While many states have plans to deal with emergencies like power outages, natural disasters and other one-off situations, very few states are currently set up to successfully run an election where large public gatherings, such as polling places, present a public health risk.
We are taking recommendations from college and university leaders and public health experts and taking proactive steps to mitigate the potential impact of COVID-19 in our campus and off-campus communities.
As we remain in social isolation to protect public health, there are some steps that can be taken to protect the health of the environment as well. The Taunton Gazette verifies and reviews all letters to the editor we receive.… Read more
DARTMOUTH – MassPIRG students at UMass Dartmouth are launching a campaign to encourage UMass Dartmouth to generate 100 percent of its energy from renewable sources. This campaign is part of Environment America Research & Policy Center’s national initiative to get 150 schools to commit to switching exclusively to renewable energy by 2021.
DARTMOUTH, Mass. (WPRI) — With this Friday being Valentine’s Day and close to the deadline for voter registration, a college students’ political activist group is encouraging their fellow students to register — and perhaps even fall in love with democracy.
Students everywhere deserve access to free textbooks. These grant programs are essential to support college students in fulfilling their dream of earning a college degree.
“My name is Elliott Pawlak and I am currently a senior at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. I am a student intern with Masspirg and one mission we are working towards is making textbooks more affordable! We recently had an… Read more
DARTMOUTH, Mass. — The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth today demonstrated its commitment to protecting the environment by vowing to achieve zero carbon emissions by 2050.
As national campus sustainability month kicks off, MASSPIRG Berkshire Community College students will launch a campaign to encourage BCC to generate 100 percent of their energy from renewable sources. This campaign is part of an initiative that aims to get 150 schools to commit to switch exclusively to renewable energy by 2021.
DARTMOUTH, MASS (WLNE) – The Massachusetts Public Interest Research Group (MASSPIRG) joined more than 4,000 partners across the country to celebrate National Voter Registration Day on Tuesday, September 24. Partners involved in the event consist of community organizations, businesses, and… Read more