Most expensive textbooks in Cal Student Store

The Cal Student Store is your one-stop shop for everything you’ll need for the semester. From fancy pens to plastic cups to blankets that say “Go Bears,” you should be able to find everything you need — especially all those nicely priced, inexpensive textbooks. OK, maybe not inexpensive. We all
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10 things to do that are better than your reading

It’s early on in the semester. You’re sitting at your desk, the one you just bought at Ikea with your family when they came to move you in, and you’re trying to be productive. You’re staring at the syllabi of your three toughest classes. You’re accomplishing absolutely nothing. Don’t worry,
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A breakdown of your semester in shopping lists

As students at UC Berkeley, we are used to experiencing either extreme highs or extreme lows — in fact, these fluctuations in things like stress, mood and amount of sleep are so predictable they can be accurately plotted on a timeline of a typical UC Berkeley student’s semester. Today, we at the Clog
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Introducing Packback: a new way to buy textbooks

Textbook! Textbook! Read all about it. Semester after semester we scramble from Free & For Sale to the Cal Book Store to score the last used copy of the UGBA 10 textbook. We bargain and haggle tirelessly to snag the best deal. At the Clog, we aren’t textbook wizards, but we do have an idea up our
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Not paying for textbooks

Broke in Berkeley

$568.70. During my first semester in community college, this was the number that hung over me. Almost a whopping $600. This was not for tuition; a grant paid the entire cost of my classes. This heart-stopping bill was for my textbooks. Having just returned to school after a number of
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