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07/24/2013
News Release

As students across the country prepare to return to campus this fall, textbooks remain one of the priciest items on their shopping lists. However, several new developments suggest the textbooks market may be reaching a turning point. 

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02/18/2013
Resource

This Activist Toolkit provides any intern or volunteer with the basic tools necessary to run strong campaigns and service projects and win reforms both on and off campus for students and the public interest.

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11/26/2012
Resource

From toxic chemicals to choking hazards to dangerous magnets, see what dangerous toys to watch out for while you shop.

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11/26/2012
Report

The 2012 Trouble in Toyland report is the 27th annual U.S. Public Interest Research Group survey of toy safety. In this report, U.S. PIRG provides safety guidelines for consumers when purchasing toys for small children and provides examples of toys currently on store shelves that may pose potential safety hazards.

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The Diamondback

Students, citizens, and lawmakers rallied in Annapolis to fight for Offshore Wind Power in Maryland. We have the chance to be the first state in our nation to create an Offshore Wind farm and make a giant step towards a clean and renewable future. Let's make it happen Maryland! See the full story.

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The Diamondback Online

The Diamondback made a news video of our Rally for Offshore Wind in Annapolis. Check out the speech by Governor Martin O'Mally, Campaign Coordinator Sam Rivers, and "All We are Saying... Is Give Wind a Chance!"

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CNN

On Tuesday, students delivered 130,000 petitions to Congress urging them to not double interest rates on student loans. US PIRG higher education advocate, Rich Williams, and Save the Bay campaign coordinator Sam Durdock, are featured in the video clip of this media. Read the full story and be sure to visit the web link to see the video!

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USA Today

A push to create free or inexpensive textbooks is gaining momentum as educators, philanthropists and policymakers nationwide search for new ways to rein in college costs.

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