Textbooks.com • College LifeRead More »
    Banned Books Week: How Many Banned Classics Have You Read?

    As Banned Books Week continues, we look at Banned Classics. The ones you nostalgically look back on as shaping your high school years, the ones you’ve read over and over, the ones sitting in a bedside stack as you settle into more fall reading. How many of these Banned Classic Books have you read? Download the checklist and play along - and read - at home. ...

  • Banned Books Week 2014: Top 10 Challenged or Banned Books

    Sep 19, 2014 • Textbooks.com • College LifeRead More »
    Banned Books Week 2014: Top 10 Challenged or Banned Books

    Our beloved Harry Potter under fire? The formidable Maya Angelou taking heat over I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings? The whimsical poetry of Shel Silverstein pinned as “suggestive”? Yes – all of these have at one time landed themselves on the Banned Books list. This week, we highlight these and other endangered titles as [&hellip...

  • Dorm Room Gourmet: 21 Easy Recipes for College Students

    Sep 12, 2014 • Textbooks.com • College LifeRead More »
    Dorm Room Gourmet: 21 Easy Recipes for College Students

    In a dining hall rut? Is getting take out every night too expensive? We rounded up some quick and tasty recipes for college students that you can easily cook up great food in your dorm-friendly microwave, slow cooker, toaster oven, or panini press. From lasagna and chocolate cake to kale crisps and frittatas, these dishes [&hellip...

  • Fatherly Love: 9 Must-Gift Books for Dad

    May 29, 2014 • Textbooks.com • College LifeRead More »
    Fatherly Love: 9 Must-Gift Books for Dad

    Dear old dad. Whether you call him father, pops, daddy, or only when you need money, we’ve gathered our list of must-gift books for dad. Here, you’ll find our Staff Picks by, for, and about dads and other interesting men. Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer Be sure to include a box [&hellip...

  • Textbook.com’s Summer Music Playlist – May 2014

    May 22, 2014 • Textbooks.com • College LifeRead More »
    Textbook.com’s Summer Music Playlist – May 2014

    Next time mom says, “What’s that racket?” you can say, “I read this article about this book ‘Musicophilia’ by neurologist Oliver Sacks, and he says music improves ‘mood, behavior, even cognitive function.'” Then maybe grab some headphones so mom can read in peace...