Textbook prices a bombshell

Students search for someone to blame for high prices

Friday, October 26th, 2007

Books for sale on bookstore shelves

It is a bombshell dropped on new students every year: sticker shock caused by increasingly expensive textbooks.

“I bought all of my textbooks for around $600,” first-year bio-med student Elizabeth Ebert said. (read more)

'Feminists are not romantically challenged'

Friday, October 26th, 2007

Men and women alike are afraid of the F-word. Feminism, that is.

But new research from Rutgers University in New Jersey shows feminists are not as scary as you might think.

The study, co-authored by Laurie Rudman, an associate professor of psychology at Rutgers, found that feminists " both male and female " make better romantic partners. (read more)

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