Response to: Outrageous textbook prices

Photo by Johanna Falzone

Flagler College student Jessica Fashant wrote an opinion article chronicling her troubles with purchasing textbooks. It was written for Brian Thompson’s Opinion Writing course.

This is a response to that opinion article from Trevor Smith of the Flagler College Bookstore.

Outrageous textbook prices

By Jessica Fashant | gargoyle@flagler.edu
Photo by Johanna Falzone

The little brunette girl behind the counter at the school bookstore couldn’t stop smiling when she muttered the words “$203.52.”

I was speechless once I remembered that this wasn’t the total cost for all of my textbooks required this semester, but just for one.