On Wednesday student interns with MASSPIRG launched their 2020 New Voters Project campaign with a virtual peer-to-peer phonebank to help students across MA update their registration status and pledge to vote safely in the upcoming elections.
The COVID-19 epidemic has put most environmental activism efforts on pause for good reason. However, that does not mean that we stop completely. With the current administration also putting holds on environmental regulations, it is up to ordinary citizens like… Read more
WASHINGTON — A newly announced agreement will protect the finances of millions of Americans who owe money on student loans.
The economy might be on hold with the situation surrounding COVID-19, but it’s not an excuse for our environment to go unprotected. Soon after America emerges from this pandemic, people will be returning to work and America will be resuming… Read more
Publishers and education tech companies offering temporary free access codes, but using content with restrictive copyrights, has downsides. We want to make sure educators know about the high-quality resources that are permanently free to students, and ensure faculty independence and student data privacy.
The COVID-19 pandemic is disrupting campuses nationwide. Here are a few of the ways that institutions are stepping up to meet students’ basic needs in this moment of uncertainty:
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.