Every trickle-down consequence of the economic downturn isn't completely obvious. Most of us have heard about the massive losses suffered by college endowments. We've seen departmental budgets slashed and even entire majors either watered down or eliminated. Staff has been cut, tuition, room and board charges have shot up, and fees tacked on. What's a prospective college student or parent to do?
Well, if you're headed to Texas A&M this fall, there's one simple answer to this quandary: Pack toilet paper!