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  • Students at UCSD Register to Vote Online | CALPIRG Students
    registration makes this simple For students who move often or are unregistered they are left out of the democratic process To address the problem CALPIRG will be on campuses and in classrooms presenting the site to students and asking them to register prior to the October 22 deadline Student response has been high as Associated Students Vice President for External Affairs Olamide Modupeoluwa Noah pointed to the innovative mechanism s availability in California contrasted with voter suppression occurring in other states The availability is supported by ease of use that would allow a student to register from a coffee shop beach or in bed She argued that the excuses for not registering wane with the appearance of online tools similar to this The California New Americans Vote Campaign plans to use the tool on all San Diego college campuses and in Latino neighborhoods where voter registration is often low Their San Diego effort is a portion of a statewide program to increase registration and participation in Latino and Hispano communities especially among new citizens Students who register to vote online with the tool will receive election updates as the election nears along with information on how to get involved in get out the vote campaigns on their campuses The target demographic of the campaign Latinos and young voters tend to self identify as independent In less than one week the group has register over 1 500 students on the UCSD campus and will continue to register students until the October 22 deadline About Us Our Leadership Our Mission Accomplishments Frequently Asked Questions Campus Chapters UC Berkeley UC Davis UC Irvine UC Riverside UC San Diego UC Santa Barbara UC Santa Cruz UCLA USC Get Involved Take Action Volunteer on Campus Campus Internships Start a PIRG Chapter Full Time Jobs Campaigns

    Original URL path: http://www.calpirgstudents.org/media/sp/students-ucsd-register-vote-online (2016-04-29)
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  • ASUCD and CALPIRG hold voter registration drive on campus | CALPIRG Students
    usher these savvy political voices into the voting booth where they belong In order for the drive to have a campus wide effect ASUCD has formed a coalition with CALPIRG whose lead campaign this year is the New Voters Project a continuous effort to register undergraduate students to vote In addition AggiesVote will hold a forum where students can learn about Rep John Garamendi s platforms on Oct 8 as well as co sponsor a screening of the presidential debate Students can register to vote before during and after any of these events The goal is to not only get students involved in democracy but also to have them be informed and educated voters said New Voters Project campaign coordinator Donna Farvard a third year neurobiology physiology and behavioral studies major ASUCD senators Bradley Bottoms and Kabir Kapur who have played a key role in organizing the drive agreed Recently there have been many bills and propositions going through the state government that directly affect students most notably Proposition 30 said Bottoms a third year political science and sociology double major Kapur also discussed the possibility of Proposition 30 not passing in the November elections Proposition 30 is an important issue on this November s ballot for students because if it fails tuition will go up 20 percent in January said Kapur a third year political science and philosophy double major Goss continued to address the big picture The state of California education is still in decline Goss said Increasing undergraduate participation in the voting process allows the student voice to more overtly dominate the political sphere and forces legislators to cater to the preferences of students if they want to get reelected Therefore we believe registering more students to vote could facilitate better treatment for California education by the

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  • Pushing The Ballot | CALPIRG Students
    has scheduled that would incorporate a fun aspect into the elections season including debate viewing parties and candidate forums where students would have the opportunity to meet some of the individuals on the November ballot Other events include a debate between two UCI professors on Oct 18 as well as a viewing party of the Rumble in the Air Conditioned Auditorium a debate between Jon Stewart and Bill O Reilly on Oct 6 Andrea Gaspar the ASUCI Executive Vice President said her office is partnering with the Associated Graduate Students and the UCI Vote committee to have 40 percent of the student population registered to vote We re working to get the most students registered in UCI history Gaspar said This is a crucial year for the university We have to stand up for higher education If students don t turn out to vote we will see the repercussions in our funding Gaspar further mentioned that being aware of the issues is just as important as submitting a ballot in November It is important to highlight that it is not just about coming out and voting but being educated and knowing that propositions have changed the route of higher education in the last few years Gaspar said First year students Gaspar emphasized would be the most affected group out of the students at UCI especially when it comes to how much they will pay for their education I remember coming in as a first year and my tuition was 40 percent less than what I am paying now she said It is such a shame that first years who are excited to be here will be graduating with more loans than ever before Students are paying more than the state for their education We cannot tolerate having first years paying

    Original URL path: http://www.calpirgstudents.org/media/sp/pushing-ballot (2016-04-29)
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  • 133 students attend our Fall Campaign Kickoff Meeting! | CALPIRG Students
    s Project California Go Solar and Water Watch you can apply for an internship here or find our regular meeting times here About Us Our Leadership Our Mission Accomplishments Frequently Asked Questions Campus Chapters UC Berkeley UC Davis UC Irvine UC Riverside UC San Diego UC Santa Barbara UC Santa Cruz UCLA USC Get Involved Take Action Volunteer on Campus Campus Internships Start a PIRG Chapter Full Time Jobs Campaigns Stopping Global Warming California Water Watch Don t Get Ripped Off Hunger and Homelessness Protect Our Beautiful Places New Voters Project Protect Public Health 21st Century Transportation Make Textbooks Affordable Newsroom Latest Updates Blog PIRG in the News News Releases Reports Donate Internships Work on important issues learn valuable skills get hands on experience and make a difference Get Info Students in Action Like Us Follow Us RSS Contact Blog Posts by Campaign Affordable Higher Education 21st Century Transportation Great Pacific Cleanup Campaign Against Hunger and Homelessness Make Textbooks Affordable Make Textbooks Affordable Make Textbooks Affordable New Voters Project Sustainable U California Go Solar Charge Ahead California Newsroom Blog Media Hits News Releases Reports Resources Students in Action Volunteers make props for upcoming hunger and homelessness events Main Nav Campaigns

    Original URL path: http://www.calpirgstudents.org/blogs/ca/133-students-attend-our-fall-campaign-kickoff-meeting (2016-04-29)
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  • Tell the Governor: Sign the Bills | CALPIRG Students
    from littering our neighborhoods washing into our rivers polluting the Pacific and harming marine wildlife as they have for years And that s not all Our legislators also made a vital commitment to steer Californians towards a safer climate and a healthier future by passing the Charge Ahead California bill If Governor Brown approves this bill California will be on track to put one million zero emission vehicles on our roadways by 2023 Not surprisingly Big Oil s well heeled lobbyists are working hard to stop this progress and keep us addicted to dirty fossil fuels But transitioning our cars and trucks to run on electricity not oil is an essential step in halting global warming and achieving California s air quality goals Write to the governor today to show your support for these groundbreaking bills We have just one month to show Governor Brown that Californians are without a doubt calling for a cleaner Pacific cleaner air and tangible solutions to global warming Let s make history together Rob Holland CALPIRG Board Chair Great Pacific Cleanup Oceans About Us Our Leadership Our Mission Accomplishments Frequently Asked Questions Campus Chapters UC Berkeley UC Davis UC Irvine UC Riverside UC San Diego UC Santa Barbara UC Santa Cruz UCLA USC Get Involved Take Action Volunteer on Campus Campus Internships Start a PIRG Chapter Full Time Jobs Campaigns Stopping Global Warming California Water Watch Don t Get Ripped Off Hunger and Homelessness Protect Our Beautiful Places New Voters Project Protect Public Health 21st Century Transportation Make Textbooks Affordable Newsroom Latest Updates Blog PIRG in the News News Releases Reports Donate Internships Work on important issues learn valuable skills get hands on experience and make a difference Get Info Students in Action Like Us Follow Us RSS Contact Blog Posts by Campaign Affordable

    Original URL path: http://www.calpirgstudents.org/blogs/ca/tell-governor-sign-bills (2016-04-29)
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  • UC Goes Solar! Congrats! | CALPIRG Students
    Protect Our Beautiful Places New Voters Project Protect Public Health 21st Century Transportation Make Textbooks Affordable Newsroom Latest Updates Blog PIRG in the News News Releases Reports Donate Internships Work on important issues learn valuable skills get hands on experience and make a difference Get Info Students in Action Like Us Follow Us RSS Contact Blog Posts by Campaign Affordable Higher Education 21st Century Transportation Great Pacific Cleanup Campaign Against

    Original URL path: http://www.calpirgstudents.org/blogs/ca/uc-goes-solar-congrats (2016-04-29)
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  • Textbook Prices = Outrageous! | CALPIRG Students
    pilot programs that will save students billions in textbook prices We re making progress but we need to keep the pressure on Join our Twitter social media campaign at textbookbroke and check out my most recent HuffPost Blog post on textbooks Thanks Ethan Senack Higher Education Advocate Make Textbooks Affordable Textbooks About Us Our Leadership Our Mission Accomplishments Frequently Asked Questions Campus Chapters UC Berkeley UC Davis UC Irvine UC Riverside UC San Diego UC Santa Barbara UC Santa Cruz UCLA USC Get Involved Take Action Volunteer on Campus Campus Internships Start a PIRG Chapter Full Time Jobs Campaigns Stopping Global Warming California Water Watch Don t Get Ripped Off Hunger and Homelessness Protect Our Beautiful Places New Voters Project Protect Public Health 21st Century Transportation Make Textbooks Affordable Newsroom Latest Updates Blog PIRG in the News News Releases Reports Donate Internships Work on important issues learn valuable skills get hands on experience and make a difference Get Info Students in Action Like Us Follow Us RSS Contact Blog Posts by Campaign Affordable Higher Education 21st Century Transportation Great Pacific Cleanup Campaign Against Hunger and Homelessness Make Textbooks Affordable Make Textbooks Affordable Make Textbooks Affordable New Voters Project Sustainable U

    Original URL path: http://www.calpirgstudents.org/blogs/ca/textbook-prices-outrageous (2016-04-29)
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  • CALPIRG | Together we can make change happen Students
    the Berkeley City Council decided at its meeting Tuesday night to officially inform the public that such a ban may be on its way in the city More The Daily Californian CALPIRG collects signatures to protest possible student loan interest rate increase More The Daily Californian CALPIRG seeks to garner 60 000 signatures to ban plastic bags Local politicians and environmental advocates joined the UC Berkeley chapter of CALPIRG on Upper Sproul Plaza Wednesday to speak about the importance of banning the distribution of single use plastic bags in California More Pages first previous 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 next last View All CALPIRG Homepage About Us Our Leadership Our Mission Accomplishments Frequently Asked Questions Campus Chapters UC Berkeley UC Davis UC Irvine UC Riverside UC San Diego UC Santa Barbara UC Santa Cruz UCLA USC Get Involved Take Action Volunteer on Campus Campus Internships Start a PIRG Chapter Full Time Jobs Campaigns Stopping Global Warming California Water Watch Don t Get Ripped Off Hunger and Homelessness Protect Our Beautiful Places New Voters Project Protect Public Health 21st Century Transportation Make Textbooks Affordable Newsroom Latest Updates Blog PIRG in the News News Releases Reports Donate Search form Search Students in Action Like Us Follow Us RSS Contact Students in Action Volunteers make props for upcoming hunger and homelessness events California Water Watch Learn More Its the worst drought in California history but many Californians are still using three times as much water as we need to Students are leading the way in saving water and moving to a sustainable water future Take the pledge to save water and get involved in our campaign today California GO Solar Learn More Every hour the sun shines more energy onto the earth than the entire human population uses in

    Original URL path: http://www.calpirgstudents.org/home?page=12 (2016-04-29)
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