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Bookstore Becomes Difficult Place to Buy Books

Bookstore Becomes Difficult Place to Buy Books

Story By: Kris Hall, Reporter

September 11, 2019

The leaders of the academic senate and student government expressed frustration with the state of the Fresno City College bookstore during the meeting of the State Center Community College District board of trustees on Sept. 3. “Textbooks are not on shelves or they are the wrong edition,” ASG...

Dr. Herrera Professor of Chicano and Latin American Studies Visits FCC

Dr. Herrera Professor of Chicano and Latin American Studies Visits FCC

Story By: Tamika Rey, News Editor

March 13, 2019

Dr. Christina Herrera is making a difference within the Chicano community with the literary works she’s published such as, “Contemporary Chicana Literature: (Re) Writing the Maternal Script,” which explores the relationships between Chicana mothers and daughters.   Although lecturing is not...

Students Are Finding New Ways to Save by Buying Cheaper Books

Story By: Leticia Leal, Reporter

January 31, 2019

Fresno City College students are skipping the long lines and high price tags at the bookstore for fast, cheaper alternatives. Andres Perez, business major, said he saves money by renting  textbooks online. “You usually only need a textbook for that semester only,” Perez said. “So why would...

Despite the Internet, Students Still Line up for Books

Despite the Internet, Students Still Line up for Books

Story By: Tommy Tribble, Reporter

January 23, 2018

The scene outside the Fresno City College bookstore on the first day of classes was familiar: a long line on a drizzly January day. Students stood waiting for scantrons, pencils and textbooks. The long line seems out of place in a post-Amazon world where online retailers trump brick and mortar s...

Bookstore Line Shorter Than Usual, Students Say

Bookstore Line Shorter Than Usual, Students Say

Story By: Jimmy Heng, Reporter

August 21, 2017

The Fresno City College bookstore has been notorious for having long lines throughout the first week of the semester. However, it wasn’t the case the first week of the fall semester. Jonah Schneider, a student who waited in line, says that he waited 20 minutes or less to walk in the store when it us...

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