The Orion

Textbooks prove expensive, but necessary

The Chico State Wildcat Store sells and rents books to students that need books for any of their classes. Photo credit: Taylor Hovey

Taylor Hovey

August 27, 2015

As classes commence and syllabuses are passed out to the masses, students begin the mad dash to get their required textbooks as quickly as they can, at the lowest price. Since 1979, textbook prices have increased 812 percent, a larger increase than both medical services and new homes in the s...

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