When Professors Miss Deadlines, Students Pay the Price

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Students may have to pay for the tardiness of professors at the University of South Carolina, at least 80 percent of whom have missed a bookstore's deadline for ordering textbooks. Late textbook orders make it harder for stores to find books at low prices. "The longer we have to look for [a book], the better chance we get of getting used books," a manager at another store tells the Daily Gamecock.