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02/08/2018
News Release

Today, Environment America and the Student PIRGs released a letter urging the higher education community to lead America’s transition to using clean, renewable energy sources. 

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01/26/2018
Blog Post

Now that we’re almost a month into 2018, our CALPIRG Student Chapters are ready to launch our winter quarter campaigns.

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01/25/2018
News Release

WASHINGTON, DC- Earlier today, the Student PIRGs released a new report investigating high textbook prices for common courses at schools across the country. Entitled Open 101: an Action Plan for Affordable Textbooks, the report contains recommendations that, if enacted, could save students billions of dollars.

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01/25/2018
Report

This new report investigates high textbook prices for common courses at schools across the country and contains recommendations that, if enacted, could save students billions of dollars.

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PIRG In The News

KKFX - Fox 11

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.

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The Daily Bruin

CALPIRG, a statewide student advocacy group is campaigning to have University of California campuses use 100 percent renewable energy by 2050.

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The Courier

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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Daily Bruin

Check out UCLA CALPIRG intern Emma Friedl's op-ed published by the Daily Bruin on our fracking campaign. 

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