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01/18/2018
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This Activist Toolkit provides any intern or volunteer with the basic tools necessary to run strong campaigns and service projects and win reforms both on and off campus for students and the public interest.

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12/08/2017
News Release

Boston, MA - Massachusetts’ largest university took a big step towards leading the country on climate action by committing to purchase 100 percent of its electricity from renewable sources like solar and wind by end of 2018.

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11/09/2017
Blog Post
We need to improve our election system to make it more efficient and to remove unnecessary barriers to participation. Automatic Voter Registration will do just that.
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10/26/2017
News Release

WASHINGTON D.C. -- On Friday, the national federation of Student Public Interest Research Groups (PIRGs) won the Youth Category of the American Civic Collaboration Awards, or Civvys.

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PIRG In The News

Bloomberg News

Students can spend $1,300 per year on textbooks, but online textbooks could ease that burden, a new analysis finds

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The New York Times

College students could save an average of $128 a course if traditional textbooks were replaced with free or low-cost “open-source” electronic versions, a new report finds.

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Deseret News National

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.

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Sentinel and Enterprise

Fitchburg State University students and faculty are hoping to clean up the city and the state and encourage recycling by advocating for the proposed expansion of the state bottle bill to include non-carbonated beverages.

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