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Professors requiring their own written work is a conflict of interest

by Talia Raoufpur, Senior Staff Writer

September 13, 2017

Filed under Always Right, Opinion

It’s that time of year again. Students are faced with high textbook costs and with the pressure to purchase them to avoid a negative grade or feeling left behind. In some classes, students are required to purchase textbooks ...

Entering the school year on the right foot

by Jordan Rubin, Contributor

September 3, 2017

Filed under Opinion

As the first week of classes came to an end, and the stress of finding classes seems to disappear, many are not aware of what lies ahead.  Syllabus week can be the easiest time to relax and get some last minute partying in. B...

Textbook price hike makes students break a sweat

by Chloe O’Rourke, Staff Writer

September 3, 2017

Filed under Opinion

A new semester means new expenses, from tuition and housing to parking passes. Many of these expenses can be overcome by financial aid and outside scholarships. But, with another tuition increase, it can be more difficult for fa...

Vendors alleviate textbook financial woes

by Victoria Valenzuela

November 21, 2013

Filed under Arts & Lifestyle

At the beginning of every semester, college students everywhere burst into tears at the sight of their bank accounts quickly draining to dismally low amounts. It begins in the bookstore, where students crowd the aisles like sardines in a tin can, scanning the shelves...