Coop

Spring Book Returns
College

Spring Book Returns

Natalie Cho '17 brings her textbooks to the Harvard Coop to sell them back. 'I didn't get to sell any of them back though," Cho said as she left with her books in hand.

The COOP
Harvard Square

After Low Turnout, Coop Board Moves to Application

​After years of low voter turnouts during its board elections of student representatives, the Harvard Coop changed its board recruitment process last year from open elections to formal applications.

Flown the Coop
Student Life

Flown the Coop

Crimson archival photograph published on Feb. 1, 1989.

Senior in Aisle Four
Books

Senior in Aisle Four

Computer Science concentrator Michael J. Woo ’16 reads a book in aisle 4 of the Harvard COOP bookstore, where many students purchase course books, on Wednesday afternoon.

Students Buy Coursebooks at the Coop
College

Students Buy Coursebooks at the Coop

Even though students wait in long lines carrying heavy books, explained Coop employee Emily E. Glimp, “no one ever complains, no one’s ever grumpy.” Tristan T. Threatt ’18 buys coursebooks from Glimp on Thursday.

In With The New
Books

In With The New

Allegra Zoller, a college graduate who has been working at the Harvard COOP for around 8 months, restocks books for the upcoming year. Harvard students have until May 17th to return and sell their books.

Monday Afternoon at the Harvard COOP
College

Monday Afternoon at the Harvard COOP

Visitors peruse books at the Harvard COOP on Monday afternoon. The COOP was founded in 1882 as a cooperative effort between MIT and Harvard.

Harvard Square

Despite Spin-Off, Coop Management Remains Constant

Barnes and Noble’s recent announcement that the company divide its education and retail divisions into two separate publicly traded companies will not affect operations at the Harvard Coop, which is managed by Barnes and Noble.

The COOP
College

The COOP

Barnes and Noble’s recent announcement that the company would divide its education and retail divisions into two separate publicly traded companies will not affect operations at The Harvard Coop, which is managed by Barnes and Noble.

History and Popular Memory at the Coop
Coop

History and Popular Memory at the Coop

Paul A. Cohen, author of "History and Popular Memory: The Power of Story in Moments of Crisis" speaks about powerful leaders in history like Joan of Arc at the Harvard Coop Bookstore on Tuesday evening.

End White Supremecy
Protests

End White Supremecy

Protesters rally on a blockaded Mass. Ave. in front of the Harvard Coop Monday afternoon.

Harvard Today: Janis Joplin
Coop

Harvard Today: Janis Joplin

John B. Cooke, center-left, rock star Janis L. Joplin's road manager between 1967 until her demise, performs with the Charles River Valley Boys at the Harvard Coop. After the performance, Cooke signed copies of his book "On the Road with Janis Joplin".

National Security and Double Government
Coop

National Security and Double Government

Michael J. Glennon, professor of international law at Tufts University, speaks about his new book "National Security and Double Government" on Monday evening in the Coop Bookstore.

Coop Election
Books

Coop Announces 9 Percent Rebate

The 9 percent rebate is a slight increase from the 8.8 percent offered in 2013 and marks the last year that members will receive an end-of-year rebate on purchases.

Coop Election
Coop

Coop Election

With the Harvard Coop's Board of Directors election a week away, candidates and management worry whether enough votes will be garnered.