Massachusetts Daily Collegian

As textbook costs increase, students look to alternate online solutions

By Samara Abramson

February 1, 2013

Textbooks don’t come cheap. In fact, a semester’s worth of books may even cost more than what some University of Massachusetts students pay for in-state tuition. According to the American Enterprise Institute, textbook prices across the cou...

Battle in the textbook aisle

By Michael O'Connor

January 22, 2012

Last winter, I was waiting in line behind at Amherst Books, picking up the portion of my textbooks that I didn’t buy at Food For Thought, at the Textbook Annex or online. The line was at a standstill. In front of me, a...

How to that keep hard-earned cash

By Acacia DiCiaccio

September 6, 2011

After spending an entire summer working a crappy job in food service or an office without air conditioning, students look upon their bank accounts in glory as they consider all of the late-night Wings and bar tabs that they can...