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Future of textbook rental plan rests on student vote

Textbooks rest on shelves at the Madison College bookstore until un-eager students line up to purchase them
Madison College students will vote on a proposal to fund an alternative program to purchasing textbooks. Voting starts November 1st, look for the ballot in your student email account.
September 12, 2018

Textbooks are a necessary evil when it comes to higher education. They can be a burden by their sheer mass and volume students’ must lug around. But they can often be a burden by the steep...

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Textbook prices continue to go up.
August 26, 2013

I love books. All books, textbooks even. Purchasing a new book is kind of guaranteeing that you’ll know more than you do before you bought the book, that’s the whole point right? But excitement for...

Alternative textbooks: Online resources can lessen the cost of higher education

February 9, 2011

When students returned to their classrooms this semester, they said that one of their biggest headaches was textbook prices.  It is a sentiment shared by many across the country and some lobbyists and...

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