The Vote UCLA coalition, which includes CALPIRG, the Undergraduate Students Association, and other campus groups, is nearly halfway to their fall goal to help register 15,000 UCLA students to vote.
Earlier today, a group of campus-based organizations released results from the nation’s most comprehensive survey to date on food insecurity on college campuses.
Food insecurity – the lack of reliable access to sufficient quantities of affordable, nutritious food – is common at colleges and universities across the country, potentially undermining the educational success of untold thousands of students.
PIRG chapters across the country organized debate watching parties so that students could watch and discuss the debates together.
The local news interviewed Maryland PIRG student leaders about their debate watching party at the University of Maryland.
The local paper covered MASSPIRG's debate watching party at Salem State University.
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As the price of college textbooks continues to increase, more students are opting to skip the books even if their grades suffer, a survey conducted by the U.S. Public Interest Research Group has found.
College textbooks cost too much — and something needs to be done about it, according to a report from the advocacy group U.S. PIRG.
College textbooks are too expensive and many students can't afford them. The Oregon Student Public Interest Research Group released a national survey Monday on textbook costs and alternatives.
The cost of college textbooks extends far beyond the bookstore, with students factoring in textbook expenses when they decide about everything from classwork to course loads, according to a report released Monday.
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