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06/03/2015
News Release

Late Tuesday afternoon, students around the country seized on McGraw-Hill’s twitter contest #usedtextbookproblems and instead used it as an opportunity to criticize the companies excessive prices.

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02/24/2015
News Release

A report released today by the Student PIRGs shows that an alternative textbook model called open textbooks could save undergraduate students more than a billion dollar a year.

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02/24/2015
Report

New report shows alternative textbook model could save students a billion dollars.

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02/02/2015
News Release

A Joint Statement on the President’s Budget from the Student Public Interest Research Groups (PIRGs) and the United States Student Association (USSA).

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News & Observer

With American teens and young adults cutting back on their driving, a recent report focuses on efforts by universities in the Triangle and across the country to boost transit use and help students get around without their cars.

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Rutgers Business School

New Jersey Public Interest Research Group of Rutgers – New Brunswick held a press conference Thursday, February 06, 2014 to announce the release of a new report, titled, “A New Course: How Innovative University Programs Are Reducing Driving on Campus and Creating New Models for Transportation Policy” by U.S. PIRG Education Fund.

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Daily Emerald

The Environmental Protection Agency is now accepting written comments concerning their proposed carbon pollution standards for new power plants until March 10. The new standards would end construction of any new coal-fired power plants in the U.S.

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Streetsblog USA

104 colleges and universities around the United States provide free or reduced-price transit service to students.

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