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SGA one step closer to free book loans

SGA one step closer to free book loans

By Casey Chafin | The Duquesne Duke Starting next semester, Duquesne students will have an alternative to buying or renting books for University Core classes. The Student Government Association plans to hold a crowdsourcing fundraiser for the Student Loan Initiative Program, with a goal of purchasing three copies of books for 10 different UCOR classes, […]

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 […]