After nine months of crafting legislation for the state of California, a class of Cal Poly students saw their textbook affordability bill on Gov. Jerry Brown’s desk, signed into law August 27. Assembly Bill (AB) 2385, written by Cal Poly students and sponsored by Assemblyman Jordan Cunningham, encourages textbook publishers to provide a detailed description of […]
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Why this election is nearly impossible to explain
Election years provide political science departments with opportunities to teach using real world examples of campaigns as they happen. But professors have been confronted with an unusual challenge this election season: how do you teach a presidential election that defies all norms? Professors had to rethink some of their material to reflect the unusual strategies […]
The college textbook bubble
Why your textbooks are so expensive and what one Cal Poly student is doing to doing to change the status quo.