Staff Editorial: Struggling to buy books

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September 9, 2008

9:29 PM

With rising tuition rates and a lagging economy, students at the College of William and Mary have enough costs to worry about. Yet, at the beginning of every semester, they trudge to the campus bookstore to pay hundreds of dollars for textbooks. These books, while undoubtedly essential, prove an ever-increasing burden on the student body, especially for those who pay their own way through College or whose families have low incomes.

Financial relief should not end with an admission letter. College faculty should be more proactive The Flat Hat Editorial Board

Austin Wright — Editor-in-Chief
Jeff Dooley — Managing Editor
Alice Hahn — Executive Editor
Brian Mahoney — Online Editor
Andy Peters — Editorial Writer

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