Alyssa Coker

The longer I attend college, the more expensive it seems to get. Textbooks, parking passes, printing and additional technological sources pile up to bills no one wants to pay. Those financial burdens alone are enough to discourage anyone regarding the college experience. The last thing students need is another reason to stress about their college experience. However, plenty of classes have decided to give one: an online textbook and assignment access.

SFA Junior Tanner Blakely is a computer science major from Forney, Texas. He has played saxophone in the LMB for the past two years, even after he was diagnosed with retinitis pigmentosa (RP), a condition that restricts vision to only vague shapes and inverted colors, potentially causing blindness.

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