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Maryland Should Actually Make Textbooks More Affordable

By | Brian Compere
Media Coordinator

As The Diamondback pointed out in its staff editorial Monday, there are other ways to alleviate students’ financial burdens of overly expensive textbooks. Other states have already produced viable alternatives to tax-exemption legislation. Check out the full story!

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"Die In" For Hunger

By | Shun Feng
Hunger and Homelessness Campaign Coordinator

Over 50 people played dead in Hornbake Plaza at 12:20 Thursday in order to raise awareness of global poverty issues. Among these demonstrators was a sign reading “10 million children die every year from hunger. Fight Hunger Today! Join MaryPIRG.”

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Petitions to Save the Chesapeake Bay

By | Sam Durdock
Chesapeake Bay Campaign Coordinator

Our latest tabling efforts garnered support for the Chesapeake Bay through signatures for a petition in support of smarter disposal of harmful runoff water that sends pollutants into the Bay. Over two days outside the STAMP Student Union last week, we were able to gather over 200 signatures for the petition.

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MaryPIRG Rallies for Plastic Bag Tax

By | Brian Compere
Media Coordinator

Check out our front page article in the Diamondback that ran yesterday!

http://www.diamondbackonline.com/news/marypirg-rallies-for-plastic-bag-tax-1.2764197

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