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“Discount” Books: Another Student’s View

Corinne Lederhouse, Pepperdine studentCorinne Lederhouse, a student in Jon Pfeiffer’s Spring 2015 Mass Communication Law class at Pepperdine University, wrote the following essay in response to the prompt: Discount Books. While studying abroad in Buenos Aires, Nick met Pablo. Pablo told Nick that he, Pablo, was able to legally purchase textbooks for extremely discounted rates, usually $10 to $15 per book. Nick cut a deal with Pablo to re-sell them to Pepperdine students in Malibu.  Pablo bought and shipped books to Nick for $40. Nick sold the books for…

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  • Pepperdine Student Comments
  • Mar 18, 2015

A Student’s View: “Discount” Books

Discount Books LawMaggie Knooihuizen, a student in Jon Pfeiffer’s Spring 2015 Mass Communication Law class at Pepperdine University, wrote the following essay in response to the prompt: Discount Books. While studying abroad in Buenos Aires, Nick met Pablo. Pablo told Nick that he, Pablo, was able to legally purchase textbooks for extremely discounted rates, usually $10 to $15 per book. Nick cut a deal with Pablo to re-sell them to Pepperdine students in Malibu.  Pablo bought and shipped books to Nick for $40. Nick sold the books for $150-200…

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  • Pepperdine Student Comments
  • Mar 11, 2015

Monkey Selfie: Another Student’s View

Corinne Lederhouse, Pepperdine studentCorinne Lederhouse, a student in Jon Pfeiffer’s Spring 2015 Mass Communication Law class at Pepperdine University, wrote the following essay in response to the prompt: Jane is a professional wildlife photographer shooting Chimpanzees in the Congo.  One day, Jane forgot a camera in a tree. When she retrieved it the next day, she was amazed to find that a clever chimp had snapped a selfie. Jane posted the image to her Instagram account. When she returned to the US a few months later, Jane discovered that…

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  • Pepperdine Student Comments
  • Mar 04, 2015

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