The Vermont Cynic

It is time to take back the textbook market

It is time to take back the textbook market
Ari Kotler September 12, 2019

Being a college student in the U.S. means frequent reminders that education is pay-to-play. We pay for a ticket into the “educated” workforce, and we pay a lot. Rising tuition costs usually dominate...

Course And Textbook Descriptions To Be Avaliable Before Registration

Course And Textbook Descriptions To Be Avaliable Before Registration
Lindsay Freed, Ben Drape, and Seneca Hart September 25, 2018

Alek Fleury Students will have access to detailed course and textbook information before registering for classes this semester. The faculty contract was updated this summer and now requires professors...

A different kind of library

Charlotte Fisher September 14, 2015

It may seem hard to avoid racking up a pricey bill when it comes to buying textbooks, but some UVM students are trying to change that. Books 4 Equality is a free library accessible online for anyone to...

Seniors fight textbook prices

April 21, 2015

A semester’s worth of books may cost nothing for students in the future.Seniors Alex Perkins and Benjamin Kaufman are creating an online system where students donate and borrow books, all free...

Buying books on the cheap

January 13, 2015

Every semester, students’ bags get a little heavier and their wallets get a lot lighter.High textbook prices have been a burden on students for far too long and it’s time to do something about it.The...

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