Why youth voting matters in this midterm election. Originally published in the Durham Herald-Sun.
After the EPA made their historic announcement for the first-ever federal limits on carbon pollution, the National Mining Association started airing deceptive radio ads about our electricity bills nearly doubling. Here's how you can take action today to stand up for stopping global warming.
Today, lawmakers from both the U.S. House and U.S. Senate introduced bills that would protect college students from being needlessly steered into campus bank accounts — accounts with debit cards that often drive up students’ costs and deplete their financial aid.
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NOV 21, 1980 - Princeton University students yesterday overwhelmingly voted to form an undergraduate-funded chapter of a national student environmental and consumer advocacy group, the first of its kind in the Ivy League.
Before entering the classroom of an intro-level economics course, students get a real-life experience with the subject — the required textbook costs $290 on Amazon.
University of Connecticut Undergraduate Student Government voted unanimously to form a committee to explore the use of open source textbooks in classes.
TWO QUESTIONS: Why doesn’t our nation have more passenger trains? And does the younger generation’s declining interest in driving imply an opening for the expansion of public high-speed rail?
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