Category Archives: Rush

Trimester 1 Rush, 2013 — What to Know About Getting Your Textbooks from Vic Books

Vic Books’ “Rush” period covers the first two weeks of the new trimester.  In its most basic terms, Rush is 10,000 transactions over 10 days by students chasing more than 22,000 textbooks and student notes.  As you can imagine, things … Continue reading

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Rush Prep, What to Know

vicbooks’ “Rush” period covers the first two weeks of the new trimester.  In its most basic terms, Rush is 10,000 transactions over 10 days (half of those in the first 3 days) by students chasing more than 22,000 textbooks and … Continue reading

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Rush: A Textbook Mosh Pit

Rush is the first two weeks of a new trimester. In its most basic terms, Rush amounts to 10,000 transactions over 10 days involving 22,000 textbooks and roving packs of stressed-out students.  Frantic is just one F word used to … Continue reading

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Rush: Tips From the Veterans

After checking with the veterans of many a Rush, here are some tips for a better, cleaner and less clogged textbook buying experience: Where?: All undergraduate textbooks are at the One Stop Shop. All post grad at the Main Shop. … Continue reading

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Rush: the beginnings…

We have no idea if other parts of Victoria University, or the English-speaking world, dub the opening couple of weeks of semesters with the moniker ‘Rush’ and, right now, we don’t care. No one on staff is sure of the … Continue reading

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Popular Penguin Paperback Promotion

We’re running a competition for 15 gift packs of Penguin stuff through the first few weeks of second semester. Buy any Popular Penguin (all priced $12.95) and go into the draw to win. See below for details. And remember, students … Continue reading

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