Does Textbook Talk Ignore a Bigger Problem?

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Efforts to lower rising textbook costs ignore a bigger problem: tuition fees, which are rising just as fast, a Daily Bruin columnist opines today. Textbook fees, she argues, can be reduced via websites like Half.com and eBay, free article databases, and an invention known as the library. But, she writes, "I have yet to find a similar way to avoid giving out my credit card number on the 20th of a month that student fees are due."