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September 22, 2014

Juan Rangel, Soccer CaptainAge: 19College/Team: RenegadesAchievements: First-timesoccer captainThe Renegades soccer team had a tough fall season last year— it lost every game—but with a new captain, Juan Rangel, and more organization, this...

Making cents of textbook sales

By Alexandra Kukulka

January 28, 2013

Textbooks are a necessary expense for college students, but that doesn’t make their often astronomical price tags any more bearable. Adding to the financial woe is the often frustrating experience of selling books, usually for much less than what students originally paid.But not many students know where that missing money ends up.When selling books back to the bookstore at the end of the semester, the most a student can b...

Journalists bowing to sources, betraying readers

By Tyler Davis

October 7, 2012

“Journalists should be free of obligation to any interest other than the public’s right to know,” states the code of ethics of the Society of Professional Journalists. Yet some reporters have been allowing their sources to comb through transcripts and decide what they do and do not want published.Traditionally, politicians have spoken carefully in the company of journalists because the press has the power to expose th...

Students need alternatives

By Editorial Board

September 25, 2011

An activist organization, Student Public Interest Research Groups, rallied at Truman College on Sept. 15 to protest the ever-rising costs of textbooks in a movement they call the “Textbook Rebellion.” The group has traveled to college campuses across the country since the start of the fall semester, rallying restive students who feel administrators are unsympathetic to the financial burden placed on them. Thousands of stu...

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