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  • CALPIRG | Together we can make change happen Students
    the city ballot was CalPIRG s Reclaim Democracy campaign CalPIRG is a group that works to protect consumer and voter rights and has a chapter at UC Berkeley More The Daily Bruin Success of Plastic Bag Ban Dependent on Student Commitment The California ban on single use plastic bags is a huge step toward reducing litter but it might not be as effective a change as its advocates assume On Sept 30 Gov Jerry Brown became the first governor to sign a statewide ban on plastic bags in grocery and convenience stores Many California cities already instituted the ban earlier this year including Los Angeles In his signing statement Brown stated that he hopes to encourage other states across the nation to follow our example and reduce their litter as well More Pages first previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 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

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    student More 02 24 2015 News Release REPORT Open Textbooks The Billion Dollar Solution A report released today by the Student PIRGs shows that an alternative textbook model called open textbooks could save undergraduate students more than a billion dollar a year More Pages first previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 next last Visit Our Blog PIRG In The News The Daily Californian CALPIRG s Go Solar Campaign What you need to know Whether it s your first semester or your last you have probably been approached at least once by the on campus environmental group CalPIRG Perhaps you ve accumulated a ton of their flyers and emails by now maybe even texts Perchance you ve heard about their campaign called Berkeley Go Solar If you don t know too much about it yet now is your chance to learn More The Daily Californian Student Groups Make Final Push for Voter Registration Fewer students than usual could be found Monday on Sproul Plaza due to the weather but some braved the rain for a final push to register students to vote with hours remaining before the deadline Many student groups have launched initiatives to increase student voter registration in time for the upcoming midterm elections Nov 4 Students from the campus voters coalition which includes representatives from the ASUC and CALPIRG worked on the New Voters Project More Deseret News National How students are engaging textbook companies in a duel against high prices and winning Before entering the classroom of an intro level economics course students get a real life experience with the subject the required textbook costs 290 on Amazon More The Daily Nexus Measure P Divides County to Backing or Sacking Practicing Fracking As Election Day approaches on Nov 4 Measure P seeks to initiate a moratorium on the practice of high intensity petroleum operations that include acid well treatments steam injection and hydraulic fracturing otherwise known as fracking More Pages first previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 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

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    bombarded by a massive campaign to try and get them to register to vote KGO s Leslie Brinkley reports from the Cal campus More CA FWD New Survey Highlights Role Colleges Can Play in Informing and Registering Young Voters Happy National Voter Registration Day It may not generate as much excitement as National Donut Day but it should Too many Californians aren t registered to vote As a result California ranks among the bottom in voter registration nationwide And as I m sure you know if you aren t registered you can t vote Now if voters received a free donut for registering or updating their registration record the Golden State would probably shoot to the top More The Daily Nexus Anti Fracking Student Organization Promotes Ballot Initiative Students Against Fracking will celebrate a recent initiative placed on the November ballot to ban fracking in Santa Barbara County in an event called An Afternoon Against Fracking this Saturday at noon on Campus Point More The California Aggie Local groups demand greater food producer responsibility Local groups and students in Davis are pushing for greater food producer and consumer rights according to the recent lobbying and education efforts of both the California Public Interest Research Group CALPIRG and the newly initiated Fair Trade Club on campus Among the topics being discussed by these Davis organizations the three issues of Genetically Modified Organism GMO food labeling the overuse of antibiotics in animals intended for human consumption and an increased presence of Fair Trade Certified food products in stores are the most prominent More Pages first previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 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 a year By capturing just a tiny fraction of this energy we can decrease our dependence on fossil fuels reduce global warming pollution and create thousands of new jobs Join

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    of Transportation s Aviation Consumer Protection Division from 2009 through 2013 It found that most complaints are about delayed or canceled flights More Vallejo Times Herald Throwing the Book at the High Cost of Textbooks For a college student on a budget forking over 200 for one textbook More Daily Democrat CALPIRG UC Davis Students Stage Mock Corporate Marriage Students at UC Davis gathered to celebrate the marriage of Chevron and More The New York Times Student Loan Overhaul Approved by Congress WASHINGTON Ending one of the fiercest lobbying fights in Washington Congress voted Thursday to force commercial banks out of the federal student loan market cutting off billions of dollars in profits in a sweeping restructuring of financial aid programs and redirecting most of the money to new education initiatives More Pages first previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 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

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    Green DAVIS CBS13 Greek fraternities in Davis are going green getting an energy update They re partnering with the city of Davis and saving money More Illinois Times The great textbook robbery A watchdog group called CALPIRG has issued a report called Ripoff 101 documenting that the giant publishers are raising prices of college texts at a rate three times higher than the prices of general books More The Daily Californian Campus groups plan to erect tents help point student voters to polling stations Following a collaborative campaign to register and educate UC Berkeley students to vote in Tuesday s election campus organizations are now making a final effort to ensure that students know where to cast their votes More Pages first previous 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 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

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  • CALPIRG | Together we can make change happen Students
    As a joint collaboration between California Public Interest Research Group and AmeriCorps the CALPIRG Energy Service Corp is focused on getting students engaged involved and educated about energy conservation preservation and efficient energy use More The Daily Californian California online voter registration system could increase student voter turnout Californians can now register to vote from their computers thanks to an online voter registration system launched Wednesday a program that university student groups have been lobbying for and expect to bring more students to the polls this November More Santa Cruz Sentinel Campus county working to register voters for the 2012 election as part of National Voter Registration Day Students with the UC Santa Cruz chapter of California Public Interest Research Group worked Tuesday to register more than 40 new voters as part of National Voter Registration Day More Pages first previous 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 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

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    than older voters Many of them are becoming eligible for the first time they move frequently for school or economic reasons and they are new to the ins and outs of the electoral process More 09 23 2014 Blog Post Today is National Voter Registration Day Join Us Click here to register to vote And remind your friends to register before Oct 20th More Pages first previous 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 next last Visit Our Blog PIRG In The News The Daily Californian Voter registration rally held on Sproul Tuesday A voter registration drive and rally near Sather Gate on Tuesday aimed to publicize California s new online voter registration system and to register new voters More Independent Voter Network Students at UCSD Register to Vote Online CALPIRG the California New Americans Vote Campaign and the University of California Student Association are coming together this Fall to ask students across the San Diego area to register to vote online These groups are appearing on San Diego campuses and neighborhoods with their newly developed online registration tool that is linked to the California Secretary of State s database More The Californian Aggie ASUCD and CALPIRG hold voter registration drive on campus With the national presidential elections in November quickly approaching ASUCD and California Public Interest Group CALPIRG have joined forces to promote and facilitate voter registration among UC Davis undergraduates with AggiesVote More New University Pushing The Ballot Representatives from UC Irvine administration ASUCI and CALPIRG kicked off Welcome Week last Tuesday by announcing their cooperative campaign to have at least 7 000 students registered to vote by this fall s elections More Pages first previous 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 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 a year By capturing just a tiny fraction of this energy we can decrease

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    and accessible for all Californians More 08 20 2014 Blog Post Textbook Prices Outrageous It s that time of year again Back to school means hitting the campus bookstore for new textbooks Unfortunately we re about to get hit with the annual sticker shock of high textbook prices 200 for one book Outrageous Here s the deal we can stand up to high prices and help change the textbook industry It won t be easy but we re making progress Tweet today why you think textbook prices are outrageous More Pages first previous 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 next last Visit Our Blog PIRG In The News kpbs org Federal Subsidies Support Junk Food Instead Of Fresh Food Report Says Citing the obesity epidemic among America s children a California consumer group says federal subsidies support junk food instead of fresh food CALPIRG s report is called Apples to Twinkies 2012 because it says producers of corn syrup are financially favored over apple growers More thinkprogress org STUDY Farm Bill Contributing To America s Obesity Crisis While Congress struggles to push a Farm Bill through before the critical legislation expires a new report by the California Public Interest Group CALPIRG highlights an underdiscussed problem with the way the law has been structured in the past it s making us unhealthy CALPIRG researchers found that the crop subsidies in the Farm Bill overwhelmingly went to ingredients that fuel the junk food industry rather than fresh fruits and vegetables As a result the subsidies artificially driving down prices for the very foodstuffs fueling the nation s obesity crisis More nbcsandiego com Farm Bill Study Junk Food Crops Get the Bulk of Federal Subsidies Source Farm Bill Study Junk Food Crops Get the Bulk of Federal Subsidies A new study released Wednesday in San Diego shows that American taxpayers are subsidizing junk food at a level that dwarfs federal support for healthy foods More abclosangeles com Report Most Taxpayer Money Subsidizes Junk Food A consumer report released Wednesday revealed the majority of taxpayer subsidies are being funneled toward crops used to make junk food and food additives like high fructose corn syrup More Pages first previous 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 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

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