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Selling textbooks made easy by Bulldog Book Recycling

What if you could send all unwanted textbooks or books to a place where they would be put to good use? There is now, thanks to Fresno State alumnus Andrew Gong. Bulldog Book Recycling is an online book recycling hub, ...

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State legislation aims to make college textbooks affordable

New legislation that could potentially save students money on textbooks and other materials was signed by Gov. Jerry Brown in October. Student leaders of the California State Student Association (CSSA), the California State University Academic Senate and the Chancellor’s Office ...

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Teachers need to use cheaper textbooks

By Bradley K. Martin Roger H. Tatarian Chair in Journalism One solution to the college textbook racket, as Rory Appleton notes, is for teachers to choose less costly alternatives to the publishers’ constant offerings of new editions. In each of my ...

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Textbooks for Free

Rice University launches an internet textbook initiative.

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Majority of students now prefer e-books

Walking through the Henry Madden Library spectators often see students at study tables using their laptops and tablets, iPads, Nooks, even Kindles. It’s a digital revolution. A recent Pearson Foundation survey found the majority of students now favor digital books over print and believe tablets will replace textbooks within the next five years.

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“I had to buy textbooks” Comic

"I had to buy textbooks"

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Bookstores remain relevant despite online options

Buying textbooks from a local bookstore is not the only way that students are getting their required course material, but it remains a prominent option.

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Book buying blues

As school starts up student resort to the on-campus bookstore to buy textbooks.

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Students have options with textbooks

As the end of the semester approaches and there are no more book reports or reading assignments, students will have to decide what to do with their textbooks.

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How far can businesses go?

Private businesses near campus that implicate Fresno State might seem at first glance to be connected to the university, but they are not.

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Cheap textbooks now!

As college students, there is no shortage of things we can protest. Last year alone, students protested cuts in the state’s education budget, student fee increases, even the lack of a 24-hour library.

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Halt rise in textbook prices

The prices of college textbooks rose by more than twice the rate of inflation between 1986 and 2004, according to the Government Accountability Office.

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How do you handle textbook prices?

The Collegian wants to know how you cope with high textbook prices. Do you buy your books from Kennel Bookstore? Comments may be used in next week’s WEB-SPE@K.

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Dollars and sense

STANDING IN THE fall semester textbook buyback line only a few weeks ago brought about an all too familiar sensation for me. Some might refer to this sensation as deja vu. While attempting to understand my confused familiarity, I naturally ...

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