The last day of summer session is always frantic and last Thursday night (the end of session 1) felt particularly so. Printers whirred, hole punches and staplers clicked but what was absent from the din was the clunk of the heavy duty stapler. Alas, it is no more. We had high hopes when we first bought it, but it just never lived up to the constant use it got here at the reference desk. Poor heavy duty stapler is now on permanent retirement.
If you do need to keep an assignment together consider the following options: bulldog clips, folders, paper clips, and the 21st century green option of emailing work to your professor.