As many of you know, Barnes & Noble College has been proud to sponsor the #BNcollege Shorty Award for the past two years. This award sought to recognize the college or university that most effectively used social media to connect with its students and drive engagement on campus. West Virgina University was our big winner in 2013 and Boston University took home the grand prize in 2014. This yea [...]
“I’m bored.” – everyone, all the time.
If that’s you right now, I have your solution – Roadtrippers! This app is for anyone that loves to travel, enjoys a good adventure, or simply likes fun.
With a quick Facebook login, you’re on your way to an amazing destination, near or far. The app serves a number of different purposes and can be used for nearby outings or cross-country ro [...]
“I don’t have any cash on me.”
“I only have twenties.”
“I’ll pay next time.”
How many times have you said those words to your friends, or had them said to you? Let’s face it - with no urgent need to keep cash on you anymore, it’s getting harder and harder to fairly split checks, cabs, tabs, bills, etc. That’s where Venmo comes in.
Venmo is a FREE app that allows you [...]
Saving the planet should be a year-round mission, but with Earth Day rapidly approaching, we're feeling particularly inspired to go green. Gather some inspiration of your own with our list of Simple Ways to Go Green below.
1. SWITCH TO COMPACT FLUORESCENT LIGHT (CFL) BULBS – This is an easy fix and largely beneficial to you off-campus students that are paying your own utilities. These cool [...]
What could be better than world-class creative software? How about world-class creative software at a student-friendly price — plus a US$160 Barnes & Noble gift card!
We're excited to announce an INCREDIBLE deal that’s available in select Barnes & Noble College Stores now through March 3, 2014. Get a US$160 Barnes & Noble gift card when you buy Adobe Creative Cloud Stud [...]
GoBank, the bank used by designers on this season’s Project Runway , is a bank account designed to be opened and used on your mobile phone. You can download the free app to your Android or iPhone, sign up, then do all of the normal banking activities you’re used to (and a few you’re not). You’ll never have to step foot into a bank branch again.
Let's be honest, saving money is hard! We're young and we want to have fun (and it usually costs us money). It might seem too early to start seriously saving your money, but the earlier you start the easier it gets - and the more you'll save. I came across this app called Impulse Save that lets you save your money right from your phone – how cool is that? What I find to be really great about thi [...]
We Are a Support System. Navigating college can be tough. There is so much to do and there are so many places to be. That's why it's nice to have one place you know you can count on - your campus bookstore.
It's Your CHOICE On Textbooks. From rentals, to used, to new, to e-Books...there is a textbook option to fit every budget. Whether you're looking to save big or to start the semester off fresh [...]
You've probably checked into a location, but have you ever checked into a TV show? With Viggle, you can do just that. It's a free app that gives TV-watchers rewards for checking into the shows they’re watching. Viggle automatically identifies (in a way reminiscent of the Shazam app) the television shows its users are tuned into and awards them points once they've checked in. Points can be redeem [...]
Microsoft recently released their newest operating system, Windows 8. Taking full advantage of emerging technologies and packed with exciting new features, this Windows is completely revamped and ready to change your computing experience. We know that simply reading about these amazing new features can't compare with experiencing them for yourself first-hand. This is why we are SO excited about th [...]