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  • Make Textbooks Affordable Media Hits | NJPIRG Student Chapters
    a PIRG Chapter Full Time Jobs Campus Internships Volunteer on Campus Campaigns Don t Get Ripped Off Don t Frack the Delaware Energy Service Corps Hunger and Homelessness Make Textbooks Affordable New Voters Project Stop Citizens United No Bees No Food Save ABX Newsroom Latest Updates Blog News Releases PIRG in the News Reports Internships Work on important issues learn valuable skills get hands on experience and make a difference

    Original URL path: http://njpirgstudents.org/node/59/content/media-hit (2016-04-29)
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  • Campaign Against Hunger and Homelessness Media Hits | NJPIRG Student Chapters
    Start a PIRG Chapter Full Time Jobs Campus Internships Volunteer on Campus Campaigns Don t Get Ripped Off Don t Frack the Delaware Energy Service Corps Hunger and Homelessness Make Textbooks Affordable New Voters Project Stop Citizens United No Bees No Food Save ABX Newsroom Latest Updates Blog News Releases PIRG in the News Reports Internships Work on important issues learn valuable skills get hands on experience and make a

    Original URL path: http://njpirgstudents.org/node/336/content/media-hit (2016-04-29)
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  • Student Consumer Action Network Media Hits | NJPIRG Student Chapters
    a PIRG Chapter Full Time Jobs Campus Internships Volunteer on Campus Campaigns Don t Get Ripped Off Don t Frack the Delaware Energy Service Corps Hunger and Homelessness Make Textbooks Affordable New Voters Project Stop Citizens United No Bees No Food Save ABX Newsroom Latest Updates Blog News Releases PIRG in the News Reports Internships Work on important issues learn valuable skills get hands on experience and make a difference

    Original URL path: http://njpirgstudents.org/node/376/content/media-hit (2016-04-29)
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  • Our Democracy, Our Voice Media Hits | NJPIRG Student Chapters
    a PIRG Chapter Full Time Jobs Campus Internships Volunteer on Campus Campaigns Don t Get Ripped Off Don t Frack the Delaware Energy Service Corps Hunger and Homelessness Make Textbooks Affordable New Voters Project Stop Citizens United No Bees No Food Save ABX Newsroom Latest Updates Blog News Releases PIRG in the News Reports Internships Work on important issues learn valuable skills get hands on experience and make a difference

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  • Higher Ed | NJPIRG Student Chapters
    free or low cost open source electronic versions a new report finds Read more about Putting a Dent in College Costs With Open Source Textbooks News Release Student PIRGs Higher Ed Textbooks 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 Read more about REPORT Open Textbooks The Billion Dollar Solution Media Hit Higher Ed Student Debt Textbooks 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 Read more about How students are engaging textbook companies in a duel against high prices and winning Resource Higher Ed Student Debt Textbooks OPEN TEXTBOOKS Resources at Big Ten Schools Keep Reading about OPEN TEXTBOOKS Resources at Big Ten Schools Report U S PIRG Education Fund and the Student PIRGs Higher Ed Textbooks Fixing the Broken Textbook Market This study demonstrates that despite recent steps forward in the marketplace high textbook costs will continue to be a problem for students unless the cost of high priced new editions of college textbooks comes down Read more about Fixing the Broken Textbook Market NJPIRG Fights To Inform Students about Private Loans Sunday October 27 2013 By A NJPIRG study shows that New Jersey has one of the highest number of loan complaints in the country Related topics Consumer Protection Higher Ed Student Debt Read more about NJPIRG Fights To Inform Students about Private Loans Media Hit Consumer Protection Higher Ed Student Debt Report looks at complaints for loans Read more about Report looks at complaints for loans Pages

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  • Textbooks | NJPIRG Student Chapters
    91 education organizations institutions of higher education technology companies and foundations called on the White House to ensure federally funded educational materials are made freely available to the public as the administration develops an Open Government Partnership plan this fall Read more about U S PIRG Joins 91 Organizations In Calling on White House to Open Access to Federally Funded Educational Resources Media Hit Textbooks Open Textbooks The Current State of Play Use of open textbooks one form of OER is gaining traction across different types of colleges and universities and the catalog of OER textbooks continues to expand Read more about Open Textbooks The Current State of Play Media Hit Textbooks The Death of Textbooks Artificially intelligent software is reshaping traditional teaching materials but it s unclear what the new technology will take away from the learning experience Read more about The Death of Textbooks Media Hit Textbooks Student Groups Pressure Colleges Over the Insane Cost of Textbooks Students can spend 1 300 per year on textbooks but online textbooks could ease that burden a new analysis finds Read more about Student Groups Pressure Colleges Over the Insane Cost of Textbooks Media Hit Higher Ed Textbooks Putting a Dent in College Costs With Open Source Textbooks College students could save an average of 128 a course if traditional textbooks were replaced with free or low cost open source electronic versions a new report finds Read more about Putting a Dent in College Costs With Open Source Textbooks News Release Student PIRGs Higher Ed Textbooks 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 Read more about REPORT Open Textbooks The Billion Dollar Solution

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  • PIRG in the News | NJPIRG Student Chapters
    NJPIRG Camden Chapter Blasts McCutcheon v FEC Decision Media Hit Water Organization works with activists to curb fracking in the Delaware River Basin The New Jersey Public Interest Research Group is working with state activist groups to prevent fracking in the Delaware River Watershed According to a press release by NJPIRG the organization is working with Rep Rush Holt D 12 to appeal to the Delaware River Basin Commission which could prevent drilling in the area Olivia Harry fracking coordinator for NJPIRG said they were reaching out to students for tabling So far the organization has collected more than 700 signatures and has gotten 800 students to call Gov Chris Christie s office Read more about Organization works with activists to curb fracking in the Delaware River Basin Media Hit Students raise public support to advocate for GMO labels Peter Skopec a program associate at New Jersey Public Interest Research Group said the public should be concerned about Genetically Modified Organisms because most GMO crops are designed to lessen the need of pesticide and herbicide use but the chemicals can be very dangerous Read more about Students raise public support to advocate for GMO labels Media Hit Consumer Protection Rutgers students campaign for GMO labeling A group of Rutgers students with the New Jersey Public Interest Research Group NJPIRG Student Chapters called on Stop Shop to label its store brand products for ingredients derived from genetically modified organisms GMOs Friday at a rally outside of the Highland Park Stop Shop Read more about Rutgers students campaign for GMO labeling Pages first previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 next last More About Us Our Leadership Our Mission Accomplishments How is NJPIRG funded Local Chapters Rutgers Camden Rutgers New Brunswick Rutgers Newark Get Involved Action Center Campaign Resources Start a

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  • PIRG in the News | NJPIRG Student Chapters
    annual toy safety report Trouble in Toyland highlighting safety tips for parents and toy shoppers this holiday season Read more about Trouble in Toyland Media Hit Consumer Protection Higher Ed Student Debt Report looks at complaints for loans Read more about Report looks at complaints for loans Media Hit Transit Report Shows Dip In Driving In NJ Mass transit advocates in New Jersey are calling for greater investments into public transportation A report issued Thursday by the New Jersey Public Interest Research Group Law Policy Center titled Moving Off the Road A State by State Analysis of the National Decline in Driving found that people are moving from behind the steering wheel New Jerseyans drive 5 5 percent fewer miles per day than they did in 2007 Bersi Mesgna with NJPIRG told WCBS 880 s Levon Putney The decline in driving is a national trend Read more about Report Shows Dip In Driving In NJ Media Hit Consumer Protection Report Small businesses burdened by big corporations tax dodges Off shore tax havens cost New Jersey 2 8 billion in lost tax revenue last year enough to pay the salaries of every New Jersey firefighter police officer EMT and 911 dispatcher according to a report issued this week by a public interest group Read more about Report Small businesses burdened by big corporations tax dodges Pages first previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 next last More About Us Our Leadership Our Mission Accomplishments How is NJPIRG funded Local Chapters Rutgers Camden Rutgers New Brunswick Rutgers Newark Get Involved Action Center Campaign Resources Start a PIRG Chapter Full Time Jobs Campus Internships Volunteer on Campus Campaigns Don t Get Ripped Off Don t Frack the Delaware Energy Service Corps Hunger and Homelessness Make Textbooks Affordable New Voters Project Stop Citizens

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