HUFFINGTON POST
09/09/2011 07:15 pm ET Updated Nov 09, 2011

Illinois Students Protest 'Cookie Inflation'

The struggling economy has impacted many, and Buffalo Grove High School students are no exception. Upon returning to school last month, some students were outraged to learn that the price of the cafeteria's fresh-baked cookies had doubled from 25 cents to 50 cents.

The price hike prompted one teen to organize what quickly manifested into a boycott of the cookies. Hundreds of Buffalo Grove students have joined a Facebook group called "BGSACI - Buffalo Grove Students Against Cookie Inflation."

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