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A project of the UTC Communication DepartmentMon, 21 Apr 2014 17:40:56 +0000en-UShourly1http://wordpress.org/?v=3.8.3Why Are Textbooks So Expensive at UTC?
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http://blog.utc.edu/TheLoop/2014/04/17/why-are-textbooks-so-expensive-at-utc/#respondThu, 17 Apr 2014 07:13:29 +0000http://blog.utc.edu/TheLoop/?p=15581By: Cody Dowler CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (UTC/The Loop) – At the beginning of each semester, most UTC students are all asking the same question but don’t receive an answer. Why do textbooks cost so much? There are a massive number of reasons why textbook prices are high and keep rising. Here are just a few of […]]]>By: Cody Dowler CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (UTC/The Loop) – At the beginning of each semester, most UTC students are all asking the same question but don’t receive an answer. Why do textbooks cost so much? There are a massive number of reasons why textbook prices are high and keep rising. Here are just a few of […]]]>http://blog.utc.edu/TheLoop/2014/04/17/why-are-textbooks-so-expensive-at-utc/feed/0Cody DowlerCody DowlerCody DowlerUTC Students: Don’t Fall Victim to the Textbook Buyback Scam
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http://blog.utc.edu/TheLoop/2014/04/17/utc-students-how-not-to-fall-victim-to-the-textbook-buyback-scam/#respondThu, 17 Apr 2014 06:37:16 +0000http://blog.utc.edu/TheLoop/?p=15717By: Robresha Jackson CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (UTC/The Loop) – It’s that time of year again where college bookstores rip off its students with buyback rates students sell their old textbooks back to their school’s bookstore for instant cash! The only problem is students are barely receiving half of the money they paid for their textbooks in […]]]>By: Robresha Jackson CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (UTC/The Loop) – It’s that time of year again where college bookstores rip off its students with buyback rates students sell their old textbooks back to their school’s bookstore for instant cash! The only problem is students are barely receiving half of the money they paid for their textbooks in […]]]>http://blog.utc.edu/TheLoop/2014/04/17/utc-students-how-not-to-fall-victim-to-the-textbook-buyback-scam/feed/0Robresha Leshey JacksonRobresha Leshey JacksonRobresha Leshey JacksonRobresha Leshey JacksonRobresha Leshey JacksonUTC Students Speak Out About Online Access Codes
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http://blog.utc.edu/TheLoop/2014/04/16/utc-students-speak-out-about-online-access-codes/#respondWed, 16 Apr 2014 21:23:48 +0000http://blog.utc.edu/TheLoop/?p=15413By: Megan Montgomery CHATTANOOGA, Tenn (UTC/The Loop) — The times of technology are advancing and so are the prices of online websites used in the classroom. In addition to the price of textbooks, students are now asked to buy online access codes for some classes in order to do homework and other activities. The biggest […]]]>By: Megan Montgomery CHATTANOOGA, Tenn (UTC/The Loop) — The times of technology are advancing and so are the prices of online websites used in the classroom. In addition to the price of textbooks, students are now asked to buy online access codes for some classes in order to do homework and other activities. The biggest […]]]>http://blog.utc.edu/TheLoop/2014/04/16/utc-students-speak-out-about-online-access-codes/feed/0Megan J MontgomeryMegan J MontgomeryMegan J MontgomeryMegan J MontgomeryUTC Bookstore Looking to Improve the Book Pick-up Process
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http://blog.utc.edu/TheLoop/2014/04/16/utc-bookstore-looking-to-improve-the-book-pick-up-process/#respondWed, 16 Apr 2014 18:51:27 +0000http://blog.utc.edu/TheLoop/?p=15561By: Nick Porter CHATTANOOGA, TN (The Loop/UTC) — The first week of each semester UTC’s bookstore gets backed up with students looking to purchase or pickup their textbooks. Many students are resorting to purchasing their textbooks online to avoid the clutter of the bookstore. The administrators at the bookstore are tired of losing these customers […]]]>By: Nick Porter CHATTANOOGA, TN (The Loop/UTC) — The first week of each semester UTC’s bookstore gets backed up with students looking to purchase or pickup their textbooks. Many students are resorting to purchasing their textbooks online to avoid the clutter of the bookstore. The administrators at the bookstore are tired of losing these customers […]]]>http://blog.utc.edu/TheLoop/2014/04/16/utc-bookstore-looking-to-improve-the-book-pick-up-process/feed/0Nick Alan PorterNick Alan PorterNick Alan PorterUTC student are going broke due to textbook prices
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http://blog.utc.edu/TheLoop/2014/04/16/utc-student-are-going-broke-due-to-textbook-prices/#respondWed, 16 Apr 2014 18:40:31 +0000http://blog.utc.edu/TheLoop/?p=15426By Taylor Ellis CHATTANOOGA, TN (The Loop / UTC) – Over the past 30 years, college textbook prices have increased over 800 percent. During this time, according to the Huffington Post, the growth of textbook prices outpaced the growth of home prices and doubled the rate of inflation. For the typical college student at a four […]]]>By Taylor Ellis CHATTANOOGA, TN (The Loop / UTC) – Over the past 30 years, college textbook prices have increased over 800 percent. During this time, according to the Huffington Post, the growth of textbook prices outpaced the growth of home prices and doubled the rate of inflation. For the typical college student at a four […]]]>http://blog.utc.edu/TheLoop/2014/04/16/utc-student-are-going-broke-due-to-textbook-prices/feed/0Taylor Russell EllisTaylor Russell EllisTaylor Russell EllisTaylor Russell EllisHow Do Teachers Choose Textbooks: A Guide for UTC Students
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http://blog.utc.edu/TheLoop/2014/04/16/how-do-teachers-choose-textbooks-a-guide-for-utc-students/#respondWed, 16 Apr 2014 18:13:37 +0000http://blog.utc.edu/TheLoop/?p=15429By Rose Street Chattanooga, TENN. (UTC/The Loop) – The issue of textbooks is a controversial one, and money is always at the forefront of the conversation. But, a question that is rarely asked is, “How do teachers choose their class’s textbooks anyway?” This will hopefully be a little insight into how. So, the first question […]]]>By Rose Street Chattanooga, TENN. (UTC/The Loop) – The issue of textbooks is a controversial one, and money is always at the forefront of the conversation. But, a question that is rarely asked is, “How do teachers choose their class’s textbooks anyway?” This will hopefully be a little insight into how. So, the first question […]]]>http://blog.utc.edu/TheLoop/2014/04/16/how-do-teachers-choose-textbooks-a-guide-for-utc-students/feed/0Rose Chandler StreetRose Chandler StreetRose Chandler StreetRose Chandler StreetTextbooks a Drag on Student Budget
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http://blog.utc.edu/TheLoop/2014/04/16/textbooks-a-drag-on-student-budget/#respondWed, 16 Apr 2014 18:12:35 +0000http://blog.utc.edu/TheLoop/?p=15521By Andrea Jungels CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (UTC / The Loop) – Students spend hundreds of dollars every semester on textbooks. And textbook costs are on the rise with no end in sight. According to the American Enterprise Institute, a think tank composed of over 50 scholars who study and advocate for social issues, in 30 years student […]]]>By Andrea Jungels CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (UTC / The Loop) – Students spend hundreds of dollars every semester on textbooks. And textbook costs are on the rise with no end in sight. According to the American Enterprise Institute, a think tank composed of over 50 scholars who study and advocate for social issues, in 30 years student […]]]>http://blog.utc.edu/TheLoop/2014/04/16/textbooks-a-drag-on-student-budget/feed/0Andrea JungelsAndrea JungelsAndrea JungelsFinding Cheaper Text Books For Students!
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http://blog.utc.edu/TheLoop/2014/04/16/cheaper-text-books-for-students/#respondWed, 16 Apr 2014 18:02:35 +0000http://blog.utc.edu/TheLoop/?p=15419By: Kelli Findlay Chattanooga, TN (UTC/TheLoop) — Textbooks don’t have to break your bank, check out some alternatives to see why. Picture this.You walk into the bookstore with your list, a smile on your face, and the high expectations of beginning another semester at UTC. Two hours later, you are standing in a never-ending line […]]]>By: Kelli Findlay Chattanooga, TN (UTC/TheLoop) — Textbooks don’t have to break your bank, check out some alternatives to see why. Picture this.You walk into the bookstore with your list, a smile on your face, and the high expectations of beginning another semester at UTC. Two hours later, you are standing in a never-ending line […]]]>http://blog.utc.edu/TheLoop/2014/04/16/cheaper-text-books-for-students/feed/0Kelli Louise FindlayProfessors and Peasants
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http://blog.utc.edu/TheLoop/2014/04/16/professors-and-peasants/#respondWed, 16 Apr 2014 18:02:29 +0000http://blog.utc.edu/TheLoop/?p=15423By: Alex Givens Chattanooga, TENNESSEE(UTC/ The Loop)- A hot topic of discussion for years now has been the age old issue of text books. The price of textbooks is no joking matter for college students. Each semester students will shell out hundreds of dollars for textbooks, and in some cases books that will never be […]]]>By: Alex Givens Chattanooga, TENNESSEE(UTC/ The Loop)- A hot topic of discussion for years now has been the age old issue of text books. The price of textbooks is no joking matter for college students. Each semester students will shell out hundreds of dollars for textbooks, and in some cases books that will never be […]]]>http://blog.utc.edu/TheLoop/2014/04/16/professors-and-peasants/feed/0Alex Lauren GivensAlex Lauren GivensAlex Lauren GivensAlex Lauren GivensAlex Lauren GivensAlex Lauren GivensBookstore Buyback: Things You Need To Know About The UTC Bookstore
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http://blog.utc.edu/TheLoop/2014/04/16/bookstore-buyback-things-you-need-to-know-about-the-utc-bookstore/#respondWed, 16 Apr 2014 17:51:24 +0000http://blog.utc.edu/TheLoop/?p=15332By Arielle Henson CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.(UTC/The Loop) — UTC Bookstore return policy is less than beneficial for many students on campus. It’s no secret that bookstores are the busiest places on campuses during buyback times. Whether it is the first week of school or the last week of school, it is a place many students try […]]]>By Arielle Henson CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.(UTC/The Loop) — UTC Bookstore return policy is less than beneficial for many students on campus. It’s no secret that bookstores are the busiest places on campuses during buyback times. Whether it is the first week of school or the last week of school, it is a place many students try […]]]>http://blog.utc.edu/TheLoop/2014/04/16/bookstore-buyback-things-you-need-to-know-about-the-utc-bookstore/feed/0Arielle HensonArielle HensonArielle HensonArielle Henson