President Obama just sent us this letter to introduce our Young Person's Guide to Health Insurance
Right now, polluting companies are trying to change the rules so they don't have to clean up their act.
Candice Choi of the Associated Press tried living without a bank account and relying on prepaid cards and check-cashing stores for a while for her story "Living without a bank: Fees and confusion galore."
We just released a new report on textbook affordability. The new report evaluates cost-reducing options from the traditional textbook market - rentals, e-books and e-readers - and open textbooks as potential measures to reduce the high cost of textbooks.
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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Last year Carley Sattler helped register hundreds of voters at Florida State University.
“A lot of students weren’t even aware that there were elections,” she said at the time.
Sattler is the Chapter Chair of FSU Public Interest Research Group and regularly participates in voter registration drives. But she may stop signing up voters because of changes in Florida’s elections laws.
TALLAHASSEE — In a move critics say is aimed at helping Republican chances in 2012, the Legislature on Thursday rewrote the rules for voting in Florida.
A group of Florida State University students is collecting donations to feed the homeless. The FSU Public Interest Research Group has already collected 500 hundred dollars.
CLINTON, N.Y. — They text their friends all day long. At night, they do research for their term papers on laptops and commune with their parents on Skype. But as they walk the paths of Hamilton College, a poster-perfect liberal arts school in this upstate village, students are still hauling around bulky, old-fashioned textbooks — and loving it.
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