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12/11/2018
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Today, McDonald’s released a ...

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12/11/2018
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CHICAGO: Today, McDonald’s released a new policy to restrict medically important antibiotic use in its beef supply chain.  The company says it will immediately start measuring and assessing antibiotic use in its top ten beef sourcing markets. Then, by the end of 2020. McDonald’s plans to set targets for lower use of medically-important antibiotics. 

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09/27/2018
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Today, Congress set aside $5 million to renew the Open Textbook Pilot program for FY19, which gives grants to colleges and universities to promote adoption of free and open textbooks by professors. The program could save students up to $50 million!

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09/10/2018
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SACRAMENTO – California Gov. Jerry Brown signed the landmark...

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The New University

CALPIRG Students at UC Irvine is working to save the bees!

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The Guardian, UCSD

The Guardian coverage of our kickoff meeting at UCSD to launch our campaign for 100% renewable energy in CA. 

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The Daily Bruin

A research study on two- and four-year colleges showed that using openly licensed resources in place of textbooks could save students more than $100 per course.

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The Highlander

On Thursday, Nov. 16 and Friday, Nov. 17, the California Public Interest Research Group (CALPIRG) held Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week, an initiative focusing on assisting students with struggles in food insecurity and homelessness.

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