A Picture Is Worth 1,000 Words, but What About 1,000 Pictures?

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An N.C. State student has a new idea for how to demonstrate the burdensome cost of textbooks, which he says have gotten so expensive some students can't afford them at all: photographs. The Student Senate treasurer proposes a set of between 500 and 1,000 photographs that would show students holding signs displaying the number of dollars they spent on books. "When you have something you can physically carry [to the administration] and it shows student faces, I think it says a lot more," he tells the Technician.