PIRG in the News

Media Hit | Higher Ed

CALPIRG at UCLA members discuss free alternatives to textbooks

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.

Media Hit | Energy

CALPIRG Launches Winter Campaign for 100% Renewable Energy

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

Media Hit | Public Health

CALPIRG continues its campaign against use of antibiotics at In-N-Out

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. 

Media Hit | Hunger

UCR CALPIRG launches Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week

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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UCSB hosts statewide CALPIRG conference on campus

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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