PIRG in the News

Media Hit | Oceans, Waste

CALPIRG Pushes for Yes on Prop 67

UCSB’s CALPIRG chapter is working to convince students to vote yes on Prop 67, which will effectively ban plastic bags in the state of California.


Read more: http://dailynexus.com/2016-10-20/calpirg-pushes-for-yes-on-prop-37/

Media Hit | New Voters Project

MaryPIRG is helping hundreds of UMD students vote

As part of their New Voters Project this semester, MaryPIRG has helped register more than 1,200 students to vote.

Read more: http://www.dbknews.com/2016/10/18/marypirg-university-of-maryland-studen...

Media Hit | New Voters Project

Rutgers PIRG registers 800 voters for 2016 election

The Rutgers Daily Targum published this story about the NJPIRG voter registration drive at Rutgers University. NJPIRG helped register more than 800 students to vote in the first four days of their drive.

Read the full story here: http://www.dailytargum.com/article/2016/09/rutgers-pirg-registers-voters-for-2016-election.

Media Hit | Textbooks

ConnPIRG releases report on 'the new face of textbook monopoly'

University of Connecticut student advocacy organization, ConnPIRG, released a report on Wednesday, which analyzed the adverse affect that online access codes issued by textbook companies have on the affordability of college.


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