University Bookstore

Campus services gear up for students’ return

Some campus services will offer extended hours during the start of the semester, while others resume normal operations.

The University Bookstore will meet the demand for textbooks and school supplies by operating weekends and evenings from September 1 to 16. During this period, the Bookstore will close for Labour Day and otherwise will operate:

University Bookstore cozying up in preparation for relocation

In preparation for its move late this fall, the University Bookstore has already started to consolidate its operations, redistributing the general interest books on its second floor to its ground floor and lower levels.

“We wanted to see how well we will be able to cope with the smaller space,” says marketing manager Martin Deck. “The test is proving to ourselves and our clients that we can work with a reduced footprint.”

University Bookstore open for business

The University Bookstore is open for business at its Odette Building location and will remain so through September, says marketing manager Martin Deck.

“I’ve been hearing questions from students and faculty and want to make sure everyone knows it’s business as usual for us,” says Deck.

Contest winner singing summer songs

Mark Smith, coordinator of the ERASMUS program at the Great Lakes Institute for Environmental Research, won Monday’s DailyNews trivia quiz and the special prize of a copy of Campus Police special constable Kevin Jarvis’ debut solo CD, “Beautifully Gloomy.”

It took a little research for him to come up with all 10 answers, admits Smith. His name was drawn from all respondents who correctly completed all the lyrics from a number of classic summer songs.

For those playing along at home, the relevant lines were:

Contest a quiz of summer song sing-along

Campus Police special constable Kevin Jarvis’ CD “Beautifully Gloomy,” featuring the song Summer Moon, is the inspiration for today’s DailyNews quiz, and is the prize awaiting its winner.

The album is available at the University Bookstore and other retailers for just $15.

The winner will be randomly selected from all correct responses received by 4 p.m. Tuesday, July 17. To be eligible, just complete the lyrics to each of these classic songs celebrating the season:

Campus cop’s solo CD hits store shelves

Already offered for sale on the local authors shelf at the University Bookstore, a solo CD by a constable with the Campus Community Police Service is now also available at the Chapters outlet in the Devonshire Mall.

Kevin Jarvis’ album, Beautifully Gloomy, retails for $15. It contains seven original songs by Jarvis, who has been playing guitar and singing since he was 17 years old. He describes his sound as “acoustic rock.”

The heat is on: ways to keep cool on campus

Just one week into July, this summer’s temperatures are already breaking records. Don’t despair; services across campus offer ways to beat the heat.

The health and safety office counsels employees to avoid heat-related illnesses by keeping hydrated, taking breaks out of the sun, and wearing light clothing and appropriate headgear.

The University Bookstore stocks products that can help, says marketing manager Martin Deck.

Whatever happened to…? Contest to measure memories

A previous contest offering the book 500 Ways You Know You’re from Windsor as a prize was so popular, DailyNews is reprising it.

The book, by UWindsor alumnus Chris Edwards (BA 1983, MA 1985) and his partner Elaine Weeks of Walkerville Publishing, is a hardbound, full-colour collection of more than 650 photographs documenting recollections and images from Windsor’s baby boomer years.

The publishers have donated a copy for today’s contest. The winner will be randomly selected from all correct responses received by 4 p.m. Wednesday, July 4.

Board approves tender for Odette renovation project

The University of Windsor will issue a call this week for contractors to convert the University Bookstore space in the Odette Building to classrooms, meeting rooms and study and gathering spaces for business students.

According to architectural designs, the $3-million project will include: