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The Cost of College: Textbook prices on the rise

The Cost of College: Textbook prices on the rise

By Julian Routh | Editor-in-Chief “The Cost of College” is an ongoing series that will examine what it really costs to get an education. This week’s story explores the rising cost of college textbooks, which have surged by more than 1,000 percent since 1977.   In the basement of the Barnes and Noble bookstore on […]

Campus living expenses make ‘tiny house’ a good idea

Campus living expenses make ‘tiny house’ a good idea

By Rebekah Devorak / Opinions Editor It’s no shock to college students – or really anyone for that matter – that college is expensive. Very, very expensive. Tuition, along with room and board fees, has risen faster than the rate of inflation in the United States since 2009, according to The College Board. That translated […]