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OSU Board to discuss strategic plan, ticket prices

The Ohio State University Board of Trustees will meet this week to discuss a variety of topics, including new property acquisitions, basketball ticket prices, textbook costs and a review of the university’s strategic plan. The Wexner Medical Board of Trustees will meet 9 a.m. Wednesday, ...

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Packback lets students rent textbooks day-by-day

The rising price of textbooks has caused some students to look for books through alternative sources, but these companies aren’t pulling profits from at least one of Ohio State’s traditional bookstores. One of these alternative sources is Packback, a website that rents digital textbooks to ...

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The Scarlet Scoop: Cheap, new ways to buy textbooks

Buying textbooks can get expensive. For that reason, Lantern TV broke down some of the newer and cheaper ways that students can buy textbooks. One of those options is Packback Books, a website that lets customers rent textbooks for 24-hour periods. Rentals from Packback Books cost less than ...

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