Our UC San Diego chapter won a successful campaign to pass a campus-wide referendum to keep CALPIRG here at UCSD.
Marco-Landon Siu, APSA Political Action Coordinator...
In today’s long-overdue budget bill, Congress set aside $5 million for open textbook initiatives nationwide, which would replace high-cost publisher materials with free materials that can be accessed online or downloaded.
Today, Congress introduced its budget omnibus bill for the 2018 fiscal year, in which appropriators set aside $5 million for a program to lower textbook costs for students.
PIRG In The News
Students at the UCLA chapter of the California Public Interest Research Group, an advocacy group, traveled to In-N-Out Burger’s Irvine headquarters Saturday to deliver 82 petitions calling on the fast food chain to reduce the use of medically important antibitoics in its food production.
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. - CALPIRG chapters from all 8 campuses met at the University of California, Santa Barbara on Saturday to share new skills and choose future campaigns.
CALPIRG, a statewide student advocacy group is campaigning to have University of California campuses use 100 percent renewable energy by 2050.
Joined by Senators Al Franken (D-MN) and Angus King (I-ME), Illinois Sen. Dick Durbin reintroduced a bill titled “Affordable College Textbook Act” to “expand the use of open college textbooks" with PIRG Higher Education Advocate Kaitlyn Vitez.
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